A RESOURCE AND OPPORTUNITY NEWSLETTER
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA GRADUATE SCHOOL OFFICE OF GRADUATE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
May 19, 2021
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Resources for Graduate Students:
The Office of Graduate Professional Development (OGPD) recently launched a new website featuring resources to help graduate students succeed in graduate school and beyond. The website features the following resources:
Click here to visit the OGPD homepage.
Questions? Contact Amanda Catron, Office of Graduate Professional Development
Looking for guidance and resources to aid in your professional development? Make an appointment to meet with the Office of Graduate Professional Development! Our office can help you explore resources to build research and writing skills, find funding, start networking, revise your Individual Development Plan (IDP), and more. We can help you connect with synchronous and asynchronous professional development resources in a casual, supportive atmosphere.
Ready to take the first step? Contact us today:
Online Career Connections Center (C3) Graduate Student Career Planning Appointments
The Career Connections Center (C3) provides Career Planning Appointments available for graduate students. A trained specialist from the C3 is available at the Graduate School to meet with students virtually on Zoom. Graduate students are welcome to have curricula vitae or industry résumés reviewed, discuss academic and non-academic job searches, hone networking skills, or receive personalized help with other career-related questions.
Click here for more information: Professional Development Individual Consultations
GatorWell Student Employee Openings
GatorWell is currently seeking enthusiastic, outgoing, motivated and health-conscious students to fill a number of positions, including graduate student positions.
Positions Include (Click here for more information):
Contact Jennifer Kennymore for additional details
Lighthouse Recovery $2,000 Scholarship
Graduates students studying addiction & mental health, psychology, psychiatry, social work, therapy, counselling, and sociology are invited to apply.
Deadline to apply: December 4, 2021
Click here for more information: Lighthouse Recovery
Summer 2021 Humanities Fellowship & Grant Proposal Review
Faculty members and graduate students in the humanities are invited to submit complete, polished draft proposals (minus reference letters) for single-blind review by an interdisciplinary panel of three UF referees with experience serving on grant review panels at the national level. The entire proposal review is conducted over email.
Deadline to apply: June 18, 2021
Timeline: Proposals due June 25, 2021 and feedback returned July 12, 2021.
Contact Sophia Krzys Acord for more information or to participate.
Friday, May 21 | 12 noon – 1 p.m. | Online
Learn how to turn your poster into a publishable article.
Tuesday, May 25 | 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. | Online
Learn to create and edit a basic survey, distribute surveys, view results, manage reports, and more.
Tuesday, May 25 | 12 noon – 1 p.m. | Online
Apply your R skills, get feedback, and connect with the greater #RStats community.
Wednesday, May 26 | 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. | Online
A step-by-step tutorial through effective literature search and save techniques.
Thursday, May 27 | 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. | Online
Learn to use skip, display, branches, question randomization, piped text, embedded data, and more.
Tuesday, June 1 | 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. | Online
Learn how to organize tabular data in order to streamline later analysis in Excel, R, and more.
Wednesday, June 2 | 11 a.m. – 12 noon | Online
Learn more about this citation management software and its functionality
Friday, June 4 | 11 a.m. – 11:20 a.m. | Online
Take a quick tour around the Health Science Center Library website to learn about its services.
Friday, June 4 | 12 noon – 12:30 a.m. | Online
This session will describe the H-index and show you how to find yours in Web of Science.
Ongoing- July 21 | Variable Time | Online
Learn about research integrity, responsible conduct of research, and the UF research enterprise.
Thursday, May 20 | 9 a.m. – 12 noon | Online
Learn about Emotional Intelligence (EI) as a leadership and management competency.
Thursday, May 20 | 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.| Online
Discover grant programs that support the work of archives and libraries.
Friday, May 21 | 9 a.m. – 12 noon | Online
Learn tips on how to control your work environments and manage your workloads.
Thursday, May 27 | 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.| Online
NEH’s grant programs from the perspective of an institution of higher education’s research office.
Wednesday, June 2 – Wednesday, July 7 | 10 a.m. – 12 noon | Online
Work with peers to develop and improve your research mentoring skills in this engaging seminar.
