Professional Development, Planning and Workshops

The School of Graduate Studies is excited to offer a series of Professional Development and Career Planning workshops for graduate students throughout the academic year. Beginning in fall 2018, we will offer workshop participants a digital badge credential for attending the workshop and completing a learning assessment at the end of the workshop. After each workshop, the digital badges will be made available for download to qualifying participants, who can then upload them to LinkedIn and many other social media platforms as an employment credential.

Graduate Students who attend the graduate school workshops through the academic year will be automatically entered to win graduate school related promo items and gift cards. The more workshops you attend, the greater your chances of winning! Snacks and beverages will be provided during every workshop.

Online and Distance Students

In an effort to effectively enhance the support and student experience for our online students and distance students, each workshop will be made available in real time through Zoom and as a posted recording after the workshop. The learning assessment necessary to receive the digital badge credential will also be made available to our online and distance students.

Upcoming Workshops

Pedagogy Workshop for Graduate Students

The School of Graduate Studies will sponsor a pedagogy workshop for both new and current graduate students.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018
11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. | Memorial Union: South Ballroom

 

Co-Leaders
Chris Felege, Instructor of Biology
David Haeselin, Instructor of English

Participants, please bring a copy of the syllabus you are teaching this semester. If you are not currently teaching, please bring a copy of the last syllabus you taught. Note: Laptops are required for the pedagogy workshop.

Research, Philosophy, Methods & Ethics Workshop for Graduate Students

The School of Graduate Studies will sponsor a research, philosophy, methods, & ethics workshop for both new and current graduate students.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018
12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. | Memorial Union: River Valley Room

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Co-Leaders
Chris Nelson, Associate Professor of English & Associate Dean of the School of Graduate Studies
Grant McGimpsey, VP for Research & Economic Development and Dean of the School of Graduate Studies

 

Thesis & Dissertation Proposal Writing Workshop for Graduate Students

The School of Graduate Studies will sponsor a thesis & dissertation proposal writing workshop for both new and current graduate students.

Monday, October 8, 2018
12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. | Memorial Union: River Valley Room

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Co-Leaders

Anna Kinney
Coordinator, University Writing Program.

Michael Dodge, J.D., LL.M.
Assistant Professor

Chris Nelson, Associate Professor of English & Associate Dean of the School of Graduate Studies

 

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Download PowerPoint file for the workshop.

Thesis & Dissertation  Writing Workshop for Graduate Students


The School of Graduate Studies will sponsor a thesis & dissertation writing workshop for both new and current graduate students.

Monday, October 15, 2018
12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. | Memorial Union: River Valley Room

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Co-Leaders

Anna Kinney
Coordinator, University Writing Program.

Michael Dodge, J.D., LL.M.
Assistant Professor.


Chris Nelson, Associate Professor of English & Associate Dean of the School of Graduate Studies

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Career Planning (STEM): Approaching the Academic & Non-Academic Job Market

The School of Graduate Studies will sponsor a career planning session for both new and current graduate students.

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Thursday, October 25, 2018
12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. | Memorial Union: River Valley Room

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Career Planning (Humanities & Social Sciences): Approaching the Academic and Non-Academic Job Market

The School of Graduate Studies will sponsor a career planning session for both new and current graduate students.

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018
12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. | Memorial Union: River Valley Room

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Grant Writing Workshop for Graduate Students

The School of Graduate Studies will sponsor a grant writing workshop for both new and current graduate students.

Thursday, November 15, 2018
12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. | Memorial Union:River Valley Room

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Co-Leaders
Grant McGimpsey, VP for Research & Economic Development
Crystal Alberts, Associate Professor of English

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Leadership & Mentoring Workshop for Graduate Students

The School of Graduate Studies will sponsor a leadership & mentoring workshop for both new and current graduate students.

Thursday, January 17, 2019
12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. | Memorial Union: River Valley Room

Professional Communication Workshop for Graduate Students

The School of Graduate Studies will sponsor a professional communication workshop for both new and current graduate students.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. | Memorial Union: River Valley Room