Insight Data Fellows Programs application deadline approaching


Looking to transition to a career in fields like data science, data engineering, or artificial intelligence? Apply to become an Insight Fellow! The Insight Data Fellows Programs are tuition-free fellowships for graduating students, PhDs, and postdocs. The application deadline for Insight’s Fellowships is quickly approaching on April 1.

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Spring 2019 TA positions open in Statistics and Applied Probability

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UCSB’s Department of Statistics and Applied Probability is looking for graduate students interested in a TA position for Spring 2019 willing to work at 50% time for introductory courses: PSTAT 5A, 5LS, and 109. Interested students should submit application materials as soon as possible. Read on for more info!

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Spring Library workshop on Zotero

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Grad students, need help managing your research? UCSB Library is offering a workshop on Zotero, a popular open source citation manager. Learn how Zotero can help you efficiently collect and organize your research, create bibliographies, collaborate with your colleagues, streamline your research process, and more. Space is limited, so sign up today!

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Writing Program to offer new course on technical communication

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Are you interested in learning how to better communicate your scientific research? UCSB's Writing Program is offering a new course for graduate students that focuses on the broad field known as technical communication. The course is appropriate for anyone interested in learning techniques for producing clear, concise writing. Read on for more info!

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Science communication & outreach with FUSE


Do you have an interest in helping junior high students gain familiarity with science education? Family Ultimate Science Exploration (FUSE) is a program for underrepresented students and their families to gain familiarity with the practice of science. If you are interested in becoming a FUSE volunteer, please attend the upcoming training session on April 4. Read on for more info!

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Data Science Fellowship Opportunity

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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. The program is free for Fellows and supported by sponsorships from hundreds of employers across multiple industries. The next session will be held from June 24th through August 16th, 2019. Apply today!

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The Future of Biotech & Foodtech seminar

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Please join the UCSB Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship for a special industry and entrepreneurship event co-sponsored by Apeel Sciences and the MIT Enterprise Forum. The event will be held Wednesday, March 20, from 12-1:30p in ESB 1001. Lunch will be provided. RSVP today!

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Los Angeles Review of Books (LARB)/USC Summer Publishing Workshop


The Los Angeles Review of Books is now accepting applications for the 2019 LARB/USC Publishing Workshop. The Publishing Workshop is an intensive, three-week summer course on book, magazine, and online publishing held on the USC campus from July 7-July 26, 2019. Scholarships are available. Read on for more info and apply today!

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Graduate Student Internship Panel Recap

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Are you considering an internship while studying at UCSB? Earlier this month, we reached out to ​​current UCSB graduate students and asked them to sit on a panel to discuss the importance of their internship experience while being enrolled as a full-time student. Here we offer a summary of what our panelists were asked and share a glimpse of what they had to say.

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Sign up for spring 2019 science communication course

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Join Doug Bradley from the UCSB Writing Program for a spring quarter course on Science Communication. This course provides students within STEM disciplines a foundation in science communication practices that explain, persuade, describe, and entertain. Students will learn how to craft scientific stories that are accurate, realistic, and compelling. Read on for more info!

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Paid research mentorship opportunity for Summer 2019


UCSB's Research Mentorship Program is seeking graduate students, postdocs, and researchers for a paid mentorship opportunity this summer in a wide range of disciplines. Join as a mentor and help create an academically inspiring summer for the next generation of researchers. Graduate students may be employed up to 100% over the summer. Program duration is June 24 to August 2, 2019.

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Deadline extended: 2019 Dissertation Institute

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Announcing the 3rd Dissertation Institute (DI), an interactive workshop for underrepresented graduate students in engineering. The week-long event will focus on skills and strategies needed to successfully complete the dissertation process as well as provide networking opportunities to build connections for future collaborative career advancement. Learn more and apply today! Deadline extended to March 15, 2019.

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Apply now to be the new Graduate Career Peer

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UCSB Career Services is currently accepting applications for its Graduate Career Peer position, to begin employment in Summer 2019. This position will give the successful applicant valuable experience working in ​higher-ed administration and the opportunity to assist with program development. The application deadline is Sunday, March 24.

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Recap: Salary negotiation workshop with Lisa Gates


On February 22, the Graduate Division hosted a salary negotiation workshop led by Lisa Gates, co-founder of She Negotiates. Along with role-playing exercises and audience Q&A, Lisa discussed how to relate your aptitude and experience to others in negotiating salaries and promotions, including negotiation tactics and frameworks. Read on for more details and links to further information!

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Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars summer internships

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The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars offers a wide range of internship opportunities to current, recent, or returning college students. There are at least 80-90 interns at the Center at any given time. Availability of positions generally corresponds to the beginning of the fall, spring, and summer terms. Learn more and apply today! The next deadline is March 15, 2019.

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Computer Science PR Student Assistant needed

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The Computer Science department is looking for a graduate student to assist with public relations activities in the department. The ideal candidate is someone with strong writing skills, preferably with a writing/editing background. The PR assistant would work roughly 5-10 hours per week. Read on for details!

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Summer 2019 mentoring opportunities in STEM

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Are you interested in being a mentor this summer? There are various internship programs available for you to explore. Programs range from 2-10 weeks and include undergraduates from UCSB and universities across the nation and international; local high school students; and teachers. Learn more today!

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MD Anderson Cancer Center's CPRIT TRIUMPH Translational Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity

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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, 2019.

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