Created in 2015-16, “Get Connected: Professional Development” 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.

2022 Winter Get Connected PDF

Winter 2022

January 25: Career Conversations: 

Problem Solving

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm


*January 26: Graduate School Hacks:

Time Management and Productivity 

Time: 4:00pm-5:30pm


January 25: Getting Started on the Master Thesis

Time: 5:15pm-6:30pm


January 27: How to Describe Your Research and Graduate Work to Employers 

(for STEM graduate student and postdocs)

Time: 3:30pm- 5:00pm


February 1: Career Conversations: Teamwork

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm


February 2: How to Network In Person at Academic Conferences and in Other Spaces for Graduate Students and Postdocs

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm

February 8: Career Conversations: Initiative

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm



*February 9: Graduate School Hacks:

Maintaining Effective Communication

Time: 4:00pm-5:30pm



February 10: Dissertation Proposal 

Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm



February 15: Career Conversations: Logistics

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm

February 16: Explore where your graduate degree (and postdoc) can take you

Time: 5:30pm-7:00pm



February 22: Career Conversations: Closing

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm

*February 23: Bioscience Women’s Circle:

Time: 9:30am-10:30am

*February 23: Graduate School Hacks:

Building Your Resilience

Time: 4:00pm-5:30pm



February 24: Introduction to Writing a Literary Review

Time: 5:15-6:30pm



*Marcb 15: Bioscience Women’s Circle:

Time: 4:00am-5:00pm






Professional Development and COVID 19 Resources/Support:

Career Preparation Toolkit:…
Graduate Writing Center, Workshops, Programs and Resources:
Graduate Writing Center Writing Consultation Appointments:

Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL):
The CIRTL@UCLA program supports the professional and career development of graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and current faculty who are engaged in teaching now, or who are considering academic careers.

DGSOM Behavioral Wellness Center:
Services include psychiatric consultation, psychotherapy, wellness programming, and community based services for biomedical graduate students.

This new portal includes an information page with the resource guide, graduate student FAQs (coming soon), and graduate student related campus announcements


*Event Hosted by Graduate Programs in Bioscience