Writing Efficiency Sessions pilot program to help students and postdocs get writing done

Submitted on September 18, 2019

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.

Start Smart Salary and Negotiation Workshops this Sept. 27 and Oct. 4

Submitted on September 18, 2019

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’

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.