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Communicating your research to the public (in-person)

The Graduate Student Center 211A West Cameron Ave., Chapel Hill, NC, United States

You know your research really, really well--but do you know it well enough to explain it in a clear and compelling manner to the broader public? Whether you’re giving a presentation to a lay audience, delivering a job talk, interviewing … Read more

Intro to the Future of Work (in person)

Innovate Carolina Junction 136 East Rosemary, Street Suite 100, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Faced with unknowns and quickly shifting scenarios, you’re probably left to wonder “how do we prepare our organizations, students and employees for what’s next?” Join Innovate Carolina for interactive presentations and networking sessions at The Junction, where industry and university … Read more

Mentoring undergraduates in STEM research (in person)

TBA Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Mentoring undergraduate students is a routine function of academic research labs with applications in academia and in business. This workshop, being offered again due to positive student feedback, is designed for graduate and post-graduate students who are already mentoring (or … Read more

Three Minute Thesis (3MT) information session

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This session will highlight the requirements necessary to create an effective presentation for the Three Minute Thesis competition. The session will also involve review of sample 3MT presentations using the official judging rubric as well as allow participants an opportunity … Read more

New Ways of Work: Designing Modern Workplaces through Hybrid Collaborations (in person)

Innovate Carolina Junction 136 East Rosemary, Street Suite 100, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Join Steelcase and Innovate Carolina’s Design and Innovation for the Public Good leaders Liz Chen and Nimisha Patel to explore the future intertwining of behavior, process, technology and space in the creation of high-performance hybrid workplaces. They’ll share concepts for … Read more

Three Minute Thesis (3MT) preliminary rounds

The Graduate Student Center 211A West Cameron Ave., Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland. The exercise challenges graduate students to present a compelling oration on their thesis topic and its significance in just three minutes. 3MT® develops academic, presentation, … Read more

Three Minute Thesis (3MT) preliminary rounds

The Graduate Student Center 211A West Cameron Ave., Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland. The exercise challenges graduate students to present a compelling oration on their thesis topic and its significance in just three minutes. 3MT® develops academic, presentation, … Read more

Storytelling framework for career exploration

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In this “Tell Me About Yourself” workshop, career explorers deepen their exploration of self and of future opportunities through the process of discovering and telling stories. Through this storytelling framework, participants engage in a multi-step process of collecting, choosing, and … Read more

Future Proof: Prepare Your People with the Innovation Skills of Tomorrow (in person)

Innovate Carolina Junction 136 East Rosemary, Street Suite 100, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Join our panel of talent experts for a lively and thought-provoking discussion on preparing talent—and your organization—for the future of work. They’ll lend insights about emerging skills that employers will need to look for in various industries, share strategies for … Read more

Professional Communication Skills Boot Camp (in person)

The Graduate Student Center 211A West Cameron Ave., Chapel Hill, NC, United States

The Professional Communication Skills Boot Camp is intended to increase students’ confidence communicating to broader audiences and practice developing persuasive skills that will create effective messaging and relay the importance of one’s research. The Boot Camp takes a development approach … Read more