Navigating Graduate School

Advice for Graduate Students

One of the goals graduate students have is landing a job upon completion of the degree. Dr.

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Navigating Graduate School

Seeking and Selecting a Mentor

As a graduate student, you willl inevitably need sound advice, encouragement, and celebratory congratulations.

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Mentoring

Teaching Blogs You Should be Reading

With the increase in digital scholarship in your own research, it should come as no surprise that discussions about teaching and learning have become digital too.

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Teaching
Navigating Graduate School
Grad Life

Creating a Professional Online Presence

Social Networking has changed the way we communicate, not just with friends and acquaintances, but with colleagues and potential employers.

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Career Development
Networking

Treating Graduate School Like a Career

Graduate school is an investment. Not just an investment in your education but in your future career as well. Thinking about graduate school as the beginning of your career will help you prioritize your time and set professional goals as you move towards commencement.
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Grad Life

Time Management: How to Plan for a Successful Semester

As a graduate student, you have a number of responsibilities. Perhaps you’re teaching this semester, working in a lab, meeting with your advisor, or taking a number of classes, and you have a personal life.

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Grad Life

Subject Librarians

Subject librarians are a valuable and, for some students, little known resource on our campus.

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Getting the Support You Need: Starting a Writing Group

Writing is often seen as a solitary venture. Even when you’re writing in a public place such as the library or a coffee shop, you aren’t interacting with others.

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Professional Development
Writing
Dissertation
Thesis

Advice for the Defense

For doctoral candidates and many Master's degree students, one of the final steps after the dissertation or thesis is written includes an oral defense. If you're preparing for a defense, you may be worried.

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Running a Lab Efficiently

Most graduate students find themselves with research responsibilities, and for many this may be the first time they're given the opportunity to help run a lab.

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Productivity
Project Management

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