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Epistemologies of Healing

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Sun, Jul 12, 4:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Join us in this webinar/conversation/processing space on July 12th to discuss mind, body, and soul healing and what this moment brings up for us and to us. This space was created with BIPOC graduate students in mind, and it is intended to be an interactive space for perspectives and processing amidst a global pandemic.

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Graduate Writers' Room, Virtual Edition!

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Tue, Jul 14, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Graduate Writers' Room is back for Summer Quarter! Join us on Google Meet on Tuesdays from 9am-12pm to help you stay accountable this summer. You only need to sign up once to have access for the whole quarter! Read on for more info and to RSVP to receive the link.

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Summer Quarter Virtual Coffee Break with Dr. Carlos Nash

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Wed, Jul 15, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Dr. Carlos Nash, UCSB's Director of Graduate Diversity Programs, is hosting coffee breaks via Zoom every Wednesday of Summer Quarter at 9am. The breaks are a virtual offering open to all graduate students to replace his weekly outreach meeting with graduate students at GSA’s Wednesday Bagel Hour. All topics are welcome.

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Embodied Consciousness: The Body as Holder of Our Experiences and Emotions

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Wed, Jul 15, 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

Come learn about how the body and brain work -- or don't work -- together to affect your overall well-being. Designed to be a safe space particularly for international students and post-docs. This is the second session in a three-part workshop series "Embodied Consciousness" - attend one or all, and shift your embodiment paradigm!

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Career Chats: COVID-19 Impacts & What it Means for UCSB Grad Students' Future Careers

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Wed, Jul 15, 2:00 PM - 03:30 PM

We invite you to join us in a career chat on July 15th to share your concerns, fears, and understandings for how COVID-19 directly impacts your career decisions. We will share resources for how to find jobs and discuss how you can make the most of your time quarantining.

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Summer 2020 Academic Job Market Writing Success Series: Research Statement/Five-Year Plan Workshop

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Wed, Jul 15, 5:00 PM - 06:30 PM

You have convinced the hiring committee that you are a strong candidate for your dream job through a polished cover letter and C.V. But what about the core of your scholarship? Where do you see your research in five years? This workshop on July 15th will explore the research statement and the five-year plan: what they are, what they look like, and which one is right for you.

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Financial Literacy: Budgeting Basics Workshop

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Tue, Jul 21, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Reduce your anxiety about finances by attending this workshop on July 21 to learn basic terminology, tools, and plans for budgeting. Leave with tools to create a plan on how to manage your graduate income. RVSP today!

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Finding Non-Academic Jobs and Showing Employers You’re Qualified

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Tue, Jul 21, 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

Looking for a job or internship right now? Not sure if you're doing it right or looking in the right places? This workshop on July 21st will cover how to find and pursue relevant experience in the form of campus involvement, jobs, and internships that can be done alongside your graduate work.

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Summer 2020 Academic Job Market Writing Success Series: Diversity Statement Workshop

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Wed, Jul 22, 5:00 PM - 06:30 PM

Do you know what a diversity statement is? How does diversity fit into your academic goals? This workshop on July 22nd will explore diversity statements: what they are, what they look like, and how to make yours relevant to who you are. Join us and learn how to write about yourself, your research, and your teaching in relation to diversity!

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Maximizing LinkedIn for Your Job Search

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Thu, Jul 23, 1:00 PM - 02:30 PM

If you are considering entering the job market any time soon, a complete and compelling LinkedIn profile is a must-have. Join this workshop on July 23rd to learn how to maximize this tool in order to look for jobs, network with potential employers, and connect with others in the professional domain.

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Embodied Consciousness: Knowing Safety and Seeking Balance

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Wed, Jul 29, 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

Come learn about how the body and brain work -- or don't work -- together to affect your overall well-being. Designed to be a safe space particularly for international students and post-docs. This is the last session in a three-part workshop series "Embodied Consciousness" - attend one or all, and shift your embodiment paradigm!

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Summer 2020 Academic Job Market Writing Success Series: Teaching Philosophies Workshop

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Wed, Jul 29, 5:00 PM - 06:30 PM

You are almost there! The hiring committee thinks you are an accomplished scholar with an impressive career trajectory and commitment to diversity. But this is a teaching-heavy position and they want to know: are you also a wonderful presence in the classroom? This workshop on July 29th will explore teaching philosophies and how to make yours shine!

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Graduate LGBTQIA+ Research Festival

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Fri, Aug 07, 2:00 PM - 03:30 PM

Come celebrate queer and trans graduate students, along with graduate research that covers queer and trans topics! We will be showcasing research by LGBTQIA grad students and research about LGBTQIA people and topics. Sign up to present by August 1!

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Writing Effective Cover Letters for Non-Academic Jobs

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Wed, Aug 26, 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

Are you looking to pursue career opportunities outside of academia? Your cover letter may very well be your ticket into that world. But many grad students may not know how to present themselves and their experience in a way that connects with non-academic employers. This workshop on August 26th will explore important techniques that will help you expertly craft and strategically target your cover letter.

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Update Your Resume to Get Noticed

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Thu, Aug 27, 1:00 PM - 02:30 PM

Have you been meaning to update your resume but don't have the time? Do you want to learn how to stand out from the crowd? Join us for this online workshop to learn tips and techniques that will help you craft and strategically target your resume. Use the time to actually workshop and update your resume with expert help.

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