Professional and career development workshop series

In collaboration with the Graduate School, the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, the Graduate Student Association 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.

Registration is available approximately two weeks before each workshop. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are temporarily conducting our workshops via Zoom.

Registration for all workshops is required in order to obtain the zoom link to attend. Most workshops will also be recorded and a link made available for later viewing.

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  • 10/1/2020: Diversity in Leadership: Mentoring Students of Diverse Backgrounds
    • Date and time: Thursday, October 1, 12 - 1:30 pm
    • Location: Virtual Workshop via Zoom
    • Speakers: Jonathan Glenn, Assistant Director, Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute, Central Michigan University

    Everyone has a mentor that they look up to for advice, help, and guidance. In this workshop, you'll learn what it's like to be a mentor to diverse students, how to handle difficult situations that may arise, and how to be an effective ally for students.

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  • 10/6/2020: Get Noticed: Resume and LinkedIn Workshop by Tesla Recruiting
    • Date and time: Thursday, October 6, 12:30-1:30 pm
    • Location: Virtual Workshop via Zoom
    • Speaker: Aimee Akimoff, Tesla Recruiter and Associate Manager, Internship Programs

    Learn how to use your resume and LinkedIn profile to get noticed by recruiters for internships and job opportunities. Understand how to improve your personal “brand”, learn what recruiters look for in candidates, and best practices for reaching out via LinkedIn and growing your network.

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  • 10/14/2020: Living from Work: Tips and Tricks for Promoting Mental Health
    • Date and time: Wednesday, October 14, 1-2 pm
    • Location: Virtual Workshop via Zoom
    • Speaker: Michael Pauldine and Natasha Gerber, University Counseling Services

    During this time, mental health is more important than ever, especially when working from home. Dr. Michael Pauldine, Psychologist of Counseling Services, and Natasha Gerber, MS, Psychology Intern, will discuss how to maintain your mental health with topics such as separating home from work/school, self-care, and maintaining attention during remote learning.

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  • 10/15/2020: How to be Successful in a Remote Work Environment: The Organizational Aspect
    • Date and time: Thursday, October 15, 12-1:00 pm
    • Location: Virtual Workshop via Zoom
    • Speaker: Aqueelah Thompson, Nevada Career Studio

    We're entering a new time and definition of working from home. Sometimes it's frustrating, and mind boggling. During this workshop, the Nevada Career Studio will be sharing some tips on how to be successful and how to maintain an organized space when working from home.

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    • 10/29/2020: Tips and Tricks for Giving a Virtual Conference Presentation
      • Date and time: Thursday, October 29, 12-1:00 pm
      • Location: Virtual Workshop via Zoom
      • Speaker: Amy Shannon, University of Nevada, Reno Librarian

      In this workshop, you'll learn how to effectively present at a virtual conference. University of Nevada, Reno Librarian Amy Shannon will provide tips and tricks on how to prepare for your presentation and how to make your presentation inviting to participants.

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