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December 2020

Coffee Chats for Graduate Students: Cover Letters

December 15, 2020, 2:30 pm to 3:15 pm EST
Online United States

We are offering a series of virtual coffee chats for the Rackham community, hosted by Rackham's embedded University Career Center career counselor. The general topic for this session is writing effective cover letters, including strategies for tailoring your cover letters for each job application. There will be time for Q&A. This event is intended to be interactive and therefore a recording will not be available. Registration is required at https://myumi.ch/R5ZXQ. We want to ensure full and equitable participation in our…

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Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

December 16, 2020, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
Online United States

If you have a quick question or have a time sensitive matter, attend the Rackham's Resolution Office's open office hours weekly on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. via Zoom. In the interest of providing students as much privacy as possible, you may spend a brief time in a waiting room if the resolution officer is engaged with another student. They will be with you as quickly as possible. Zoom Meeting ID: 981 5994 7930 For more…

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Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

December 18, 2020, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
Online United States

If you have a quick question or have a time sensitive matter, attend the Rackham's Resolution Office's open office hours weekly on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. via Zoom. In the interest of providing students as much privacy as possible, you may spend a brief time in a waiting room if the resolution officer is engaged with another student. They will be with you as quickly as possible. Zoom Meeting ID: 981 5994 7930 For more…

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January 2021

Filing Taxes for Graduate Students

Friday, January 8, 10:00 am to 11:15 am EST
Online United States

Please join us for this session which will get you prepared for tax season and answer your questions. Please note that 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/2DX3B. 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.…

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Rackham 101: Budgeting Your Finances for 2021

Friday, January 15, 10:00 am to 11:15 am EST
Online United States

This interactive session will cover the basics of budgeting and provide tools for creating a strong budget for 2021. Registration is required at https://myumi.ch/yKN7N. 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 let us know as soon as possible in order to have adequate time (one week preferred) to arrange for your requested accommodation(s) or…

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Graduate Student Career Pathways: Job and Internship Search Strategies

Friday, January 15, 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm EST
Online United States

Whether you are searching for an internship opportunity or a job, this workshop will provide you with strategies and resources to support your search and set you up for success. Specifics on navigating the current virtual context will also be discussed, and there will be plenty of time for Q & A. 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…

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Rackham North: Graduate Student Career Pathways—Leveraging Your Network

Wednesday, January 20, 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm EST
Online United States

As we each continue to adapt to changing 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 in the virtual environment (including tips on using LinkedIN and Rackham Connect), and how to leverage this network for career exploration as well as job and internship searching. There will be plenty of time for your questions! This event is intended to be interactive…

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Rackham 101: Zapping Zoom Fatigue

Friday, January 22, 10:00 am to 11:15 am EST
Online United States

Join us for this workshop that will provide practical strategies on how to manage the "zoomification" of life. Registration is required at https://myumi.ch/QA73r. 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 let us know as soon as possible in order to have adequate time (one week preferred) to arrange for your requested accommodation(s) or an…

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LEAD: Anti-Racism Education in Higher Ed

Friday, January 22, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Online United States

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 or support DEI and social justice initiatives. Since the racial justice movements last summer, many universities are grappling with how to educate faculty, staff, and students on anti-racism. This LEAD conversation will explore some of the options and opportunities to facilitate learning that leads to a more inclusive environment. We will discuss anti-racist curricula, the…

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Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Friday, January 22, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
Online United States

If you have a quick question or have a time sensitive matter, attend the Rackham's Resolution Office's open office hours weekly on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. via Zoom. In the interest of providing students as much privacy as possible, you may spend a brief time in a waiting room if the resolution officer is engaged with another student. They will be with you as quickly as possible. Join Zoom Meeting https://umich.zoom.us/j/95065129163 Meeting ID: 950 6512…

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