City Internships COVID-19 update


The application for City Internships' 2020 Study and Intern Abroad Programs is now open. They have increased intake for both their virtual and in-person summer programs, with increased flexibility and increased aid for class of 2020 and 2021 participants. Apply today!

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Library resources for graduate students

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There are many ways the UCSB Library can provide graduate students with expert help, services, and access to collections while you are engaged in remote teaching and research. Read on for an overview of services that might be particularly helpful to graduate students.

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Department of Energy NNSA Graduate Fellow Webinar

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Protect our nation’s security as a Department of Energy NNSA Graduate Fellow. NGFP is seeking highly motivated graduate-level students to grow as the next generation of national security leaders. These are one-year, salaried (with benefits) fellowships. Join the virtual info session this Wednesday from 11am-12pm PST.

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IPS support to attend virtual career conference

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The Individualized Professional Skills (IPS) program is sponsoring up to 15 free slots for the Beyond the Professoriate 7th Annual Online Career Conference for PhDs, May 2 & 9, 2020. If you can't attend live, the tickets include video replay so that you can watch all conference sessions on demand for 30 days. Apply for your free ticket by this Monday, April 27!

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Two graduate student positions open at the RCSGD for 2020-21


The RCSGD is seeking a Graduate Assistant for Education Initiatives and a Graduate Student Assistant for the 2020-21 school year. These positions contribute to the RCSGD mission of ensuring that LGBTQ students, staff, and faculty are supported and affirmed at UCSB. Students at any point in their graduate programs are welcome to apply by May 4, 2020 at 9am. Read on for more info.

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Career resources during COVID-19

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Are you graduating soon and looking for a job, but don't know where to begin during these tough times? Check out this article on all the career resources, links to job boards, and tips you might need to plan a job hunt during COVID-19. We are also highlighting our very own Graduate Student Internship Fellowship, which provides $2000 in funding for up to 5 graduate students undertaking an unpaid or low-paying internship. Deadline for the fellowship is April 19th.

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Exponent engineering & scientific consultation webinar

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Exponent Engineering and Scientific Consulting is hosting a webinar for PhD students who possess strong communication skills and who are interested in joining their Materials and Corrosion Engineering Practice. The webinar is on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, from 11-11:45am PDT.

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Tips from the NCFDD: COVID-19 edition


As members of the UCSB academic community adjust to the conditions of teaching, learning, and working remotely, the Graduate Division would like to remind graduate students of UCSB's partnership with the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD). Read on for how this resource can support you during this challenging time!

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COVID-19 Internships Update: What to Know Right Now

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With the recent change of moving to remote learning, and with many companies moving to remote work, you may be wondering how this might affect your spring or summer internships. In this blog, Amanda Asquith from Career Services shares information about what you can do now and how you can be proactive in gaining internship experience.

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Apply now for Professional Women's Association Book Grant

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The UCSB Professional Women's Association awards a limited number of $200 book grants to non-traditional student(s) to help with purchasing textbooks and/or other academic materials needed. Non-traditional students include undergraduates over 24 and graduate students over 29 years old; students who are married or in a domestic partnership; and students who are parents or have dependents. Applications are due by April 3, 2020.

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Instructional Development resources for remote teaching

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Instructional Development at UCSB is working to develop resources to help students teach sections remotely during Spring Quarter. Read on for more specific information about tools for online teaching and how to use them. Resources will be updated on an ongoing basis.

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Summer data science fellowship opportunity


The Data Incubator's Summer 2020 Data Science Fellowship application is open! 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. Read on for more info and to apply!

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IEE Apprentice Researchers program


The IEE Apprentice Researchers program is seeking graduate students in science and engineering research laboratories at UCSB to work with a highly motivated local high school student for 6-weeks this summer. This is a unique paid experience for graduate students to hone their skills in project development, management, and teaching. Read on for more info!

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Remote job opportunities in instructional support

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The Office of Instructional Development and CITRAL are hiring graduate students to assist instructors who are working to convert their classes to remote frameworks for spring 2020. They're hiring multiple people in two types of positions: short-term hourly Student Assistants, and Remote Teaching TAs. Both positions to begin as soon as possible.

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Tips from the NCFDD Monday Motivator: March Edition


Do you feel like every conversation you're having includes lengthy descriptions about how tired people are, how far behind they feel, and how they don't know when (or how) they will ever catch up? 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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