UW Graduate School Professional Development Series

As part of the UW Graduate School’s Professional Development Series, we are offering the following presentations. This coming week we will offer a presentation on writing a teaching statement. This presentation is ideal for postdocs and graduate students and will be geared towards those with little as well as a lot of teaching experience. 

What:  Developing a Teaching Statement
Presented by:  Karen Freisem, Senior Consultant, CIDR
When:  April 1, 12:30-1:30
Where:  Smith 105
Audience:  Postdocs and Graduate Students
Comment:  This presentation is ideal for students and postdocs that have had a lot of classroom teaching experience as well as those who have had little to no classroom teaching experience. The presentation will help you identify teaching experiences in the lab, in tutoring sessions, or as graders.

What:  Researching Tips and Techniques for your Literature Review:  Environmental Sciences*
Presented by:  Louise Richards, Fisheries & Oceanography Librarian; Maureen Nolan, Science Reference Coordinator & Head, Friday Harbor Library
When:  April 5, 2:00-3:00
Where:  Research Commons
Audience:  Graduate Students in Environmental Sciences

What:  Balancing Personal & Work Life**
Presented by:  Michelle Meola, Psychologist, Student Counseling Center
When:  April 6, 3:30-4:30
Where:  Savery 131
Audience:  Postdocs and Graduate Students

What:  Researching Tips and Techniques for your Literature Review: Engineering & Physical Sciences*
Presented by:  Mel DeSart, Head Engineering Librarian
When:  April 14, 2:00-3:00
Where:  Allen Auditorium (ground floor, Suzzallo-Allen Library)
Audience:  Graduate Students in Engineering and Physical Sciences

What:  Finding Funding for Graduate Education
Presented by:   Julie Tanaka, Grants and Funding Information Service Coordinator
When:  April 18, 11:30-12:30
Where:  Research Commons
Audience:  Graduate Students

What:  Community College Teaching Opportunities***
Presented by:  Panel (TBD)
When:  April 25, 3:00-4:30
Where:  TBD
Audience:  Postdocs and Graduate Students

What:  Faculty Careers at Teaching-focused Universities***     
Presented by:  Panel (TBD)                       
When:  April 27, 3:00-4:30
Where:  TBD
Audience:  Postdocs and Graduate Students             

What:  Non-Faculty Positions in Universities for People with Grad Degrees***
Presented by:  Panel (TBD)
When:  April 28, 3:00-4:30
Where:  TBD
Audience:  Postdocs and Graduate Students 

What:  Communicating and Collaborating with Your Research Supervisor***
Presented by:  Briana Keller, Thomas Gething, and Rebecca Aanerud
When:  May, TBD
Where:  TBD 

http://www.grad.washington.edu/profdev/events.shtml

*in partnership with the UW libraries
** in partnership with the Office for Postdoctoral Affairs
***in partnership with the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and the UW Career Center

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