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.

Considering a career in Industry or Non-profits? Check out the Fall 2018 Career Forward workshops and panel discussion schedule

Submitted on August 14, 2018

The Graduate Center, Postdoctoral Affairs, and the Office of Research, Discovery and Innovation Corporate Engagement Services are excited to announce our upcoming Career Forward workshops and panel discussion on leveraging advanced degrees and experience for careers in industry and nonprofit sectors. All sessions are free to attend. The events are ideal for graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and faculty and staff who work with or mentor postdoctoral scholars and graduate students.

Registration opens for WSIP 2018-2019 People of Color Writing Groups program

Submitted on July 25, 2018
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Are you a graduate student who identifies as a person of color? The WSIP People of Color Writing Groups is for you. Facilitated by trained writing professionals, the program offers writing support, accountability, structure, and mentoring for participants. Space is limited, so sign up as soon as you can.

The Graduate Center has moved to 1600 E 1st Street. Come check out our new location!

Submitted on April 24, 2018

The Graduate Center is excited to announce our new location. We are in the pink building at the corner of 1st Street and Cherry Avenue, 1600 E 1st Street. We share the space with Classroom Technology Services and Postdoctoral Affairs. Our new location has a comfortable lounge students and postdoctoral scholars can use to study, meet up, and relax in as well as a multipurpose workshop room featuring teleconference technology.

The Graduate Center staff look forward to hosting events in our new home and welcome you to stop by.

Our hours are 9 AM to 5 PM.

April 19: Alaina Levine Talks and Workshops to help Graduate Students, Postdocs, and their Mentors & Advisors

Submitted on April 16, 2018

The Graduate Center and Postdoctoral Affairs invite students, faculty, staff, and postdocs to our free professional development and career talks and train-the-trainer workshops on April 19, 2018. We are hosting Alaina Levine, UA alumna and internationally-known speaker, trainer, and author of Networking for Nerds (Wiley, 2015). All are free to attend, and RSVP is highly encouraged. Please send questions to

March 28: Online Career Fair for Graduate Students, Postdocs, and Alumni

Submitted on March 14, 2018
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The Ph.D. and Master's Virtual Career Fair is open to students pursuing graduate degrees, postdoctoral scholars, and alumni that hold advanced degrees. All disciplines are welcome to participate. A variety of employers from industry, the public sector, and the non-profit sector are participating, and are looking to fill internship, fellowship, and full-time employment positions. It is free to attend.