Information and Resources for Graduate Nursing Students Worth Checking Out!

Information and Resources for Graduate Nursing Students Worth Checking Out!  

We all get a million emails and don’t necessarily read them all, and sometimes that means we miss out on great opportunities. Here are some events, resources, and opportunities that may interest you! 

Graduate Nursing Writing Group
Mondays from 6:00-7:00pm January 25-May 10, 2021
Join via BBC:  

Graduate nursing students who are interested in supporting each other to develop their writing are invited to this weekly writing group hosted by the Graduate Nursing Student Nurses Association. The group is informal and we invite you to come when you can. We plan to cover one writing strategy each week and are open to your suggestions too! Ultimately, the group will decide how they would like to use this time. We hope to see you! 

PhD Nursing Student Coffee Lounge
Wednesdays from 11:00-12:00pm February 10-May 12, 2021 
Join via BBC:  

If you’re looking for a place to talk through your research ideas, practice presentations, seek peer review, or simply enjoy each other’s company while you work, please join the PhD Nursing Student Coffee Lounge. We’ll have the option of breaking into multiple rooms based on the needs of the group.

The Wisconsin Environmental Health Network Virtual Annual Conference 

Health and Environment Series: Making the Connection
You can also learn more about each speaker’s inspiring work and research here. To register for this FREE series, visit: is also an opportunity for CME/CE credit at an additional cost. Each speaker will discuss their topic on separate evenings as follows: 

Thursday, February 11th at 7:00pm 
Arlene Blum, PhD –  “A Scientific Strategy towards Healthier People and Planet: Science + Communication + Decision Makers = Positive Change” 

Thursday, February 25th at 7:00pm
Linda Birnbaum, PhD – “Perils of PFAS: Our Health & Regulation” 

Thursday, March 11th at 7:00pm
Christine Till, PhD, C.Psych – “Fluoride and the Developing Brain” 

Thursday, March 25th at 7:00pm
Leo Trasande, MD, MPP – “Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals: New Knowledge of Health Effects and Policy Implications” 

Beyond the Tenure Track – Career Prep for Graduate Students
Learn more HERE 

  • Graduate Student Group: Job Market Prep – Wednesdays, biweekly 4:00-5:00pm 
  • 4 Things to Consider if You Want to Start a Business or Be a Freelancer – February 26, 2021 at 11:00am 
  • Investment and Retirement Planning for Graduate Students – March 2, 2021 from 1:00-2:30pm 
  • Nonacademic Career Options from STEM PhDs – March 26, 2021 at 11:00am 
  • Working Effectively in Teams – March 22, 2021 from 3:00-5:00pm 
  • Non-Faculty Academic Careers Panel – April 7, 2021 at TBD 
  • How Graduate Students Can Build a Professional Brand – via YouTube 
  • Successful Interviewing – via YouTube

Write and Publish Your Scientific Paper
Learn basic writing principles and how to prepare a manuscript for journal submission. Online, self-paced course. 

Wisconsin Hospital Association Advocacy Day
8:30-11:30am April 14, 2021 
Register HERE 

~Your GNSO/A Leadership Team~ 

Jen Stevens
Rachel Chenoweth
Courtney Gehl
Abby Hammes
Jenn Kowalkowski 


This post was authored by Jennifer Kowalkowski on 02/12/2021.