Graduate Division

Advanced Training Boot Camps

Advanced Training Boot Camps

Take advantage of the boot camps offered throughout Spring quarter and expand your skill set and network! Advanced training boot camps help you dive deeper into your skill set. Learn more or refresh a skill. Open to all graduate students and postdoctoral scholars, but space is limited so book early!

Advanced Training Boot Camps

Interview Skills Boot Camp

FRIDAY, APRIL 12 FROM 10 A.M. – 4 P.M.
This one-day boot camp provides the tools for participants to enter any interview situation with confidence, including how to:
• Adapt to changing circumstances and handle surprises with confidence
• Practice effective small talk
• Interview in any setting including with an individual, a panel, during a meal and on Skype

Dissertation Boot Camp

FRIDAY, APRIL 26 – SATURDAY, APRIL 27 FROM 9 A.M. – 5 P.M. SUNDAY, APRIL 28 FROM 9 A.M. – 1 P.M.
The Dissertation Boot Camp (DBC) is an intensive three-day writing opportunity for graduate students writing in the dissertation phase of their program. The DBC helps writers overcome blocks, make significant progress in a short period of time, and develop skills for future academic writing. Space is limited and fills early.

Special Event- Spring Up

FRIDAY, MAY 3 FROM 9 A.M. – 5 P.M.
Touching on every aspect of your total experience: health, professional development, and balance, this day is about total wellness— with a full day of activities in the GRC that will renew your energy. Drop in or attend a scheduled

Start Smart: Salary Negotiation Training

THURSDAY, MAY 9 FROM 2:30 P.M. – 4:30 P.M. CO-SPONSORS: AAUW AND THE WAGE PROJECT
Start Smart is an interactive workshop designed to give you the confidence and skills needed to earn fair compensation. This workshop provides benchmarks for salary and benefits, offers salary negotiation skill-building exercises, and teaches participants how to develop a personal budget to determine salary needs. We strongly suggest this workshop to ANY graduate student or postdoc entering the job market within the coming year.

Mini Dissertation Boot Camp

FRIDAY, MAY 10 FROM 9 A.M. – 5 P.M.
This Mini-Dissertation Boot Camp provides dedicated times to write in a distraction-free environment and promotes the development of healthy writing habits. Participants set goals for the session and are often surprised by how much they can accomplish. (Insider Tip: Can’t make the Dissertation Boot Camp? Book your spot and get a mini-dose!)

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