Professional Development for Graduate Students
Strategies for Discovering Workplace Culture
Thursday, October 3, 12:00–1:00pm (with buffet lunch)
This session will present strategies for digging deeper to get that sneak peek into a company’s culture. The presenter will also discuss key questions for applicants to ask during their interviews, specifically designed to get a sense of workplace culture.
Register here: https://go.wisc.edu/d649i2
Design Principles for Research Posters
Wednesday, October 16, 2:45–4:25pm
Learn the “CAT” of designing posters, including how to structure your poster for your audience, avoid common poster-design mistakes/errors, and get the tools you will need to communicate your research effectively.
Register here: https://go.wisc.edu/31ma90
Design Principles for Presentations
Tuesday, October 22, 12:00–1:30pm
Learn the “CAT” of designing presentations, including how to structure your presentation for your audience, avoid common presentation-design mistakes/errors, and get the tools you will need to communicate your research effectively.
Register here: https://go.wisc.edu/661v3e
Creating an Individual Development Plan (IDP)
Wednesday, October 23, 4:00–6:00pm
It is recommended that all grad students have an IDP. Learn how to define achievable goals, identify resources, and develop strategies for implementing and sustaining your plans–and leave this session with ideas and a written plan already started.
Register here: https://go.wisc.edu/ruo613
January 2020 Dissertation Writing Camp
Applications open October 7, 2019
Applications due October 30, 2019
Supported by the Graduate School and facilitated by Writing Center senior staff, the week-long Camp offers an opportunity for dissertators to make significant progress on their dissertations by drafting a substantial amount of writing in a structured, collegial environment. Develop writing strategies, receive feedback, build peer support, and get uninterrupted time to focus on your dissertation.
Visit the Graduate School Dissertation Help webpage for detailed descriptions and application information.
Please see the Graduate School Events Calendar for a campus-wide list of professional development events for graduate students: http://grad.wisc.edu/pd/events/.
This post was authored by Kristi Hammond on 09/30/2019.