A Graduate College meeting will be taking place on October 4 between 11 AM and 2 PM. The center will be open before and after that time frame.
Graduate Center and the Office of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement offering workshops on mentoring and mitigating unconscious bias on October 11 and 25
The Graduate Center and the Office of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement are excited to announce our upcoming workshops for graduate students, “Making the Most out of Mentoring” on October 11 and “Mitigating Unconscious Bias: What Graduate Students Can Do” on October 25. The workshops are free. Lunch is provided, and space is limited to 24 in-person participants. We will also have an option for people to attend remotely through Zoom. Registration is required. Questions can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fall 2019 Career Forward sessions to focus on talking business and preparing job market documents for careers beyond academia
Considering careers beyond the professoriate or just interested in learning more? The Career Forward series is for you.
Due to overwhelming interest in the workshops, the Preparing for Faculty Job Applications Series is moving to larger venues.
On September 24, the workshop will be in the Sabino Room of the Student Union Memorial Center (1303 E University Blvd.).
On October 1, 8, and 15, the workshops will be in the Kiewit Auditorium of the Arizona Cancer Center.
The Graduate Center, OIA, GPSC, Think Tank, and Postdoctoral Affairs look forward to having everyone attend.
Looking for support with your disseration writing? The ABD to PhD writing workshops are focused on just that! This series is offered in Fall and Spring semesters and will cover a variety of topics useful to the new dissertating student and to the dissertating student well on their way. Check out the schedule below for more information. The series is sponsored by the Graduate Center, the Graduate and Professional Student Council, Think Tank and Writing Skills Improvement Program.
Interested in a faculty position? The Preparing for Faculty Job Application Series is worth checking out. Most of the sessions are in person, but materials will be made available online after the conclusion of the series.
Update, 9/23/2019: The session on Sept. 24 will take place in the Student Union's Sabino Room. The sessions from Oct. 1 to Oct. 15 will take place in the Kiewit Auditorium of the Arizona Cancer Center located at 1515 N Campbell Avenue.
Full Schedule with descriptions:
Need help just getting writing done or want to develop habits for being a productive writer? The Writing Efficiency Sessions pilot program is for you. This program provides a structured, yet laid back group writing environment where you can focus on getting writing done and doing so alongside other focused writers. Each session will feature writing sprints, a short discussion, unstructured writing time, and access to a writing consultant. Come for all or part of a session.
The Graduate Center Lounge (Room 3 of the building) will be closed September 23. Classroom Technology Services is moving and will need the space. Thank you for your understanding.
The Graduate Center and the local chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) are hosting job and salary negotiation workshops in September and October. Read on for more information.
Are you graduating soon? Want to maximize your starting salary?
Invest in your future, attend informative Start Smart sessions:
Understand the Gender Pay Gap and Establish Your Salary Goals
Friday, September 27, 2019
ENR2, Room S215, University of Arizona & Online via Zoom
Noon to 1:30 PM
Feb. 13 and 25: Career Forward Series ‘Writing and Reviewing Resumes for Careers Outside of Academia’
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