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October 2022

Inclusive STEM Teaching Project

October 3

The Inclusive STEM Teaching Project course will be open again from October 3 - November 22, 2022 via edX.  Join our community of nearly 6,000 faculty, postdocs, graduate students, and staff, and register for our online course this fall. By participating in this course, you will learn how to: Advance your awareness, self-efficacy, and ability to cultivate inclusive classroom environments; Support your development as a reflective, inclusive practitioner; Engage in reflection and discussion around topics of equity and inclusion across…

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Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Preliminary Rounds

October 3 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland. The exercise challenges graduate students to present a compelling oration on their thesis topic and its significance in just three minutes. 3MT® develops academic, presentation, and research communication skills and supports the development of research students' capacity to effectively explain their research in language appropriate to a non-specialist audience. This is an in-person event. REGISTER Last day to register to participate: September 27, 2022.

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

October 6 @ 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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How to Identify and Land Internships

October 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Finding and landing an internship isn’t just about submitting a resume, crossing your fingers, and waiting for a phone call. Internships can be crucial for your career success and satisfaction, and you’ll need to be strategic in how you pursue them. In this webinar, L. Maren Wood, PhD (Founder of Beyond Graduate School), will help walk you through how to find and land a successful internship. After attending the webinar, you will be able to: ·       Identify your goals and…

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Dissertation Writing Boot Camp (in-person)

October 17 @ 9:00 am - October 21 @ 12:30 pm
The Writing Center, 0127 SASB North + Google Map

WHAT IS DISSERTATION BOOT CAMP? Boot camp is a week-long opportunity for students currently writing dissertations to set writing goals, practice disciplined writing habits, learn new strategies, and connect with other dissertation writers. CONSIDER REGISTERING IF YOU ARE... •Actively engaged in the writing phase of your dissertation. •Ready to spend a total of 15 hours just writing (three hours each day for five days)--without reviewing your sources, reading, doing research, analyzing data, checking email, or using the internet. •Able to…

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Leadership and the Job Interview (in-person)

October 25 @ 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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Introduction to Teaching at a Community College

October 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Have you ever considered a teaching career at a community college? This career can have a high impact on students beginning their higher education journey and often includes a strong community focused work environment. The panel of faculty will discuss their experiences working in community colleges. The discussion will include equity and diversity at community colleges, panelists career trajectories, what they appreciate most about working at community colleges, and common misconceptions about the career. Bring your questions and prepare to…

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November 2022

Getting Started with Universal Design for Learning

November 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

We know the one-size-fits-all approach to learning design is not optimal. But how do we incorporate flexibility into teaching and learning while still maintaining rigorous learning? In this workshop, participants will learn the three principles that underpin Universal Design for Learning (UDL), a pedagogical framework backed by neuroscience that fosters motivated, resourceful, and strategic learners. They will have the opportunity to apply these principles to a teaching artifact of their choice, be it a syllabus, assignment, and/or teaching practice. Participants…

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NC Masters and Doctoral Career Fair (Virtual)

November 3 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This is the 22nd Annual NC Master's and Doctoral Career Fair hosted by Duke University, NC State University, UNC-Chapel Hill, UNC-Charlotte, UNC-Greensboro, and Wake Forest University. REGISTER via Handshake

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Demystifying Informational Interviews

November 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Informational interviews can be one of the most valuable job search tools available to you. But what exactly are they? Where do they fit into your job search? And how do you get one? Join Beyond Graduate School Founder L. Maren Wood, PhD, for this webinar on demystifying informational interviews (and how to use them to boost your career). After attending this webinar, you will be able to: ·       Identify what you should and shouldn’t do in an informational interview.…

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