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August 2019

Developing Leadership Skills

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lauren Celano, founder and CEO of Propel Careers will give an overview of characteristics that leaders generally have along with perspective for why leadership skills are important for professional and personal development. This webinar then provides insights for how to build and cultivate these skills during a Ph.D. or postdoctoral program. Tangible examples will be provided to showcase ways to build these skills during research activities as well as during non-research activities such as involvement with departmental initiatives, student clubs,…

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February 2020

Tips on How to Build Your Leadership Brand

Thursday, February 20, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The event will be facilitated by Ms. Patricia Harris from the School of Education, and she will be discussing her professional and personal journey with leadership while providing audience members an opportunity to reflect on their own leadership skills and practices.Sponsored by GPSF. REGISTER

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September 2020

Building and Leading Successful Research Teams

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Are you wondering how to build your research group or lab to be a productive, happy working environment? Do you have an existing research team and are feeling overwhelmed trying to manage the work of the team? Do you wish there was a way to help your research team work better together? This webinar will provide attendees with skills for developing a productive and successful research team, group, or lab, managing the work of the team, and creating a collaborative…

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October 2020

Leadership Week: Creating Your Leadership Philosophy

Monday, October 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In this interactive session, you will begin writing a personal leadership philosophy that will inspire you, and will provide direction and guidance for your life and leadership. Engage in reflection beyond the surface level in order to really get clear about what leadership means to you. REGISTER

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Leadership Week: Bell Leadership Symposium

Saturday, October 24, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

The Bell Symposium is an event dedicated to the development of UNC leaders through a day long, conference-styled program. The goal is to encourage and empower students to be the change they would like to see in the world through leadership development and social innovation! Students who participate in the Bell Leadership Symposium will: Be engaged by several campus and community speakers on ways to develop their leadership skills. Connect and engage with students that share similar interest to begin activating…

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March 2021

Enhancing Interpersonal and Leadership Skills in a Virtual World

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This session will aim to provide participants with an essential awareness of self and others as well as interpersonal skills necessary in working with teams in person or virtually. Participants will understand better how to create work environments that foster engagement and productive working relationships. Participants will better understand their own and others differing personalities; learn how to better work with, manage, mentor, communicate with and motivate the various types measured by the DiSC assessment. Facilitator: Peter Metzner  MA, MPA,…

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February 2022

Bell Leadership Symposium

Friday, February 4, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Great Hall, Student Union NC United States

Student Life and Leadership and the Kenan-Flagler Business School present the annual Bell Leadership Symposium, a half-day leadership conference featuring keynote speaker Zach Mercurio, on Friday February 4th, 2:00PM-7:00PM in the Carolina Union Great Hall. Register today in Heel Life: for this impactful, free leadership development opportunity for UNC graduate and undergraduate students. Dinner will be provided! Priority registration closes January 31st at 9:00AM.

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April 2022

How to Make the Most Out of Your Summer Internship or Practicum

Friday, April 1, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

As a Master’s student, your internship or practicum can play a critical role in shaping your future career. Internships or practicums can help you gain direct linear work experience, hone your skills, and give you a competitive edge... if you know how to strategically leverage your opportunities during this time. In this webinar, Beyond Graduate School Founder L. Maren Wood, PhD, will show you how you can leverage and make the most out of your summer internship or practicum. After…

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October 2022

Managing Up: Navigating Power and Relationships (in-person)

Thursday, October 6, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Managing up is an essential skill in almost any field of study or workplace. This interactive session will provide graduate students with the opportunity to critically reflect on how they can manage up, navigate power, and maximize their relationships with others in order to help them in their growth and development. Students will be able to identify how to effectively develop a proactive relationship with others in their organization, to articulate how they can navigate positional power within an organization,…

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Leadership and the Job Interview (in-person)

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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One of the most common skills that employers seek out in their employees is leadership. This interactive workshop will provide students with the opportunity to explore their definition of leadership that will best help them in their job search process. Students will be able to articulate their definition of leadership as it best applies to their career goals and to understand how to leverage their leadership identity as a candidate. Lunch provided. Co-sponsored by Student Life and Leadership. REGISTER

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