Graduate Training Events

    The list below shows the composite schedule for all currently scheduled professional development events.

    If you have questions about the listed events, or would like to suggest an event, please contact Professional Development.

    Note: The professional development events page focus primarily on academic and career-oriented workshops and events. For social events geared toward graduate students, we invite you to visit the Graduate Student Union's social calendar. For social events geared toward postdocs, visit the Postdoc Events page.

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    • Ctr for Social Concerns
    • Dissertation and Thesis
    • English for Academic Purposes
    • Ethics
    • Graduate Career Services
    • Graduate Student Life
    • Graduate Professional Development
    • Graduate Resilience Alliance at ND
    • Grants and Fellowships
    • Hesburgh Libraries
    • Kaneb Center
    • Leadership
    • Postdoctoral Scholars
    • The Writing Center


    Upcoming events:

    TitleDescriptionDateTime
    Grants and Fellowships: GEM Fellowship Program Boot Camp 1z_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsGrants And Fellowships Designed exclusively for the GEM-eligible graduate students (STEM master's and Ph.D., members of an under-represented group, US citizen or permanent resident) who p...10-2609:30 AM
    Grants and Fellowships: GEM Fellowship Program Boot Camp 2z_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsGrants And Fellowships Designed exclusively for the GEM-eligible graduate students (STEM master's and Ph.D., members of an under-represented group, US citizen or permanent resident) who p...10-2709:30 AM
    Professional Development Workshop: Finding and Showcasing Your Career Fitz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional DevelopmentLearn how to discover careers that align with your unique values, interests, personality, skills, and goals while developing strategies to communicate your qualifica...10-2701:30 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: GEM Fellowship Program Boot Camp 3z_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsGrants And Fellowships Designed exclusively for the GEM-eligible graduate students (STEM master's and Ph.D., members of an under-represented group, US citizen or permanent resident) who p...10-2809:30 AM
    Grants and Fellowships: GEM Fellowship Program Boot Camp 4z_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsGrants And Fellowships Designed exclusively for the GEM-eligible graduate students (STEM master's and Ph.D., members of an under-represented group, US citizen or permanent resident) who p...10-2909:30 AM
    CEPS: Engaged Learning Forum - SPANISH CBL @ 10!z_gs_pdevENGAGED LEARNING FORUM: SPANISH CBL @ 10!Thursday, November 5, 2020 | 11:30am to 12:45pm | Virtual Event Presenters: Dr. Rachel Parroquin and Elena Mangione-Lora, Te...11-511:30 AM
    Arts & Letters Advanced Degree Online "Career Communities" - Build Your Plan Alongside Your Peersz_gs_pdevGraduate Career Services During this session, you will learn how to build your professional network and a strategic plan within career paths of interest alongside fellow graduate students, ...11-512:00 PM
    Campus Visit Academic Interview Workshopz_gs_pdev / GCSGraduate Career Services Campus Visit Academic Interviews: Learn the process so that you can be prepared! This session will explain the campus visit interview process. The following are a f...11-503:30 PM
    Assessing Preparation, Participation, and Attendancez_gs_pdev11-912:30 PM
    Arts & Letters Advanced Degree Online "Career Communities" - Build Your Plan Alongside Your Peersz_gs_pdevGraduate Career Services During this session, you will learn how to build your professional network and a strategic plan within career paths of interest alongside fellow graduate students, ...11-1004:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Write an effective summary (Biosketch)z_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsGrants And Fellowships Biosketches are required in grant and fellowship applications and awarded progress reports. Learn to effectively highlight your qualifications and accomplishments s...11-1111:00 AM
    Increasing Student Engagement in Large Enrollment Coursesz_gs_pdev Large enrollment courses pose unique challenges for students and instructors.  This workshop presents practical techniques for engaging students both inside and out...11-1101:00 PM
    2021 3MT Competition Informational Meetingz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional Development An informational session about the 2021 Shaheen 3MT Competition, where all graduate students compete to effectively explain your research in 3 minutes to a non-spec...1-2612:00 PM
    2021 3MT Competition Informational Meetingz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional Development An informational session about the 2021 Shaheen 3MT Competition, where all graduate students compete to effectively explain your research in 3 minutes to a non-spec...1-2705:00 PM
    2021 3MT Competition Informational Meetingz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional Development An informational session about the 2021 Shaheen 3MT Competition, where all graduate students compete to effectively explain your research in 3 minutes to a non-spec...2-306:00 PM
    2021 3MT Competition Informational Sessionz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional Development An informational session about the 2021 Shaheen 3MT Competition, where all graduate students compete to effectively explain your research in 3 minutes to a non-spec...2-412:00 PM
    Introduction to Interviewingz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional DevelopmentPresenter: Liz Loughran, Graduate Career Consultant, Graduate Career ServicesDescription: It’s not uncommon to feel a little nervous as you approach interviews, but ...2-912:00 PM
    Distilling Your Research in 3MT Formatz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional Development Are you a Ph.D. student interested in fine-tuning your oral presentation skills? Will you soon be giving presentations as a part of a job interview? Would you like ...2-1012:00 PM
    Goal Setting for Success Workshopz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional DevelopmentPresenter: John Lubker, Associate Dean, Graduate SchoolDescription: It is important to have a systematic approach to accomplishing all your goals in graduate school....2-1612:00 PM
    Shall We Dance? The Ballet-Like Balance of Giving & Receiving Feedbackz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional DevelopmentPresenter: Karrah Herring, J.D., Director of Public Affairs, Office of Public AffairsDescription: No matter what we do or how well we do it, eventually some sort of ...2-2212:00 PM
    greeNDot Violence & Discrimination Prevention Training for Gradsz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional DevelopmentPresenters: Mimi Beck, Program Director Graduate Student Life, and Mandy Madden Miller, Program Director of Professional Development, The Graduate SchoolDescription:...3-105:30 PM
    Mindfulness-based Skills for Handling Difficult Thoughts and Feelingsz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional DevelopmentPresenter: Peter Barnes, Staff Psychologist , UCCDescription: Do you spend too much time trying to control your thoughts and feelings and “Just be happy”? Cultural m...3-912:00 PM
    Financial Wellness: Compensation, Job Offers, & Negotiationsz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional DevelopmentNegotiating a job offer requires three steps. In this session, you will learn to identify your compensation expectations, evaluate a job offer, and negotiate success...4-612:00 PM
    Financial Wellness: Personal Investingz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional DevelopmentPresenter: Dr. Carl Ackermann, MendozaDescription: This session will help participants craft a lifelong financial plan. Topics include investing inside and outside r...4-1312:00 PM