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Graduate College Postdoc Events

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Monday, October 2, 2017

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Friday, October 6, 2017

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am
    • The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

    • 2:30 - 4:00 pm
    • Coble Hall 304/308

    Curious about faculty careers at liberal arts colleges and other teaching-focused institutions? Want to learn what departments at those institutions look for when hiring faculty? Join us for a conversation with Illinois alum Allen Schwab. Schwab is currently a faculty member in the graduate American Culture Studies Program at Washington University in St. Louis.

Monday, October 9, 2017

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am
    • The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

    • 3:00 - 4:00 pm
    • The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm
    • The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm
    • The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

    • 3:00 - 4:00 pm
    • The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

    • 3:30 - 5:00 pm
    • Illini Union 210

    What is an academic job interview actually like? What’s the difference between a phone interview and a campus interview? What sorts of questions will I be asked? What kind of things do you include in a job talk? In this interactive workshop, you’ll get answers to these questions as you learn the basics of the academic interview process.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Friday, October 13, 2017

Monday, October 16, 2017

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017

    • 9:30 - 10:30 am
    • Armory Building room 428

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Webinar

    How do you ask a stranger for a favor? Whether you are organizing a conference panel, applying for postdocs, or conducting informational interviews, you may need to send emails or make calls to people you don’t know asking if they can help. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to maximize effectiveness while minimizing awkwardness.

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm
    • The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

    • 2:00 - 3:30 pm
    • Armory Buliding room 428

    In this hands-on workshop participants will practice building and organizing content within the Illinois Compass 2g environment, including teaching tools and the Grade Center. The workshop facilitator will also provide examples of best practices drawn from research on teaching and learning in both online and face-to-face settings.

    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm
    • The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

    • 3:00 - 4:00 pm
    • The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm
    • The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

Friday, October 20, 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Friday, October 27, 2017

Monday, October 30, 2017

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Thursday, November 2, 2017

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm
    • The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

Friday, November 3, 2017