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This workshop will provide an overview of the academic interviewing process and provide time to practice interviewing skills with peers.

 

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Date Posted: September 18, 2015 | 12:00 pm
Type of content: Upcoming Events
Newcomb Hall, South Meeting Room

 

Reflective Teaching Statement: Effectively Communicating Your Work as a Teacher
Judith Reagan, Associate Professor and Senior Associate Director, Teaching Resource Center

Date Posted: September 17, 2015 | 12:00 pm
Type of content: Upcoming Events
 

This workshop will offer guidelines and best practices for academic cover letters. Participants will also work through an activity of tailoring their cover letter to an academic job posting.

Please bring 1 PRINTED COPY of your cover letter and 1 academic job advertisement. 

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Date Posted: September 11, 2015 | 12:00 pm
Type of content: Upcoming Events
Newcomb Hall, South Meeting Room

 

This workshop will offer practical tips for CV creation and an opportunity to have your CV reviewed by faculty/staff in a variety of disciplines.

Please bring TWO PRINTED COPIES of your CV for review.

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Date Posted: September 10, 2015 | 12:00 pm
Type of content: Upcoming Events
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An Individual Development Plan (IDP) is a tool used by graduate students and postdocs to plan their professional development along with his or her research mentor or supervisor. IDPs are a useful tool when planning work and learning experiences and other activities that contribute to the development of skills and competencies necessary for future careers.

 

In this interactive session, students and postdocs will learn about IDPs and begin to create their own IDP using an interactive web-based program.

Date Posted: September 3, 2015 | 4:00 pm
Type of content: Upcoming Events

Attend this session to learn about opportunities to fund your graduate education from sources external to UVA. What are these sources? How do you find the right funding opportunity for you? What is the typical process to successfully apply to and receive external funding?  All of these questions and more will be answered.

Date Posted: August 26, 2015 | 9:02 am
Type of content: Upcoming Events

Attend this session to have your complete application reviewed by faculty and current NSF recipients. Must submit complete application which includes your CV/resume, 3 page personal statement, and 2 page proposal to keishajohn@virginia.edu by 5pm on Friday October 2nd. We will assign you a 10 minute appointment where you will receive verbal feedback on your documents as well as written comments similar to what you will receive from the NSF.

Date Posted: August 26, 2015 | 8:41 am
Type of content: Upcoming Events

Attend this session to receive tips for all of the application sections - form, personal statement and proposal. The application does not explicitly ask for a CV or resume, however parts of it take information from these documents. This session will help ensure you are thinking strategically about what you include in the application. In addition, we will cover information on how to convey your broader impacts and intellectual merits in the personal statement and proposal as you persuade the reviewers to fund your application.

Date Posted: August 26, 2015 | 8:36 am
Type of content: Upcoming Events

This session will include a brief overview of the fellowship as well as a panel of current UVA NSF fellowship recipients.

Date Posted: August 26, 2015 | 8:31 am
Type of content: Upcoming Events

An Individual Development Plan (IDP) is a tool used by graduate students and postdocs to plan their professional development along with his or her research mentor or supervisor. IDPs are a useful tool when planning work and learning experiences and other activities that contribute to the development of skills and competencies necessary for future careers.

 

In this interactive session, students and postdocs will learn about IDPs and begin to create their own IDP using an interactive web-based program.

 

Date Posted: August 11, 2015 | 9:53 am
Type of content: Upcoming Events
Date Posted: July 23, 2015 | 11:31 pm
Type of content: Basic page

Helpful Tips

U.Va. Intramural-Recreational Sports, the U.Va. Health System and Martha Jefferson Hospital  offer classes such as prenatal and postpartum swimming, parenting, and other classes helpful to parents or soon-to-be parents. Watch newspapers and check their Web sites.

Date Posted: July 23, 2015 | 11:06 pm
Type of content: Basic page

Helpful Tips

Start Looking Early

Date Posted: July 23, 2015 | 9:39 pm
Type of content: Basic page
"We are about to establish a College near Charlottesville on the lands formerly Colo Monroe’s, a mile above the town. we do not propose to erect a single grand building, but to form a square of perhaps 200 yards, and to arrange around that pavilions of about 24. by 36.f. one for every professorship & his school. they are to be of various forms, models of chaste architecture, as examples for the school of architecture to be formed on."
Letter from Thomas Jefferson to James Dinsmore, April 13, 1817

 

Date Posted: July 23, 2015 | 5:47 pm
Type of content: Basic page

Attend to  meet other incoming students from diverse backgrounds from programs accross grounds and gain insight into adjusting to graduate school and life in Charlottesville

Date Posted: July 15, 2015 | 3:40 pm
Type of content: Upcoming Events

As a first step in welcoming you to our community, we encourage all new postdocs to attend our monthly New Postdoc Orientation where you will receive an overview of the services that will help get you started and connected to the community.

Date Posted: July 15, 2015 | 3:36 pm
Type of content: Upcoming Events
As a first step in welcoming you to our community, we encourage all new postdocs to attend our monthly New Postdoc Orientation where you will receive an overview of the services that will help get you started and connected to the community.
Date Posted: July 15, 2015 | 3:34 pm
Type of content: Upcoming Events
As a first step in welcoming you to our community, we encourage all new postdocs to attend our monthly New Postdoc Orientation where you will receive an overview of the services that will help get you started and connected to the community.
Date Posted: July 15, 2015 | 3:32 pm
Type of content: Upcoming Events

National Postdoc Appreciation Week Breakfast

We invite you to attend the UVA Postdoc Appreciation Breakfast hosted by The Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs!

Date Posted: July 15, 2015 | 3:29 pm
Type of content: Upcoming Events

A Guide to the University and Charlottesville Community for Graduate Students and Postdocs

UVA Grounds in October

Date Posted: July 6, 2015 | 11:25 am
Type of content: Basic page

Attend this workshop to learn about various dissertation funding opportunities and resources at UVA and externally to help you identify the best funding opportunities for your dissertation studies.   Students from all fields and at all levels are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Date Posted: June 15, 2015 | 10:55 am
Type of content: Upcoming Events

The Fulbright US Student Award is an underutilized funding opportunity at the University of Virginia, especially among graduate students. This session will provide information on the award, explain the UVa process, and offer some tools to put together a competitive application. Students from all fields and at all levels are welcome and encouraged to attend. The event will be hosted by Andrus Ashoo, UVa's Fulbright Program Advisor.

 
Date Posted: June 11, 2015 | 11:07 am
Type of content: Upcoming Events

Attend this session to have your complete application reviewed by faculty and current NSF recipients. Must submit complete application which includes your CV/resume, 3 page personal statement, and 2 page proposal to keishajohn@virginia.edu one week prior to the session.

For a list of all upcoming NSF fellowship workshops, click here.

Date Posted: June 8, 2015 | 11:27 am
Type of content: Upcoming Events

This hands-on writing workshop will focus on persuasive writing techniques and essential elements of NSF proposals. For a list of all upcoming NSF fellowship workshops, click here.

Date Posted: June 8, 2015 | 11:26 am
Type of content: Upcoming Events

Writing about your academic path, accomplishments, and goals can be difficult, but we are here to help. In this session, you will receive more than the generic dos and don’ts list and leave with at least the outline for your personal statement if not a rough draft. For a list of all upcoming NSF fellowship workshops, click here.

Date Posted: June 8, 2015 | 11:25 am
Type of content: Upcoming Events

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