The Graduate School offers the Graduate Student Workshop Series, which supplements a student's academic training by providing brief, specific skill-building sessions on professional and personal development. UC faculty, alumni, staff and community partners act as topical experts and present on such topics as oral presentation, credit, budgeting and nonacademic career development.
Upcoming Workshops, 2018–19
You can download presentations, handouts and other materials from previous workshops by going to the Past Workshops page.
Applying to the Academy: A Faculty Panel
Tuesday, March 12th, from 2:00-3:00 PM
AACRC (60 W. Charlton St.), Harambee Room
Join a faculty panel representing six local institutions as they discuss the secrets to faculty hiring success. With perspectives from successful applicants and hiring faculty, workshop participants will gain a holistic view of applying for the academy. This moderated discussion will address the job search, application, and interviewing processes.
Light refreshments will be provided. Register here.
Graduate Student Writing Workshops
The Academic Writing Center is offering a series of writing workshops. These workshops are tailored to the writing needs of the graduate student experience and will provide the skills that you need to be successful in your academic journey. Refreshments will be provided.
Registration is required.
- Cover Letter: February 6, from 12-1pm in Langsam Library 475, Register for Cover Letter workshop.
- Graduate Reading Strategies: February 13, from 12-1pm in Langsam Library 462, Register for Graduate Reading Strategies
- Writing an Introduction and Conclusion: February 20, from 12-1pm in Langsam Library 462, Register for Writing an Introduction and Conclusion
- Plagiarism and Paraphrasing: February 27, from 12-1pm in Langsam Library 475, Register for Plagiarism and Paraphrasing
- Publication for Beginners: March 6, from 12-1pm in Langsam Library 475, Register for Publication for Beginners
- Common Grammar and Punctuation Errors: March 13, from 12-1pm in Langsam Library 462, Register for Common Grammar and Punctuation Errors
- Developing Research Question and Starting Your Dissertation: March 27, from 12-1pm in Langsam Library 475, Register for Developing Research Questions and Starting Your Dissertation
- Writing Your Dissertation Proposal: April 3, from 12-1pm in Langsam Library 475, Register for Writing Your Dissertation Proposal
- Comprehensive Exam Strategies: April 10, from 12-1pm in Langsam Library 475, Register for Comprehensive Exam Strategies
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UC academic departments and offices also provide workshops of relevance to graduate students. UC workshops are a collegial forum in which students can sharpen skills now while they prepare for their futures.
The Academic Writing Center offers free workshops to graduate students on important writing concepts. Workshops are typically one hour, and cover topics such as Creating an Outstanding CV, Composing a Literature Review, Starting Your Dissertation, and Overcoming Writer's Block. Visit AWC's Graduate Tutoring page for their workshop schedule and for graduate writing resources.
The Center for the Enhancement of Teaching & Learning (CET&L) offers an array of experiential workshops and learning modules tailored to the needs of graduate teaching assistants, faculty and others interested in improving their teaching.
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