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Graduate LGBTQIA+ Research Festival

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Fri, Aug 07 2020, 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 1st!

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Summer Quarter Virtual Coffee Break with Dr. Carlos Nash

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Wed, Aug 05 2020, 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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International Graduate Student Town Hall

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Thu, Jul 30 2020, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The International Student Town Hall will be held on Thursday July 30th from 10am-12pm. Please join us and submit your questions today! Friends of international students are welcome, too.

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

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Wed, Jul 29 2020, 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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Embodied Consciousness: Knowing Safety and Seeking Balance

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Wed, Jul 29 2020, 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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July Lunch & Learn: Creatures and Carbon Footprints

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Tue, Jul 28 2020, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Back by popular demand! Join us for our ​first virtual Lunch & Learn, where you'll have the chance to socialize with other grad students and hear talks by students in Environmental Science and ​Spanish & Portuguese. While we won't be able to share pizza in person, all attendees will be entered into a raffle to win a $15 Grubhub gift card.

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Maximizing LinkedIn for Your Job Search

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Thu, Jul 23 2020, 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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Summer 2020 Academic Job Market Writing Success Series: Diversity Statement Workshop

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Wed, Jul 22 2020, 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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  • Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness Mediterranean Mezze Platter Cooking Workshop for Graduate Students

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Wed, Jul 22 2020, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Hungry and not sure what to have for lunch? Join Health & Wellness for a graduate student-only cooking workshop! Learn how to create a mezze platter with different flavors, vegetables, and spreads -- all with things you are likely to have in your kitchen or pantry. Reserve your spot today!

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

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Tue, Jul 21 2020, 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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Financial Literacy: Budgeting Basics Workshop

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Tue, Jul 21 2020, 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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Summer 2020 Academic Job Market Writing Success Series: Research Statement/Five-Year Plan Workshop

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Wed, Jul 15 2020, 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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Career Chats: COVID-19 Impacts & What it Means for UCSB Grad Students' Future Careers

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Wed, Jul 15 2020, 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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Embodied Consciousness: The Body as Holder of Our Experiences and Emotions

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Wed, Jul 15 2020, 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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Epistemologies of Healing

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Sun, Jul 12 2020, 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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Summer 2020 Academic Job Market Writing Success Series: C.V. Workshop

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Wed, Jul 08 2020, 5:00 PM - 06:30 PM

How do you distill your entire academic and professional career into one document? You may be the best candidate for a job, but if you do not have a well-organized C.V., then you're likely to get lost in the application pile. Come to this workshop on July 8th and learn what the major sections of a C.V. include and how to tailor your C.V. to specific positions.

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Finding Funding Workshop for International Grad Students

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Tue, Jul 07 2020, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Join us for our Finding Funding Workshop on July 7th! We'll cover UCSB financial resources, external funding, and how to find them -- all geared especially for international grad students.

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Maximizing LinkedIn for Your Job Search

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Thu, Jul 02 2020, 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 2nd 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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Summer 2020 Academic Job Market Writing Success Series: Cover Letter Workshop

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Wed, Jul 01 2020, 5:00 PM - 06:30 PM

Arguably the most important document when applying for any academic job is the cover letter. To kick off the Academic Job Market Writing Success Series, we will begin with cover letters: what they are, what they look like, and how to write them for the job that you are applying for. Participants will learn what the major sections of a cover letter entail and how to tailor a cover letter to specific positions.

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