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Professional Communication Skills Boot Camp (in-person)

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

The Communications 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 and is … Continued

An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching

online

Learn about STEM teaching through online video modules and discussion boards in this 8-week, self-paced Massive Open Online Course developed by CIRTL Network faculty. Course takes place from Monday, September 26 through Sunday, November 20. REGISTER

Supporting Neurodivergent Students

online

Learn about common forms of neurodiversity, the obstacles that neurodiverse students might encounter in academia, and teaching strategies to overcome those obstacles in this one-session workshop. REGISTER

Gaming and Career Paths: A Discussion with Dr. Jon Tam

online

With Dr Jon Tam, Career Coach, UX Research Manager at Warner Bros. Dr. Jon Tam has developed a successful career coaching business (with a core focus on PhDs) and works as a UX Research Manager in the fast-paced gaming sector. … Continued

Inclusive STEM Teaching Project

online

The Inclusive STEM Teaching Project course will be open again from October 3 - November 22, 2022 via edX.  Join our community of nearly 6,000 faculty, postdocs, graduate students, and staff, and register for our online course this fall. By … Continued

Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Preliminary Rounds

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

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, … Continued

Managing Up: Navigating Power and Relationships (in-person)

Carolina Union 3503

Managing up is an essential skill in almost any field of study or workplace. This interactive session will provide graduate students with the opportunity to critically reflect on how they can manage up, navigate power, and maximize their relationships with … Continued

How to Identify and Land Internships

online

Finding and landing an internship isn’t just about submitting a resume, crossing your fingers, and waiting for a phone call. Internships can be crucial for your career success and satisfaction, and you’ll need to be strategic in how you pursue … Continued

Dissertation Writing Boot Camp (in-person)

The Writing Center 0127 SASB North

WHAT IS DISSERTATION BOOT CAMP? Boot camp is a week-long opportunity for students currently writing dissertations to set writing goals, practice disciplined writing habits, learn new strategies, and connect with other dissertation writers. CONSIDER REGISTERING IF YOU ARE... •Actively engaged … Continued

Teaching GRADually: The Power of Peer-to-Peer Voices

online

For graduate students, entering the classroom as a first-time instructor can be daunting. While there is no shortage of teaching advice from seasoned educators, our peers can offer a different perspective—one rooted in the uncertainties, challenges, and victories of teaching … Continued

Leadership and the Job Interview (in-person)

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

One of the most common skills that employers seek out in their employees is leadership. This interactive workshop will provide students with the opportunity to explore their definition of leadership that will best help them in their job search process. … Continued