Professional Development Series

In collaboration with the Graduate Student Association, the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, INBRE, DRI, the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources, the College of Business, the College of Science, and the School of Medicine, the Graduate School is pleased to offer a series of seminars and workshops to help graduate students and postdoctoral fellows develop and enhance their professional skills to succeed in their current positions and future careers.

Sept 27: Writing Teaching Statements: Humanities and Social Sciences

Professional and Career Development Series

  • Date and time: Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 6:00pm-7:30pm
  • Location: Joe Crowley Student Union 323
  • Speakers: Katherine Fusco, Assistant Professor, English; Kyra Stull, Assistant Professor, Anthropology; and Bridget Walsh, Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
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September 27: Writing Teaching Statements: STEM

Professional and Career Development Series

  • Date and time: Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 6:00pm-7:30pm
  • Location: Joe Crowley Student Union 324
  • Speakers: Sarah Cummings, Director, Core Curriculum, and Lecturer, Chemistry; Adam Kirn, Assistant Professor, Engineering Education; and Pedro Miura, Assistant Professor, Biology
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October 11: Writing Research Statements: Humanities and Social Sciences

Professional and Career Development Series

  • Date and time: Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 6:00pm-7:30pm
  • Location: Joe Crowley Student Union 323
  • Speakers: Deborah Boehm, Associate Professor, Anthropology and Women's Studies/Gender, Race, and Identity; Markus Kemmelmeier, Professor and Director, Social Psychology Program; and Jim Webber, Assistant Professor, English
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October 11: Writing Research Statements: STEM

Professional and Career Development Series

  • Date and time: Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 6:00pm-7:30pm
  • Location: JCSU 324
  • Speaker: Christopher Barile, Assistant Professor, Chemistry; Heather Holmes, Assistant Professor, Physics; and Anne Leonard, Assistant Professor, Biology
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October 25: Writing Diversity Statements

Professional and Career Development Series

  • Date and time: Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 12:00pm-1:30pm
  • Location: Joe Crowley Student Union Great Room (403)
  • Speakers: Melanie Duckworth, Associate Professor and Assistant Dean of Diversity and Inclusion, College of Liberal Arts and Jamie Voyles, Assistant Professor in Biology
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November 17: “You are Versatile: Pursuing Careers Outside of Academia”

Professional and Career Development Series

  • Date and time: Friday, November 17, 2017, 3:00pm-4:30pm
  • Location: Wells Fargo Auditorium (MIKC 124)
  • Speaker: Paula Chambers, Ph.D. She is Founder and CEO of Versatile PhD, a web-based career education resource that helps grad students and new PhDs identify and prepare for non-academic careers.
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November 29: Managing Stress Through the Use of Mindfulness

Professional and Career Development Series

  • Date and time: Wednesday, November 29, 2017, 12:00pm-1:30pm
  • Location: Joe Crowley Student Union Great Room (403)
  • Speaker: Casey Kohl, Counseling Services
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December 6: Start Smart Salary Negotiation

  • Date and time: Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 10 am - 12 pm
  • Location: JCSU 320
  • Speakers: Robbyn Tolles and Piera Mburia