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Step into a Student Staff Position: Rackham Jobs for Summer and Fall


Rackham has many Graduate Student Staff Assistant (GSSA) job opportunities available in the summer and fall of 2022. Positions are available related to a range of areas, from diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) to alumni relations and fundraising. If you are interested in a range of work areas in higher education and would like to […]

Dean Carlos Jackson Reception

Michigan League Garden 911 North University, Ann Arbor, MI

On behalf of Rackham Graduate School, the School of Education, the Department of American Culture, the Latina/o Studies Program, Professional Lantinx at U-M Alliance (PLUMA), the Puentes Graduate Student Association, La Casa Student Association, and the planning committee, it gives us great pleasure to invite you to the welcome reception for Carlos Jackson, who was […]

Bouchet Application Workshop


This session will offer further details on Bouchet Graduate Honor Society membership and the application process. 

State of the Graduate School

4th Floor, Rackham Building 915 East Washington Street, Ann Arbor, MI

This year’s State of the Graduate School event will take place in person in the Rackham Building, beginning in the Amphitheatre on the Fourth Floor with a brief address by the dean reviewing Rackham’s initiatives for the coming year. Participants will then break into parallel sessions organized around current topics in graduate education. The breakout […]

Doctoral Internships: Coffee Chat for Graduate Students


Bring your questions about doctoral internships! During this informal, conversational session, Rackham staff will answer your questions about doing an internship as a doctoral student. Topics we will cover include: How to talk to your advisor about making an internship a part of your graduate training Answering questions about Rackham’s Doctoral Intern Fellowship program Strategies for […]

Intro to Consulting for Ph.D.s

This workshop is open to graduate students who want to learn more about consulting. Some of the topics we will discuss include: What is consulting? What do you actually do on the job? What are consulting firms looking for when recruiting advanced degree candidates? What is it like for Ph.D. students to transition to consulting? […]

Grad Students with Disabilities: The Americans with Disabilities Act, Rights, and Accommodations


Are you a graduate student with a disability or chronic illness* who wants to better understand how to advocate for their rights and access accommodation? Grad Students with Disabilities: The Americans with Disabilities Act, Rights, and Accommodations is a virtual event to educate students about rights guaranteed under the ADA. Participants will receive concrete guidance […]

Funding Strategies for Projects in the Arts & Humanities

East Conference Room, 4th Floor, Rackham Building 915 East Washington Street, Ann Arbor, MI

This presentation by Jesse Johnston will provide an overview of fellowships and grants available to support and enhance arts and humanities research, with specific focus on grants offered by the “cultural” agencies of the U.S. federal government, including the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the National Education Association (NEA), and the Institute of Museum […]

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


This workshop will meet the needs of those applying for the Rackham Doctoral Intern Fellowship Program, 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 […]

Assessing Organizational Culture Through a DEI Lens


How do you assess whether organizations are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion? Join us to learn 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 […]