Editing Resource List now available

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The Graduate Student Resource Center recently published a list of editors for hire as a third party to connect students with potential editors for various writing projects. Many of these individuals have extensive experience editing dissertations, grant applications and reports, business communications, manuscripts, and other types of essays. Read on for more info.

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*DEADLINE EXTENDED* UC Center Sacramento STEM Solutions in Public Policy Award

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UC Center Sacramento announces the STEM Solutions in Public Policy Award Competition. The award will recognize one or more outstanding proposals for new California state legislation from University of California Graduate Students in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, or mathematics). Application deadline has been extended to October 24, 2019.

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Upcoming UC Career Webinars on Networking + LinkedIn

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Join UC Alumni Career Network online for two upcoming webinars: ​Leveraging your UC Network and Unleashing the ​Power of LinkedIn. Learn about authentic networking strategies and how to maximize your use of LinkedIn and its many tools. Sign up today!

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UC PromISE Professional Development Workshop: Call for applications

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Are you conducting research on undocumented immigrants, mixed-status families, or other liminally legal communities? Apply for ​UC PromISE's upcoming professional development workshop: Advancing Research to Promote Immigrant and Student Equity. Application review will begin on August 19th and will continue on a rolling basis. Apply early for maximum consideration.

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Insight Data Fellows Programs application deadline approaching

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Looking to transition to a career in fields like data science, data engineering, or artificial intelligence? Apply to become an Insight Fellow! The Insight Data Science Fellows Programs are tuition-free fellowships for graduating students, PhDs, and postdocs. The upcoming application deadline for Insight’s Fellowships is quickly approaching on August 12, 2019.

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Tips from the NCFDD Monday Motivator: August Edition

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Do you often feel resistance when trying to write? Read on for tips from the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD), an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community. Membership (free for UCSB students!) provides several forms of professional support to help combat common problems academics face - find out more here.

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Call for applications for Michigan Society of Fellows

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The Michigan Society of Fellows is currently seeking applications for postdoctoral appointments beginning in 2020. The Society was founded in 1970 for the purpose of promoting academic and creative excellence in the humanities, the arts, the social, physical, and life sciences, and in the professions. Read on for more info and to apply! Application deadline is September 24, 2019.

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Graduate Division seeks Diversity and Outreach Peer Advisor

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The Graduate Division is currently seeking applications for its Diversity and Outreach Peer Advisor position, which assists in the development and implementation of outreach and recruitment events designed to cultivate a highly qualified and diverse pool of graduate school applicants. The Peer Advisor also assists in fostering and maintaining an environment at UCSB that values and supports inclusivity and diversity. The priority application deadline is Monday, August 19.

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Meet the winners of the 2019 Graduate Student Internship Fellowship

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Meet the winners of the 2019 Graduate Student Internship Fellowship! Jacob Gellman, Rachel Winter, Corinne Fuchs, MacKenzie Wade, Audrey Lopez, and Jasmine Kelekay are the awardees for this year. Read on to learn more about their fun and exciting internships, and what they hope to gain from their experiences.

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Call for Graduate Scholars Program mentors

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Are you interested in mentoring first- and second-year doctoral students? If so, you may be eligible to participate as a mentor in the Graduate Scholars Program (GSP). GSP, a program sponsored by the Graduate Division, is designed to support graduate students from diverse and historically underrepresented backgrounds throughout their graduate careers. Read on for more info! Application deadline is August 16.

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Dow Chemical Company Information Session

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Interested in learning more about career opportunities with Dow Chemical Company? Dow is coming to UCSB on August 7th for an Information Session. All students are welcome to attend this event. Refreshments will be served!

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Graduate Division seeks new Graduate Writing Peer

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The Graduate Division is currently accepting applications for its Graduate Writing Peer position to begin employment in September 2019. The position can be for Fall 2019 or the entire 2019-20 academic year and is renewable for subsequent years. The Writing Peer will assist in providing consultations with the opportunity to lead campus workshops and perform composition-based research should the peer desire. The priority consideration deadline is August 16.

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Paid workshop series for Humanities Careers in Science History, Policy, and Communication

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Graduate students at UCR are starting a professional development program for graduate students of diverse departments. Through the development of digital programming, interpretive installations, and public pedagogy, the program will bridge the gap between theory and praxis and allow students to enter the job market as competitive candidates. Find out more and apply today! Deadline extended to August 1.

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DEADLINE EXTENDED: Call for Graduate Student Program Assistant in the Transfer Student Center

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The UCSB Transfer Student Center seeks one 50% time Graduate Student Program Assistant for a center dedicated to supporting the success of current and future transfer students. The position involves mentoring undergraduate transfer students, assisting in the development and promotion of the Center, and participating in special projects to enhance transfer student success. Application deadline has been extended to August 14th, 2019.

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CITRAL graduate assistant position available

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UC Santa Barbara division of undergraduate education is seeking a graduate student assistant to work at the Center for Innovative Teaching, Research, and Learning (CITRAL). The research assistant will work closely with the CITRAL team on implementation of ECoach at UC Santa Barbara during the 2019-20 academic year. Application deadline is August 2. Read on for more info!

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RocDocs: University of Rochester post-doctoral career advancement opportunity

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RocDocs: Post-Doctoral Career Advancement Program at the University of Rochester is a two-day program that serves as a career advancement opportunity for graduate students nearing the completion of their studies and early career postdoctoral scholars—particularly scholars from underrepresented groups in STEM. Applications are due on August 5, 2019. Read on for more info and to apply!

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Tips from the NCFDD Monday Motivator: July Edition

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Do you ever find yourself procrastinating on big, important tasks out of fear? Read on for tips from the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD), an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community. Membership (free for UCSB students!) provides several forms of professional support to help combat common problems academics face - find out more here.

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Pro-seminar: Advanced Grants & Fellowships Workshop Fall 2019

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This workshop addresses multiple necessary skillsets for success in graduate school as well as the job market, including preparation for fellowships (Ford Foundation Fellowships, ACLS Fellowships, AAUW Fellowships, etc.), and preparation of job market materials. Read on for more info and apply today!

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Apply for the 2019 Science and SciLifeLab Prize for young scientists

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The Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists is an annual prize recognizing that global economic health is dependent upon a vibrant research community and that we need to incentive the best and brightest to continue in their chosen fields of research. The deadline to apply is July 15, 2019. Find out more about this award and how to apply today!

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