Graduate Student Workshops

Graduate Student Orientation (PDF)

Workshop Schedule

Rome Ballroom, South Campus 9:00 am – 1:30 pm

Graduate Professional Development Workshops

*September 11, 2013 Student Union Ballroom 12-2pm

Get Linked In! : Social Media Networking for Professional Success

What is LinkedIn? Why is it important and why should you use it? Come meet Bob Volle and discuss how to effectively use LinkedIn and the 10 things you should do right in order to access the world’s largest and most powerful professional network. Did you know that currently, more than 225 million professionals are on LinkedIn? Including executives from Fortune 500 companies, as well as a wide range of household names in technology, financial services, media, consumer packaged goods, entertainment, and numerous other industries? What are you waiting for! Come & Get LinkedIn!

October 16, 2013 Student Union 304 B 12-2pm

A Balancing Act: Navigating Graduate School

Deadlines? Lab work? Classes? Teaching? Applications? And wait…you need to sleep and eat too?! Come meet fellow graduate students who know how to navigate graduate school for success!

October 23, 2013 Student Union 304 B 12-2pm

Smooth-talker: Networking for Professional Success

Do you know how to introduce yourself without dropping your drink? Are you able to eat a salad and captivate people’s attention with your research ideas? What’s your opening line? If you don’t know, find out at our next graduate development workshop on October 23rd! Learn how to network without the nerves!

November 13, 2013 Student Union304 B 12-2pm

You want it, but how do you get it? Surviving the Academic Job Search

Do you have what they’re looking for? How do you catch their attention? Come meet with a current search committee as they discuss the ins and outs of screening candidates, their expectations, and what you need to know when applying for academic positions.

February 12, 2013 Student Union 304 B 12-2pm

Leveraging LinkedIn to Land the Job

Effective job searching is almost never a straightforward transaction. Learn how to conduct a career-related primary-source research via and other means to prospect, identify and the target the job you really want.

February 26, 2013 Student Union 304 B 12-2pm

You got the job…now what? Academic Survival Skills

You made it…but now what do you do? What are the dos and don’ts of early career navigation in academia? Do you know what you’re in for? Come meet new faculty members and learn about what to expect and how to prepare for the beginning of your academic career!

March 12, 2013 Student Union 304 B 12-2pm

TOPIC TBA: SOE Advisory Board Members

April 16, 2013 Student Union 304 B 12-2pm

Basic people management skills


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