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November 2018

Research-Based Strategies for Overcoming Stereotype Threat and Imposter Syndrome

Tuesday, November 27, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EST
Assembly Hall, 4th Floor, Rackham Building, 915 East Washington Street
Ann Arbor,MI48109United States
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Have you often succeeded on an academic task even though you were afraid you wouldn't do well? Do you dread others evaluating your work? Do you tend to remember incidents when you haven't done your best more than those when you have? Thoughts such as these are the hallmark of imposter syndrome thinking. Imposter syndrome thinking can be compounded for those from underrepresented populations who may also be subject to discrimination and situations that prime stereotype threat. This interactive session…

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Navigating the Academic Interview and Negotiation Process

Thursday, November 29, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST
East Room, Pierpont Commons, North Campus, 2101 Bonisteel Boulevard
Ann Arbor,MI48109United States
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The academic interviewing process encompasses three different stages of interviewing, each presenting its own challenges. This workshop will help job seekers in all academic disciplines in their search for faculty positions. Detailed information and practical tips on interviewing and negotiating future offers will help you prepare for your future career. This workshop is designed for graduate students. Space is limited. For faculty and staff, please contact RackhamEvents@umich.edu to see if we can accommodate your attendance. Pre-registration is recommended at https://secure.rackham.umich.edu/wsEvents/wsreg.php?ws_id=627.

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Write-Togethers

Friday, November 30, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
Space 2435, North Quad, 105 South State Street
Ann Arbor,48109United States
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Write-together sessions provide structure, space, and time for graduate writers working on papers, theses, and dissertations. Write-together sessions bring graduate writers into a common quiet space to work. We will also offer short presentations on writing and work productivity, distribute writing support, and information. Refreshments will be provided. Pre-registration is required at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdJsOdAKQTa455LH5e_jSQfI8n347y-JZLnmZ6GsbSPKlU0iQ/viewform.

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December 2018

Demonstrating Your Commitment to Diversity

Tuesday, December 4, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EST
Assembly Hall, 4th Floor, Rackham Building, 915 East Washington Street
Ann Arbor,MI48109United States
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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) aptitude is now highly valued by employers, both within and outside of academe. This workshop will provide guidelines on how to establish and validate a commitment to DEI engagement, scholarship, and leadership and prepare students for these market changes. This workshop is designed primarily for those seeking non-academic jobs./p> This workshop is designed for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Space is limited. For faculty and staff, please contact RackhamEvents@umich.edu to see if we can accommodate…

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Start Smart: Salary Negotiations for Gender Equity

Wednesday, December 5, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm EST
Assembly Hall, 4th Floor, Rackham Building, 915 East Washington Street
Ann Arbor,MI48109United States
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American Association of University Women (AAUW) Start Smart is specifically designed to teach you how to negotiate salaries for a new job. You'll gain confidence in your negotiation style through facilitated discussion and role-play. This workshop is designed for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Space is limited. For faculty and staff, please contact RackhamEvents@umich.edu to see if we can accommodate your attendance. Pre-registration is required at https://secure.rackham.umich.edu/wsEvents/wsreg.php?ws_id=670.

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Write-Togethers

Friday, December 7, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
Space 2435, North Quad, 105 South State Street
Ann Arbor,48109United States
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Write-together sessions provide structure, space, and time for graduate writers working on papers, theses, and dissertations. Write-together sessions bring graduate writers into a common quiet space to work. We will also offer short presentations on writing and work productivity, distribute writing support, and information. Refreshments will be provided. Pre-registration is required at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdJsOdAKQTa455LH5e_jSQfI8n347y-JZLnmZ6GsbSPKlU0iQ/viewform.

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Rackham Graduate School will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21. We will return at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, November 26. During the holiday, there will be no processing of application materials and no updates to your Wolverine Access account. After we reopen, there will be a delay in processing application materials. Thank you for your patience as we process the high volume of materials.