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
    2020 3MT Distilling Your Researchz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional Development Are you a graduate student interested in fine-tuning your oral presentation skills? Will you soon be giving presentations as a part of a job interview? Would you li...11-1310:00 AM
    Discovering Your Transferable Skillsz_gs_pdev Join Notre Dame alum Dr. Michelle Joyce as she shares about her career path and the transferable skills utilized in both her technical & non-technical roles, in...11-1412:00 PM
    Postdoc Women's Committee Event 11/18/19z_gs_postdocsPostdoctoral ScholarsPreventing and Reporting Sexual Assault The workshop will cover Notre Dame's Title IX policy, including the legal rights and responsibilities of postdocs and junior ...11-1801:00 PM
    Postdoc Women's Committee Event 11/18/19_IIz_gs_postdocsPostdoctoral ScholarsDeveloping Scholarly Web Presence Randal Harrison, PhD Emerging Technologies LibrarianWKSHP 1 — Best Practices in Developing a Scholarly Web Presence As Aristotle on...11-1805:00 PM
    Arts and Letters Graduate and Postdoctoral Career Walk-In Appointmentsz_gs_pdevGraduate Career ServicesWalk-in appointments for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars focused on career development topics important to YOU. Topics can include but aren't limited to:...11-1912:00 PM
    Getting Started with Refworksz_gs_pdevHesburgh LibrariesWorkshop OverviewCitation managers are indispensable for serious academic research, allowing users to keep organized records of the sources they find to include in t...11-1903:00 PM
    Arts and Letters Graduate and Postdoctoral VIRTUAL Career Walk-In Appointmentsz_gs_pdevGraduate Career ServicesVirtual walk-in appointments for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars focused on career development topics important to YOU. Topics can include but aren't lim...11-2010:00 AM
    PhD Career Pathways #16z_gs_postdocsPostdoctoral Scholars The PhD Career Pathways is an opportunity for Notre Dame postdocs and graduate students to engage with those who are pursuing diverse careers via direct/video-confe...11-2012:00 PM
    Academic Job Search Series: Negotiating an Academic Job Offerz_gs_pdevGraduate Career Services Congratulations! You earned the job offer! Now, how do you negotiate effectively to ensure you, your benefits, your dependents, and your lab/other potential fees ar...11-2003:30 PM
    Arts and Letters Graduate Career Communityz_gs_pdevGraduate Career ServicesMultiple Thursdays Starting 9/12/19 (11am-12pm) - 15 spots available per sessionJoin a small group of fellow Arts and Letters graduate students and postdoctoral scho...11-2111:00 AM
    Postdoc Women's Committee Event 12/04/19z_gs_postdocsPostdoctoral ScholarsDeveloping Scholarly Web Presence  Randal Harrison, PhD Emerging Technologies LibrarianWKSHP 2 — Create Your Professional Website with WordPress.com We live in an ag...12-405:00 PM
    Postdoc Holiday Get-Together 2019z_gs_postdocsPostdoctoral ScholarsPostdoc Holiday Get Together - 2019The Office for Postdoctoral Scholars invites all Postdocs and their families including kids to celebrate the season with ice skati...12-1806:00 PM
    2020 3MT Competition Informational Session #3z_gs_pdevGraduate Professional Development An informational session about the 2020 Shaheen 3MT Competition, where all graduate students compete to effectively explain your research in 3 minutes to a non-spec...1-2112:00 PM
    2020 3MT Competition Informational Session #4z_gs_pdevGraduate Professional Development An informational session about the 2020 Shaheen 3MT Competition, where all graduate students compete to effectively explain your research in 3 minutes to a non-spec...1-2305:00 PM
    2020 3MT Distilling Your Researchz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional Development Are you a graduate student interested in fine-tuning your oral presentation skills? Will you soon be giving presentations as a part of a job interview? Would you li...1-2910:00 AM
    Dissertation Day Campz_gs_pdevHesburgh LibrariesDissertation 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...2-2209:30 AM
    Application: Dissertation Camp — Spring Break 2020z_gs_pdevHesburgh LibrariesOverviewSubmit your application to be considered for the week-long Spring Break Dissertation Camp to be held March 9-13, 2020. The application window will close on F...3-908:30 AM
    Dissertation Day Campz_gs_pdevHesburgh LibrariesDissertation 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...4-409:30 AM