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September 2017

Getting Out of Your Head and Into the Moment: An Applied Improv Workshop Series for Graduate Students

September 21 @ 4:30 pm - October 12 @ 6:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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This four-part series is an experiential, interactive program that uses principles and techniques from improvisational theater to help you become a more dynamic, authentic, and well-rounded communicator. You will also explore ways to develop your confidence, adaptability, creativity, and ability to collaborate. Facilitated by Greg Hohn: http://www.kenan-flagler.unc.edu/faculty/directory/management-and-corporate-communication/gregory-hohn **Students must commit to attending all four sessions, seats are limited** For more details and to REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/y9xsfzx9. Cost: $20

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CV and Cover Letters for Academic Careers

September 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 3:00pm

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Learn how to sell yourself and make a positive first impression through your job application materials. The structure, formatting, and content of CVs and cover letters will be discussed along with samples for analysis. Apply lessons learned from this workshop to your own job application materials.   REGISTER: (September 14th) http://tinyurl.com/ydxepg2p (September 27th) http://tinyurl.com/y949n9er

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October 2017

Three Minute Thesis Information Session

October 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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This session will highlight the requirements necessary to create an effective presentation for the Three Minute Thesis competition. The session will also involve review of a sample 3MT presentation with group evaluation as well as allow participants an opportunity to conceptualize their own 3MT presentation. REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/yc63ng3x
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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This session will highlight the requirements necessary to create an effective presentation for the Three Minute Thesis competition.  The session will also involve review of a sample 3MT presentation with group evaluation as well as allow participants an opportunity to conceptualize their own 3MT presentation in preparation for the preliminary rounds scheduled for Oct 23, 24, and 25th.   REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/y7cwhofk

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Three Minute Thesis Information Session

October 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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This session will highlight the requirements necessary to create an effective presentation for the Three Minute Thesis competition. The session will also involve review of a sample 3MT presentation with group evaluation as well as allow participants an opportunity to conceptualize their own 3MT presentation. REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/yc63ng3x
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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This session will highlight the requirements necessary to create an effective presentation for the Three Minute Thesis competition.  The session will also involve review of a sample 3MT presentation with group evaluation as well as allow participants an opportunity to conceptualize their own 3MT presentation in preparation for the preliminary rounds scheduled for Oct 23, 24, and 25th.   REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/y7cwhofk

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Creating a Teaching Statement and Portfolio

October 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Participants will assess their own teaching style and be able to communicate important aspects to a search committee via a teaching statement.  During this workshop, participants will learn how to prepare a competitive application package for teaching-oriented careers. Participants will work through several activities to communicate how they conceptualize learning, how they envision their teaching style and how to align claims made about teaching with documentation in a teaching portfolio. REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/y7np9v8o

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Using LinkedIn in your Job Search (for Graduate Students)

October 5 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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This workshop will provide you with new ways to think about and market your skills using the professional social networking site, LinkedIn.  By leveraging LinkedIn, you'll discover ways to make connections, gather industry information, find hidden opportunities and demonstrate your knowledge. We will discuss how to best utilize LinkedIn to help you achieve your job search or networking goals.  Other social media platforms will also be explored. **For Graduate and Professional Students Only**   REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/ya82nrcd

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Career Self Assessment for Graduate Students

October 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Through discussion and hands-on activities, participants will learn to identify their values and skills consider how values and skills can be used to research potential career fields and/or employers learn how to market values and skills to prospective employers **For Graduate and Professional Students Only** REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/ycyujkzr

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Dissertation Writing Boot Camp

October 16 @ 9:00 am - October 20 @ 1:00 pm
The Writing Center, 0127 SASB North + Google Map

Boot camp is a week-long opportunity for students currently writing dissertations to set writing goals, practice disciplined writing habits, learn new strategies, and connect with other dissertation writers. Each day will include a writing strategy or activity led by a Writing Center staff member and several blocks of uninterrupted writing time. Debriefing and informal conversations with fellow graduate students over lunch, which will be provided. Cost $20. REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/y9vu8yfh

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CVs, Resumes, and Cover Letter for Non-Academic Careers

October 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Learn how to sell yourself and make a positive first impression through your job application materials. The structure, formatting, and content of CVs, resumes, and cover letters will be discussed along with samples for analysis and how you can sell your transferable skills to a non-academic employer. Apply lessons learned from this workshop to your own job application materials.   REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/yd5eeue5

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Academic Career Pathway Panels: STEM Faculty, Humanities Faculty, and Administration Careers

October 19 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Frank Porter Graham Student Union – UNC Chapel Hill, 3103 South Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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PhD and postdoctoral trainees will hear from new and seasoned faculty and administrators on a range of topics related to pursuing careers within higher education. Two concurrent STEM- and Humanities/Social Sciences-focused academic faculty panels will be offered. The event format will include 90-minute panel presentation with Q&A facilitated by student leaders on campus, lunch and networking and an afternoon panel on administrative careers. REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/y7z5zkrx

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