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
    • Ethics
    • Graduate Career Services
    • Graduate Student Life
    • Graduate Professional Development
    • Grants and Fellowships
    • Hesburgh Libraries
    • Kaneb Center
    • Leadership
    • Postdoctoral Scholars
    • The Writing Center


    Upcoming events:

    TitleDescriptionDateTime
    Grants and Fellowships: Fulbright Flash Workshop Iz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsGrants And FellowshipsPlease note that this meeting will take place via Zoom, using the following link: https://notredame.zoom.us/j/940622782Flash Workshop I: Letters of Affiliation and R...4-610:00 AM
    Build Your Online Presencez_gs_pdevGraduate Career Services Learn about different resources available to build your online presence. The discussion will focus on overall strategies to build an effective LinkedIn profile and ...4-601:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Fulbright Flash Workshop IIz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsGrants And FellowshipsPlease note that this meeting will take place via Zoom, using the following link: https://notredame.zoom.us/j/940622782Flash Workshop II: Statement of Grant Purpose/...4-710:00 AM
    Grants and Fellowships: Fulbright Flash Workshop IIIz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsGrants And FellowshipsPlease note that this meeting will take place via Zoom, using the following link: https://notredame.zoom.us/j/940622782Flash Workshop III: Personal Statement Jumpsta...4-810:00 AM
    Postponed to Summer 2020: Serving Up Knowledge - Financial Wellness: Benefits, Bills & Budgetsz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional DevelopmentYou might be trying to figure out how to live financially on a graduate stipend or ready to accept your first professional position, but there’s much more than just ...4-812:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Fulbright Flash Workshop IVz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsGrants And FellowshipsPlease note that this meeting will take place via Zoom, using the following link: https://notredame.zoom.us/j/940622782Fulbright Flash Workshop IV: The Slate Applica...4-910:00 AM
    Virtual Career Fairs Strategiesz_gs_pdevGraduate Career Services Even though college campuses and employers still leverage in-person career fairs and networking events, many are starting to utilize online tools to develop more ef...4-911:00 AM
    Increasing Student Engagement in Large Enrollment Coursesz_gs_pdevKaneb Large enrollment courses pose unique challenges for students and instructors.  This workshop presents practical techniques for engaging students both inside and out...4-1409:30 AM
    Hire Big 10 Plus Virtual Career Fairz_gs_pdevGraduate Career Serviceshirebig10.vfairs.com The Hire Big 10 Plus Consortium is a collaborative group of career services representatives from the fourteen schools in the Big Ten Conference,...4-1411:00 AM
    Postponed until Summer 2020: Serving Up Knowlege - Financial Wellness: Personal Investingz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional DevelopmentLed by Dr. Carl Ackermann, Professor of Finance with the Mendoza College of Business, this session will help participants craft a lifelong financial plan. Topics inc...4-1512:00 PM
    CEPS: Engaged Learning Forum - Rooted and Open: Grounding Our Work in Teaching for Social Justicez_gs_pdev Engaged Learning Forum - Rooted and Open: Grounding Our Work in Teaching for Social Justice Please join us for breakfast and discussion: talk is by Dr. Cassandra Gl...4-1608:30 AM
    Teaching Critical Thinking in STEMz_gs_pdevKaneb Challenging students to think logically and analytically is not an easy task.  In this workshop, we will develop practical tools for engaging your students in criti...4-1603:30 PM
    Grants And Fellowships: NSF GRFP Strategy & Designz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsGrants And Fellowships Interested in applying for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program in October 2020? The session will provide an overview of the program, tips from recipients and r...4-1604:00 PM
    Getting Started on Creating your own Class Videosz_gs_pdevKaneb In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for and begin producing a variety of educational videos to supplement your classroom teaching. This workshop is desi...4-2109:30 AM
    Grants and Fellowships: What's Up Wed. Articulating Your Experiencez_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsGrants And Fellowships Articulating the impact of your rejected grant application(s). Join our round table discussions over lunch. Learn to spin your experience positively on your future ...4-2211:30 AM
    Grants & Fellowships: Dissertation and Postdoc Winners Panel Sessionz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsGrants And Fellowships Join us for a panel session featuring recent successful applicants to prestigious postdoc and dissertation completion fellowship competitions. Attendees will have t...4-2201:00 PM
    Grants & Fellowships: Identifying Postdoc and Dissertation Completion Awardsz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsGrants And Fellowships Everyone knows you're supposed to start early when looking for funding opportunities, but what does that process look like for completion and postdoc awards? This w...4-2202:00 PM
    Grants & Fellowships: Research and Writing Completion Plansz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsGrants And Fellowships The most important aspect of grant writing is being able to demonstrate a clear, step-by-step plan of your project from start to finish. This session will run two s...4-2203:00 PM
    Introduction to Backward Course Designz_gs_pdevKaneb Interested in creating a course from scratch? In this interactive workshop, you will learn and apply strategies for effective course design. Topics include goal-set...4-2402:30 PM
    Postdoc Interview Training & Practicez_gs_postdocsPostdoctoral Scholars Hi there, Join Erik Oswald, Graduate Career Consultant, for an innovative new workshop to develop and practice your interview skills. In groups of three postdocs, y...4-2912:00 PM