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The Graduate School
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A RESOURCE AND OPPORTUNITY NEWSLETTER

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA GRADUATE SCHOOL OFFICE OF GRADUATE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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May 19, 2021                                                                                                                             

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Resources for Graduate Students: Office of Graduate Professional Development Website

Professional Development Individual Consultations

General Announcements

Research Skills and Knowledge

Management and Leadership

Effectiveness and Purpose

Professionalism

Communication

Career Advancement

Resource Spotlight: Career Exploration

    

Resources for Graduate Students:
Office of Graduate Professional Development Website

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

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Professional Development Individual Consultations

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.

 

Please visit C3's Gator CareerLink and make an appointment with Jaime Harsell, Senior Assistant Director for Career Engagement, Career Connections Center.

 

Click here for more information: Professional Development Individual Consultations

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General Announcements

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):

  • Front Desk & Health Hut Wellness Educator I (Job No. 516582)
  • Graduate Outreach Educator I (Health Hut) (Job No. 516585)
  • Graduate Outreach Educator I (Job No. 516520)
  • Graduate Wellness Educator – Greek Life (Job No. 516621)

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.

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Research Skills and Knowledge

From Poster to Peer-Reviewed Publication

Friday, May 21 | 12 noon – 1 p.m. | Online

Learn how to turn your poster into a publishable article.

Hosted by UF HSCL| Register here

 

Qualtrics @UF: Getting Started

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.

Hosted by UFIT | Register here

 

Tidy Tuesday with Hao

Tuesday, May 25 | 12 noon – 1 p.m. | Online

Apply your R skills, get feedback, and connect with the greater #RStats community.

Hosted by UF HSCL| Register here

 

Embase (Online)

Wednesday, May 26 | 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. | Online

A step-by-step tutorial through effective literature search and save techniques.

Hosted by UF HSCL| Register here

 

Qualtrics @UF: Beyond the Basics

Thursday, May 27  | 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. | Online

Learn to use skip, display, branches, question randomization, piped text, embedded data, and more.

Hosted by UFIT | Register here

 

Data Organization in Spreadsheets

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.

Hosted by UF HSCL| Register here

 

SciWheel (Online)

Wednesday, June 2 | 11 a.m. – 12 noon | Online

Learn more about this citation management software and its functionality

Hosted by UF HSCL| Register here

 

Welcome to the HSC Library Website and Ask Me Anything

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.

Hosted by UF HSCL| Register here

 

20 Minutes to Impact Series: Your H-index

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.

Hosted by UF HSCL| Register here

 

2021 Summer Seminar Series: Research Integrity and Responsible Conduct of Research

Ongoing- July 21 | Variable Time | Online

Learn about research integrity, responsible conduct of research, and the UF research enterprise.

Hosted by UF Research | Register here

 

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Management and Leadership

Leveraging Emotional Intelligence for Effective Leadership

Thursday, May 20 | 9 a.m. – 12 noon | Online

Learn about Emotional Intelligence (EI) as a leadership and management competency.

Hosted by UF HR | Register here

 

NEH Virtual Workshop- Archives and Libraries

Thursday, May 20 | 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.| Online

Discover grant programs that support the work of archives and libraries.

Hosted by UF CHPS | Register here

 

Planning/Priorities/Delegation

Friday, May 21 | 9 a.m. – 12 noon | Online

Learn tips on how to control your work environments and manage your workloads.

Hosted by UF HR | Register here

 

NEH Virtual Workshop — College And University Grants And Sponsored Research Offices

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.

Hosted by UF CHPS | Register here

 

Research Mentor Training

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.

Hosted by CIRTL | Register here

 

NEH Virtual Workshop — All Interests, In Spanish

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.

Hosted by UF CHPS | Register here

 

Exploring Diversity in Implicit Leadership Theories (ILTs) & Their Role in Inclusive Teaching and Learning

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.

