Chicagoland Diverse STEM Postdoc Recruitment Event

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Northwestern University, the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC), and the University of Chicago (UChicago), are excited to announce the Chicagoland Diverse STEM Postdoc Recruitment Event! Applications are now open and are due Friday, September 10.

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Envisioning Career Futures with a Humanities PhD

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Register now for the virtual retreat, Envisioning Career Futures with a Humanities PhD, taking place Sept. 15-17. This is an event for all UC humanities PhD students, hosted by the UCI Humanities Center and sponsored by the UC Consortium of Humanities Centers.

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UC Library Search

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Finding and borrowing materials from libraries across the UC system is now a lot easier! The libraries on all 10 University of California campuses are now connected through UC Library Search, a unified discovery and borrowing system that will replace Melvyl and UCSB Library Search.

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UCSB Course Design for Equity

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Are you committed to equity and antiracism and want to strengthen your application of those commitments in your day-to-day teaching? Are you looking for a like-minded community? Are you hoping to develop your teaching and job application materials? CITRAL is recruiting a group of graduate students to discuss strategies for equitable teaching and to workshop your teaching materials! Each participant will receive a $500 stipend. Applications are due by September 1, 2021.

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UCSB program to help you apply for the International Dissertation Fellowship

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Check out this new proposal development program with the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) that will help you craft your submission for the International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) program. The IDRF program is open to graduate students in the humanities and social sciences and supports between 6-12 months of research conducted outside of the United States. Apply by August 20!

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Tips from the NCFDD Monday Motivator: August edition

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Read on for tips from the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD)--an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community--about strategies to help you recalibrate your standards this summer. Membership in the NCFDD (free for UCSB students!) provides several forms of professional support to help combat common problems academics face. Read on to learn more!

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2021-2022 STEM Solutions in Public Policy Award Competition

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Attention UCSB Graduate Students in STEM fields: Have you ever thought, "There ought to be a law that...?" Well, here is your chance to receive $1000 and a chance to engage with policymakers in Sacramento on why your proposal/research should become a law in the State of California. Apply by October 22!

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Summer data carpentry workshops

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The UCSB Carpentry team is hosting four summer workshops on data carpentry: Introduction to Bash/Shell, Introduction to Version Control with Git, and an introductory R and Python workshop for beginners. These workshops are example-driven, containing short tutorials that alternate with hands-on practical exercises. Read on to learn more!

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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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Intern with the Federal Government Remotely - Virtual Student Federal Service

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Interested in public service and interning with the federal government but don't have time to go to DC? Virtual Student Federal Service is the world's longest running virtual internship program. Since 2009, more than 10,000 U.S. citizen college students have worked on projects for more than 70 federal agencies during their academic year. This year's participating agencies include the Department of State, NASA, Department of Education, Environmental Protection Agency, and many more. Last date to apply is July 31st.

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Tips from the NCFDD Monday Motivator: July edition

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Read on for tips from the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD)--an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community--about strategies to reconnect during the summer. Membership in the NCFDD (free for UCSB students!) provides several forms of professional support to help combat common problems academics face. Read on to learn more!

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PRISM Stanford Postdoc Recruitment Initiative now accepting applications for Fall 2021

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Stanford PRISM (Postdoctoral Recruitment Initiative in Sciences and Medicine) is an opportunity for select late-stage graduate students from diverse backgrounds to explore postdoctoral training at Stanford, including interviewing with potential mentors, getting the inside scoop on postdoctoral training at Stanford from current postdocs, and accessing professional development to score the best postdoc for them. Application closes July 26. Read on to learn more!

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Postdoc Academy 2021

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The Postdoc Academy is a free, comprehensive online program that supports skill development throughout postdoc training, from orientation to your next career step. The next Postdoc Academy starts July 19. Read on for more details and to register!

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Call for symposium participants: UCSB Engaging Teaching Symposium II

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The Engaging Teaching Symposium provides a space to reflect on teaching over the past year: what you tried, what “worked” or “didn’t work,” and how it might inform your teaching in the upcoming quarters. The symposium will take place on Wednesdays and Fridays from October 6-11, 2021. Submissions are now being accepted for roundtables, 30-minute workshops, and poster sessions. Submit an abstract by June 30. Read on to learn more!

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The Rancho Academy - mentorship program for careers at community colleges

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Are you interested in teaching at a community college? Check out a new mentorship program called The Rancho Academy, designed for students interested in a faculty or administrator career at the community college level. The program is a six-week to ten-week commitment at no cost and students will be matched with a faculty or administrator mentor. Students are welcome to apply by August 19, 2021 to the next cohort which begins on September 1, 2021 or by October 14, 2021 to join the cohort beginning on November 1, 2021. Read on to learn more!

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