3M Raising Influence in Science and Engineering conference -- applications due in April

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3M will be hosting Raising Influence in Science and Engineering (RISE) a virtual conference from June 13-15, 2022. RISE is primarily intended to introduce emerging female and/or underrepresented science and engineering graduate talent to the wide range of rewarding careers in research and development at one of the world’s most recognized innovation companies. Applications are due on April 11, 2022.

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Center for Graduate Career Success offers career workshop for master's students

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The Center for Graduate Career Success will be offering a free webinar, during which Dr. L. Maren Wood, PhD, will share research and insights about the the unique professional development needs of master's students. The webinar will also introduce a new training platform, Beyond Graduate School, and show how the platform differs from CGCS's work with PhDs and postdocs in Beyond the Professoriate. Read on for more information!

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Panel on teaching the UCSB Reads book next week

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UCSB Library and the Center for Innovative Teaching, Research, and Learning (CITRAL) invite you to a moderated discussion via Zoom at 12pm next Wednesday, February 16, about incorporating the UCSB Reads book into a course. Hear from UCSB faculty across the disciplines who have done this successfully and learn how the UCSB Reads program can support your instruction.

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Workshop video: Finish Your Dissertation or Thesis Once and For All

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Did you miss our Special Guest Workshop with Alison Miller last week but want to learn to be more productive and effective at writing and conducting academic research? Would you like to develop and use a sound project-management approach to completing your dissertation or thesis? Then be sure to watch the recording from the event! Read on for more info and a link to the video.

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Dissertation and prospectus writing workshop

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Join the Graduate Center for Literary Research for a free workshop on dissertation and prospectus writing on February 18 from 3-4pm. The workshop is open to graduate students from any department in the Humanities at UCSB. Read on to learn more!

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Free webinars on applying to the CCST S&T Policy Fellows program

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As CCST Science Fellows, scientists and engineers spend one year in Sacramento serving the California State Legislature. Applications are now open (deadline: March 1) and you can access three free webinars to help you complete the application process! Join the last webinar live on January 20 at 11am live or watch the recordings on your own schedule. Read on to learn more!

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2022 California Community Colleges Registry Virtual Career Event

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Want to learn more about the academic culture and teaching opportunities at community colleges? Don't miss the 2022 CCC Registry Virtual Career Event for graduate students and postdocs interested in jobs with the California Community College system. The virtual event will run for four weeks, from January 27 to February 28, and there will be a number of informative workshops available. Sign up today!

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Check out Stories from the Field

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Check out Stories from the Field--a data booklet that details the narratives and numbers that give voice to some of the conditions and futures facing today’s UC humanities PhDs. In it, UCHRI and Humanists@Work charts the economic outcomes and career trajectories for humanities PhDs against those of their peers in other disciplines. Read on for more details!

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Tips from the NCFDD Monday Motivator: January 2022 edition


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 your quarter. 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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Instructional Development workshops for Winter 2022

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Check out Instructional Development's Winter 2022 workshop series for graduate student Teaching Assistants and Teaching Associates. Over 15 specialty workshops and pillars for the Pillars of Teaching Assistantship certificate are being offered. RSVP as soon as possible to reserve your space!

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