Thursday, September 29 | 10:00-11:15am | 159 Wisconsin Idea Room, Education Building | Pre-registration required
Thursday, October 6 | 4:00-5:15pm | Online | Pre-registration required
Communicating your research to a non-specialist audience is an essential career skill, whether you’re preparing for job interviews, networking at a conference, participating in the 3MT® competition, or just trying to explain to family and friends what you do with your time.
Tuesday, October 11 | 11:00am -12:30pm | 1111 Genetics-Biotechnology Center Building | Pre-registration required
Successful interviewing relies heavily on effective preparation. This workshop will focus on helping you think through the process of getting ready for interviews. A panel consisting of new and experienced faculty will give tips and information and answer your questions.
Wednesday, October 12 | 12:30-2:00pm | 1410 Engineering Drive, Room 175 | Pre-registration required
Develop a toolbox to structure and manage in-class group work successfully. This workshop is designed for graduate students and post-docs looking to build skills for both current and future teaching roles.
Wednesday, October 12 | 3:30-4:45pm | Union South, see TITU for room assignment | Pre-registration required
A well-designed presentation can be the difference between an engaged audience and one that is bored, multitasking, or even scrolling through social media. Learn how to structure your presentation for your audience, avoid common mistakes/errors, and communicate your desired message clearly and effectively.
Tuesday, October 18 | 9:30-11:00am | Online | Pre-registration required
This introductory workshop will present strategies to support both student learning and well-being by cultivating a welcoming and empowering learning environment. Ideas will be helpful for those teaching now as well as building skills for your future teaching.
Wednesday, October 19 | 12:15-1:15pm | Online | Pre-registration required
Experts from the McBurney Disability Resource Center, Employee Disability Resource Office, and L&S Human Resources will discuss what is a disability, give examples of some common accommodations, and offer things to consider when disclosing disability and navigating rights and resources.
Thursday, October 20 | 10:30am-12:00pm | Union South, see TITU for room assignment | Pre-registration required
Discussions can engage learners in deeper thinking, foster community, and promote student motivation. In this workshop, graduate students and postdocs will develop a toolbox to design classroom discussions and facilitate learning communities.
Wednesday, October 26 | 10:00am-12:00pm | Online | Pre-registration required
Office hours provide an invaluable opportunity for instructor-student interaction. Whether you plan to run office hours onsite or remotely, you’ll explore how to structure and communicate about them to promote your students’ engagement and success.
Friday, October 7 | 11:00am | Online | Pre-registration required
Internships can be crucial for your career success and satisfaction, and you’ll need to be strategic in how you pursue them. In this webinar, L. Maren Wood, PhD (Founder of Beyond Graduate School), will help walk you through how to find and land a successful internship.
Thursday, October 27 | 11:00am | Online | Pre-registration required
The Beyond Grad School team will describe the important components of academic writing, common challenges master’s students face in their writing, and share tips and strategies you can apply to write a paper that is organized, cohesive, and conveys your key points effectively.
National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity
Use the event link below to activate your free (UW-Madison NCFDD membership or to sign in to register
Thursday, October 13 | 1:00-2:30pm | Online | Pre-registration required
In this NCFDD webinar, you will learn: the difference between healthy and unhealthy conflict, how conflict-management is an essential part of thriving in the Academy, and how to decide when to push back and when to pull back in the face of conflict.
Monday, September 26-30 | 11:00 am-12:00 pm each day | Online
- Monday, September 26 | Making a Plan for your Degree
- Tuesday, September 27 | Elevator Pitches: How to Sell your Skills and Stand Out
- Wednesday, September 28 | What “Cultural Fit” Means and How to Find the Right Company for You
- Thursday, September 29 | Writing Resumes for Internship and Job Applications
- Friday, September 30 | How to Job Search During a Recession
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/.