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April 2019

Successfully Navigating the Faculty Negotiation Process

Friday, April 26, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EDT
East Conference Room, 4th Floor, Rackham Building, 915 East Washington Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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Most job-seekers believe that salary negotiation starts once they have an offer in hand, but nothing could be further from the truth! Sponsored by the Bouchet Honor Society at Rackham, this workshop will provide guidance and information in an interactive and practical way that will enable you to negotiate wisely. Lunch will be served. Pre-registration is required at https://myumi.ch/6571E.

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May 2019

Rackham Graduate Exercises

Friday, May 3, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Hill Auditorium, 825 N University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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Rackham Graduate Exercises is the official commencement ceremony for all master’s and doctoral graduates and candidates who receive their degrees through the Rackham Graduate School. Held in Hill Auditorium, this program recognizes doctoral degree recipients individually and is formal in tone. Tickets are not required for general seating at Hill Auditorium. Complete commencement day instructions can be found at http://commencement.umich.edu/rackham-graduate-exercises/rackham-graduate-exercises/.

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Inaugural Rackham Faculty Symposium: What We’re Learning About Graduate Student Academic Life

Monday, May 6, 12:30 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
10th Floor, Weiser Hall, 500 Church Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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Rackham is launching a new series of faculty conversations for advancing responsive research-based innovation in graduate education. Please join us for a lunch, symposium, and reception to discuss what is being learned about graduate student academic life and to share your ideas for strategic priorities to re-imagine the graduate academic experience as a cornerstone of excellence at the University of Michigan. Schedule 12:30 to 1:30 Lunch 1:30 to 1:50 Developing Identity: Insights from the Longitudinal Michigan Doctoral Experience Study John…

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MORE Mentoring Plan Workshop

Friday, May 10, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm EDT
Johnson Room, Lurie Engineering Center, North Campus, 1221 Beal Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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This workshop helps to enhance the mentoring relationship between the student and research faculty mentor/advisor. During the workshop, students and faculty will have the opportunity to develop a Mentoring Plan, a two-way agreement about goals, needs, and expectations; it is co-written by the student and research faculty mentor/advisor. It is an excellent way to establish and support mentor-mentee relationships. Because this program aims to enhance the mentoring relationship, mentors and students are expected to attend the workshop together. If a…

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MORE Mentoring Plan Workshop

Tuesday, May 14, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm EDT
Assembly Hall, 4th Floor, Rackham Building, 915 East Washington Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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This workshop helps to enhance the mentoring relationship between the student and research faculty mentor/advisor. During the workshop, students and faculty will have the opportunity to develop a Mentoring Plan, a two-way agreement about goals, needs, and expectations; it is co-written by the student and research faculty mentor/advisor. It is an excellent way to establish and support mentor-mentee relationships. Because this program aims to enhance the mentoring relationship, mentors and students are expected to attend the workshop together. If a…

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Rackham Graduate Student Active-Shooter Training

Wednesday, May 15, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
Assembly Hall, 4th Floor, Rackham Building, 915 East Washington Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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A representative from the Division of Public Safety and Security will be on hand to conduct training in the event of an active attacker and to field questions. Pre-registration is required at https://myumi.ch/abwr5.

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Rackham North: Project Management for STEM Graduate Students: Strategies for Staying on Track

Thursday, May 16, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
East Room, Pierpont Commons, North Campus, 2101 Bonisteel Boulevard
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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Graduate school is full of projects, whether it is your research, classwork, or professional development. Project management provides valuable methods and tools that can help you organize, manage, and successfully complete projects to better serve you and your teammates. In this workshop, you will get an overview of project management strategies and learn techniques for effectively managing collaborative projects from beginning to end. Pre-registration is required at https://myumi.ch/JY5YZ.

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What’s Next? Career Paths for Ph.D.s in STEM

Thursday, May 30, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm EDT
Assembly Hall, 4th Floor, Rackham Building, 915 East Washington Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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Rackham is sponsoring a two-day workshop for doctoral candidates in the sciences to engage in skill and career exploration, gain insight into a variety of career paths, identify their transferable knowledge and skills, and practice communicating these to others. This event is reserved for University of Michigan and Wayne State Ph.D. students and postdoctoral fellows. Programming will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day, with a VIP networking reception starting at 5:30 p.m. on Day 2. Morning refreshments…

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What’s Next? Career Paths for Ph.D.s in STEM

Friday, May 31, 8:30 am to 7:30 pm EDT
Assembly Hall, 4th Floor, Rackham Building, 915 East Washington Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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Rackham is sponsoring a two-day workshop for doctoral candidates in the sciences to engage in skill and career exploration, gain insight into a variety of career paths, identify their transferable knowledge and skills, and practice communicating these to others. This event is reserved for University of Michigan and Wayne State Ph.D. students and postdoctoral fellows. Programming will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day, with a VIP networking reception starting at 5:30 p.m. on Day 2. Morning refreshments…

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June 2019

Rackham North: The Science of Negotiating: Exploring What to Do Before, During, and After Your Job Offer

Thursday, June 20, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
East Room, Pierpont Commons, North Campus, 2101 Bonisteel Boulevard
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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Long before you are on the job market, it is important to prepare for the offer. Negotiating an academic position should never be an afterthought. In fact, wise negotiating requires education, planning, and practice. This interactive seminar will provide you with strategies to determine what to ask for and how to ask for what you need and want. You will also leave with recommendations concerning what you should do before, during, and after the job offer. Pre-registration is required at…

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