Tips from the NCFDD Monday Motivator: December Edition


Do you often feel crazed during the end of fall quarter? 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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RAND Corporation Graduate Student Summer Associate Program

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The RAND Graduate Student Summer Associate Program offers paid 12-week summer opportunities for graduate students to conduct research on a wide range of national security problems and domestic and international social policy issues. The deadline to apply is December 4, 2019.

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Employment Opportunity: part-time Project Coordinator for Crossroads

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UCSB Crossroads is hiring for a part-time project coordinator! This is a 50% time appointment for six months from the start date, with possible extension contingent upon performance and funding. This is a great opportunity for UCSB graduate students. The initial review date of applications will be December 8, 2019. Apply today!

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Internships - 2020 Department of Energy Scholars Program

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Do you want to learn from top scientists and subject matter experts in energy sources, clean energy, energy efficiency, renewable energy, artificial intelligence, climate change, vehicles, nuclear energy, cybersecurity, environmental sciences, and emergency response? The DOE Scholars Program is currently accepting applications through January 3, 2020. Read on to learn more!

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RCSGD position announcement: Graduate Fellow for Education Initiatives


The RCSGD is seeking a Graduate Fellow for Education Initiatives. This position contributes 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 9:00am on December 4th. Read on for more info.

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Graduate Research Symposium at College of William & Mary

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The College of William & Mary invites current graduate students from a diverse array of fields to present their work at the the annual Graduate Research Symposium (GRS), which will be held on March 20-21, 2020. This broadly themed conference is designed to bring together graduate students from diverse areas of study and from all stages of the degree process. Abstracts are due December 6.

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City Internships international work experience


The application for City Internships' 2019/20 Study and Intern Abroad Programs is now open. For this academic year, City Internships is offering Winter, Spring, and Summer Programs in twenty locations. All of the programs feature a series of career-readiness classes, workshops, and events centered around an internship placement at a leading company in an industry of interest. Apply today!

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Apply for the 2020 CCST Science Translators Showcase


Are you interested in sharing your research with legislative staffers, agency managers, and senior policy leaders at our State Capitol? The California Council on Science and Technology (CCST) is currently seeking graduate students, postdocs, and early-career faculty in California for the CCST Science Translators Showcase on February 5th. Read on to learn more and apply by December 4!

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Teach with School for Scientific Thought

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Are you interested in mentoring and teaching science to high school students? UCSB's School for Scientific Thought has the perfect opportunity for graduate students to spend five of their Saturday mornings during the Winter quarter teaching science and getting young high schoolers excited about a life in the sciences. $2000 fellowships are available. Applications will be accepted until December 8.

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Introduction to Spatial Computing with R at UCSB Library

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Want to learn the basics of Geospatial Data? UCSB Library’s Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory is hosting a Data Carpentry workshop for those interested in an introduction to spatial computing with the R statistical programming language. This is a series of four half-day workshops to be held on November 14, 15, 21 and 22 from 9:00am to 12:30pm.

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Paid STEM Internships and Research Opportunities

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Are you a current student or recent graduate looking for a paid STEM internship or research opportunity? Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is hosting a virtual recruitment fair showcasing more than twenty-five U.S. Department of Energy sponsored programs. This webinar is on Wednesday, November 13 from 12-3:00pm EST.

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Interdisciplinary @ UCSB: A Panel Discussion and Mixer for Graduate Students

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Have you ever wondered about opportunities for doing interdisciplinary research at UCSB? Are you curious to find out more about the opportunities and challenges of pursuing an interdisciplinary career? Join us for a panel discussion and mixer on November 6 to learn more about what it looks like to dive into the exciting world of interdisciplinary research at UCSB and beyond.

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Join the UCSB Library for Open Access Week October 21-25


Join the Library in recognizing International Open Access Week, a global event now entering its tenth year. Open Access Week is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits of openness, to share what they’ve learned with colleagues, and to help inspire wider participation in helping to make open access research and scholarship sustainable.

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Fast & Curious: ED Talks from UCSB's Gervitz School of Education

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UCSB's Gervitz School of Education presents its latest iteration of "Fast & Curious: ED Talks from UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz School.” The October 23 event, which is free and open to the public, features 7 faculty and student presenters giving no more than eight-minute talks each about their research or work that is shaping education and applied psychology.

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UCSB New Venture Competition info session

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Do you have an interesting product or business idea? Do you possess a unique skillset that may be valuable to a startup team? Does your research have potential commercial value? Have you ever considered launching a business? If you answered YES to any of these, come join the UCSB New Venture Competition Information Session on October 24.

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Yale Ciencia Academy for Career Development

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If you are a graduate student researching in the biomedical/behavioral research areas and looking for a nice opportunity for professional development and mentorship, then this program may be a good fit for you. The last date to apply is November 10.

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