Announcements

"Health and Wellness Fall 2020: Building Resilience for Success" series to focus on graduate student wellness needs

Submitted on September 4, 2020

The Graduate Center is pleased to announce that the Fall 2020 Health and Wellness Series, “Building Resilience for Success,” will begin September 15. This 3-part, fully online series addresses graduate students’ physical, emotional, and mental health. The first workshop will feature Dr. Amy Athey, Associate Vice Provost and Chief Wellness Officer. She will discuss campus resources available to students as well as techniques for building resilience and fostering mental health.

Fall 2020 Preparing for Faculty Job Applications Series Schedule Available

Submitted on August 20, 2020

The Graduate Center is pleased to announce the Fall 2020 “Preparing for Faculty Job Applications Series” will begin September 1, 2020. This 6-week, fully online, participatory workshop series addresses career pathways within academia and higher education, strategies for creating materials for faculty positions, and preparing for the academic interview and job talk. The series will conclude with an application materials review session in which attendees receive feedback on materials drafted throughout the series.

Fall 2020 ABD to PhD Workshops Schedule Available

Submitted on August 20, 2020

The Writing Skills Improvement Program, the Think Tank, the Graduate and Professional Student Council, and the Graduate Center are pleased to announce the Fall 2020 ABD to PhD Dissertation Writing Workshop Series.

The purpose of the series is to provide instructional support, discuss writing-related concerns about the dissertation process, and introduce strategies to facilitate writing. Participants should bring a short sample of their writing to workshops and be prepared to work collaboratively with peers from diverse disciplines. Registration is required.

Graduate Center Professional Development Award application opens June 1

Submitted on May 21, 2020
The Graduate Center is pleased to offer an award to support your participation in a professional development opportunity of your choice. The award will provide reimbursement of up to $150 to offset the cost of registration. Funds are to help subsidize opportunities that individuals have already committed to and paid for; therefore, a copy of the paid registration is required as part of the application. Examples of professional development include, but are not limited to, training or certification programs, conferences, webinars or workshops, coding bootcamps, and career resources such as LinkedIn Premium. In-person and online opportunities are acceptable. Please note that funding is limited and therefore will be awarded on a first-come first-served basis to those who meet the eligibility criteria.

Graduate Center and Postdoctoral Affairs employees are working remotely until further notice. All remaining programs facilitated online.

Submitted on March 18, 2020

The Graduate Center and Postdoctoral Affairs employees are working remotely starting March 18 to be in line with the University's COVID-19 response; however, in collaboration with our campus and community partners, our programs are moving online to Zoom.

The following programs are moved to Zoom as of this writing:

Intelligence Community Virtual Career Fair (March 25, 2020) and Southern Arizona Intelligence Summit (October 23, 2020) – Opportunities for Students to Learn, Network, and Apply for Internships and Jobs

Submitted on March 10, 2020

Are you interested in an internship or career in the intelligence community? There are two upcoming events open to University of Arizona students that are definitely worth checking out. The first is the Intelligence Community Virtual Career on March 25 where you can explore opportunities, network with recruiters, and learn how to apply for jobs and internships. The second event is the Southern Arizona Intelligence Summit, where you can learn about the future of intelligence work and network with professionals in the field.

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