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January 2021

Rackham Doctoral Internships: Expanding Your Professional Horizons

Monday, January 25, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EST
Online United States

In this session, you will learn about three of Rackham’s current internship funding programs: the Biosciences Internship Grant, Rackham Public Engagement Internships, and Academic Term Internship Fellowships. Program managers will discuss the application process for each program, and current students who participated will share their insights about applying and how they benefited from making an internship a part of their graduate school experience. Registration is required at https://myumi.ch/qgRov. We want to ensure full and equitable participation in our events. If…

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Gear Your Career – LinkedIn Interactive Session

Tuesday, January 26, 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm EST
Online United States

oin an informal, interactive Zoom breakout discussion with U-M career and professional development experts about best practices for your LinkedIn profile and online networking presence. This event is a collaboration between the University Career Center and Rackham Graduate School. This event is designed for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. This event is intended to be interactive and therefore a recording will not be available. This workshop is designed for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. For faculty and staff, please contact…

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Anti-Racist Community Engagement Workshop

Thursday, January 28, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EST
Online United States

This interactive virtual workshop will interrogate the role white supremacy often plays in university community engagement experiences and will explore anti-racist approaches to our work in and with communities. The workshop is designed for students with prior knowledge or experience with community engagement who are interested in learning more about how to practice anti-racism in their engaged course, service, project, or research. Workshop content will build on basic concepts of race, racism, social identity, power, and privilege. If you're newer…

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Personal Statements in STEM: Workshop on Crafting Your Own Narrative

Friday, January 29, 10:00 am to 11:30 am EST
Online United States

This workshop will focus on the personal statement for fellowships applications and will provide participants an opportunity to bring examples of their statements and get feedback from their peers. This workshop is limited to 20 participants. Registration is required at https://umich.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8jZnDUhfc7j0qUJ

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Gear Your Career – LinkedIn Interactive Session

Friday, January 29, 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm EST
Online United States

Join an informal, interactive Zoom breakout discussion with U-M career and professional development experts about best practices for your LinkedIn profile and online networking presence. This event is a collaboration between the University Career Center and Rackham Graduate School. This event is designed for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. This event is intended to be interactive and therefore a recording will not be available. This workshop is designed for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. For faculty and staff, please contact…

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February 2021

Race-Consciousness Understandings and Interventions to Demolish Racism for Black, Indigenous, Graduate Level Students of Color

Monday, February 1, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EST
Online United States

What do we need to improve the experiences of graduate Black, Indigenous, Students of Color (BISOC)? How do we retain these marginalized and minoritized students and faculty? This session will focus on making race-conscious mentoring and programming a critical component of graduate education, cultivating cultural competence in faculty, requiring departments to recognize the time-intensive nature of mentoring and compensating it properly, establishing unique programs specifically for graduate-level BISOC, and supporting proposal writing for fellowships and external resources from funding agencies…

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Future Faculty Event to Enhance Diversity at Liberal Arts Colleges

Wednesday, February 3, 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST
Online United States

Faculty from top liberal arts colleges are visiting for a virtual event on February 3 and 4 to promote greater diversity in the faculty at their institutions. Attendees will hear about work-life at a liberal arts college and network with faculty, administrators, and diversity officers from participating colleges. Attendees will also have the rare opportunity to meet one-on-one with a faculty member to discuss your individual job application portfolio materials (CVs, teaching philosophies, research statements, etc.). Registration closes on January…

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The Case, the Space, and the Pace for Leading Inclusively

Friday, February 5, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EST
Online United States

How many of us try to enter spaces we thought would be open to us that aren’t? How many of us block others from accessing spaces, from being included and from experiencing belonging? There are some who know and feel justified in our actions. Some of us don’t even know that we do this. Others of us know it, but do not know how to not do it. And there are more and more of us who do not yet…

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Rackham North: Assessing Organizational Culture Through a DEI Lens

Monday, February 8, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm EST
Online United States

How do you assess whether organizations are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion as an applicant? Come learn about how to assess various aspects of an organization’s culture during the job and internship search process through a diversity, equity, and inclusion lens. During this session you’ll have the opportunity to discuss the challenges of navigating this process and practice actionable strategies to evaluate an organization’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. This workshop is designed for graduate students and postdoctoral…

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Change It Up! ©

Wednesday, February 10, 9:00 am to 10:30 am EST
Online United States

Change It Up!© brings bystander intervention skills to students for the purpose of building supportive and respectful communities. Change It Up! is based on a nationally recognized five-step bystander intervention model that develops students’ skills and confidence when intervening in situations that negatively impact campus climate. This workshop explores how students’ identities and experiences impact their interactions inside and outside of the classroom. Through interactive theater, students apply the five steps to real-life scenarios and have an opportunity to practice…

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