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Grad Student Career Essentials Virtual Sessions

Graduate Student Career Essentials: Virtual Sessions 1 & 2

Thursday, March 25, 2021, 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm (PST)

Session 1: Career Exploration Insights & Strategies (4:30 pm – 6 pm)

Session 2: Networking with Professionals (6 pm – 7:30 pm, space is limited)
Registration required for each session: http://bit.ly/30x60Gl

 

Open to graduate students across the UW tri-campus. Zoom links will be e-mailed to registered participants in advance of each session.

 

Core Programs—Office of Graduate Student Affairs in The Graduate School and the Career & Internship Center (Seattle campus) are partnering to host virtual career development sessions in spring 2021, focused on graduate student career exploration beyond academia.

 

Virtual Session 1: Career Exploration Insights & Strategies

 

During Session 1, you will learn:

  • Career insights from guest speakers. These are professionals working outside of academia who have earned UW doctoral degrees in the Social Sciences and STEM fields
  • Ways to identify your job skills and how to showcase them
  • Strategies for an effective job search
  • How to start your action plan for career exploration

You’ll also be able to ask questions of Career & Internship Center and Core Programs staff during the session.

 

Virtual Session 2: Networking with Professionals (space is limited to 30 participants)

 

During Session 2, you will be able to:

  • Network with professionals working outside of academia who have earned UW doctoral degrees in the Social Sciences and STEM fields.

Send questions to cpinfo@uw.edu

To request disability accommodation, contact the Disability Services Office at least ten days in advance at: 206.543.6450/V, 206.543.6452/TTY, 206.685.7264 (FAX), or dso@uw.edu

Winter Scholars’ Studio Call for Proposals

Scholars’ Studio: Call for Proposals (Open Theme)

Submit a proposal by February 1 // Virtual event on February 25

Access the call for proposals flyer and social media image.

Send questions to Madeline Mundt: mundtm@uw.edu

 

Are you a graduate student who wants to communicate your capstone, research or pedagogy to a wider audience? Would you like to get feedback about your virtual presentation style from a group of supportive, interdisciplinary people? Then submit a proposal for an opportunity to present at the winter quarter Scholars’ Studio event—a fun, low stakes way to give a 5 minute lightning talk!

See last quarter’s presentations.

Participate in Scholars’ Studio for the following reasons:

– To learn skills that are crucial for virtual presentations at conferences and the job market

– To focus the message of your research and hone your elevator speech

– To work on communicating your capstone project, research, or pedagogy to a wider audience

– To enliven your presentation with storytelling elements while having fun and connecting with the members of UW community and beyond.

This event is a collaboration between the UW Libraries Research Commons and Core Programs—Office of Graduate Student Affairs in The Graduate School.

Lavender Graduation 2020

In this extraordinary year the U.W. Q center is opening up our Lav Grad  ALL 2020 two-spirit, LGBTQIA+ college and high school graduates! We want to celebrate you!

The ceremony is FREE for graduates to participate and will be live-streamed on YouTube for your community to witness and celebrate you.  Graduates must register by June 2nd: tinyurl.com/2020LAVGRAD

Please help us spread the word – we have a fierce, beautiful ceremony planned!

Grad Student Survey and Career Symposium

Hello grad students! We have two items for your attention:

  • GPSS and ASUW developed an anonymous survey to learn what challenges students are facing most due to COVID. We will use this to advocate for students and promote increased aid in areas of highest need. We will then share the results back with everyone. Please take two minutes to complete it!
  • Second, join GPSS on May 8th for a free all-day online symposium to prepare graduate and professional students for job applications, interviews, and career changes in all disciplines across the UW tri-campus community!

Symposium Information:

  • Title: Outsmart Today’s Job Market
  • What: An online career symposium for UW grad students
  • When: May 8th, 9am-5pm
  • Description: Worried about changing employment options? We got you. this free online symposium will include workshops, panels, lectures, and online resources to prepare graduate and professional students for the launch into their career this June and beyond.

Today’s job market is rapidly changing in the face of COVID-19. Students graduating this spring and in the near future should prepare themselves to be more active and competitive candidates. Our career symposium will help you assess where you are in the search and application process and provide guidance on how to hack today’s difficult market. We encourage all graduate and professional students to plan ahead and engage with a slate of workshops, panels, and lectures that we have prepared for you. Join us virtually on May 8th from 9-5pm! 

 

Facebook event: tinyurl.com/GPSSjobs

Website: gpss.uw.edu/symposium

 

Thank you and I hope to see you in attendance on May 8th!

Upcoming Fellowship Workshops and Deadlines for Graduate Students

The Office of Fellowships and Awards is  offering the following workshops on various aspects of applying for fellowships:

In collaboration with the Graduate Funding Information Service:

 

Upcoming Fellowship Application Deadlines:

January 13: Bonderman Fellowship

January 15: Computational Science Graduate Fellowship

January 27: UW Graduate School International Research & Study Fellowships

January 29: UWRA Patricia Dougherty Fellowship in Aging

January 31: Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships

February 10: UW Campus Deadline for Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

February 28: Tillman Military Scholarship

April 01: Bullitt Foundation Environmental Fellowship

Questions?  Contact the Graduate School Office of Fellowships & Awards at gradappt@uw.edu or 206-543-7152

Scholarship for Grad Students Pursuing a Degree in Therapy

Advanced Travel Therapy is awarding a $5,000 scholarship to a deserving student currently pursuing a graduate degree in Physical, Occupational, or Speech therapy. There are no strings attached, they are thrilled to be able to give back to hard working therapy students.

Students can apply for the scholarship by completing the application here. The deadline to apply is 12/5/19.

Please contact Jennifer Martin at Jennifer.Martin@gowithadvanced.com with any questions.