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
    Foundations of Teaching Seriesz_gs_pdev This four-part series will introduce and develop the fundamental skills of effective teaching, including communicating expectations, facilitating a class, grading, ...1-2109:30 AM
    Using Topic Modeling Against a Corporaz_gs_pdevTopic modeling is a process of dividing & conquering a collection of texts in order to better understand the collection as a whole. Given a corpora of documents ...1-2110:30 AM
    2019 3MT Information Sessionz_gs_pdevPromote1-2105:00 PM
    EAP: “Let’s Eat Grandma!" vs. "Let’s Eat, Grandma!” -- Save Lives with Good Punctuationz_gs_pdev Commas, periods, hyphens, colons, and semicolons are only some of the punctuation marks most common to the written forms of the world’s languages. However, since th...1-2105:15 PM
    2019 3MT Information Sessionz_gs_pdevPromote1-2212:00 PM
    Engaging Lectures for Effective Learningz_gs_pdev Are you preparing to give a lecture, for the first or the fiftieth time? Wondering how you can engage your students during a lecture? This session will get you read...1-2310:30 AM
    Extracting the Who, What, & When from a Textz_gs_pdevKnowing the parts-of-speech (nouns, verbs, adjectives, etc.) associated with a given text enable you to answer question such as "What is discussed in this document, ...1-2310:30 AM
    3D Modeling: Beginning SketchUpz_gs_pdevParticipants will be introduced to the basic tools within SketchUp. We will work through modeling of a custom coffee table, and will use the texturing tools to paint...1-2301:00 PM
    Getting Started with RefWorksz_gs_pdevCitation managers are indispensable for serious academic research, allowing users to keep organized records of the sources they find and include in their papers. Thi...1-2410:00 AM
    Foundations of Teaching Seriesz_gs_pdev This four-part series will introduce and develop the fundamental skills of effective teaching, including communicating expectations, facilitating a class, grading, ...1-2809:30 AM
    Introduction to Python and the NLTKz_gs_pdevPython is a very popular programming language for doing text mining and natural language processing.The Natural Langauge Toolkit (NLTK) is a very popular suite of Py...1-2810:30 AM
    3D Modeling: Intermediate SketchUpz_gs_pdevWe will leverage the expanded toolset within SketchUp by modeling out custom chess set pieces to be 3D printed.Participants will leave with an appreciation of 3D pri...1-3001:00 PM
    Getting Started with RefWorksz_gs_pdevCitation managers are indispensable for serious academic research, allowing users to keep organized records of the sources they find and include in their papers. Thi...1-3003:00 PM
    Foundations of Teaching Seriesz_gs_pdev This four-part series will introduce and develop the fundamental skills of effective teaching, including communicating expectations, facilitating a class, grading, ...2-409:30 AM
    How to Make a Bookz_gs_pdevThis hands-on workshop will demonstrate and provide opportunities to bind books using any one of three different techniques: using a machine to do coil binding, usin...2-410:30 AM
    LASER Info Sessionsz_gs_pdevLeadInformation session for Leadership Advancing Socially Engaged Research program. What is a laser?A laser achieves a brilliance and precision that ordinary light canno...2-512:15 PM
    How to Write in a Bookz_gs_pdevThis workshop illustrates and demonstrates a technique for writing in books for the purposes of "active reading".The only reason one has been taught not to write in ...2-610:30 AM
    3D Modeling: Advanced SketchUpz_gs_pdevParticipants will learn to utilize SketchUp’s scenes and layers to organize a complex digital model.Example models of a theatre interior and an engine will be provid...2-601:00 PM
    All Science Mixerz_gs_pdev Do you ever get nervous networking in a room full of people? Join for a networking essentials event open to all science students, graduate and undergraduate. There ...2-706:00 PM
    HTML and CSS — Essential Trainingz_gs_pdevFor those who use the Web to communicate with others professionally, a basic familiarity with HTML and CSS can improve the clarity, efficiency, and effectiveness of ...2-801:00 PM
    Dissertation Day Camp - February 2019z_gs_pdevDissertation Day Camp offers a full day of writing, that the participant can extend beyond the 4:30 end time as they choose. The day begins and ends with goal settin...2-909:30 AM
    Introduction to Text Miningz_gs_pdevThis hands-on class affords participants to learn the benefits of using computers to analyze textual corpora such as a collection of books or journal articles.Someti...2-1110:30 AM
    Do What You Love - Work and the 5 Love/Appreciation Languagesz_gs_pdevNotre Dame Finding best fit career paths, employers, and occupations can be challenging. Your values, interests, personality and skills all factor into making informed-decisio...2-1105:30 PM
    Stata 101z_gs_pdevStata is a commercial statistical software package popular in the social sciences, especially economics. It is flexible and allows relatively easy access to programm...2-1310:00 AM
