• CAPS | graduate student resource center

Fostering Empowerment: In the Face of Imposter Syndrome

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Fri, Oct 22 2021, 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM

Join this special workshop, which will explore ways that graduate students can combat imposter syndrome through the use of empowerment. This will be an interactive workshop with activities that introduce tangible skills to utilize in the face of imposter syndrome.

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  • graduate student resource center

Non-Academic Employment for International Grad Students

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Thu, Oct 21 2021, 1:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Attend this workshop, co-hosted by Vash Doshi (UCSB's Graduate Career Peer) and Athith Krishna (UCSB's Graduate International Peer), to learn more about the basics of a non-academic career job search for international students.

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  • Career Services

Social Services and Helping Professions | UCSB 2021 Fall Career & Internship Fair Series

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Thu, Oct 21 2021, 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Join UCSB Career Services for the Social Services & Helping Professions 2021 Fall Career & Internship Fair. This fair is geared toward students seeking roles in: Non-profits, Education, Health, Medicine & more! This event will take place virtually on Handshake! This is an opportunity for you to connect with recruiters in a virtual environment through 1:1 audio, video, and text-based chat.

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  • Graduate Division | Center for Science & Engineering Partnerships

Individualized Professional Skills (IPS) Info Session

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Tue, Oct 19 2021, 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

The UCSB Individualized Professional Skills (IPS) Program has reopened for the 2021-22 academic year. To find out more about the program, and the resources we offer for exploring professional development opportunities, join our info session on Tuesday, October 19.

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  • Career Services

Business & Beyond | UCSB 2021 Fall Career & Internship Fair Series

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Tue, Oct 19 2021, 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM

UCSB Career Services presents the Business & Beyond | Fall 2021 Career & Internship Fair. This fair is geared toward students seeking roles in: Sales, Finance, Accounting, Customer Support, Human Resources, Marketing, Recruiting, Management, and Supply Chain Operations. This event will take place virtually on Handshake! This is an opportunity for you to connect with recruiters in a virtual environment through 1:1 audio, video, and text-based chat.

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  • Health & Wellness

36 Questions for Closeness

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Mon, Oct 18 2021, 7:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Join Health & Wellness on October 18 for a unique event just for graduate students! "36 questions for Closeness" is a scientific question and answer practice that promotes closeness and intimacy. This session is for friends or to meet a new person. All are welcome. Free snacks and remember to wear a mask to this indoor event.

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  • Graduate Division | Graduate Student Association | UCSB Library

October Lunch & Learn: Multilingual Learners & Machines

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Fri, Oct 15 2021, 12:00 PM - 01:15 PM

Join us for Lunch & Learn, where you'll have the chance to socialize with other grad students and hear talks by students in Education and Mathematics. While we won't be able to share pizza in person, all attendees will be entered into a raffle to win a $15 Target gift card.

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  • Career Services | Graduate Student Resource Center

Writing Effective Cover Letters for Non-Academic Jobs

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Thu, Oct 14 2021, 1:00 PM - 02:00 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 October 14th will explore important techniques that will help you expertly craft and strategically target your cover letter.

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  • CLAS

Time Management Workshop for Grad Students

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Fri, Oct 08 2021, 1:00 PM - 02:30 PM

Join Jay Stemmle, Student Academic Specialist with Campus Learning Assistance Services (CLAS), for a special time management workshop tailored for grad students on October 8th. This workshop will open space for graduate students to compare notes about how they handle the challenges of long-range planning, day-to-day-workflow, and the coordination of the two. Participants will also do exercises to help them construct, troubleshoot, and enhance their approach to time.

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  • Career Services | Graduate Student Resource Center

Update Your Grad Resume to Get Noticed

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Thu, Oct 07 2021, 1:00 PM - 02:00 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 on October 7th 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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  • graduate student resource center

Workshop for International Teaching Assistants

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Thu, Oct 07 2021, 12:00 PM - 01:15 PM

Join Amanda Pinheiro for a workshop on developing your skills as an international TA. Drawing on her experience as the founder of UCSB’s International Teaching Assistants Association, the Lead TA in Global Studies, and as Instructor of Record, Amanda will discuss the challenges that iTAs have encountered and how to overcome them. All are welcome!

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  • Graduate Student Resource Center | Graduate Student Apartment Community Council

Graduate Student Campus Involvement Fair

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Sat, Sep 25 2021, 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Interested in making new friends and getting involved on campus? Join us for an in-person Campus Involvement Fair tailored specifically to graduate students at San Clemente Center Courtyard. Free food will be provided courtesy of the Isla Vista Food Co-op. Sign up today!

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  • graduate student resource center

2021 NSF GRFP Success Series: Q&A Panel with GRFP Faculty Evaluators

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Wed, Sep 15 2021, 4:00 PM - 05:30 PM

There are a lot of wonderful resources out there that provide guidance on how to do well on the GRFP application, but ultimately your success will be determined by an evaluator. Wouldn’t it be helpful if you could talk to one of these mysterious figures to learn how the application is reviewed and what evaluators seek in a strong application? Join us on September 15th and you can do just that!

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  • Graduate Division | Graduate Student Association | UCSB Library

September Lunch & Learn: Singing & Spatial Navigation

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Fri, Sep 10 2021, 12:00 PM - 01:15 PM

Join us for Lunch & Learn, where you'll have the chance to socialize with other grad students and hear talks by students in Religious Studies and Psychological & Brain Sciences. While we won't be able to share pizza in person, all attendees will be entered into a raffle to win a $15 Target gift card.

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  • graduate student resource center

2021 NSF GRFP Success Series: How to Write Your GRFP Statements

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Thu, Sep 09 2021, 4:00 PM - 05:30 PM

Question: What do the vast majority of UCSB's GRFP winners have in common? Answer: Over 90% participated in the GRFP Success Series. Improve your chances of winning by attending our writing workshop that breaks down the two GRFP statements by not only explaining what evaluators look for but also providing you with a framework to write these statements.

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  • graduate student resource center

2021 NSF GRFP Success Series: What is the GRFP? An Info Session

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Wed, Sep 08 2021, 4:00 PM - 05:30 PM

Do you want $34,000? Would you like a prestigious honor on your CV? Are you a​n undergraduate thinking about graduate school or a 1st year graduate student in STEM or the social sciences? Are you a U.S. citizen, national resident, or permanent resident? If you answered yes to all these questions, then you should consider applying for the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program.

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  • Graduate Division | Graduate Student Association | UCSB Library

August Lunch & Learn: Organelles & Oral History

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Fri, Aug 13 2021, 12:00 PM - 01:15 PM

Join us for Lunch & Learn, where you'll have the chance to socialize with other grad students and hear talks by students in History and Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. While we won't be able to share pizza in person, all attendees will be entered into a raffle to win a $15 Target gift card.

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  • graduate student resource center

Finding Funding Workshop for International Grad Students

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Wed, Aug 11 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Are you an international grad student that's still looking for funding? Or planning ahead for 2022-2023? Attend our workshop on August 11th and learn about campus and external funding.

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  • graduate student resource center

Summer 2021 Academic Job Market Writing Success Series: Diversity Statement Workshop

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Wed, Jul 21 2021, 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 21st 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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