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In Fall 2020, Graduate Student Resource Center is teaming with campus partners and guest speakers to offer a series of workshops on career and professional development as well as wellness. These workshops are open to all UCR graduate students and postdocs. 

  • R'Grad Professional Pathways Workshop Series

    In Fall 2020, Graduate Student Resource Center is teaming with UCR Career Center to offer a series of workshops on career development. These workshops are open to all UCR graduate students and postdocs. 

    CV to Resume

    If you are preparing for a nonacademic job search, it is important to prepare a tailored resume for that particular position. This workshop will help you transition your curriculum vitae (CV) into a resume, discuss the differences between the two documents, and identify key content such as professional experience and skills to include in the resume. Come and learn how to convert your CV into an effective resume in this workshop! Interested in attending? This workshop is offered by Graduate Student Resource Center and UCR Career Center .

    Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2020
    Time: 1 – 1:50pm
    Location: Zoom (Registration is required. Please visit Handshake (graduate students) or WC Online (graduate students and postdocs) to register and find the Zoom link.)

    How to Write an Effective Cover Letter

    Cover letters are a great way to introduce yourself to an employer, show the prospective employer how your background fits their particular job, and to demonstrate your knowledge of the company. Come and learn how to write an effective and original letter in this workshop! This workshop is offered by Graduate Student Resource Center and UCR Career Center .

    Date: Thursday, November 5, 2020
    Time: 1 – 1:50pm
    Location: Zoom (Registration is required. Please visit Handshake (graduate students) or WC Online (graduate students and postdocs) to register and find the Zoom link.)

    Self-Assessment with ImaginePhD

    Creating a personalized career development plan based on your skills, interests, and values is the first step for a successful career. Graduate students and postdocs in the humanities and social sciences, join us to learn about Imagine PhD, a career exploration and planning tool. This workshop is offered by Graduate Student Resource Center and UCR Career Center .

    Date: Thursday, December 3, 2020
    Time: 1 – 1:50pm
    Location: Zoom (Registration is required. Please visit Handshake (graduate students) or WC Online (graduate students and postdocs) to register and find the Zoom link.)

    Self-Assessment with myIDP

    Creating a personalized career development plan based on your skills, interests, and values is the first step for a successful career. Graduate students and postdocs in the sciences, join us to learn about myIDP to do a self-assessment and to create an individual development plan for your scientific career. This workshop is offered by Graduate Student Resource Center and UCR Career Center .

    Date: Thursday, December 10, 2020
    Time: 1 – 1:50pm
    Location: Zoom (Registration is required. Please visit Handshake (graduate students) or WC Online (graduate students and postdocs) to register and find the Zoom link.)

  • Financial Planning and Wellness Workshop
    Financial Planning and Wellness Workshop

    No matter where you are in your professional career, it is important to establish a plan for financial wellness and successfully manage your finances. Join Dr. Samarah Blackmon, Financial Wellness Program Manager at The Financial Aid Office, and and get started on your journey to financial wellness. 

    Date: Thursday, November 12, 2020
    Time: 11 – 11:50am
    Location: Zoom (Registration is required. The Zoom link will be available in the registration window in WC Online.)

    If you have any questions, please email Dr. Yelda Serin at yelda.serin@ucr.edu

    Register here

  • Fellowships Opportunities in Japan - Information Session
    International Fellowships for Research in Japan Information Session

    Are you interested in research, collaboration, and travel opportunities in Japan? Hundreds of funding opportunities are available to all fields (social-science, humanities, STEM, multi-disciplinary) for research at Japanese universities and public research institutions.

    • Pre-PhD students (summer and short-term fellowships)
    • Postdocs (summer, short- and long-term fellowships)
    • Faculty fellowships at junior, mid, and senior levels (short and long term) 

    If you want to know more, don’t miss this rare opportunity to learn about funding options directly from staff of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS).

    Date: Monday, November 30, 2020
    Time: 4 – 4:30pm
    Location: Zoom (Registration is required. The Zoom link will be shared with you in the morning on November 30th.)

    If you have any questions, please email Dr. Yelda Serin at yelda.serin@ucr.edu

    Register here