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.

Fall 2018

Sept. 28th
Applying for the NIH Training Fellowship
Time: 12:00-1:30 pm, SAC Conference Room 4
 
Oct. 2nd
Applying for Postdocs in Industry & Academia
Time: 12:00-1:30 pm, Career Center 200

Oct. 2nd
Writing Grant and Fellowship Applications
Time: 5:15-7:15 pm, SAC Conference Room 2
 
Oct. 4th
Resume Writing 101
Time: 12:00-1:30 pm, Career Center 200
 
Oct. 5th
Applying for the NSF GRFP
Time: 2:15-3:45 pm, SAC Conference Room 2
 
Oct. 10th
Career Fair
Time: 10:00am-3:00pm, Dickson Plaza
 
*Oct. 17th
Managing Commitments
Time: 2:00-3:30 pm, Boyer Hall 130
 
Oct. 18th
CV Writing for Fellowship & Funding Applications
Time: 12:00-1:30 pm, Career Center 200
 

Oct. 18th
Getting Started on the Dissertation
Time: 5:10-6:50 pm, SAC Conference Room 4
 
Oct. 23rd
Effective Cover Letters
Time: 12:00-1:30 pm, Career Center 200
 
Oct. 26th
Managing your Graduate & Postdoc Career
Time: 10:00 - 11:30 as, Career Center 200
 
Nov. 1st
Transitioning from Academia to Industry
Time: 12:00-1:00 pm, Career Center 200
 
Nov. 2nd
Networking for Graduate Students and Postdocs
Time: 12:00-1:30 pm, Career Center 200
 
*Nov. 7th
Managing Conflict
Time: 2:00-3:30 pm, Boyer Hall 130
 
Nov. 8th
Persuasive Interviewing
Time: 12:00-1:30 pm, Career Center 200
 
Nov. 13th
Community College Panel
Time: 4:00-6:00 pm, Ackerman Bruin Reception Room
 

*Nov. 14th
Work Life Balance by the BWC
Time: 2:30-3:30 pm, Boyer Hall 159
 
Nov. 15th
Job Search Strategy for PhDs
Time: 12:00-1:30 pm, Career Center 200
 
Nov. 15th
Practical Tips for Writing a Scientific Paper
Time: 5:10-6:45 pm, SAC Conference Room 3
 
Dec. 4th
Careers in Contract Research Organizations
Time: 8:30-10:30 am, CNSI Auditorium
 
*Dec. 5th
Developing a Mentoring Support Network
Time: 2:30-3:30 pm, Boyer Hall 130

 

*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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