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Upcoming Events

Check out these upcoming events for graduate students!

November 12, 2019, 11:00am-12:00pm; Teaching and Diversity Statements for the Academic Job at Smith Lab 5079: This session will help you create polished teaching and diversity statements for faculty positions. Tips will include but are not limited to what to include, exclude, and how to put your best foot forward. Snacks provided.

November 12, 2019, 3:30- 5:00pm; Academic Job Search Series: Teaching, Research and Diversity Statements at Senate Chamber - 2nd floor Ohio Union: We’ll provide an overview of teaching, research, and diversity statements, describe how they are used in the academic job search process, and provide guidance on how to write them. There will be opportunities during the session to start the process of writing these statements. RSVP here

November 12, 2019, 12:00-1:30pm; Professional Development Series: How to Succeed as a Mentor at the Barbie Tootle Room - 3rd floor Ohio Union: Graduate and professional students are in a unique position in which they may have mentors critical to their success and may also serve as mentors to other graduate and professional students or undergraduate students. Sometimes you may find yourself in the position as a mentor because someone picked you as their mentor. Even if you are not yet a mentor, you will likely have the opportunity in the future. Learning how to be a successful mentor now will also help you navigate the relationship with your current or future mentors. Join OUAB Grad/Prof for a workshop that will cover the following topics: how to establish a successful mentorship, skills useful to maintaining a positive mentorship, and tips for serving as a mentor. Lunch in provided. Please register.

November 14, 5:00-7:00pm; EED OPEN HOUSE -- Travel grants available! Contact Ana Casado.1 for details.

November 19, 2019, 3:30- 5:00pm; Academic Job Search Series: The On-Campus Interview at Senate Chamber - 2nd floor Ohio Union: Career Counseling and Support Services will be presenting an interview skills workshop. The focus of the Workshop will be on being proactive in the interview so that students feel that they have control over what is being communicated and strategies for answering specific questions that are commonly asked. RSVP here.

November 26, 2019, 3:30- 5:00pm; Academic Job Search Series: Negotiating the Job Offer at Senate Chamber - 2nd floor Ohio Union: Learn what to do when a search committee is prepared to offer you a faculty position. We’ll provide strategies for responding to a department’s offer, share some of the common elements of job offers around which candidates might negotiate, and introduce approaches that can help both parties—the job candidate and the hiring department—communicate effectively throughout the process of negotiation. RSVP here

November 27, 2019, 12:00-1:30pm; Wellness Series: Stereotype Threats & Microaggressions at the Barbie Tootle Room - 3rd Floor Ohio Union: Can you recall an experience when someone questioned your ability or affiliation because of a personal characteristic such as race, gender, or primary language? Have you ever feared that if you did not succeed, you would confirm a largely held stereotype about a demographic group to which you belong?  Have you wondered how to address stereotype threat or microaggressions? In this presentation, participants will learn about stereotype threat and microaggressions research, how to identify them when they occur, and develop ideas around interrupting and counteracting them. Lunch is provided. Please register.

Check out the upcoming OUAB Grad/Prof Events on their online calendar! Events include:

Grad/Prof Quiz Night
Flicks for Free
Teaching Tool Kit series
Wellness Series: Communication Styles
And so much more!