Published: Aug. 30, 2019

Get up to speed on workshops and approaching academic deadlines for graduate students through September.

Academic Deadlines

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Events and Workshops

Dissertation Write-In

Thursdays, 8 a.m. to noon  UMC 425 

Having trouble making dedicated time for your writing? Join other graduate students in this coffee-house style setting dedicated to staying focused and accountable on graduate writing goals. Use all or some of the time allotted. Drop-ins welcome. No RSVP necessary. Free coffee is served.

Getting Started: Goals and Accountability

Fridays, noon to 1 p.m.  CASE W311 

Designed for graduate students in their first and second years, this weekly accountability seminar helps you set goals, manage your time efficiently, and maintain good writing habits.

12-Week Fall Publication Bootcamp

Sept. 5–Nov. 21, noon to 1 p.m.  UMC 425

For graduate students and postdocs who have a course paper, conference paper or dissertation chapter they would like to publish. Take advantage of this weekly workshop based on the book "Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve Weeks" by Wendy Belcher.

Applying to Tenure-Track Positions

Sept. 5, noon to 1:30 p.m.  UMC 417

Michael Gooseff (INSTAAR, Civil, Environmental, & Architectural Engineering), who teaches a class titled "Initiating Your Academic Career," will lead a presentation on searching for faculty job positions, the interview process, institution types, and more. Lunch will be provided.

U.S. Internships & Job Search 101

Sept. 5, 3–4:30 p.m.  C4C S350

Finding an internship in the United States as an international student can feel overwhelming. In this workshop learn how the US internship search process works, what to include in your application materials, and how to create a strategy for your internship search.

Writing Your Academic Job Application Statements

Sept. 9, noon to 1:30 p.m.  C4C S350

On the market, but overwhelmed by all the application materials you need to generate? This 90-minute session will help guide you through writing the academic job packet, including the cover letter, research, teaching, and diversity statements.

Networking for International Students and Postdocs

Sept. 12, 3–4:30  C4C S350

Networking is a key skill when looking for a job or internship in the U.S. In this interactive workshop, learn various techniques for starting professional relationships. You will generate a list of people you can connect with today and build a strategy that works for you.