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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.

September 8

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 Fall 2021 must attend this workshop.

September 22

3:15 – 4:45 p.m.

October 27

3:15 – 4:45 p.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.

September 15

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.

October 13

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Writing the Statement of Purpose: Part 1

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

October 20

3:15 – 4:15 p.m.

Writing the Statement of Purpose: Part 2

Bring a draft of a Statement of Purpose for last minute feedback from the GRC.

November 10

3:15 – 4:15 p.m.

Writing and Professional Development Webinar Series

Preparing to Write a 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.

September 29

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.

November 3

3:15 – 4:15 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.