Published: Feb. 21, 2023

Mark your calendars for important workshops and spring graduation deadlines. 


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Professional Development

GradCO: Interviewing Tips: Phone, Video, In-Person

March 1, 12–1:30 p.m., via Zoom

Presented by Chase Weldon, Career Education Manager, Career Center and CVMBS. This workshop is hosted by Colorado State University and is being shared with other institutions across Colorado as part of the GradCO Professional Development Series.

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Grad+ Workshop Series: Enneagram in Academia

March 6, 13, 20 & 27, 9–11 a.m., via Zoom

Welcome to the Enneagram in Academia. Join Leslie Blood, PhD, Director of Program Development and Graduate Community, for this new Grad+ workshop series that will teach you the Enneagram basics and help you develop personal growth opportunities. The Enneagram helps identify patterns of thinking, feeling and behaving, and describing the underlying motivations with great accuracy. From personal development to radical self-awareness, this workshop covers it all. Sign up today and become stronger, more focused and more resilient in just four weeks.

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GradCO: Application Statements: Research, Teaching, Diversity

March 7, 12–1 p.m., via Zoom

Join panel experts Kristina Quynn, Colorado State University Writes, Stu Tobet, director of biomedical engineering, and Matt Hickey, associate dean for research in the College of Health and Human Sciences. This workshop is hosted by Colorado State University and is being shared with other institutions across Colorado as part of the GradCO Professional Development Series.

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Dissertations and Theses: Common Copyright and Fair Use Questions

March 8, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m., via Zoom

How can I reuse material from my dissertation for publications or vice versa? Do I need to register copyright for my dissertation or thesis? Should I share my dissertation or thesis publicly, and how do I go about sharing it? What do I need to be concerned about when using material from other publications in my dissertation or thesis? If you’ve asked yourself any of these questions, this workshop will explore copyright law, fair use principles and publisher policies and help you to make important decisions about your own dissertation or thesis.

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CVs: The Basics and Beyond for Graduate Students and Postdocs

March 9, 1–2 p.m., via Zoom

Join Cat Diebel-Wilson to discuss drafting or updating your academic CV in preparation for applying for funding, fellowships or faculty jobs.

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GradCO: Proposal Writing: Explaining the Project in One Paragraph

March 15, 12–1 p.m., via Zoom

A robust, one paragraph description of your project can quickly garner reviewer interest. Participants will be introduced to the necessary elements for creating a compelling one paragraph description in this workshop by the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs. Postdocs and graduate students are invited to a virtual information series on successful proposal development. Jim Mazzouccolo, proposal editor and writing coach for the Research & Innovation Office, will discuss key strategies and practices to enhance your proposal’s competitiveness. This workshop is hosted by CU Boulder and is being shared with other institutions across Colorado as part of the GradCO Professional Development Series.

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Career Decision-Making Workshop for Graduate Students and Postdocs

March 22, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., in-person

Join Cat Diebel-Wilson for this small-group, in-person workshop on the career decision-making process. Together, we will identify the basic steps in your career exploration process, blocks and opportunities, and move toward clarity in your job search. This hands-on workshop is limited to four or eight participants. Email careeroutreach@colorado.edu with the subject line “Career Decision-Making” to sign up. 


Graduation Deadlines 

March 1, 2023 

  • Graduate students must apply online to graduate through buff portal on the “apply for graduation” card in order to have the degree awarded in May. This is required whether you plan to attend the university-wide ceremony or not. PhD students must enter their dissertation title as part of the online graduation application, and the title may be updated until this deadline. This title will appear on your transcript after your degree is awarded.

  • Master's students must submit to the Graduate School a Candidacy Application for an Advanced Degree if they have not already done so. Applications follow a workflow process and must be approved by the academic department before they are directed to the Graduate School. 

Preview other rapidly approaching graduation deadlines on the spring 2023 announcements page