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: Summer Grant Writing Program (in-person, session 1)z_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsGrants And FellowshipsDay 1. Identifying Grants to Address Your Needs. The program provides an essential toolkit to help Notre Dame graduate students identify and apply for competitive fu...8-911:00 AM
    Grants: Summer Grant Writing Program (in-person, session 2)z_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsGrants And FellowshipsDay 2. Anatomy of a Grant Application. The program provides an essential toolkit to help Notre Dame graduate students identify and apply for competitive funding. The...8-1011:00 AM
    Grants: Summer Grant Writing Program (in-person, session 3)z_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsGrants And FellowshipsDay 3. Articulating Your Fit: Crafting an Effective Personal Statement. The program provides an essential toolkit to help Notre Dame graduate students identify and a...8-1111:00 AM
    Grants: Summer Grant Writing Program (in-person, session 4)z_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsGrants And FellowshipsDay 4. So What? Developing a Feasible, Impact-Driven Proposal. The program provides an essential toolkit to help Notre Dame graduate students identify and apply for ...8-1211:00 AM
    Speed Networking & Career Fair Prep (virtual)z_gs_pdev / GCSGraduate Career Services This session will help you develop your professional introduction and then test it out in a safe practice environment. We will also cover tips for succeeding in the...9-103:30 PM
    Speed Networking & Career Fair Prepz_gs_pdev / GCSGraduate Career Services This in-person session will help you develop your professional introduction and then test it out in a safe practice environment. We will also cover tips for succeed...9-712:30 PM
    Grants: NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Workshop Series (Session 1)z_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsGrants And FellowshipsLearn the do’s and don'ts directly from an NSF reviewer! This workshop series is designed for first and second-year graduate students (US citizen, national, or perma...9-2111:00 AM
    Grants: NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Workshop Series (Session 2)z_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsGrants And FellowshipsLearn the do’s and don'ts directly from an NSF reviewer! This workshop series is designed for first and second-year graduate students (US citizen, national, or perma...9-2211:00 AM
    Grants: NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Workshop Series (Session 3)z_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsGrants And FellowshipsLearn the do’s and don'ts directly from an NSF reviewer! This workshop series is designed for first and second-year graduate students (US citizen, national, or perma...9-2311:00 AM
    Start Early: Intro to Career Development, Assessments, Grad School Success & Goal Settingz_gs_pdevGraduate Career Services This session is aimed toward graduate students early in the career development process. However, regardless of where you are in your graduate or postdoc career, thi...9-2803:30 PM
    Grants: Tea Time with G&F: Dissertation Completion Fellowshipsz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsGrants And FellowshipsThis session is for advanced graduate students regarding the specific requirements and expectations for dissertation writing/completion fellowships. With tea, coffee...9-2804:00 PM
    Grants: Finding Competitive Funding for International Studentsz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsGrants And FellowshipsInternational students can feel at a disadvantage when it comes to competitive funding applications, from finding opportunities that are open to non-US citizens, or ...10-511:30 AM
    Grants: Addressing Diversity Statementsz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsGrants And FellowshipsThis interactive virtual workshop will equip participants to address issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in their fellowship applications. You will buil...10-704:00 PM
    Grants: NSF GRFP Accelerated 1-Day Workshopz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsGrants And FellowshipsDid you miss the September NSF Graduate Fellowship Program (GRFP) Workshop Series but would like to submit an application this October? Our accelerated workshop will...10-1202:00 PM
    Grants: The Biosketch: What It Is, and How To Do It Rightz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsGrants And FellowshipsThe biosketch - not quite personal statement, and not quite CV - is required for many prestigious applications and award progress reports. Learn to write an effectiv...11-1612:00 PM
    Individual Development Plan (IDP) Workshopz_gs_pdevGraduate Career Services Did you know that you are more likely to achieve your goals if you write them down? This session will focus on creating an Individual Development Plan (IDP), which ...12-103:30 PM