Feb. 13 and 25: Career Forward Series ‘Writing and Reviewing Resumes for Careers Outside of Academia’

Submitted on February 6, 2019
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The Graduate Center, Postdoctoral Affairs, and UA Research, Discovery, and Innovation are hosting the Spring 2019 Career Forward Series. The topic is on ‘Writing and Reviewing Resumes for Careers Outside of Academia’ and will focus on the needs of graduate students and postdoctoral scholars.

The sessions are FREE to attend, but space is limited. Please read for more details on each session.

Series Schedule and Session Information

Presentation: Writing Resumes

Interested in biotech? Registration for the free November 2 Roche Diagnostic site visit is open.

Submitted on October 3, 2018
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Are you curious about what it is like to work for the world’s largest biotech company? Do you want to make an impact and help solve the biggest challenges in healthcare? Here’s an opportunity to be invited to Roche/Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. HQ in Tucson, AZ! Roche is hosting a site visit on November 2, 2018, to provide University of Arizona students a chance to see what it is like to intern and work at Roche. Graduate students and postdocs in STEM fields and MBA students are encouraged to attend.

October 2018 Workshops to Address Mitigating Unconscious Bias

Submitted on September 24, 2018

The Graduate Center and the Office of Diversity and Inclusive Excellence are pleased to announce our upcoming workshops on the subject of mitigating unconscious bias. One is for faculty, staff, and postdoctoral scholars, while the other is for graduate students. Please read on for more details and registration information. All questions can be directed to

New Roundtable Series to Address Grad Assistant Tips and Techniques for Success

Submitted on August 29, 2018

Graduate Assistants Roundtables Series: Tips and Techniques for Success is a new take on professional development training for graduate students working as teaching and research assistants.  The aim is for graduate students to share the strategies and practices that worked for them in dialogue with fellow students and targeting those just beginning their assistantships. Faculty advisors will join the conversation providing discussion prompts and contributing to the discussion.

Build skills that pay dividends. Sept. 2018 Start Smart Workshops will Empower you to Establish and Negotiate a Better Starting Salary

Submitted on August 28, 2018
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Learning how to establish, defend, and negotiate salary and benefits is fundamental to your career when entering the workforce. The local chapter of the American Association of University Women and the Graduate Center are excited to host a series of in-person workshops designed to prepare you for your transition and help you set yourself up for success.

All sessions are free of charge. Attendees sign up for the whole series, not individual sessions. Space is limited, so please register to secure your seat. Register at .

"Preparing for Faculty Job Applications" Workshop Series starts September 2018 - Sign up to secure a seat

Submitted on August 28, 2018

“Preparing for Faculty Job Applications" Workshop Series

A workshop series focused on the academic job market

Sponsored by: Graduate and Professional Student Council, Graduate Center, Postdoctoral Affairs, and the Office of Instruction and Assessment


Register at

Registration is limited to 50 participants. Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop or internet-capable device.  Refreshments will be provided!


Campus Connections Workshops Fall 2018 Registration Open

Submitted on August 21, 2018

Graduate students interested in faculty careers or best strategies for getting published or incorporating diversity into the classroom are encouraged to register for the Campus Connections workshops. The workshops cover a myriad of topics and are facilitated by some of the UA's top faculty and trainers. The series is made possible by the Office for Diversity and Inclusive Excellence and the Office of Faculty Affairs.