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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MD Anderson Cancer Center's Postdoctoral Fellowship

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The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is currently accepting applications for the CPRIT TRIUMPH Postdoctoral Fellowship in translational cancer research. This three-year fellowship aims to further develop talented PhD or MD/PhDs into successful clinical/translational research scientists. Applications are reviewed quarterly with the next cycle due dates of March 31 and June 30, 2020.

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National Geographic internships & grants

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National Geographic has a 10-week summer paid internship program as well as several grant opportunities. Students interested in conservation, education, research, storytelling, and technology are encouraged to apply. Last date to apply for internships is March 13, and for grant programs is April 22.

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Boston Consultancy Group - Virtual Case Study Events

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Interested in learning about the world of consulting? Check out these virtual sessions for degree holders being offered by Boston Consultancy Group, one of the world's top consultancy firms. You'll learn about the real-world problems that BCG consultants encounter and the innovative solutions they provide to their clients. Sessions are on March 9, 16, & 24. RSVP now!

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Department of Energy: graduate student research awards in science

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Check out this opportunity to conduct research for your doctoral thesis at a top laboratory in the country. The Department of Energy's Graduate Student Research Program is interested in applicants in Microelectronics, Data Science, Fundamental Symmetries, and Accelerator Science. Apply by May 20!

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Career Talk: Doctorates Without Borders

Doctorates Without Borders

Tomorrow, Dr. Brandon Seto, Senior Floor Consultant to California State Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (and a UCSB history PhD), will give a talk about employment opportunities in government, advocacy, communications, and similar fields available to holders of PhDs. Lunch provided!

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Career Services: recruiter trends in 2020

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What are recruiters doing to recruit in the millennial+ age and what should you be prepared for as you embark on your job search? In the first of five blogposts for UCSB Career Services's Gaucho Blog, Diana Seder explains how recruiters are harnessing new technologies to expand the scope, nature, and reach of recruiting. Read on to learn more!

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Distinguished lecture by Dr. Deng Li

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On Wednesday, March 11, 2020, the UC Santa Barbara Computer Science Department will host SUMMIT.CS. As part of the summit, Dr. Deng Li, chief AI Officer for Citadel Securities will be giving a distinguished lecture titled "From Speech AI to Finance AI and Back." It will be from 3:30pm to 4:30pm at Corwin Pavilion.

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