January 2020 Professional Development Opportunities for Graduate Students:
Project Management for Graduate Students
Wednesday, January 15, 9:00am–3:00pm
Project management is a set of skills that can be applied in academic, non-profit, laboratory, business, and many other settings. Learn principles of project management and apply them to a project or context relevant to you in this collaborative, daylong program. Students will also have the chance to hear from a panel of successful project managers over lunch.
Hear Frank Lefeng Lin talk about why you should attend: https://youtu.be/bEqtEU010KM
Register here: https://go.wisc.edu/9yyty9
Successful Interviewing for Non-Academic Positions
Thursday, January 30, 11:00am–12:30pm
Career advisor and consultant Kristina Vack will help master’s and doctoral students prepare for professional interviews outside of the academy. She will identify the various types of interview questions; review a structure for, and allow guided practice of, crafting interview responses that illustrate your experience; and discuss other aspects of the interview process, such as effective nonverbal communication.
Register here: https://go.wisc.edu/45l751
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 Morgan Lewis on 01/08/2020.