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Graduate Student Workshop: Keys to Academic Success

When: Feb. 22, 2013, 1pm - 3pm
Campus Location: Student Union
Office/Remote Location: Room 208B

The Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA) and the Graduate College will be hosting a Graduate Student Workshop titled, "Preparing for Graduate Student Success & Applying to Academic Jobs."

Faculty panelists will share their tips and advice:

  • Dr. Kate Korgan, senior associate dean, Graduate College; and associate professor of sociology
  • Dr. Liam Frink, academic affairs fellow, associate professor of anthropology
  • Dr. Peter Gray, associate professor of anthropology
  • Dr. David Holland, associate professor of history
  • Dr. Javier Rodriguez, associate dean, College of Sciences and associate professor of life sciences
     

Topics of discussion:

  • Expectations of graduate school: expectations of yourself, your department and your graduate committee chair
  • Critical elements of graduate training and / support for an academic faculty career: research, teaching and service
  • The academic interview – how to prepare
  • The academic job offer – items of consideration
  • Transitioning into a professional position 

 

Plenty of time will be given for Q & A. For more workshop information visit the Graduate & Professional Student Association website.

Admission Information: 

This workshop is free and open to all students.

Contact Information: 

Name: Rebecca Boulton
Office: GPSA
Phone: 702-895-2261
E-mail: rebecca.boulton@unlv.edu

More info on this event: http://gpsa.unlv.edu/orgs/
Event Sponsor: GPSA and Graduate College

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