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If you’re planning to apply for a Fulbright grant, we encourage you to get in touch with UC’s Office of Nationally Competitive Awards by emailing email@example.com. The NCA staff is happy to discuss your plans, talk about the application process and provide feedback on your application essays. The campus deadline for the 2015-16 competition is September 2, so make an appointment today!
The hard and fast technical knowledge you learn in your classes is only a part of what’s necessary to land your dream job. Business leaders are becoming more and more concerned with what they call the “skills gap” in today’s graduates. They’re concerned that today’s generation doesn’t have all of the necessary “soft skills” to succeed in today’s workplace. So, are you doing everything you can right now to develop your soft skills? If not, read this article to find out what skills you’ll need to land that dream job and what you can do while in graduate school to develop those skills.
Join the College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services for a week-long summer research seminar, July 21-25, focused on collaborative research in community contexts! An intensive training opportunity for any scholar at UC interested in research with community partners and collaboration, you will have the chance to share your ideas or individual projects and receive feedback. 40 seats are available, and graduate students are eligible for scholarships. This is a unique opportunity to network with scholars who will be a part of this series.
Whether you’re an incoming graduate student or a returning student coming to the end of the UC Student Health Insurance (SHI) term, it’s important to discuss the different health insurance options available to all graduate students. This insurance information may not be easy to understand, but it is something that everyone has to deal with. Knowing this, the Graduate School has decided to help you out. In this article, you’ll find information about both UC’s Student Health Insurance (SHI) and health insurance through the Healthcare Marketplace (or your state’s equivalent).
CET&L, a unit within the Provost Office with a focus on Faculty Development, seeks a doctoral student for a Graduate Assistantship position. This position carries a stipend of $20,000. Please direct any questions regarding this position to Laurah Lukin (firstname.lastname@example.org), and complete the application process for the position online: https://www.jobsatuc.edu. Position number: 2144200.
Beginning in August, graduate students enrolled in U.S. universities can apply through the Institute of International Education for support to conduct doctoral research at one of 15 prestigious universities in China under the Joint Research Ph.D. Fellowship of the Confucius China Studies Program. The fellowship will support 60 doctoral candidates to go to China to study, conduct research, and write their doctoral dissertations for a period of six months to two years. Funding will cover tuition, research costs, medical insurance, airfare and a stipend for living expenses. For more information, visit www.iie.org/ccsp.
The Graduate Student Governance Association (GSGA) has an opening for a webmaster/designer consultant, and they want to fill this position immediately. Previous web design, writing and editing experience is a must. Please submit a standard application with your resume, three current references and a cover letter explaining your interest in this position. The deadline to apply is Friday, July 27 by 5 p.m.