Thursday, June 3 | 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.| Online
A broad overview of NEH’s grant programs and an introductory view of the agency in Spanish.
Monday, July 26, 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. and Thursday, July 29, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. | Online
Explore ILTs to clarify your beliefs about leadership and how those beliefs impact your leadership roles.
As the nation celebrates Asian, Pacific Islander and Desi American Heritage Month, the University of Florida is honored to invite you to help us grow the awareness of intersecting Asian, Pacific Islander and Desi identities, celebrations, stories and empowerment.
Discover more content celebrating the Asian, Pacific Islander and Desi experience at UF here
Thursdays, Summer C | 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. | Online
Find support and accountability through writing discussions with other graduate students.
Tuesday, May 25 | 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. | Online
Discuss personal and institutional strategies to help academics with caretaking responsibilities.
Friday, May 28 | 9 a.m. – 12 noon | Online
Explore ways to overcome resistance to change and make plans that emphasize personal resilience.
Tuesday, June 1 | 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. | Online
Learn emotional crisis survival and distress tolerance skills from Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT).
Tuesday, May 25 | 9 a.m. – 12 noon | Online
Learn inclusive behaviors and strategies to increase engagement, innovation, and productivity.
Tuesday, May 25 | 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. | Online
Presentation on Abolitionist Femme Aesthetics and Roundtable on Sequins as Queer Healing.
Mondays | 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. | Online
Thursdays | 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. | Online
Write Time is a casual drop-in writing hour on Zoom for you to meet other graduate students virtually and work on your writing projects. Get the coffee shop experience without the $7 latte! No registration or commitment is necessary to attend Write Time, just stop by!
Wednesdays | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Online
Writing Wednesdays is a supportive environment at a set time each week to help you progress towards your writing goals.
Thursday, May 20 | All Day | Online
Learn to make your materials more accessible, a few pages and documents at a time.
Monday, May 24 – Sunday, June 6 | Asynchronous | Online
Review strategies to engage diverse learners and build a community through the use of technology.
Tuesday, May 25 | 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. | Online
Automate aspects of discussions with Packback Questions to increase student engagement.
Wednesday, May 26 | 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. | Online
Discover advanced features such as discussions, jumps and hot spots, playback options, and more.
Thursday, May 27 | 9 a.m. – 12 noon | Online
Practice good listening techniques and identify ways to make them work for you.
Thursday, June 3 | 9 a.m. – 12 noon | Online
Learn to use next-level techniques to plan a visual presentation and apply key design principles.
Wednesdays, June 16 - July 28| 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. | Online
Learn course design skills and develop a college-level course based on your area of research.
Monday, June 21 – Sunday, August 15| Asynchronous | Online
A massive open, online course (MOOC) designed to provide graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and other aspiring faculty in STEM disciplines with an overview of effective college teaching strategies.
Thursday, May 20 | 3 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. | Online
Learn the basics of getting your LinkedIn started and how to make your profile work for you.
Tuesday, May 25 | 11 a.m. – 12 noon | Online
Explore transitioning to industry, developing an effective resume, and finding jobs in contract research.
Thursday, May 27 | 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. | Online
Hear fellows’ personal experiences and how their stories connect to broader program findings.
Hosted by American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) | Register here
Wednesday, June 2 | 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. | Online
Learn how PhDs in tech transfer connect academic research to aid in industry innovation.
Thursday, June 3 | 1 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Online
Learn the basics of getting your LinkedIn started and how to make your profile work for you.
Resource Spotlight: Career Exploration
Exploring the diversity of careers available to Masters and PhD students is a helpful exercise even if you already have decided on a specific path. Not sure where to start exploring future careers? The myIDP and ImaginePhD platforms provide resources for the user to match different careers with their skills interests, and values.
Be sure to attend the UF Office of Graduate Professional Development (OGPD)’s Summer 2021 Workshop Series which focuses on career exploration!
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OFFICE OF GRADUATE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA GRADUATE SCHOOL
129 Grinter Hall
1523 Union Road
Gainesville FL 32611
352 273 3143
Questions or comments? Contact Amanda Catron, Office of Graduate Professional Development.