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  1. Week of September 2, 2015

    1. Thursday, September 3, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Jenny Kim


        Career Fair Success

        210 Illini Union

  2. Week of September 6, 2015

    1. Tuesday, September 8, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

        Don Smith, Payroll & Benefits


        Taxability of Tuition Waivers Workshop

        Illini Union, Room 407

      2. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

        Don Smith, Payroll & Benefits


        Taxability of Tuition Waivers Workshop

        Illini Union, Room 407

      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Derek Attig


        Writing Resumes that Work

        314A Illini Union

    2. Wednesday, September 9, 2015

      1. 11:00 amGraduate College Partnership for Success

        304 Coble Hall

      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Alexis Thompson


        The Faculty Job Search Process

        407 Illini Union

      3. 3:00 pm - 4:30 pmGraduate Assistant Employee Orientation (for TAs, RAs, GAs, and PGAs)

        Illini Union, Room 406

    3. Thursday, September 10, 2015

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

        Jenny Kim


        Writing Convincing Cover Letters

        210 Illini Union

    4. Friday, September 11, 2015

      1. 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

        Presenters include Dr. Bill Hahn, former Director of the NSF-GRF program, Dr. Ken Vickery, Director of the Graduate College’s Office of External Fellowships, and student awardees Cecilia Klauber and Daniel Mosiman.


        National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Workshop

        Alice Campbell Alumni Center Ballroom

  3. Week of September 13, 2015

    1. Monday, September 14, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

         

        Thomas Arkell, an attorney practicing immigration and employment law. www.nationalinterestwaivers.com


        Immigration & Employment Options for Graduate Students & Postdoctoral Scholars

        314 B Illini Union

      2. 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

        Derek Attig


        Writing Effective CVs

        210 Illini Union

    2. Tuesday, September 15, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Alexis Thompson


        Interviewing: Basics for Industry & Nonprofits

        210 Illini Union

    3. Wednesday, September 16, 2015

      1. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmWriting Effective Fellowship Proposals in the Humanities and Social Sciences

        308 Coble Hall

      2. 6:00 pmSloan Scholars: How to Succeed in Graduate School Panel Discussion

        TBD

    4. Thursday, September 17, 2015

      1. 9:00 am - 10:30 amGraduate Assistant Employee Orientation (for TAs, RAs, GAs, and PGAs)

        Illini Union, Room 406

      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Jenny Kim


        The Non-Academic Job Search Process

        Online Webinar

    5. Friday, September 18, 2015

      1. 10:00 am - 12:00 pmWriting Effective Fellowship Proposals in the Humanities and Social Sciences

        308 Coble Hall

      2. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

        Alexis Thompson and Derek Attig


        GradMAP

        304/308 Coble Hall

  4. Week of September 20, 2015

    1. Sunday, September 20, 2015

      1.  Aspire - Fall Campus Visit & Early Application Program
    2. Monday, September 21, 2015

      1.  Aspire - Fall Campus Visit & Early Application Program
    3. Tuesday, September 22, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmWriting Effective Fellowship Proposals in the Humanities and Social Sciences

        308 Coble Hall

      2. 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmAppreciation Reception for Postdoctoral Scholars

        104 Illini Union

    4. Wednesday, September 23, 2015

      1. 11:00 amGC Essentials: Nominating Students for Graduate College Fellowships and Grants
    5. Thursday, September 24, 2015

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmResearch Statements for Faculty Jobs

        210 Illini Union

  5. Week of September 27, 2015

    1. Monday, September 28, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

        Derek Attig


        Translating Your Skills

        210 Illini Union

    2. Tuesday, September 29, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

         Illinois alumna Rebecca Bilbro


        The Presidential Management Fellows Program

        Online Webinar

      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Zeynep Madak-Erdogan, Assistant Professor of Food Science & Human Nutrition and Virginia Lorenz, Assistant Professor of Physics.


