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Research-Based Strategies for Overcoming Impostor Syndrome

Assembly Hall, 4th Floor, Rackham Building

Have you often succeeded at 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 impostor syndrome thinking. This workshop […]

Coffee Chats for Graduate Students: Are You LinkedIn?


Building your network is something you can be doing proactively throughout graduate school. Additionally, learning from what others have done in their career is a great way to explore areas of interest. Join us to learn how to navigate and develop the basics of your own LinkedIn profile. We will introduce ways to build connections […]

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? […]

Designing Your Life Series

Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor, Rackham Building

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, in-person seminar will teach graduate students and postdoctoral fellows principles for designing a fulfilling career. Participants must commit to attending all six sessions of the seminar and a $10 registration […]

Demonstrating Your Commitment to Diversity


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) aptitude is now highly valued by many employers, both within and beyond academe. This interactive workshop will: Show how employers are evaluating DEI in job interviews Provide opportunities for reflection on how you demonstrate your commitment to DEI Provide time for students to practice answering common interview questions related to […]

Graduate Student Career Pathways: Interviewing Tips and Strategies


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 job and internship interview preparation and will include preparation tips, strategies, and time for questions and answers. This event is intended to be interactive and therefore […]