Workshop & Training Opportunities
- GPSA Research Brown Bag Series for Spring 2013
- February 6, 2013 from noon–1 p.m.: GPSA School of Health Sciences Research Brown Bag
- March 6, 2013 noon–1 p.m.: GPSA College of Education Research Brown Bag
- April 3, 2013 noon–1 p.m.: GPSA College of Urban Affairs and Law School Research Brown Bag
Graduate Student Common’s meeting room, LLB 2141
Each event features two graduate and/or professional students from designated Colleges that will share their research. Time will be given after each presentation for Q & A. Bring your “brown bag lunch” and join us.
Questions? Please contact:
GPSA Vice President Sharon Young
GPSA Manager Becky Boulton
- Graduate College Brown Bag: Thesis & Dissertation Guidelines and Formatting: All You Need to Know!
Graduate Student Commons, Lied Library room 2141
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 from noon—1pm THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL
Additional workshop date scheduled: Wednesday, February 27, 2013 from noon-1pm
Join the Graduate College staff for a brown bag to discuss the formatting requirements for your thesis & dissertation.
Space is limited. Please reserve a seat today. Register at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Multidisciplinary Graduate Student Workshop Preparing for Graduate Student Success & Applying to Academic Jobs
Friday, February 22, 2013 from 1:00 – 3:00pm in the Student Union room 208 B & C
Faculty panelists will share their tips and advice:
- Dr. Sajjad Ahmad, Associate Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
- Dr. Liam Frink, Academic Affairs Fellow, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology
- Dr. Peter Gray, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology
- Dr. Kate Korgan, Senior Associate Dean Graduate College and Associate Professor, Sociology Department
- Dr. David Holland, Associate Professor, Department of History
- Dr. Javier Rodriguez, Associate Dean College of Sciences and Associate Professor, School of Life Sciences
Topics of discussion:
- Expectations of graduate school: expectations of yourself, your department and your Graduate Committee Chair
- Critical elements of graduate training and / support for an academic faculty career: research, teaching and service
- The academic interview – how to prepare
- The academic job offer – items of consideration
- Transitioning into a professional position
Plenty of time will be given for Q & A.
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- The Graduate College Research Certificate Program (GCRCP)
This new certificate program seeks to provide graduate and select undergraduate students with the skills and knowledge necessary to initiate, conduct, and successfully conclude research projects. Once accepted into the program, participants must complete a minimum of 6 approved campus workshops and then complete their culminating experience. The GCRCP workshops are designed to foster intellectual discussion of ethical issues in conducting research, as well as provide insight and training on best research practices. The application and more information is available here.
- Library faculty and graduate student seminar series
The University Libraries’ seminar series offer a full series .of instructional seminars each semester that cover a variety of topics and disciplines. Please call 895-2123 or register online.
- The Office of Research Integrity – Human Subjects Research
ORI-HSR periodically offers workshops and open forums for researchers.
Other Professional Development Opportunities
- Writing Center
The Writing Center can help you with any writing assignment, at any stage of the writing process. They can help you in person, or you can send your paper using the simple form on our Online Writing Lab (OWL) page. Grad assistants and adjunct instructors: the UNLV Writing Center will send a consultant to your class to talk about the services the Writing Center can offer your students. Call (702) 895-3908 to schedule a presentation.
- Career Services
The mission of Student Career Services is to educate, prepare and assist students as they pursue the career development and job search process in a global and dynamic world of work.
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