Graduate Student Workshop: Keys to Academic Success


Feb. 22, 2013,
1pm to 3pm

Campus Location

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

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Event Sponsor

GPSA and Graduate College