    Preparing Files for Text & Data Miningz_gs_pdevText mining, a process for extracting information from unstructured text, requires everyday files (PDF, Word, HTML, etc.) to be transformed into plain text files. On...2-1310:30 AM
    Introduction to Geographic Information System (GIS)z_gs_pdevGIS is a computer-based platform for the storage, visualization, analysis, and interpretation of data to understand spatial relationships, patterns, and trends in ge...2-1312:00 PM
    EAP: Work-Life Balance & Time Managementz_gs_pdevPreparing a conference paper, organizing a conference, and writing a dissertation all take time. But how do you “find the time” to do it all and still maintain a san...2-1305:15 PM
    Using Topic Modeling Against a Corporaz_gs_pdevTopic modeling is a process of dividing & conquering a collection of texts in order to better understand the collection as a whole. Given a corpora of documents ...2-1810:30 AM
    R 101z_gs_pdevR is the most widely used programming language for statistical computing and graphics. It is free and open source.This introductory workshop will demonstrate some of...2-2010:00 AM
    Extracting the Who, What, & When from a Textz_gs_pdevKnowing the parts-of-speech (nouns, verbs, adjectives, etc.) associated with a given text enable you to answer question such as "What is discussed in this document, ...2-2010:30 AM
    LASER Info Sessionsz_gs_pdevLeadInformation session for Leadership Advancing Socially Engaged Research program. What is a laser?A laser achieves a brilliance and precision that ordinary light canno...2-2012:15 PM
    Introduction to Python and the NLTKz_gs_pdevPython is a very popular programming language for doing text mining and natural language processing.The Natural Langauge Toolkit (NLTK) is a very popular suite of Py...2-2510:30 AM
    EAP: Writing Cover Lettersz_gs_pdevA neat and well-written cover letter or resume may make the difference between getting a job interview or having your CV or resume ignored. This workshop will walk y...2-2603:30 PM
    Python for Data Manipulationz_gs_pdevPython is a widely-used programming language for general purpose programming. It is free and open source.Pandas is a free Python library for data manipulation and an...2-2811:00 AM
    How to Make a Bookz_gs_pdevThis hands-on workshop will demonstrate and provide opportunities to bind books using any one of three different techniques: using a machine to do coil binding, usin...3-410:30 AM
    LASER Info Sessionsz_gs_pdevLeadInformation session for Leadership Advancing Socially Engaged Research program. What is a laser?A laser achieves a brilliance and precision that ordinary light canno...3-412:15 PM
    EAP: “They Ask ‘How Are You?’ But Walk Away”: How to Socialize with Americansz_gs_pdevEach nation and culture has a unique set of norms, expectations, and natural rhythms when it comes to making connections with other people. The United States is no d...3-703:30 PM
    APPLICATION: Week Long Dissertation Camp - Spring Break 2019z_gs_pdevSpring Break 2019 Dissertation Camp requires pre-application for prioritizing admission. The application is open from January 15-February 9, 2019. Applications are r...3-1108:30 AM
    Harrison Assessment Workshop for Postdoctoral Scholarsz_gs_pdevNotre Dame LaTonia Ferguson (Notre Dame HR Learning & Organizational Development Consultant) will be conducting this session utilizing the Harrison Career Assessment to su...3-1412:00 PM
    International Travel Health and Safety Summit (Spring Session 1 of 2)z_gs_pdevStudents expecting to travel abroad over Summer 2019, Academic Year 2019-20, and Fall 2019, should plan to attend one of two identical sessions. This orientation wil...3-1807:00 PM
    Final Four Employers: Focusing Your Job Searchz_gs_pdevNotre Dame Finding top employers that fit your unique Values, Interests, Personality, and Skills (V.I.P.S) can be challenging. Focus your job search by identifying what factor...3-2005:00 PM
    International Travel Health and Safety Summit (Spring Session 2 of 2)z_gs_pdevStudents expecting to travel abroad over Summer 2019, Academic Year 2019-20, and Fall 2019, should plan to attend one of two identical sessions. This orientation wil...3-2007:00 PM
    Bootstrap 3 Essential Training (Intermediate)z_gs_pdevBootstrap is one of the most popular frameworks for rapidly building seamless, mobile-friendly websites with HTML, CSS, and Javascript. Those familiar with HTML and ...3-2201:00 PM
    EAP: Listening and Note-Taking: Skills and Techniquesz_gs_pdevUnderstanding rapid speech or remembering the content of a complex presentation can be challenging. This may be doubly true for those studying the United States whos...3-2505:15 PM
    Dissertation Day Camp - April 2019z_gs_pdevDissertation Day Camp offers a full day of writing, that the participant can extend beyond the 4:30 end time as they choose. The day begins and ends with goal settin...4-609:30 AM
    Nonverbal Communicationz_gs_pdevNot all communication is verbal; gestures, facial expressions, and body position – although silent – can say a lot about an individual’s (and your own!) thoughts, fe...4-903:30 PM