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East Room, Pierpont Commons, North Campus

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2101 Bonisteel Boulevard
Ann Arbor,MI48109United States

February 2019

Research-Based Strategies for Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Thursday, February 21, 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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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. This interactive session will share insights from the scholarship on imposter syndrome and related psychological constructs and provide strategies for overcoming imposter syndrome. Pre-registration is requested at…

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Designing Your Curriculum Vitae

Thursday, February 28, 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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Do you need a Curriculum Vitae (CV), but all you have is a resume? CVs are required to apply for research and academic positions, and very often for fellowships and scholarships. If you've had a resume for a while, but you are now pursuing research and you need to develop a CV, this workshop is for you. If you have a resume, bring a printout to the workshop. Bring a laptop if available. Pre-registration is requested at https://myumi.ch/Jm05y.

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March 2019

Big-Picture Time Management

Thursday, March 14, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
East Room, Pierpont Commons, North Campus, 2101 Bonisteel Boulevard
Ann Arbor,MI48109United States
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You've probably heard of life hacks that help you use your time more efficiently. Why not think about managing your time in the bigger picture? How are you actually using your time? This workshop is based on the book 168 Hours: You Have More Time Than You Think by Laura Vanderkam. You will complete a time-tracking exercise prior to the workshop to help you understand how you actually use your time. During the workshop, we will discuss our results in…

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Interviewing for Non-Faculty Jobs

Thursday, March 21, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
East Room, Pierpont Commons, North Campus, 2101 Bonisteel Boulevard
Ann Arbor,MI48109United States
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Interviewing for the non-faculty job search can differ greatly from the academic job search process. This workshop will focus on helping master's and Ph.D. students to navigate the interview process, and strategize on how to effectively answer questions by articulating strengths and skills. Pre-registration is requested at https://myumi.ch/6kEM8.

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Revising Your Diversity Statement

Thursday, March 28, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
East Room, Pierpont Commons, North Campus, 2101 Bonisteel Boulevard
Ann Arbor,MI48109United States
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Increasingly, hiring committees are interested in how prospective faculty job candidates will contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion. As a result, many academic employers have begun to request a "diversity statement" as part of the faculty job application process. In this interactive session, you will bring a draft of your diversity statement and spend time giving and receiving feedback on it with your peers using a rubric. If you have not yet written a draft diversity statement, you will be…

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April 2019

Positive Leadership

Thursday, April 4, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
East Room, Pierpont Commons, North Campus, 2101 Bonisteel Boulevard
Ann Arbor,MI48109United States
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Incorporating elements from Positive Organizational Scholarship, Design Science, and the Student Leadership Challenge, this workshop will provide participants the opportunity to view leadership from both a pragmatic and theoretical lens. Participants will also assess their own leadership styles prior to the event, and receive direct feedback on how to improve their ability to inspire and connect with others while driving results. Pre-registration Is requested at https://myumi.ch/Lzb7b.

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