Wednesday & Thursday
November 6-7, 2013
Graduate Student Consulting and Beyond club at the University of Virginia invites everybody interested in Science and Technology Policy and related careers to attend this unique career panel. The panel will educate you on:
Go Government: Stand Out in the Federal Application Process
October 21st from 1:00-2:00 pm, Garrett Hall Great Hall Room
Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs (GPA) Diversity Retreat
October 18th from 8:30 am-1:00 pm, Darden School of Business Abbott Center Dining Room
Go Government: Build a Strong Federal Resume
October 17th from 11:00 am-12:00 pm, Garrett Hall Great Hall Room
NOTE: Live program takes place during Fall Break on 10/14 so we will play a recording of the session on 10/17
Get started early developing the basic skills for successful grant and fellowship writing. Learn helpful tips for writing an outstanding application.
This behavioral mock interviewing workshop will give you tips and practice responding to behavioral questions which are extensively used by employers. Hosted by University Career Services and the Fourth Year Trustees. See event page for more details.
Are you planning to apply to the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program? Then join Michael E. Gorman, Professor, Engineering and Society, SEAS for an application draft writing workshop. This as a "proposal in process" session where students will have the opportunity to share a first draft, and ask questions, etc. Please be sure to bring your work in progress for discussion and review!
Thursday, 9/25 starting at 5:00 in Thornton E-316 ( #46 on the Map – E Wing Room 316 )
Have you made a LinkedIn profile, but aren't sure what to do next? Learn about actionable ways to improve your LinkedIn profile. We'll discuss how a LinkedIn presence can assist in your career development efforts. Hosted by University Career Services and the Fourth Year Trustees. See event page for more details.
Graduate Students and Postdocs In the News
Academic Job Search Series: Job Search Panel: Faculty and Alumni answer your questions!
Wednesday, September 17, 12:00-1:30pm
Engineering Career Days is sponsored by the Center for Engineering Career Development. The fair attracts approximately 2,100 (75% of) engineering students from all academic levels. Generally 140-185 employers participate to recruit for full-time and internship positions.
Registration is open via CAVLink.
Click here to register: https://virginia-csm.symplicity.com/events/ .
You are invited to learn about the launch of the new High Performance Computing Cluster and how it can advance your research. U.Va.’s new Cray cluster combines large amounts of processing with large amounts of memory to provide
a significant new resource for computationally-intensive research at U.Va.
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.
Join University Career Services and the Fourth Year Trustees to get firsthand experience with case interviewing. See event page for more information.
The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) application period is now open! NSF is soliciting applications for the GRFP until the posted deadlines in late October and early November 2014. Since 1952, GRFP has provided Fellowships to individuals selected early in their graduate careers based on their demonstrated potential for significant achievements in science and engineering.
Sponsored by the Teaching Resource Center with additional support from the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs
All graduate students and postdoctoral fellows new to teaching at UVa are invited.
Hosted by the Graduate Student Consulting and Beyond Club (GSCB)
Case Interview Season is Quickly Approaching. Will You Be Ready?
What: A full day case interview workshop (details below)
When: Saturday, August 16th, 9am - 4pm (lunch provided by GSCB)
Where: Newcomb Hall, Commonwealth Room