Presentation skills resources from this month's Grad Slam Workshops

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Over the last month, the GSRC has hosted a number of workshops teaching public speaking and presentation skills, and most of the facilitators have made their workshop's materials available to the UCSB community. These are valuable resources whether or not you are presenting in the 2023 Grad Slam Showcase. Read on for links!

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Applications due soon for Sandia National Laboratory Summer Fellowships

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Universities Research Association is seeking applications for paid Summer Fellowships for graduate students in 2023 at Sandia National Laboratories (SNL). This program provides research experience in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics that support SNL's Research Foundations. The application deadline is January 31.

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Register now for the 2023 Academic Lab Management & Leadership Symposium (ALMLS)

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Registration is now open for the Academic Laboratory Management & Leadership Symposium (ALMLS). The course is designed to equip postdocs, junior faculty, graduate students, and research staff in the biomedical, physical and life sciences with the professional competencies to lead innovative and productive research programs. Discount registration open until February 3!

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Academic Job Market Pop-in

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The International Graduate Student Peer and Instructional Development are collaborating to host an Academic Job Market Pop-In space on January 24 from 1-3pm. Graduate students working on their academic job applications are invited to bring questions, concerns, or work in progress. Drinks, snacks, and goodie bags provided!

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UCSB grads and postdocs have access to resources through the NCFDD

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UCSB has an institutional membership with the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD). Their campus membership provides a series of mentoring services, including workshops focused on research and writing strategies, networking opportunities, and other forms of professional support. We encourage grads and postdocs to take advantage of these resources!

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Applications open for Stanford Introductory Studies Fellowship to Diversify Teaching and Learning

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Stanford University is now accepting applications for teaching fellowship positions in the first-year requirement. The program seeks candidates from all fields in the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, and STEM, and especially value interdisciplinary scholarship and teaching. Multiple positions with potential terms between three and four years are available. Applications due on February 1.

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Graduate student employees' access to LinkedIn Learning

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Attention graduate students! Are you employed through the university? If so, be sure to take advantage of the free training available to you through LinkedIn Learning. You have access to more than 5,000 software, creative, and business skills video tutorials that are current and taught by industry experts by logging in with your UCSB netID and password. Read on for more info!

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ID and CITRAL invite grads and postdocs to join a DEI Reading Group

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Are you a graduate student or a postdoc interested in learning more about inclusivity and equity in teaching? Join a reading group organized by the Office and Instructional Development and CITRAL during the Winter 2023 quarter! This will be a great chance to build community with other grad students and discuss important DEI questions.

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IPS Insights: Society of American Archivists' Arrangement and Description (A&D) Certificate Program

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Check out this UCSB series on grad student and postdoc professional development experiences funded by the Individualized Professional Skills (IPS) Program. This week's featured video is by Assatu Wisseh, a PhD candidate in the Film and Media Studies department, who used the IPS funds to complete the Society of American Archivists' Arrangement and Description (A&D) Certificate program. Read on to watch the video and learn more about the IPS program!

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IPS Insights: Mathematical and Physical Sciences Workshop for Young Investigators

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Check out this UCSB series on grad student and postdoc professional development experiences funded by the Individualized Professional Skills (IPS) Program. This week's featured video is by Yimin Luo, a postdoctoral scholar in Mechanical Engineering, who used the IPS funds to attend a workshop focused on grant writing for young assistant professors and late-stage postdoctoral scholars. Read on to watch the video and learn more about the IPS program!

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Tomorrow: eat lunch and learn about professional development grants at the IPS Meet & Eat!

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Join us tomorrow, December 1st from 12-12:45 in Elings 1601 for our next Meet and Eat for the Individualized Professional Skills grant program! At this event, two previous grant awardees -- Caragh Barry from Spanish and Portuguese and Bridget Vincent from EEMB -- will present on their IPS-sponsored experience. In addition, the IPS staff will be there to answer your questions. Lunch from Three Pickles will be provided!

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Ventura College offering Faculty Diversity Internship Program in STEM

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The Ventura College Faculty Diversity Internship Program is now accepting applications from STEM students. This is a great opportunity to learn about teaching at a community college. The intent of the program is to increase the pool of potential candidates that reflect the diversity of VC's student population in the local community, greater South Central Coast area, and internationally.

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This Friday: Special Grad Slam workshop for SHEF students

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Learn more about the value of participating in Grad Slam as a SHEF student by joining us for this workshop on Friday, November 4 from 1-2:30pm. You will hear from a roundtable of faculty members who have served as Grad Slam judges in the past, who will discuss what it takes to create an effective narrative-driven short talk. You'll also have the chance for hands-on workshopping of your own potential Grad Slam talk.

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Apply to become a CSEP Mentoring Fellow!

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The Center for Science and Engineering Partnerships (CSEP) is pleased to announce the new Mentor Leadership program. The selected fellow will be paid a stipend to act as a lead mentor for graduate students and postdocs across a wide range of STEM disciplines, serving as a role model and guide for developing mentoring expertise. Apply by Oct 30!

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How to Hack Your Career w/ Ivan Bercovich

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Ivan Bercovich, innovator and leader in the tech industry, is visiting campus next month! Come listen to his talk titled "How to Hack Your Career" where you'll learn how to make the most out of your transition from university to workforce.

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IPS Insights: Linguistics training school

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Check out this UCSB series on grad student and postdoc professional development experiences funded by the Individualized Professional Skills (IPS) Program. This week's featured video is by Giorgia Troiani, a graduate student in Linguistics, who used the IPS funds to attend a week-long school connecting academics studying Linguistics to industry representatives focused on language technologies. Read on to watch the video and learn more about the IPS program!

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Submit interest by Friday for National Humanities Center programs

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The National Humanities Center is offering two programs designed to extend and enhance the professional growth of PhD Students: The Graduate Student Podcasting Winter Institute and Creating an Accessible Classroom and Inclusive Curriculum: Graduate Student Summer Residency. Submit your interest by 3pm on Friday, October 21.

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