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October 2022

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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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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