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GPSA Workshops

2014 - 2015 GPSA/Graduate College Workshop Survey

The GPSA and Graduate College hold professional development workshops each semester. Each workshop is composed of a panel of faculty, staff and/or students that will offer sound advice and guidance to enhance your success in your degree program. Please complete this brief survey, we would appreciate your input on what type of workshops you would be interested in attending for the upcoming academic year.

Workshop: Mysteries Unveiled: Logistics of Academic Job Interviewing, Negotiating an Offer and Transitioning into a Professional Position

Friday, January 31, 2014
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Amargosa Room - LLB (1st Floor)

Facilitator: Peter Gray, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology

Panelists:

  • Karl Kingsley, Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences, School of Dental Medicine
  • Toni Repetti, Assistant Professor, William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration
  • Kate Korgan, Interim Dean Graduate College and Associate Professor  Department of Sociology

Seating is limited. Register today.
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Workshop: Making the most of your Google tools & Creating a strong e-portfolio

Friday, February 21, 2014
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Amargosa Room - LLB (1st Floor)

Facilitator: Peter Gray, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology

Panelists:

  • Chinam Seto, Google Apps Administrator, Office of Information Technology
  • Kendall Hartley, Associate Dean Graduate College, Associate Professor, Department of Teaching & Learning

Seating is limited. Register today.
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Workshop: Polishing your presentation skills & Preparing an excellent poster

Friday, March 14, 2014
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Amargosa Room - LLB (1st Floor)

Facilitator: Peter Gray, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology

Panelists:

  • David Montgomery-Blake, Computer Facilities Supervisor
  • Javier Rodriguez, Associate Dean College of Sciences, Associate Professor School of Life Sciences
  • Sharon Young, PhD Candidate Department of Anthropology

Seating is limited. Register today.
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Other Professional Development Opportunities

  • UNLV Libraries offers instruction — information sessions are provided for instructors that are designed to help students develop their abilities to identify, access, evaluate and make effective use of information in its various formats. You will need to complete an online request. Please submit the form at least one week prior to when the informational session is requested or call 702-895-2114 (on campus dialing: 52114) to schedule a class session. Classroom availability is on a first-come first-serve basis.
  • UNLV Libraries workshops — A wide variety of Library workshops are offered to UNLV graduate and professional students. All sessions are free. For a complete listing of available workshops and registration please visit the library website.
  • Writing Center — The Writing Center can help you with any writing assignment, at any stage of the writing process. They can help you in person, or you can send your paper using the simple form on our Online Writing Lab (OWL) page. Grad assistants and adjunct instructors: the UNLV Writing Center will send a consultant to your class to talk about the services the Writing Center can offer your students. Call (702) 895-3908 to schedule a presentation.
  • Career Services — The mission of Student Career Services is to educate, prepare and assist students as they pursue the career development and job search process in a global and dynamic world of work.
  • Interfolio — Since 1999, Interfolio has been the best way to collect, manage, and showcase academic and professional credentials for post-graduate education, teaching positions in higher education, and other opportunities. Interfolio offers individuals one central place to store their most important documents, while also providing the means to distribute these materials to thousands of institutions across the county. Interfolio's services offer a revolutionary way for people to market themselves professionally.