• instructional development

TA Workshops on Pedagogy: Interpreting and Analyzing ESCI scores

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Thu, Feb 20, 4:00 PM - 05:00 PM

On Feb 20th, join Instructional Development for a workshop on how to interpret statistics from your ESCI reports, find trends in the data, and strategize about how to enhance your teaching based on students’ feedback. Space is limited, so sign up today!

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  • Graduate Division | Center for Science & Engineering Partnerships

February IPS Program Meet & Eat

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Fri, Feb 21, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Come learn about opportunities funded by the Individualized Professional​ Skills (IPS) Grant Program at ​our February 21 Meet & Eat. You'll hear from students in ​​Biomolecular Science, Global Studies, Materials, and History about how they used their grant money to pursue a variety of external professional development opportunities. We'll bring the food, you bring your curiosity and questions!

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  • beyond academia

Making Your Career Your Way (special event with guest speaker Dr. Chris Martin)

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Fri, Feb 21, 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM

From the South Pole to Congress, from academia to philanthropy, and from astrophysics to neuroscience, Dr. Chris Martin has bounced around the world putting his UCSB PhD to good use and learning new things every step of the way. Come join us on Feb 21st to learn how you too can do unexpected and exciting things with your own career.

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  • Graduate Division | Beyond Academia

Connecting at Conferences: How to Make an Impact (with special guest Bri McWhorter)

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Mon, Feb 24, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

During this interactive workshop on February 24 with Bri McWhorter, you will learn about effective small talk techniques and how to craft short engaging stories. Don’t miss this chance to practice essential techniques and make the most out of your next conference. Read on for more info and to sign up today!

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  • Graduate Division

Crafting Your Grad Slam Pitch (with special guest Bri McWhorter)

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Mon, Feb 24, 2:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Attention Grad Slam participants! Want to get a leg up on the competition? Join us for an interactive workshop with Bri McWhorter on February 24. This workshop is perfect for those participating in Grad Slam but ​is also useful for anyone wanting to become better at pitching complex ideas in short formats (such as at cocktail parties, during job interviews, and for entrepreneurial presentations).

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  • Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) | Mental Health Peer Program

Stress Reduction Workshop for graduate students

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Tue, Feb 25, 2:30 PM - 03:30 PM

The Mental Health Peer Program is hosting an upcoming workshop on stress reduction. On February 25, come gain practical skills to tackle stress, learn signs of stress, and tips on how to get a better night's rest. This workshop will review the impact of stress on sleep, mental health, and academic success.

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  • Career Services | Graduate Student Resource Center

Maximizing LinkedIn for Your Non-Academic Job Search

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Thu, Feb 27, 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM

If you are considering entering the job market any time soon, a complete and compelling LinkedIn profile is a must-have. On February 27, come 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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  • Health & Wellness

GSA Massage Techniques Workshop

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Thu, Feb 27, 6:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Learn the basics of massage therapy and practice with a partner at this graduate student exclusive workshop, led by Jeff Yost, LMT of Santa Barbara Body Therapy Institute. Bring a partner or show up solo and we'll pair you with somebody! Space is limited and is first come, first serve.

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  • Beyond Academia | Graduate Division | Career Services | Center for Science & Engineering Partnerships

2020 Beyond Academia Conference

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Fri, Feb 28, 9:45 AM - 06:15 PM

Kick-start your career on February 28-29! The annual Beyond Academia conference aims to prepare UCSB graduate students and postdoctoral researchers in all stages and disciplines to pursue a wide range of career options. Registration is open through February 20, so sign up today!

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  • Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) | Mental Health Peer Program

Imposter Syndrome Workshop

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Thu, Mar 05, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Come join other graduate students as UCSB Mental Health Peers discuss feelings of impostor syndrome in academia. This interactive workshop is designed to unpack feelings of impostor syndrome and provide tools to address these emotions. Read on for more info.

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  • Graduate Division

The Art and Science Behind Narrative: Creating Your Best Story (special Grad Slam workshop)

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Wed, Mar 11, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Attention Grad Slam participants! Want to get a leg up on the competition? Join us for a special workshop with Robby Nadler on the art and science behind narrative. In this workshop, you will learn what makes a compelling introduction and how to make your work appeal to strangers. Read on for more info and to RSVP.

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  • graduate student resource center

Financial Literacy: Tax Credits, Deductions, and Resources Workshop

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Tue, Mar 17, 1:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Want to learn more about resources, credits, and deductions for graduate students? Then sign up now for our March 17 financial literacy workshop on tax credits, deductions, and resources! Space is limited so please RSVP.

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  • Graduate Division

Crafting Your Grad Slam Pitch (with Special Guest Bri McWhorter)

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Thu, Apr 02, 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Attention Grad Slam participants! Want to get a leg up on the competition? Join us for an interactive workshop with Bri McWhorter on April 2. This workshop is perfect for those participating in Grad Slam but ​is also useful for anyone wanting to become better at pitching complex ideas in short formats (such as at cocktail parties, during job interviews, and for entrepreneurial presentations).

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