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.
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.
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 email@example.com one week prior to the session.
For a list of all upcoming NSF fellowship workshops, click here.
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.
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.
The NSF application does not explicitly ask for a CV or resume, however parts of it take information from these documents. This session will help you ensure you are thinking strategically about what you include in the application. For a list of all upcoming NSF fellowship workshops, click here.
This session will give students interested in applying for NSF Graduate Research Fellowships a brief overview of the fellowship, including remarks from a panel of current UVA NSF fellowship recipients. For a list of all upcoming NSF fellowship workshops, click here.
STEM Students: Attend this series of workshops to get hands on assistance preparing your application. The goal is to spend the summer working on your application and have a completed application by August. The application is very similar to STEM fellowships offered by the DOD and DOE, and therefore you will have all the materials that you need to also complete those applications.
Careers in Science Policy and Outreach
Friday, April 3, 2015
The Auditorium of Harrison Institute & Small Special Collections Library
12:00 – 1:30pm Career Panel Discussion
1:30-3:00pm Networking Reception
Join us for a career panel focusing on careers in science policy and outreach immediately followed by networking reception.
Panel Members Include:
Students and Postdocs who can effectively share their research with journalists,
decision-makers, and the public increase the impact of their work. Make plans to attend this
plenary session and hands-on workshop that offers useful skills for upper-level graduate students and postdocs.
Attention graduate students who want to apply for collaborative fellowships in data science! Applications for Presidential Fellowships in Data Science will be accepted until 11:59pm on April 7. Please see our webpage for further information on fellowships.
Federal resumes differ from traditional resumes in many ways. They can be anywhere from two to five pages and require information not normally found on a traditional resume. Join the Partnership staff and agency representatives as we walk you through how to build a strong federal resume and best highlight your experience.
Interested in collaborating with other grads? Want to meet some cool people? Looking for a fellowship stipend next year and a standout accomplishment for your C.V.? Join the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs at the Graduate Interdisciplinary Research Mixer.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Harrison Small Auditorium
Three Minute Thesis, or 3MT, is an academic competition that challenges Ph.D. students to present their dissertation work and its significance within three minutes to a general audience with the use of just a single visual aid. It's also the perfect way to prepare for job interviews!
Thinking of entering the 3MT Competition? Join peers and past 3MT finalists to practice, polish, and get feedback on your 3MT presentation. This is an excellent opportunity to try out a new way of describing your work and to make sure you're using terms that someone in a different field can understand before the first round of the competition begins. Register today!
The annual Government and Nonprofit Career Expo brings top employers together to recruit for internships and full-time jobs in a wide range of fields in the government and nonprofit sectors. Don't miss this opportunity to learn more about careers in government and nonprofit and to network with employers. Many students have secured internships and full-time employment as a result of this annual event.
Newcomb Hall (Ballroom & Adjacent Rooms)
Educators' Expo Job Fair (9am-12pm) , Educators' Expo Interview Fair (12pm-5pm)
This annual education job and interview fair is open to all candidates/students interested in k-12 positions in Teaching, Counseling, Speech Language Pathology (SLP) or Administration: Free admission and no advance registration. All majors & degrees sought (not just certified candidates); and math, science & Spanish majors highly encouraged to attend.
Sparked by a grant from the Jefferson Trust, collaborative graduate student research in Data Science is helping to drive novel solutions to complex problems.
Contrary to popular belief, the public sector has more to offer than just office jobs! Working in a lab, doing field work, or traveling the country are all possibilities for federal employees. Hear from agency representatives about these exciting opportunities and how you can secure such a position.
- Do you want to learn how to talk about your work in a succinct and compelling way?
- Do you feel like you don't know what to say when networking or at a job interview?
- Do you want to learn about how you can win $1,000 for talking about your dissertation research?