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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    Upcoming events:

    TitleDescriptionDateTime
    Grants and Fellowships: SGWP Optimize Your Resume/CV For Fellowship Applicationsz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote Learn the difference between an academic CV and a professional resume, and review how you can improve your own to meet the requirements of your fellowship opportuni...7-2909:00 AM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing Sessionz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote7-2910:00 AM
    Grants and Fellowships: Maximize Your NSF GRFP Resources and Q&Az_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote Know the resources available to you as you apply for NSF GRFP, and how to get the most from them. Collaborate with your faculty adviser, secure strong letters of re...7-2901:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing Sessionz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote7-2902:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Develop a Long-Term Funding Plan & Learn to Navigate Award Databasesz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote Learn to use an award database, Pivot, and develop a long-term funding plan to support your research, travel and career goals.   7-3009:00 AM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing Sessionz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote7-3010:00 AM
    Grants and Fellowships: Optimize Your Resume/CV For Fellowship Applications (Repeat)z_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote Learn the difference between an academic CV and a professional resume, and review how you can improve your own to meet the requirements of your fellowship opportuni...7-3001:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing Sessionz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote7-3002:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Looking Ahead to Dissertation Completion and Postdoc Opportunitiesz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote Learn strategies for identifying and applying to dissertation writing and postdoctoral fellowships available to students in the humanities   7-3109:00 AM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing Sessionz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote7-3110:00 AM
    Grants and Fellowships: What is NSF GRFP, and When Should I Apply?z_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote Learn from an NSF reviewer: what the award is, who eligible, and application deadlines 7-3101:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing Sessionz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote7-3102:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Maximize Your NSF GRFP Resources and Q&A (Repeat)z_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote Know the resources available to you as you apply for NSF GRFP, and how to get the most from them. Collaborate with your faculty adviser, secure strong letters of re...8-109:00 AM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing Sessionz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote8-110:00 AM
    Grants and Fellowships: Develop a Long-Term Funding Plan & Learn to Navigate Award Databases (Repeat))z_gs_pdevPromote Learn to use an award database, Pivot, and develop a long-term funding plan to support your research, travel and career goals.   8-101:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowship: Writing Sessionz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote8-102:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Personal Narrative 101: Match Your Personal Story to Award Criteria in Essays and Cover Lettersz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote Learn how to weave your personal and professional achievements together to form a compelling personal narrative, grab readers attention and show your fit for compet...8-509:00 AM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing Sessionz_gs_pdev / Grants and Fellowships8-510:00 AM
    Grants and Fellowships: Constructing a Research/Completion Timelinez_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote Dissertation completion awards require a timeline or explanation of the work you have done and will do on your dissertation to esnure that you will finish on time. ...8-501:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing Sessionz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote8-502:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Constructing a Research/Completion Timeline (Repeat)z_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote Dissertation completion awards require a timeline or explanation of the work you have done and will do on your dissertation to esnure that you will finish on time. ...8-609:00 AM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing Sessionz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote8-610:00 AM
    Consulting Careers Bootcampz_gs_pdevNotre Dame Notre Dame Graduate Career Services has hired the professional organization Management Consulted to provide extensive training to prepare you for success in consult...8-610:00 AM
    Grants and Fellowships: Personal Narrative 101: Match Your Personal Story to Award Criteria in Essays and Cover Lettersz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote Learn how to weave your personal and professional achievements together to form a compelling personal narrative, grab readers attention and show your fit for compet...8-601:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing Sessionz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote8-602:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: The NSF GRFP Personal Statementz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote Create a compelling narrative for the NSF readers.  Learn what to include, and what not to include, in your three page personal statement   8-709:00 AM
    Grants and Fellowships: Wriitng Sessionz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote8-710:00 AM
    Grants and Fellowships: Intellectual Merit and Broader Impact Criteriaz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote All NSF and NIH grants require applicants to address the Intellectual Merit and Broader Impact criteria.  Learn how to directly address and emphasize the impact of ...8-701:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing Sessionz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote8-702:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Intellectual Merit and Broader Impact (Repeat)z_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote All NSF and NIH grants require applicants to address the Intellectual Merit and Broader Impact criteria.  Learn how to directly address and emphasize the impact of ...8-809:00 AM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing Sessionz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote8-810:00 AM
    Grants and Fellowships: The NSF GRFP Personal Statement (Repeat)z_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote Create a compelling narrative for the NSF readers.  Learn what to include, and what not to include, in your three page personal statement   8-801:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing Sessionz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote8-802:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Communicating Your Research: The Research Proposalz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote A research proposal is not a thesis description!  Learn how to develop a research proposal, how to speak to general and specialist readers, and the difference betwe...8-1209:00 AM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing Sessionz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote8-1210:00 AM
    Grants and Fellowships: Why Does Your Work Matter?z_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote All research matters, but not everyone is good at explaining why.  Learn to promote the importance of your work by emphasizing its broader humanistic significance, ...8-1201:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing Sessionz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote8-1202:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Why Does Your Work Matter? (Repeat)z_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote All research matters, but not everyone is good at explaining why.  Learn to promote the importance of your work by emphasizing its broader humanistic significance, ...8-1309:00 AM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing Sessionz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote8-1310:00 AM
    Grants and Fellowships: Communicating Your Research: The Research Proposal (Repeat)z_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote A research proposal is not a thesis description!  Learn how to develop a research proposal, how to speak to general and specialist readers, and the difference betwe...8-1301:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing Sessionz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote8-1302:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing an NSF GRFP Research Proposalz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote Turn your research ideas into a strong NSF GRFP proposal.  Learn how to structure it, how to speak to an NSF audience, and what mistakes to avoid.  As you edit your...8-1409:00 AM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing Sessionz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote8-1410:00 AM
    Grants and Fellowships: Why Stop Here? Win Other Predoctoral Fellowships in STEMz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote Learn about other fellowships opportunities in STEM  8-1401:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing Sessionz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote8-1402:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Why Stop here? Win Other Predoctoral Awards in STEM (Repeat)z_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote Learn about other fellowships opportunities in STEM  8-1509:00 AM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing Sessionz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote8-1510:00 AM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing an NSF GRFP Research Proposal (Repeat)z_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote Turn your research ideas into a strong NSF GRFP proposal.  Learn how to structure it, how to speak to an NSF audience, and what mistakes to avoid.  As you edit your...8-1501:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing Sessionz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsPromote8-1502:00 PM