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January 2020

Safe Zone training for Teaching Assistants

January 30 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Safe Zone is a program designed to create a network of visible allies to people who identify as part of the diverse LGBTQ+ community. The four-hour educational session provides information and resources related to sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. In this Safe Zone for people currently serving as Teaching Assistants (and those interested in a future role as a Teaching Assistant) we will discuss strategies to create an inclusive classroom, go through scenarios you might encounter, and answer…

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February 2020

Cultivating Resilience: How to Call Out Self-Doubt and Lean on Your Values During Career Transition

February 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Contemplating your exit from academia can be stressful, scary, and complex. Stepping into a new career identity brings with it many difficult emotions as well as intense confusion about career goals and trajectories. This webinar will teach you how to turn into your difficult emotions, identify the painful beliefs you hold about yourself, shed the prison of self-doubt you have created for yourself, and begin a new leg of your career journey with a greater sense of freedom. Danielle De…

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Tips on How to Build Your Leadership Brand

February 20 @ 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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Financial Literacy: Taxes

February 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

We will discuss a few taxes and the entities that collect your money (hint: it is not just the federal government). And walk through a basic tax return so you can see how the various types of income impact what you will owe Uncle Sam. BONUS: info about how you might be able to file your taxes for free! Learning outcomes: Understanding how income, debt, and risk are related Explore the time value of money and amortization schedules Understanding what…

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Using myIDP to Plan and Launch Your Post-PhD career

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

MyIDP is a free tool designed to empower graduate students and postdocs in STEM to explore career options and leverage their training. In this special webinar, co- creator of MyIDP, Cynthia Fuhrmann, PhD (Assistant Dean, Career & Professional Development, UMass Medical School) will teach you how to use this interactive tool to explore, plan, and prepare for your career during graduate school and your postdoc so that you can be prepared for your post-PhD career.(Beyond Prof online event). REGISTER

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April 2020

3 Things You Should Do Now to Maintain Momentum in Your Job Search

April 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join Beyond the Professoriate co-founder L. Maren Wood, PhD for this webinar on job searching through these unprecedented times. After attending this webinar, you will be able to: • Identify 3 action steps you can take towards continuing your post-academic job search. • Develop a strategy to prevent feeling overwhelmed. • Develop a plan for shifting online job search strategies REGISTER

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May 2020

Surviving And Thriving As A STEM Graduate Student During The Pandemic

May 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Being a graduate student in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) discipline is always challenging and stressful.  How do the stresses and challenges increase during a pandemic, when students abruptly find themselves unable to go into their lab or do their field work?  How can graduate students adapt to these additional challenges, and what can advisors and graduate schools do to support them during these challenging times?  Are new opportunities for STEM graduate students arising during the pandemic, and if…

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August 2020

Ethics in the Classroom

August 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

The intent of this workshop is to provide graduate student TA's guidance and practical approaches to maintain integrity in their teaching practices, identify and address their own implicit biases, and key aspects of FERPA. The workshop will be interactive and use case studies as opportunities to discuss real world situations that instructors and TA's face in the classroom. Facilitated by Dean Barbour, The Graduate School. REGISTER

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September 2020

Resiliency, Imposter Syndrome, Optimism

September 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

As graduate students, it's critical to learn how to deal with challenges and set-backs to progress and advance personally and professionally. Participants will learn evidence-based strategies to develop a growth mindset, reduce ANTs, minimize imposter fears, increase optimism and how to use feedback constructively. This will be an interactive online synchronous session. Worksheets and Zoom link will be provided to registrants prior to the workshop. REGISTER

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Overcoming Academic Perfectionism

September 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Do you struggle to share your writing at early stages because it’s not perfect? Do you find yourself devastated by criticism of your work? Do you beat yourself up every time the tiniest thing goes wrong? If so, attend this upcoming National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity webinar to learn strategies to identify when your perfectionism is at work, assess whether it is useful or debilitating, and adjust your standards and behavior accordingly. Attendance is free with UNC’s institutional…

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