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GRC Webinars

Complete the webform below to register for as many of the GRC webinars as you'd like. We encourage you to take advantage of as many of these skill-building opportunities as possible to maximize your academic and professional development during your graduate program. You will receive the Zoom Meeting information on the morning of the webinar. Webinars will be recorded and uploaded to the GRC Canvas Course.

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Culminating Experience Webinar Series

Getting Started on the Thesis 

Learn about the University requirements for preparing for the thesis, project, or dissertation and learn a few strategies to help prepare your writing process. This workshop is especially useful for master’s students entering their second year.

February 9

3:15 – 4:15 p.m.

Thesis Formatting and Submission

Learn about the University requirements for thesis formatting and submission, including major deadlines and forms. Students completing a thesis and graduating during the Spring 2022 term must attend this workshop.

February 23

3:15 – 4:45 p.m.

April 8 (a live, technical formatting webinar for Spring 2022 graduates only; students who aren’t confident at using Microsoft Word to do document formatting are encouraged to attend)

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Preparing for the Comprehensive Exam

This workshop will cover a few strategies for preparing for the Comprehensive Exam, regardless of your academic department, with a focus on how the curriculum of the program relates to the exam.

February 16

3:15 – 4:15 p.m.

Graduate and Doctoral Program Application Webinar Series

Applying to Graduate and Doctoral Programs 

Learn research techniques that will help you choose the right graduate or doctoral program and how to prepare your program applications.

March 2

3:15 - 4:45 p.m.

Writing the Statement of Purpose

Learn how to draft a unique Statement of Purpose for graduate and doctoral applications.

March 16

3:15 – 4:15 p.m.

Writing and Professional Development Webinar Series

Wrtiting a Graduate Level Research Paper

Learn about some common organizational structures of research papers and how to write using an academic voice. This webinar will also cover a few campus tools that facilitate research paper writing.

March 9

3:15 – 4:15 p.m.

Writing an Efficient Resume

Practice a few strategies for writing up a resume that concisely tells your relevant professional story. This webinar will also cover a few ways to describe your graduate school experiences (e.g., teaching, research, etc.) on a resume. Bring a copy of a resume for some peer feedback.

April 13

3:15 – 4:15 p.m.

Teaching After Earning a Master's Degree

Learn how to prepare competitive applications for teaching roles at community colleges and at universities.

April 20

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Please share any topics on which you would like the Graduate Resource Center to develop a workshop. Topics could be related to academic and/or professional development, or to health and wellness for graduate students. A few topics will be chosen to be developed into workshops every semester and summer term.