Graduate Student Resource Center

Upcoming Events

Career Center - Failing Forward: Leveraging failure in your job search

Thu 1/28 • 5PM - 6:45PM PST

Digital Event

Failure is an important, useful, and universal part of life--in and beyond grad school. So why don’t we talk about it more? Redefining and talking about our failures are key components of growth and success in school, in our careers, and in our...

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GWC - Getting Started on the Master's Thesis (STEM Focus)

Thu 1/28 • 5:15PM - 6:45PM PST

Digital Event

This workshop will give an overview of how to write a master's thesis for students in STEM fields. It will include writing activities and discussion to help participants develop their thesis topics. We will also present strategies for organizing...

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Career Conversation Series: Mastering Behavioral Interview Questions for Grad Students: Leadership

Tue 2/2 • 12PM - 1PM PST

Digital Event

This Career Conversation will help you practice delivering meaningful responses to behavioral interview questions in preparation for your upcoming job/internship interviews. You will learn to break down, reframe, and approach any interview with more...

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Career Center - Own Your Digital Brand: The basics to creating a powerful online presence

Tue 2/2 • 3:30PM - 5PM PST

Digital Event

Being strategic about your digital brand can deeply impact your professional success. Attend this workshop to learn strategies to optimize your digital brand and showcase your interests and expertise to stand out from the competition. During this...

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Career Conversation Series: Plan Your STEM Career Using MyIDP: Skills

Wed 2/3 • 12PM - 1PM PST

Digital Event

Early and continued career planning has been proven to lead to better career outcomes and expedite time-to-degree for PhD students. In this career conversation series, we’ll be taking a deep dive into MyIDP - free software designed for graduate...

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Strategies for Conflict Resolution: Negotiating the Advisor-Advisee Dynamic

Wed 2/3 • 5PM - 6PM PST

Digital Event

This facilitated workshop concerns identifying and maintaining proper boundaries in the advisor-advisee relationship, maintaining realistic expectations, and negotiating the academic space (in contrast to the social or personal space). We will...

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GWC - Dissertation Proposal (STEM) Workshop

Thu 2/4 • 5:15PM - 6:45PM PST

Digital Event

This workshop, geared toward students in STEM fields, will cover dissertation proposal structures and components, as well as writing process strategies and time management. In addition, we will address issues related to the oral defense portion of...

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Career Series: Mastering Behavioral Interview Questions for Grad Students: Self Awareness

Tue 2/9 • 12PM - 1PM PST

Digital Event

This Career Conversation will help you practice delivering meaningful responses to behavioral interview questions in preparation for your upcoming job/internship interviews. You will learn to break down, reframe, and approach any interview with more...

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Career Conversation Series: Plan Your STEM Career Using MyIDP: Career Exploration

Wed 2/10 • 12PM - 1PM PST

Digital Event

Early and continued career planning has been proven to lead to better career outcomes and expedite time-to-degree for PhD students. In this career conversation series, we’ll be taking a deep dive into MyIDP - free software designed for graduate...

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GWC - Strategies for Writing the Humanities Dissertation Prospectus

Thu 2/11 • 5:15PM - 6:45PM PST

Digital Event

This workshop is geared towards giving prospectus writers the tools to write their prospectus over the course of two months. We will discuss literature review and argument development as well as how to turn the many different pieces of a prospectus...

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Career Series: Mastering Behavioral Interview Questions for Grad Students: Problem Solving

Tue 2/16 • 12PM - 1PM PST

Digital Event

This Career Conversation will help you practice delivering meaningful responses to behavioral interview questions in preparation for your upcoming job/internship interviews. You will learn to break down, reframe, and approach any interview with more...

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Career Conversation Series: Plan Your STEM Career Using MyIDP

Wed 2/17 • 12PM - 1PM PST

Digital Event

Early and continued career planning has been proven to lead to better career outcomes and expedite time-to-degree for PhD students. In this career conversation series, we’ll be taking a deep dive into MyIDP - free software designed for graduate...

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GWC - Strategies for Writing the Social Sciences Dissertation Proposal

Thu 2/18 • 5:15PM - 6:45PM PST

Digital Event

This workshop will give an overview of the main components of a dissertation proposal in the social sciences and cover strategies for writing the research questions, literature review, and methods sections, as well as some tips for getting through...

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Career Conversation Series: Mastering Behavioral Interview Questions for Grad Students: Initiative

Tue 2/23 • 12PM - 1PM PST

Digital Event

This Career Conversation will help you practice delivering meaningful responses to behavioral interview questions in preparation for your upcoming job/internship interviews. You will learn to break down, reframe, and approach any interview with more...

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GWC - Introduction to Writing a Literature Review

Tue 2/23 • 5:15PM - 6:30PM PST

Digital Event

This workshop will cover strategies and best practices for writing a literature review, including note-taking strategies, writing process issues, and common organizational patterns. The workshop focus will be on literature reviews for original...

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Career Conversation Series: Plan Your STEM Career Using MyIDP: Life Planning

Wed 2/24 • 12PM - 1PM PST

Digital Event

Early and continued career planning has been proven to lead to better career outcomes and expedite time-to-degree for PhD students. In this career conversation series, we’ll be taking a deep dive into MyIDP - free software designed for graduate...

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Career Center - Tell us a Little Bit About Yourself

Wed 2/24 • 3:30PM - 5PM PST

Digital Event

How confident and comfortable are you in talking about your PhD experience? Your time in grad school has equipped you with unique experiences, expertise, and skill sets that make you a compelling candidate for many roles. Communicating your assets...

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Career Series: Mastering Behavioral Interview Questions for Grad Students: Closing and Follow-Up

Tue 3/2 • 12PM - 1PM PST

Digital Event

This Career Conversation will help you practice delivering meaningful responses to behavioral interview questions in preparation for your upcoming job/internship interviews. You will learn to break down, reframe, and approach any interview with more...

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Career Center - How I Got A Job During COVID19

Wed 3/3 • 6PM - 7:30PM PST

Digital Event

Recent reporting about the US job market has been gloomy. Are you concerned about how to find a job during this challenging time? Join us for a lively panel discussion with alumni who have successfully landed a job or internship in the age of...

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