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  1. Week of August 5, 2015

    1. Thursday, August 6, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Celia Mathews Elliott, Department of Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


        Science Writing: How to Make Your Proposal Stand Out from the Crowd

        218 Mechanical Engineering Building (map)

  2. Week of August 16, 2015

    1. Friday, August 21, 2015

      1. 5:00 pmIllinois Sloan Scholars: Cookout

        TBD

  3. Week of August 23, 2015

    1. Sunday, August 23, 2015

      1. 12:00 pmIllinois Sloan Scholars: Orientation

        TBD

    2. Monday, August 24, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmGraduate Student Welcome Reception

        Illini Union South Lounge

  4. Week of September 1, 2015

    1. Thursday, September 3, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Jenny Kim


        Career Fair Success

        210 Illini Union

  5. Week of September 6, 2015

    1. Tuesday, September 8, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Derek Attig


        Writing Resumes that Work

        314A Illini Union

    2. Wednesday, September 9, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Alexis Thompson


        The Faculty Job Search Process

        407 Illini Union

      2. 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

  6. Week of September 13, 2015

    1. Monday, September 14, 2015

      1. 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. 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

  7. 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. Thursday, September 24, 2015

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

        210 Illini Union

  8. 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

  9. 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. Thursday, October 8, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

        Derek Attig and Jenny Kim


        Interviewing: Answering Tough Questions

        210 Illini Union

  10. 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

  11. 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. Thursday, October 22, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Jenny Kim


        Is a Postdoc Right for You?

        210 Illini Union

  12. 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. 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

    4. Friday, October 30, 2015

      1.  Institute on Teaching & Mentoring

        Atlanta, GA

    5. Saturday, October 31, 2015

      1.  Institute on Teaching & Mentoring

        Atlanta, GA

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. Week of November 15, 2015

    1. Thursday, November 19, 2015

      1. 6:00 pmURAP & Sloan Scholars, Graduate Mentoring Workshop: Negotiating Mentor/Mentee Relationships

        TBD

  16. Week of January 17, 2016

    1. Wednesday, January 20, 2016

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

        Coble Hall Rooms 304/308

  17. Week of February 14, 2016

    1. Wednesday, February 17, 2016

      1. 6:00 pmAlumni Focus: STEM Event

        TBD

  18. 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

  19. Week of May 15, 2016

    1. Monday, May 16, 2016

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

    1. Saturday, May 28, 2016

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

    1. Monday, May 30, 2016

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

    1. Wednesday, June 1, 2016

      1.  Summer Pre-Doctoral Institute (SPI) Begins
  23. 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

  24. Week of July 24, 2016

    1. Friday, July 29, 2016

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

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