        Negotiating a Startup Package Panel Discussion

        407 Illini Union

  6. Week of October 4, 2015

    1. Monday, October 5, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Alexis Thompson


        Cold-Calling & Cold-Emailing

        Online Webinar

    2. Tuesday, October 6, 2015

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

        Derek Attig and Jenny Kim


        Interviewing: Answering Tough Questions

        210 Illini Union

  7. Week of October 11, 2015

    1. Tuesday, October 13, 2015

      1.  Annual Workshop for Directors of Graduate Study and Graduate Contacts

        I Hotel and Conference Center

  8. Week of October 18, 2015

    1. Monday, October 19, 2015

      1. 3:30 pm

        Derek Attig and Jenny Kim


        Career Exploration Group

        304 Coble Hall

    2. Wednesday, October 21, 2015

      1. 11:00 amGC Essentials: Thesis Review & Deposit

        304 Coble Hall

    3. Thursday, October 22, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Jenny Kim


        Is a Postdoc Right for You?

        210 Illini Union

  9. Week of October 25, 2015

    1. Monday, October 26, 2015

      1. 3:30 pm

        Derek Attig and Jenny Kim


        Career Exploration Group

        304 Coble Hall

    2. Tuesday, October 27, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Laura Spradlin


        Elevator Pitch

        407 Illini Union

      2. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

        Dr. Philip S. Clifford, University of Illinois at Chicago


        Mentoring Graduate Students Using Individual Development Plans

        Illini Union, room 104

    3. Wednesday, October 28, 2015

      1. 11:00 amGC Essentials: Registration Options

        The Graduate College

      2. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

        Derek Attig and Jenny Kim


        GradMAP

        304/308 Coble Hall

    4. Thursday, October 29, 2015

      1.  Institute on Teaching & Mentoring

        Atlanta, GA

      2. 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

        Derek Attig


        Interviewing: Basics for the Faculty Search

        407 Illini Union

    5. Friday, October 30, 2015

      1.  Institute on Teaching & Mentoring

        Atlanta, GA

    6. Saturday, October 31, 2015

      1.  Institute on Teaching & Mentoring

        Atlanta, GA

  10. Week of November 1, 2015

    1. Sunday, November 1, 2015

      1.  Institute on Teaching & Mentoring

        Atlanta, GA

    2. Monday, November 2, 2015

      1. 3:30 pm

        Derek Attig and Jenny Kim


        Career Exploration Group

        304 Coble Hall

    3. Tuesday, November 3, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Derek Attig


        What's It Like to Work at a Nonprofit?
    4. Wednesday, November 4, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

        Alexis Thompson and Derek Attig


        Negotiation Strategies

        210 Illini Union

  11. Week of November 8, 2015

    1. Monday, November 9, 2015

      1. 3:30 pm

        Derek Attig and Jenny Kim


        Career Exploration Group

        304 Coble Hall

    2. Tuesday, November 10, 2015

      1. 11:00 amGC Essentials: AY Basics-Begin Your Journey

        304 Coble Hall

    3. Thursday, November 12, 2015

      1. 11:00 amGC Essentials: AY Basics-Begin Your Journey

        304 Coble Hall

  12. Week of November 15, 2015

    1. Tuesday, November 17, 2015

      1. 11:00 amGC Essentials: AY Advanced-The Next Step

        304 Coble Hall

    2. Wednesday, November 18, 2015

      1. 11:00 amGraduate College Partnership for Success

        304 Coble Hall

    3. Thursday, November 19, 2015

      1. 11:00 amGC Essentials: AY Advanced-The Next Step

        304 Coble Hall

      2. 6:00 pmURAP & Sloan Scholars, Graduate Mentoring Workshop: Negotiating Mentor/Mentee Relationships

        TBD

  13. Week of December 1, 2015

    1. Tuesday, December 1, 2015

      1. 11:00 amGC Essentials: Admissions and Academic Eligibility

        304 Coble Hall

    2. Wednesday, December 2, 2015

      1. 11:00 amGC Essentials: Student Record Requests/Petitions: Making Complete and Making Decisions
    3. Thursday, December 3, 2015