Hosted by CIRTL | Register here

 

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Effectiveness and Purpose

Asian, Pacific Islander and Desi American Heritage Month

May 2021

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

 

Dissertation Support Space for Graduate Students

Thursdays, Summer C | 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. | Online

Find support and accountability through writing discussions with other graduate students.

Hosted by UF CWC | Register here

 

Strategies for Academics Managing Careers and Caretaking during the Pandemic (and beyond….)

Tuesday, May 25 | 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. | Online

Discuss personal and institutional strategies to help academics with caretaking responsibilities.

Hosted by NCFDD | Activate free UF institutional membership here | Register here

 

Take Charge of Change

Friday, May 28 | 9 a.m. – 12 noon | Online

Explore ways to overcome resistance to change and make plans that emphasize personal resilience.

Hosted by UF HR | Register here

 

Calming the Storm: Part 1: Introducing Distress Tolerance and Crisis Survival Skills

Tuesday, June 1 | 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. | Online

Learn emotional crisis survival and distress tolerance skills from Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT).

Hosted by UF CWC | Register here

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Professionalism

Conversations for a Culture of Inclusion

Tuesday, May 25 | 9 a.m. – 12 noon | Online

Learn inclusive behaviors and strategies to increase engagement, innovation, and productivity.

Hosted by UF HR | Register here

 

Radical Femininity: Women Of Color Imaginaries, New Political Iconographies

Tuesday, May 25 | 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. | Online

Presentation on Abolitionist Femme Aesthetics and Roundtable on Sequins as Queer Healing.

Hosted by UF CHPS | Register here

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Communication

Write Time

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!

Hosted by UF OGPD | Access Zoom links here

 

Writing Wednesdays

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.

Hosted by UF OGDI | Register here

 

Global Accessibility Awareness Day: Fix Your Content Day

Thursday, May 20  | All Day | Online

Learn to make your materials more accessible, a few pages and documents at a time.

Hosted by UF CTE| Register here

 

Technology to Captivate Students                                                               

Monday, May 24 – Sunday, June 6  | Asynchronous | Online

Review strategies to engage diverse learners and build a community through the use of technology.

Hosted by UFIT | Register here

 

Creating a Scholarly Community with Socratic Questioning

Tuesday, May 25 | 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. | Online

Automate aspects of discussions with Packback Questions to increase student engagement.

Hosted by UF CTE| Register here

 

Advanced Features of PlayPosit

Wednesday, May 26 | 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. | Online

Discover advanced features such as discussions, jumps and hot spots, playback options, and more.

Hosted by UF CTE| Register here

 

Now Hear This

Thursday, May 27 | 9 a.m. – 12 noon | Online

Practice good listening techniques and identify ways to make them work for you.

Hosted by UF HR | Register here

 

Create Presentation Visuals Worthy of the TED Stage

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.

Hosted by UF HR | Register here

 

Transforming Your Research Into Teaching

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.

Hosted by CIRTL | Register here

 

An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching (MOOC)

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.

Hosted by CIRTL | Register here

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Career Advancement

C3 LinkedIn Lab

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.

Hosted by UF C3 | Register here

 

Transitioning from Graduate Student to Industry Professional

Tuesday, May 25 | 11 a.m. – 12 noon | Online

Explore transitioning to industry, developing an effective resume, and finding jobs in contract research.

Hosted by UF OGPD | Register here

 

A Transformative Experience: Reflecting on Nearly 50 Years of Impact

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

 

Tech Transfer: Where research, business, and law meet

Wednesday, June 2 | 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. | Online

Learn how PhDs in tech transfer connect academic research to aid in industry innovation.

Hosted by UF OGPD | Register here

 

C3 LinkedIn Lab

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.

Hosted by UF C3 | Register here

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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.

  • myIDP: for careers in STEM
  • ImaginePhD: for careers in Humanities and Social Sciences

 

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

POB 115500

Gainesville FL 32611

352 273 3143

Questions or comments? Contact Amanda Catron, Office of Graduate Professional Development.

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