Commencement registration remains open this weekend

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You still have time to register for the the 2019 Graduate Division Commencement Ceremony! Registration will remain open through this Sunday, April 22nd. The Ceremony will be held on Friday, June 14, 2019, at 1pm. Students who have completed or will complete a graduate degree or credential between the period of Summer Session 2018 and Fall quarter 2019 are invited to participate.

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Join the organizing team for the 2020 Beyond Academia conference!

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Are you interested in helping your fellow grad students find careers outside of academia? The UCSB Beyond Academia organizing committee is now recruiting graduate students and postdocs to join the team for next year’s conference, where you can have the opportunity to develop transferable skills that are ​valuable to careers both inside and outside of the academy.

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Women’s Center accepting Graduate Assistant applications

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UCSB's Women’s Center is currently accepting applications for their Graduate Assistant position. This position is responsible for significant programming duties as well as promoting the Women’s Center, its projects, and helping to shape the direction of the office and their mission. Applications are due Tuesday, April 16, by 11:59 p.m. Read on for more info and to apply!

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The UC Humanities Research Institute is Hiring

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Find yourself obsessing about visuality, research, and the humanities? The UC Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI) is hiring a Research Communications Manager to coordinate all of UCHRI’s research and programming communications. Read on for more info and to apply!

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Boston Consulting Group virtual sessions and job opportunities

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Boston Consulting Group, a global management consulting firm and the world's leading advisor on business strategy, is currently looking to fill full-time Generalist Consultant and GAMMA positions. Read on for more information about these job opportunities and attend a virtual info session to learn about BCG. Apply today!

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Beyond the Professoriate's 6th Annual Online Career Conference

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Did you miss out on the Beyond Academia conference last month? Don't worry! You can attend Beyond the Professoriate's career conference, hosted online May 4 and 11! Th​is two-day event brings together panelists and presenters from a wide range of academic backgrounds and careers who will talk about working in non-faculty roles in a variety of jobs and careers.

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Department of Black Studies accepting TA applications for 2019-2020

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The Department of Black Studies is now accepting applications for Teaching Assistantships for the 2019-2020 academic year. All materials, including the letter of reference, must be postmarked no later than April 8th, 2019, by 5pm. Interested students should submit application materials as soon as possible. Read on for more info!

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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 Fellows Programs are tuition-free fellowships for graduating students, PhDs, and postdocs. The application deadline for Insight’s Fellowships is quickly approaching on April 1.

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Spring 2019 TA positions open in Statistics and Applied Probability

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UCSB’s Department of Statistics and Applied Probability is looking for graduate students interested in a TA position for Spring 2019 willing to work at 50% time for introductory courses: PSTAT 5A, 5LS, and 109. Interested students should submit application materials as soon as possible. Read on for more info!

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Spring Library workshop on Zotero

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Grad students, need help managing your research? UCSB Library is offering a workshop on Zotero, a popular open source citation manager. Learn how Zotero can help you efficiently collect and organize your research, create bibliographies, collaborate with your colleagues, streamline your research process, and more. Space is limited, so sign up today!

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Writing Program to offer new course on technical communication

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Are you interested in learning how to better communicate your scientific research? UCSB's Writing Program is offering a new course for graduate students that focuses on the broad field known as technical communication. The course is appropriate for anyone interested in learning techniques for producing clear, concise writing. Read on for more info!

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Science communication & outreach with FUSE

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Do you have an interest in helping junior high students gain familiarity with science education? Family Ultimate Science Exploration (FUSE) is a program for underrepresented students and their families to gain familiarity with the practice of science. If you are interested in becoming a FUSE volunteer, please attend the upcoming training session on April 4. Read on for more info!

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Data Science Fellowship Opportunity

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The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for Fellows and supported by sponsorships from hundreds of employers across multiple industries. The next session will be held from June 24th through August 16th, 2019. Apply today!

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The Future of Biotech & Foodtech seminar

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Please join the UCSB Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship for a special industry and entrepreneurship event co-sponsored by Apeel Sciences and the MIT Enterprise Forum. The event will be held Wednesday, March 20, from 12-1:30p in ESB 1001. Lunch will be provided. RSVP today!

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Los Angeles Review of Books (LARB)/USC Summer Publishing Workshop

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The Los Angeles Review of Books is now accepting applications for the 2019 LARB/USC Publishing Workshop. The Publishing Workshop is an intensive, three-week summer course on book, magazine, and online publishing held on the USC campus from July 7-July 26, 2019. Scholarships are available. Read on for more info and apply today!

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Graduate Student Internship Panel Recap

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Are you considering an internship while studying at UCSB? Earlier this month, we reached out to ​​current UCSB graduate students and asked them to sit on a panel to discuss the importance of their internship experience while being enrolled as a full-time student. Here we offer a summary of what our panelists were asked and share a glimpse of what they had to say.

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