Apply to become a CSEP Mentoring Fellow!

CSEP Mentoring

The Center for Science and Engineering Partnerships (CSEP) is pleased to announce the new Mentor Leadership program. The selected fellow will be paid a stipend to act as a lead mentor for graduate students and postdocs across a wide range of STEM disciplines, serving as a role model and guide for developing mentoring expertise. Apply by Oct 30!

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How to Hack Your Career w/ Ivan Bercovich

Hack your Career Ivan Berkovich

Ivan Bercovich, innovator and leader in the tech industry, is visiting campus next month! Come listen to his talk titled "How to Hack Your Career" where you'll learn how to make the most out of your transition from university to workforce.

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IPS Insights: Linguistics training school

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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. This week's featured video is by Giorgia Troiani, a graduate student in Linguistics, who used the IPS funds to attend a week-long school connecting academics studying Linguistics to industry representatives focused on language technologies. Read on to watch the video and learn more about the IPS program!

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Submit interest by Friday for National Humanities Center programs

National Humanities Center

The National Humanities Center is offering two programs designed to extend and enhance the professional growth of PhD Students: The Graduate Student Podcasting Winter Institute and Creating an Accessible Classroom and Inclusive Curriculum: Graduate Student Summer Residency. Submit your interest by 3pm on Friday, October 21.

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UCSB Library is offering Zotero Basics Workshops this Fall

May Zotero Workshops

The UCSB Library will be offering three Zotero Basics workshops for graduate students during the Fall quarter. Zotero is a free bibliography management tool that helps you collect citations for your research and generate entries for notes and bibliographies. Workshops will be held in the UCSB Library. Read on for more info and the registration link.

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Apply for the Humanities Without Walls Career Diversity Summer Workshop!


Humanities Without Walls (HWW) seeks applications for the Career Diversity Summer Workshop. This year's workshop will be hosted by the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities from July 17 - 28, 2023. Selected workshop fellows will be provided with accommodations in Minneapolis and a $4,000 stipend. Apply by Nov 1 to be UCSB's nominee!

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Beyond Research: Career Conversations with Microsoft

Beyond Research

Join the SACNAS graduate chapter on Wednesday, Oct 12 for an exciting hybrid event with Microsoft and the Quantum Foundry! You will hear from expert researchers working at Microsoft about their career paths and experiences. Coffee and food will be provided!

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Registration open for the Emerging Researchers National Conference


The Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference has opened general registration. The conference will be held in Washington, D.C. on February 9-11. The ERN conference is designed to help students to enhance their science communication skills; to better understand how to prepare for science careers in a global workforce; and to discover summer, graduate school, and employment opportunities.

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Postdoctoral positions: why and how?

Postdoctoral Positions Why and how

Join the UCSB Quantum Foundry on Oct 10 for "Postdoctoral Positions: Why, and How?". This panel discussion will help you learn about what postdoctoral research entails, how to apply successfully, and how to be fulfilled in this position. Panelists include Ram Seshadri, Stephen Wilson, Mariya Romanova, Robert Kealhofer, and Julie Peterson.

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Engaging Teaching Symposium upcoming on October 6-7

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The Center for Innovative Teaching, Research, and Learning (CITRAL) and Instructional Development are excited to invite you to the Engaging Teaching Symposium! The Symposium, which runs on October 6 and 7, is a great opportunity to learn about innovative teaching practices at UCSB. Read on for more info, including the Symposium's program!

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Help with STEM outreach -- volunteer to be a FUSE facilitator

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Do you have an interest in helping junior high students and families gain familiarity with science and its importance in education? Are you looking to increase your science communication opportunities? You are invited to become a FUSE facilitator! The facilitator training is September 27, 5:30-7:30p in 1601 Elings. Pizza will be provided. Read on for more info and to RSVP.

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Seeking mentors for the Graduate Scholars Program

Call for Graduate Mentors

Are you a PhD candidate interested in helping first- and second-year doctoral students? Consider applying to be mentor for the Graduate Scholars Program! GSP supports graduate students from diverse and historically-underrepresented backgrounds throughout their graduate careers. Mentors receive stipends of $500/quarter. Apply by September 23.

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