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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 … Read more

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


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 … Read more

Leadership and the Job Interview (in-person)

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

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. … Read more

Introduction to Teaching at a Community College


Have you ever considered a teaching career at a community college? This career can have a high impact on students beginning their higher education journey and often includes a strong community focused work environment. The panel of faculty will discuss … Read more

Getting Started with Universal Design for Learning


We know the one-size-fits-all approach to learning design is not optimal. But how do we incorporate flexibility into teaching and learning while still maintaining rigorous learning? In this workshop, participants will learn the three principles that underpin Universal Design for … Read more

NC Masters and Doctoral Career Fair (Virtual)


This is the 22nd Annual NC Master's and Doctoral Career Fair hosted by Duke University, NC State University, UNC-Chapel Hill, UNC-Charlotte, UNC-Greensboro, and Wake Forest University. REGISTER via Handshake

Demystifying Informational Interviews


Informational interviews can be one of the most valuable job search tools available to you. But what exactly are they? Where do they fit into your job search? And how do you get one? Join Beyond Graduate School Founder L. … Read more

CV to Résumé (in-person)


If you’re in graduate school, you probably have a CV: a long list of research, teaching, and service activities that shows your aptitude for a job in academia. But if you’re considering a career outside academia (or if you’re pursuing … Read more

Survive and Thrive! New TA Institute

As a graduate student, being assigned a Teaching Assistant role for the first time--or with an expanded set of TA responsibilities--can feel daunting. This 4-hour institute provides graduate students with functional skills central to their success in their TA roles. … Read more

Developing a CV or Resume

Enroll now! In this course, become familiar with the formats, purposes, and structures of various academic and professional CVs, through individual and group reviews of exemplary documents, and through drafting a long-form CV and a shorter document (NSF or NIH biosketch, … Read more

What can I do with my Ph.D.?


How can PhDs build meaningful and impactful careers after their degree or postdoc? Now more than ever, PhDs work in a variety of career fields, leveraging their education and training wherever smart people are needed. But how exactly do PhDs successfully job … Read more