      1. 11:00 amGC Essentials: Admissions and Academic Eligibility

        304 Coble Hall

  14. Week of December 6, 2015

    1. Tuesday, December 8, 2015

      1. 11:00 amGC Essentials: SEVIS and Financial Evaluations

        304 Coble Hall

    2. Wednesday, December 9, 2015

      1. 11:00 amGraduate College Partnership for Success

        304 Coble Hall

    3. Thursday, December 10, 2015

      1. 11:00 amGC Essentials: SEVIS and Financial Evaluations

        304 Coble Hall

  15. Week of December 13, 2015

    1. Tuesday, December 15, 2015

      1. 11:00 amGC Essentials: Admissions and SEVIS changes-What's New This Year

        304 Coble Hall

    2. Thursday, December 17, 2015

      1. 11:00 amGC Essentials: Admissions and SEVIS changes-What's New This Year

        304 Coble Hall

  16. Week of January 10, 2016

    1. Wednesday, January 13, 2016

      1. 11:00 amGraduate College Partnership for Success
  17. Week of January 17, 2016

    1. Wednesday, January 20, 2016

      1. 6:00 pmSloan Scholars: Career Start @ Coble Hall

        Coble Hall Rooms 304/308

  18. Week of February 7, 2016

    1. Wednesday, February 10, 2016

      1. 11:00 amGraduate College Partnership for Success
  19. Week of February 14, 2016

    1. Wednesday, February 17, 2016

      1. 6:00 pmAlumni Focus: STEM Event

        TBD

  20. Week of February 21, 2016

    1. Wednesday, February 24, 2016

      1. 11:00 amGC Essentials: Grades and Grading

        304 Coble Hall

  21. Week of March 6, 2016

    1. Sunday, March 6, 2016

      1.  Community of Scholars

        The I Hotel & Conference Center

    2. Monday, March 7, 2016

      1.  Community of Scholars

        The I Hotel & Conference Center

    3. Wednesday, March 9, 2016

      1. 11:00 amGraduate College Partnership for Success
  22. Week of March 27, 2016

    1. Wednesday, March 30, 2016

      1. 11:00 amGC Essentials: Thesis Review & Deposit

        304 Coble Hall

  23. Week of April 10, 2016

    1. Wednesday, April 13, 2016

      1. 11:00 amGraduate College Partnership for Success
  24. Week of April 24, 2016

    1. Wednesday, April 27, 2016

      1. 11:00 amGC Essentials: Academic Standing/Academic Progress

        304 Coble Hall

  25. Week of May 8, 2016

    1. Wednesday, May 11, 2016

      1. 11:00 amGraduate College Partnership for Success
  26. Week of May 15, 2016

    1. Monday, May 16, 2016

      1.  Summer Research Opportunites Program (SROP) GRE Institute Begins
  27. Week of May 22, 2016

    1. Saturday, May 28, 2016

      1.  Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) GRE Institute Ends
  28. Week of May 29, 2016

    1. Monday, May 30, 2016

      1.  Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) Begins
  29. Week of June 1, 2016

    1. Wednesday, June 1, 2016

      1.  Summer Pre-Doctoral Institute (SPI) Begins
  30. Week of June 5, 2016

    1. Wednesday, June 8, 2016

      1. 11:00 amGraduate College Partnership for Success
  31. Week of July 10, 2016

    1. Wednesday, July 13, 2016

      1. 11:00 amGraduate College Partnership for Success
  32. Week of July 17, 2016

    1. Thursday, July 21, 2016

      1.  Illinois Summer Research Symposium

        The I Hotel & Conference Center

    2. Friday, July 22, 2016

      1.  Illinois Summer Research Symposium

        The I Hotel & Conference Center

  33. Week of July 24, 2016

    1. Wednesday, July 27, 2016

      1. 11:00 amGC Essentials: Doctoral Exam Committees

        304 Coble Hall

    2. Friday, July 29, 2016

      1.  Summer Pre-Doctoral Institute (SPI) Ends
      2.  Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) Ends

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