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June 2020

Coffee Chats for Ph.D. Students: Transferable Skills

Thursday, June 4, 2:00 pm to 2:45 pm EDT
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We are offering a series of virtual coffee chats for the Ph.D. community on relevant topics this summer. The topic for this session is transferable skills—translating skills you've gained during graduate school to the job market. We’ll spend the first few minutes reviewing transferable skills, and the remainder of the session discussing different types of graduate school experiences, with a focus on articulating the transferable skills gained from these experiences. To get the most out of the session, please review…

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LEAD: “I Can’t Breathe”—A Call to Action for Leaders in Higher Education

Friday, June 5, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
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LEAD, Leading Equity and Diversity, is a series of conversations where attendees have the opportunity to hear from a diverse group of guests who lead DEI initiatives. This LEAD conversation will address how faculty, staff, and student leaders in higher education can address the trauma that marginalilized populations in our community are facing due to racism and societal injustice. This session will focus on traumas facing the black community with Angie Stewart (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program Lead, Organizational Learning),…

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Coffee Chats for Ph.D. Students: Leveraging Your Network

Wednesday, June 10, 2:00 pm to 2:45 pm EDT
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We are offering weekly coffee chats for the Ph.D. community, hosted by Rackham's embedded University Career Center career counselor. As we each adapt to new working and living situations, staying connected is important, and networking is critical to your job or internship search. Join this discussion to learn strategies for building your network, and how to leverage this network for career exploration and job/internship searching. There will be plenty of time for your questions! Registration is required at https://myumi.ch/K4lKP. We…

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Coffee Chats for Ph.D. Students: Interviewing Tips and Strategies

Thursday, June 18, 11:00 am to 11:45 am EDT
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We are offering a series of virtual coffee chats for the Ph.D. community, hosted by Rackham's embedded University Career Center career counselor. Each session is 45 minutes and we are invested in answering your questions. A lot is changing, and we know you've got questions about the future. The general topic for this session is interviewing during the current context (both informational interviewing for networking, and job interviews). We will share advice and best practices, and leave time to answer…

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Coffee Chats for Ph.D. Students: Are You LinkedIn?

Wednesday, June 24, 11:00 am to 11:45 am EDT
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Despite the impact of COVID-19 on your dissertation or job search process, networking is something you can proactively engage in during this time. Additionally, learning from what others have done in their career is a great way to explore areas of interest. Join us to learn how to navigate and leverage LinkedIn. We will introduce ways to build connections and learn more about opportunities through informational interviews by using LinkedIn and UCAN (University Career Alumni Network). If you do not…

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July 2020

Webinar: Filing Taxes for Graduate Students

Monday, July 6, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm EDT
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Please join us for this session which will get you prepared for tax season and answer your questions. Please note, although all students are welcome, this session is geared towards domestic students. A Zoom link will be shared closer to the date. Registration is required at https://myumi.ch/K4lbq. We want to ensure full and equitable participation in our events. If an accommodation would promote your full participation in this event, please follow the registration link to indicate your accommodation requirements. Please…

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