Graduate College Events
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
What transferable skills have you developed in graduate school? And how can you explain them in ways that make sense to nonacademic employers? In this interactive workshop, learn how to identify your marketable skills and practice articulating their value in a variety of contexts, including resumes and interviews.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Interested in overseas language study? Fellowships support U.S. Citizens enrolled in graduate degree programs in any field who wish to study of less commonly taught languages in regions critical to U.S. national security. Ms. Randi Butler from the Institute of International Education, will be our guest presenter.
Learn about the NIH National Research Service Award, aka the Kirschstein Fellowship (F30, F31, & F32). NRSAs offer support for up to 5 years for PhD students, up to 6 years for MD/PhD students, and up to 3 years for postdocs. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents who are conducting research on topics relevant to NIH’s institutes or centers.
Thursday, October 19, 2017
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.