Graduate School Workshops

As we head towards the end of the semester, the Graduate Professional Development team has worked hard to create and provide access to workshops, events and programming for master’s and doctoral students. Below, you can find a list of our upcoming events for 2023.

Fellowship and Grant Writing Basics – Jan. 19, 9-11 a.m. This workshop is for early-career doctoral students in the beginning stages of their program who still need to formulate their research plan or methodology. Participants will learn about the differences between fellowships and grants, how to search for appropriate awards and the basic components of applications. Register for Fellowship and Grant Writing Basics.

Grant Writing Workshops – Jan. 24, 9 a.m.-1 p.m and Jan. 25, 9-11 a.m. Once per semester, The Graduate School offers workshops tailored for students in STEM, the humanities and social sciences and all disciplines who may be just getting started with grant writing. Register for an upcoming grant writing workshop.

Productivity Workshops for PhD Students and Postdoctoral Scholars – Jan. 18, Feb. 15 and Mar. 15, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. The Graduate School has partnered with the Graduate Student Association and the Office of Postdoctoral Scholars to provide a series of workshops dedicated to productivity. Dr. Kate Henry is a Productivity Coach specializing in sustainable and well-being-oriented productivity. As a productivity coach, she guides academics to develop actionable and achievable productivity and time management practices to achieve short-term and long-term goals without feeling overwhelmed. Register for an upcoming productivity workshop.

Optimized Financial Goal-Setting for PhD Students and Postdocs – Feb. 7, 12-1 p.m.  Dr. Emily Roberts is a personal finance educator specializing in early-career PhDs. Through her business, Personal Finance for PhDs, she equips postdocs and PhDs to make the most of their money. This workshop presents an eight-step framework that helps you make the right decision for your individual situation to get your money working hard for you by focusing on just one financial goal at a time. This workshop will be offered at a limited capacity for qualifying PhD students and postdoctoral scholars. Those who are eligible are encouraged to register for this workshop while spaces are available.

CV Workshops – Feb. 16, Feb. 21 and Apr. 27, 2-3 p.m. Whether you are entering industry or academia, understanding the difference between a CV and a resume (and how to write them!) is essential. The Career Design Center and The Graduate School are co-hosting multiple workshops to teach you how to compose a CV and resume, and how to transition between them, depending on the requirements for the position. Register for an upcoming CV workshop.

Can’t make an event? Visit Events for Graduate and Professional Students to see recordings of past events. We will continue to update this page throughout the semester.