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 2019

April 8th: Job Search
Time: 12:00-1:30 pm, Career Center 200
RSVP: https://UCLA.JOINHANDSHAKE.COM
 

*April 10th : Bioscience Women’s Circle
Time: 9:30-11:00 am, Geffen Hall Suite 300 (coffee and pastries)
 

April 11th: Self-Editing Strategies for Non-Native
Speakers of English   (for grad students)
Time: 5:10-6:50 pm, Student Activities Center room 4
Link: https://gwc.gsrc.ucla.edu/Workshops
 

April 23rd: Introduction to Grant Writing in the Nonprofit Sector
(for grad students)   
Time: 5:10-6:50 pm, Student Activities Center room 4
Link: https://gwc.gsrc.ucla.edu/Workshops
 

April 26th: Career Development Conference
(strongly recommended)
Time: All Day, Ackerman
RSVP: https://UCLA.JOINHANDSHAKE.COM
 

May 7th: Strategic Interviewing 
Time: 12:00-1:30 pm, Career Center 200
RSVP: https://UCLA.JOINHANDSHAKE.COM
 

May 7th: Creating Effective Figures and Visual Aids for
Conference Presentations & Publications (for grad students)
Time: 5:10-6:50 pm, Student Activities Center room 4
Link: https://gwc.gsrc.ucla.edu/Workshops
 

*May 8th: Bioscience Women’s Circle
Time: 9:30-11:00 am, Geffen Hall Suite 300 (coffee and pastries)
 

May 9th: How to Publish Outside Academia (STEM focus)  
(for grad students)
Time: 5:10-6:50 pm, Student Activities Center room 4
Link: https://gwc.gsrc.ucla.edu/Workshops
 

May 14th: Transitioning to a Career in Science Policy
Time: 12:00-1:30 pm, Career Center 200
RSVP: https://UCLA.JOINHANDSHAKE.COM    
 

May 16th: Public Speaking in Academia (for grad students)
Time: 5:10-6:50 pm, Student Activities Center room 4
Link: https://gwc.gsrc.ucla.edu/Workshops
 

May 23rd: Applying for the NIH Training Fellowship
(for grad students)
Time: 5:10-6:50 pm, Student Activities Center room 4
Link: https://gwc.gsrc.ucla.edu/Workshops
 

May 29th: Building a Persuasive Diversity Statement
Time: 12:00-1:30 pm, Career Center 200
RSVP: https://UCLA.JOINHANDSHAKE.COM    

May 30th: Getting Started on the Dissertation
(for grad students)  
Time: 5:10-6:50 pm, Student Activities Center room 4
Link: https://gwc.gsrc.ucla.edu/Workshops
 

*June 3rd: Building Positive Mental Habits
Time:11:30-1:30 pm, Boyer Hall 130 (lunch served at 11:30)
RSVP: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/5DZXVM6
 

*June 5th: Bioscience Women’s Circle
Time: 9:30-11:00 am, Geffen Hall Suite 300 (coffee and pastries)
 

June 6th: Ask Me Anything: Startups vs. Large Biotechs
Time: 5:00-6:30 pm, Career Center 200
RSVP: https://UCLA.JOINHANDSHAKE.COM
 

June 11th: Exploring Careers in Government Science 
Time: 8:30 – 10-:30 am, TBA
RSVP: https://UCLA.JOINHANDSHAKE.COM
 

*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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