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Scholarly Commons

Library - Scholarly Commons


Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Thursday, June 8, 2017

    • 3:30 - 5:00 pm
    • Lincoln Hall 1000

    Heading to a conference soon? Need to effectively communicate your research to different audiences? In this interactive workshop, you'll learn strategies for talking about your research effectively with a variety of audiences and contexts, and you'll have an opportunity to practice those skills.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Lincoln Hall 1000

    How can you create a powerful resume for your non-academic job search? In this workshop, you will learn how to incorporate your transferable skills and customize your document to make the best impression with employers. You will also learn how to choose a resume type that will highlight your experiences and how to structure an effective cover letter.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

    • 12:30 - 5:00 pm
    • Illini Union Illini Rooms B & C

    Going on the academic job market soon? Join us for valuable advice from faculty experts, the Graduate College Career Development Office, and others from around campus.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Lincoln Hall 1000

    In this workshop, we will discuss concrete strategies for managing information and staying organized on the job market. We’ll look at different approaches to staying organized, and you’ll leave with a plan that best suits your needs.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Friday, October 6, 2017

    • 2:00 - 4:00 pm
    • Illini Union, Room 104

    The Ford Foundation offers fellowships for underrepresented doctoral students and postdocs preparing for academic careers. We'll cover the mission of the Foundation, the application process, and the services of the Office of External Fellowships. Eligibility: U.S. citizens, nationals, permanent residents, or individuals with DACA status.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017