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February 2022

What’s It Like to Be an Intern with Ithaka S+R?

Wednesday, February 2, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Online United States

During this session, staff from Ithaka S+R will provide an overview of their internship program for graduate students. Staff who have supervised interns will discuss their career paths, the kind of work they do, and the types of projects students could expect to contribute to as interns with the company. The session will include time for questions and discussion. Registration is required at https://myumi.ch/48jdy. We want to ensure full and equitable participation in our events. If an accommodation would promote…

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Designing and Creating Effective Posters

Thursday, February 3, 10:00 am to 11:30 am EST
Online United States

Conference posters are for more than communicating your research. While a good poster will help you tell a succinct story about your project, a great poster will serve as a platform for engaging in meaningful discussion with your audience and building your network. This session will focus on how to design and create a poster that stands out in message and presentation. We will discuss the basics of design tools, selecting appropriate content, data visualization, and overall organization and visual…

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So You Want to Author a Publication?

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

Publication is one of the essential methods a scholar uses to disseminate their work, but many graduate students and postdoctoral fellows have little or no prior experience discussing authorship guidelines and best practices. In this workshop, we will share best practices for authorship and discuss the ethical questions that often arise in the publication process. Given that graduate students and postdoctoral fellows often co-author with mentors and peers, we will also share resources for discussing authorship with others and analyze…

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Designing Your Life Series

Friday, February 4, 10:00 am to 11:30 am EST
Online United States

What is a well-designed life? How do you find a career where you can thrive? Inspired by Stanford’s Designing Your Life curriculum, this interactive, six-week, online seminar will teach graduate students and postdoctoral fellows principles for designing a fulfilling career. Participants must commit to attending all six sessions of the online seminar. The seminar includes brief homework assignments, discussions, role-plays, the Gallup Strengths assessment, and out-of-class application activities. Participation will be capped at 50. This workshop is designed for graduate…

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Coffee Chats for Graduate Students: Are You LinkedIn?

Tuesday, February 8, 1:00 pm to 1:45 pm EST
Online United States

Networking is something you can (and should!) proactively engage in during graduate school, whether it be to explore possible career pathways or aid in your internship or job search. 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 yet have a LinkedIn account, please create a free account before the session…

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Graduate Student Career Pathways: Cover Letters and Resumes for Internships and Positions Beyond the Tenure Track

Friday, February 18, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EST
Online United States

This workshop will meet the needs of those applying for Rackham internship programs, but is open to any graduate student seeking guidance around cover letters and resumes for positions beyond tenure track roles. The process of synthesizing your academic experiences into strong application materials for jobs beyond academia can be challenging but rewarding. This workshop is a hands-on opportunity for graduate students to learn how to effectively develop a resume using the foundation that they have laid with information from…

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Future Faculty Event to Enhance Diversity at Liberal Arts Colleges

Monday, February 21, 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm EST
Online United States

Faculty from top liberal arts colleges are visiting for a virtual event on February 21 and 22, 2022 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 their individual job application portfolio materials (CVs, teaching philosophies, research statements, etc.). Registration closes on…

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Delivering an Engaging Poster Presentation

Tuesday, February 22, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EST
Online United States

Conference posters are for more than just communicating your research. While a good poster will help you tell a succinct story about your project, a great poster will serve as a platform for engaging in meaningful discussion with your audience and building your network. Registration is required at https://myumi.ch/G11Pe. 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…

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Assessing Organizational Culture Through a DEI Lens

Wednesday, February 23, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EST
Online United States

How do you assess whether organizations are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion? Join us to 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. Learning Objectives: Reflect on the importance of organizational culture with…

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March 2022

Maximizing Your Conference Experience

Tuesday, March 1, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EST
Online United States

<p.Attending research conferences is an important part of your professional development throughout your training. The opportunities for presenting, networking, and learning can sometimes feel overwhelming, especially if you are an early career researcher. This discussion will focus on how to identify research conferences that meet your needs, how to prepare to attend a research conference, and best practices for networking and maximizing your experience. This event will be tailored for STEM-related fields and is appropriate for master's, doctoral, and postdoc…

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