Announcements

New "Career Forward Sprint" program to help students learn about and prepare for careers beyond academia

Submitted on February 12, 2020

Interested in careers outside of academia? This program is for you. Led by the Graduate College's PhD Career Counselor, Joel Muraco, the Career Forwrad Sprint program will help students learn about and prepare for positions outside of the academy. Read on for full description.

Starting February 3: Graduate Center lounge closed during renovations

Submitted on January 30, 2020

The Graduate Center and Postdoctoral Affairs lounge will be closed starting Monday, February 3, until renovations to create offices for the Graduate College's PhD Career Counselor and Office of Diversity and Inclusion are complete.

The Graduate Center's main workshop room and back offices will remain open during this time.

Grad Slam Public Speaking Workshops - January 27 through March 26

Submitted on January 27, 2020

The Grad Slam public speaking worhsop series focuses on how to utilize the COMPASS Message Box for public speaking and communication of research and the importance of outreach or creative projects. Communication strategies from other sources such as Toastmasters, theatre, and journalism will be incorporated into the workshop series. Two sessions of each topic will be offered. In-person and online attendance is available. Register for the workshops at https://slate.grad.arizona.edu/portal/gradslam20.

Learn and Network at AAUW's February 8 Leadership Luncheon featuring Dr. Barry Posner

Submitted on January 25, 2020

University of Arizona students, staff, faculty, and postdocs are welcome to attend the upcoming AAUW Leadership Luncheon. It is a great opportunity to learn leadership insights from one of the top management and leadership educators, and is a fantastic event to continue building one's professional network. Questions about the event can be directed to Laurie Sheldon, University of Arizona doctoral student and AAUW Fellow: lsheldon@email.arizona.edu.

 

SPECIAL LUNCHEON with DR. BARRY POSNER

Preparing for Faculty Job Applications Series Spring 2020 - Full schedule and registration links available

Submitted on January 14, 2020

Getting ready for the academic and higher education job market can be daunting, but knowing the application process and strategies for putting your application together definitely make it easier. The Office of Instruction and Assessment, the Graduate Center, Think Tank, Postdoctoral Affairs, and the Graduate and Professional Student Council are proud to host our Spring 2020 Preparing for Faculty Job Applications Series. Attendees will learn about key aspects of faculty job applications and ways to make their materials as strong as possible.

Quick Information about the Series

ABD to PhD Workshops Spring 2020 - Schedule and Sign-up Open

Submitted on January 14, 2020

The Writing Skills Improvement Program (WSIP), the Think Tank, the Graduate and Professional Student Council, and the Graduate Center are pleased to announce the Spring 2020 ABD to PhD Dissertation Writing Workshop Series. The purpose of the series is to provide writing support for ABD students and discuss shared concerns about the dissertation process. Students can participate in person or online (in-person seats are reserved for dissertating students).

Spring 2020 Schedule

Nov. 22: Traditional Ecological Knowledge Workshops and Networking luncheon

Submitted on November 13, 2019

The Institute for Energy Solutions and other campus partners are hosting workshops and a networking lunch geared toward science practitioners and communicators about ways to honor and incorporate indigenous ecological knowledge into science research. Registration closes on November 15, so sign up soon. Quick details are provided below.

Traditional Ecological Knowledge Workshops

Friday, November 22, 2019

Register here: https://bit.ly/32BZvRR

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