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professional development workshops

Professional Development for Graduate Students

The Center for Graduate Life supports the success of graduate students from all disciplines by providing numerous academic and career professional development workshops. These graduate student professional development workshops are developed with the Graduate School's five core competencies in mind:  Communication, Leadership, Teaching & Instruction, Personal & Professional Growth and Advancement, and Research & Scholarly Inquiry. All enrolled graduate students are encouraged to add value to their degrees by attending these free workshops.

Students are also encouraged to attend the various other workshops sponsored by our campus partners.

Download the current Professional Development catalog.

Workshop Categories & Registration Date/Time Location Presenter

Communications (Oral & Written)

Identifying Your Communication Style, Improving Your Professional Network

Oct. 22, 12:30-1:45 Cone 268 Ms. Shawn Smith
Academic Publishing in the Sciences Oct. 23, 3:45-5:00 Cone 268 Dr. Daniel Rabinovich
Becoming a More Confident Public Speaker Nov. 11, 10:30-12:00 Atkins 143 Ms. Debbie Baker
       

Leadership Skills

Personal and Professional Balance for Career Success Oct. 21, 3:15-4:45 Cone 268 Dr. Dipti Misra-Patel
Leveraging Effective Conversation for Success Nov. 13, 3:30-5:00 Cone 268 Dr. Dipti Misra-Patel
Preparing for Your Oral Defense Nov. 3, 12:30-1:30 Cone 268 Dr. Lisa Walker, Dr. Stan Schneider, Dr. Alan Rauch & Dr. Elizabeth Delmelle
       

Teaching and Instruction (Training)

Leveraging and Marketing Your TA Skills in the Non-Academic Job Search Nov. 6, 10:00-11:30 Cone 268 Dr. Dipti Misra-Patel
       

Research, Ethics & Scholarly Inquiry

Introducing Patents and Trademarks into your Research Nov. 13, 12:30-1:45 Atkins 124 Ms. Beth Scarborough
       

Personal & Professional Growth and Advancement

Mid-Week Mindfulness/Yoga Sessions Each Wednesday, 11:00-12:00 See web for location listings Ms. Cara Blevins
Get Lost (in the maize)! Oct. 24, 5:15-10:00 See web event for details Grad Life Fellow Event
Understanding the Academic Search Process Oct. 28, 3:30-5:00 Cone 268 Dr. Suzanne Boyd
NC Master's and PhD Career Fair Nov. 20, 12:00-4:00 Friday Center - UNC Chapel Hill N/A
Advancing Yourself Professionally with LinkedIn Nov. 6, 3:30-5:00 Cone 268 Dr. Joseph Whitmeyer
       

Professional Science Master's and Other Special Topics

PSM Graduate Students:  Creating a Winning Resume for a Competitive Job Market Oct. 18, 12:00-1:45 Cone 268 Mr. James Novak
Identifying Your Communication Style, Improving Your Professional Network Oct. 22, 12:30-1:45 Cone 268 Ms. Shawn Smith
Advancing Yourself Professionally with LinkedIn Nov. 6, 3:30-5:00 Cone 268 Dr. Joseph Whitmeyer
Becoming a More Confident Public Speaker Nov. 11, 10:30-12:00 Atkins 143 Ms. Debbie Baker
       

Academic Courses and Public Lectures

GRAD 8990 - Academic Integrity Module Via Moodle Online Graduate School
GRAD 8001/6001 - Teaching at the University Level Each Semester Cone 268 Dr. Judith Krauss
GRAD 8010/6010 - Graduate Level Writing for International Students Each Semester Cone 268 Dr. Lisa Russell-Pinson
GRAD 8002/6002 - Responsible Conduct of Research Each Semester See schedule Dr. Jo Ann Lee, Dr. Glenn Boreman