A RESOURCE AND OPPORTUNITY NEWSLETTER
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA GRADUATE SCHOOL OFFICE OF GRADUATE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
August 11, 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
Funding, Internships, and Other Opportunities
The Office of Graduate Professional Development (OGPD) Writing Program is a social support program that strives to create a peer support structure to (1) help students cope with feelings of isolation in the writing stage of their studies and (2) aid students in supporting each other in setting and reaching writing goals. Participants will meet weekly for 90 minutes in discussion groups of 4-5 students on Zoom. In these discussion groups, participants will:
Application Deadline: Friday, August 13 at 11:59 p.m.
Note: Personal feedback on or editing of writing samples and/or instruction on academic writing skills will not be provided to participants.
Learn more and apply here: OGPD Writing Program
The OneStop Enrollment Services Center opened on August 2, 2021. It provides convenient and centralized service for financial aid, bursar, and the registrar, offering UF students a seamless experience. Students can find help by email, phone, Zoom or in-person via OneStop.
Learn more here: OneStop
Research Abroad for Doctoral Students (RADS) provides funding for travel and travel related expenses for doctoral students to travel abroad to collect data or to access resources not available on campus at partner institutions. Learn more at one of the two information sessions on Friday, September 10 at 10 a.m. and Friday, September 24 at 2 p.m.
Tuesday, August 24 | 10 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. | Online
Learn how to use this helpful button in several UF databases to access articles.
Tuesday, August 24 | 1 p.m. – 1:20 p.m. | Online
Take a quick tour around the Health Science Center Library website.
Wednesday, August 25 | 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Online
Learn practical strategies for best managing your research data.
Thursday, August 12 | 9 a.m. – 12 noon | Online
Define accountability as a leadership competency and explore ways to incorporate it in everyday work.
Friday, August 13 | 9 a.m. – 12 noon | Online
Discover ways to strengthen relationships, build networks, and find common ground.
Wednesday, August 25 | 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. | Online
Explore and understand emotions related to potential or current experiences of grief and loss.
Asynchronous | Online
Learn how to notice signs of distress in students, share your concerns and discuss seeking help.
Thursday, August 12 | 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. | Online
Plan how to expand your existing network to meet your current needs.
Tuesday, August 17 | 9 a.m. – 12 noon | Online
Learn inclusive behaviors and strategies to increase engagement, innovation, and productivity.
Wednesday, August 18 | 11 a.m. – 12 noon | Online
Tuesday, August 24 | 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. | Online
Learn prevention strategies that address sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, and stalking.
Thursday, August 19 | 9 a.m. – 12 noon | Online
Learn ways you can take an active role in managing your relationship with your supervisor.
Tuesday, August 24 | 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. | Online
Explore strategies needed to support trans* scholars and discuss institutional reform.
Thursday, August 12 & Friday, August 13 | Asynchronous | Online
Learn how to apply course design best practices to create or modify course goals and assessments.
Thursday, August 19 | 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. | Online
Discover how to use learning analytic data to promote student success.
Monday, August 23 – Friday, October 1 | Asynchronous | Online
Learn and apply methods for designing a course that empowers our diverse students equally.
Friday, August 13 | 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. | Online
Learn from a panel of PhDs about transitioning to working in various areas within the FDA.
Friday, August 27| 12 noon – 1 p.m. | Online
Discover resources that can help you get unstuck in your nonacademic job search.
The Graduate School recognizes that maintaining a balance between academic and family commitments is crucial to a graduate student’s well-being and success. The Spouse and Family Resources webpage hosts a list of resources for spouses and families of graduate students, available at UF and in Alachua County.
These resources include information on the following topics:
Click here for more information and resources: Spouse and Family Resources
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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.