Get Connected

Created in 2015-16, “Get Connected” is a series of events curated by GPB on topics of professional development for bioscience graduate students. Some events are organized and convened by GPB staff, others by UCLA partners such as the Graduate Division, Biomedical Library and the Career and Writing Centers. Get Connected is designed to make it easy for bioscience graduate students to find high-quality career and professional development opportunities that are appropriate to their interests.

Spring 2018

April 4
Exploring Careers in Teaching & STEM Education

Time: 8:30am-10:30am, CNSI Auditorium
RSVP: uclagradprofdev.eventbrite.com

April 4
Transitioning to a Teaching Career with the EnCorps STEM Teachers Program
Time: 10:30am-11:30am, CNSI Executive Conference Room
RSVP: uclagradprofdev.eventbrite.com

April 5
Effective Resume Writing
Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm, Career Center 200
RSVP: uclagradprofdev.eventbrite.com

April 17
Planning an Effective Job Search Strategy for Careers in Industry, Government and Nonprofits
Time: 11:00am-12:30pm, Career Center 200
RSVP: uclagradprofdev.eventbrite.com

April 23
Professional Development for Grad Students and Post Docs in Life Sciences

Time: 12:00-1:30 PM, Career Center 200
RSVP: uclagradprofdev.eventbrite.com

April 24
Professional Development for Grad Students and Post Docs in Health Sciences
Time: 12:00 - 1:30 PM, Career Center 200
RSVP: uclagradprofdev.eventbrite.com

April 24
How to Publish Outside Academia

Time: 5:10-6:50 PM, Conference Room 1, SAC
RSVP: http://gwc.gsrc.ucla.edu/Workshops

May 1
Career Panel Hiring Process for Advanced Degree Holders

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM, CNSI Auditorium
RSVP: uclagradprofdev.eventbrite.com

May 1
Introduction to Grant Writing (Non-profit sector)

Time: 4:00-5:30 PM, Conference Room 4, SAC
RSVP: http://gwc.gsrc.ucla.edu/Workshops

May 2
Guide to Technical Interviewing

Time: 9:00-10:30 AM, Career Center 200
RSVP: uclagradprofdev.eventbrite.com

May 4
Networking Night Featuring GradBar

Time: 4:00-6:00 PM, Switzer Plaza
RSVP: uclagradprofdev.eventbrite.com

*May 11
Graduate Programs in Bioscience Tweetathon
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 PM, OHRC Conference Room 5th floor
RSVP: http://uclagpbevents.eventbrite.com (Lunch Served)

*May 14th: How to be an Ally by Dr. Evelyn Carter
Time: 4:00 – 5:30 PM, CNSI Auditorium
RSVP: TBA  (reception to follow)

May 17th: Public Speaking in Academia
Time: 5:10-6:45 PM, Conference Room 4, SAC
RSVP: http://gwc.gsrc.ucla.edu/Workshops

May 18th: Mindfulness for Work / Life Balance
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Career Center 200
RSVP: uclagradprofdev.eventbrite.com

May 22nd: Professional Negotiation Skills
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Career Center 200
RSVP: uclagradprofdev.eventbrite.com

May 23rd: Careers in Science Policy
(tickets go on sale Jan. 29th for $15)
Time: 2:00-3:00 PM, Career Center 200
RSVP: uclagradprofdev.eventbrite.com

May 24th: Getting Started on the Dissertation
Time: 5:10-6:50 PM, Conference Room 4, SAC
RSVP: http://gwc.gsrc.ucla.edu/Workshops

June 5th: Finishing and Filling the Dissertation
Time: 5:10-6:50 PM, Conference Room 4, SAC
RSVP: http://gwc.gsrc.ucla.edu/Workshops

 

*Event Hosted by Graduate Programs in Bioscience  

**REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR ALL EVENTS**

Career Preparation Toolkit

Graduate Student Drop-Ins: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursdays, 2:30 – 4:00 PM, CAREER CENTER 200

 

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