Exponent Seminar & Recruitment Event

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If you are a Ph.D. candidate with strong communication skills, are motivated to learn on the job, and have a desire to apply your education in unexpected and innovative ways, consider joining the Exponent Seminar & Recruitment Event on May 12th from 1:00-2:30pm (PDT).

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Spring data carpentry workshops

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The UCSB Carpentry team are hosting two workshops on data carpentry: Introduction to R and Introduction to Geospatial Raster and Vector Data in R. Both workshops are example-driven, containing short tutorials that alternate with hands-on practical exercises. Read on to learn more!

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CITRAL job opportunity for grad students

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UCSB's Office of Undergraduate Education is seeking a paid graduate student assistant to work on the UCSB Data-Enhanced Teaching and Learning (DETAiL) Project. DETAiL seeks to provide faculty with actionable data and resources to help them implement asset-based teaching. The goal of the platform is to facilitate teaching practices to improve equity in courses, especially large courses. The appointment runs from June 21-September 18, 2021.

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Fully paid internships with the Council of Graduate Schools

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The Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) is offering three paid, fully virtual summer internships this summer in the areas of Broadening Participation in Graduate Education, Communications and Corporate Relations, and Public Policy and Government Affairs. Any master’s or doctoral student currently enrolled at a CGS member institution (UCSB qualifies) is eligible to apply. Last date to apply is May 4 and internships begin June 21.

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Internship opportunity for STEM graduate students

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Bakersfield College is seeking applications for their Faculty Diversification Fellowship. Candidates must be enrolled in the last semester of a qualified STEM graduate program, be a recent graduate of the program, Ph.D. candidates pursuing a STEM path, or have attained postdoctoral standing in a qualified STEM field. Read on to learn more!

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Two graduate student positions open at the RCSGD for 2021-22

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The RCSGD is seeking a Graduate Assistant for Education Initiatives and a Graduate Student Assistant for the 2021-22 school year. These positions contribute to the RCSGD mission of facilitating the intersectional inclusion and representation of the identities, experiences, and concerns of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA+) students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community members at UCSB. Students at any point in their graduate programs are welcome to apply by May 3, 2021 at 9am. Read on for more info.

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GradFUTURES Forum - April 26 to 30

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Princeton University invites you to participate in their weeklong (April 26 -30) GradFUTURES Forum. The GradFUTURES Forum accelerates connections among and between graduate students, faculty, staff, alumni, and leaders from the academic, public, and private sectors. The Forum prepares graduate students to make meaningful contributions within diverse fields of endeavor in ways that expand knowledge, accelerate discovery, and serve humanity.

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IPS support to attend virtual career conference

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Interested in attending the Beyond the Professoriate's 8th annual conference for graduate students and PhDs? This opportunity qualifies for funding from UCSB's Individualized Professional Skills (IPS) Program. This year's program, taking place on May 1 and May 8, features 16 PhDs from all academic disciplines, who will discuss networking, resume writing, online job search strategies, and how to manage a career transition. Read on to learn more!

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Tips from the NCFDD Monday Motivator: April 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 handle rejection. 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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Recruitment for UCSB's PIPELINES Program

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Are you looking for experience in project management outside the university? Are you thinking about a career in industry? The PIPELINES program employs UCSB Science and Engineering graduate students as mentors to teams of undergraduate & community college STEM students working with Naval-based research projects. These teams work on projects from the Port Hueneme and Point Mugu Naval commands-NAVFAC, NAVSEA, NAVAIR. Apply today!

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Crossroads 2.0: call for proposals

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The Graduate Division and the College of Creative Studies invites pairs of graduate students to submit a proposal to teach an undergraduate course to be offered in the College of Creative Studies (CCS) during the 2021-22 academic year. The course should be built around a social justice or environmental justice theme, and be taught by two graduate students coming from different fields. Students selected for this opportunity will be provided two $5,000 stipends in Summer/Fall to develop the course as well as an Associate position to teach in Winter 2022. Apply by June 1, 2021. Read on to learn more!

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Update on UC Library Search

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Finding and borrowing materials from libraries across the UC system is about to get easier. On July 27, 2021, the libraries on all 10 University of California campuses will be connected through UC Library Search, a unified discovery and borrowing system that will allow you to borrow and renew materials from any library in the UC system using only your UCSB NetID and password. Read on for the latest update from the UCSB Library!

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PRISM Stanford Postdoc Recruitment Initiative now accepting applications

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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 April 12. Read on to learn more!

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"Been There, Done That" (free career advice webinars from consultants)

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Interested in consulting as a career path? Talentkraft is hosting a webinar series where they speak with experienced consultants to find out more about their time in consulting and how it has shaped their careers. This is a rare opportunity for you to have your questions answered by senior consultants. First webinar airs on March 9, 2021. Read on to learn more!

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Tips from the NCFDD Monday Motivator: March 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 plan for success. 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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IPS Insights: Intimacy Professional Certification

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Check out this UCSB series on grad student and postdoc professional development experiences funded by the Individualized Professional Skills (IPS) Program. Our latest featured video is by Heath Pennington, a graduate student in the Department of Theater and Dance, who pursued certification from the Intimacy Professionals Association. Read on to watch their video and learn more about the IPS program!

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