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Time & Stress Management

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Learn about time management, self-care, and mindfulness practices. The workshop will involve experiential exercises and provide tools for shifting your thoughts, feelings, and reactions to stressors. Lunch will be provided.  REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/cusvxjh

Career Development Early Stage

Sunday, August 12, 2012

• Individual Development Plan • Networking for Graduate Students • Career Panels/Networking Nights • Career symposium

Leadership & Professionalism Early Stage

Sunday, August 12, 2012

• Research Ethics course – GRAD 721 • Individual Development Plan • Financial Planning • Time & Stress Management • Navigating Departmental Culture

Academic Development Early Stage

Sunday, August 12, 2012

• Teaching workshops • Graduate Funding Workshops • PITAP courses, GRAD 810 and GRAD 811 courses • Becoming an Effective Mentor • Navigating Departmental Culture  

Communication Early Stage

Sunday, August 12, 2012

• Graduate Funding Workshops • PITAP courses, GRAD 810 and GRAD 811 courses • GRAD 704: Effective Presentation Skills • Individual Development Plan • Communicating Your Science

Becoming An Effective Mentor

Friday, August 10, 2012

This workshop is intended for graduate students and postdocs in the natural or medical sciences that are interested in mentoring undergraduate students in scientific research.

Good mentoring can be learned! This mentoring skills workshop will offer a framework for developing a philosophy and style to guide decisions and actions in working with undergraduate students as well as a forum in which to discuss dilemmas that arise in working with those students.

REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/9dqcsdc

Professional Communications: Emails that Work

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Email is one of the most challenging communication media, especially at work. This session will provide strategies to get your message across quickly while maintaining an appropriate tone for your request, allowing you to get the job done while building … Continued

Career Development Early Stage

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

• Explore University Career Services resources • Complete self-assessments • Develop career goals • Create a CV

Leadership & Professionalism Early Stage

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

• Attend Ethics trainings and seminars • Create an Individual Development Plan (IDP) • Seek leadership and service opportunities • Join professional organizations and build internal and external networks

Academic Development Early Stage

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

• Connect coursework to research & scholarship • Seek funding to support projects • Explore resources to support academic development • Attend TA orientation & teaching workshops • Plan research projects • Seek out teaching opportunities • Mentor undergraduates