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
    • Grants and Fellowships
    • Hesburgh Libraries
    • Kaneb Center
    • Leadership
    • Postdoctoral Scholars
    • The Writing Center


    Upcoming events:

    TitleDescriptionDateTime
    Trauma-Informed Teachingz_gs_pdev During this difficult semester, we’ll likely be teaching a higher-than-usual proportion of students who are dealing with trauma. This workshop is designed to inform...10-511:00 AM
    Active Learning in the (Socially Distant) Classroomz_gs_pdev Research into the effectiveness of educational methodology has increasingly suggested that students need to be "active" participants learning, so there is a strong ...10-503:00 PM
    Arts & Letters Advanced Degree Online "Career Communities" - Build Your Plan Alongside Your Peersz_gs_pdevGraduate Career Services During this session, you will learn how to build your professional network and a strategic plan within career paths of interest alongside fellow graduate students, ...10-504:00 PM
    Professional Development Workshop: Anxiety and Stress Managementz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional DevelopmentFeeling anxious? Feeling stressed? We all manage our stress and anxiety in different ways and with different levels of effectiveness. Join this workshop to learn mor...10-601:00 PM
    Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace (Graduate Student Appreciation Week)z_gs_pdevGraduate Career ServicesTake time during Graduate Student Appreciation Week to feel appreciated! With the hustle and bustle of going to class, research, teaching, and numerous other commitm...10-704:00 PM
    FREE Professional Headshots for GSAWz_gs_pdev / GCSGraduate Career Services As part of Graduate Student Appreciation Week, please receive a free headshot photo courtesy of Graduate Career Services. Professional attire is recommended. Use yo...10-903:00 PM
    Self-Reflection as a Pathway to Improved Teachingz_gs_pdev10-1309:35 AM
    Professional Development Workshop: The Struggle is Real: How to Use it to Get Strongerz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional DevelopmentLife holds countless challenges and traumatic experiences and 2020 has held more challenges that we could have imagined in less than a year.  The field of Positive P...10-1410:00 AM
    CEPS: Sustainability of a Community-Participatory Research Project in the Time of COVID-19 - Engaged Learning Forumz_gs_pdevEngaged Learning Forum (ELF):  COMMUNITY IMPACT GRANT FOR IMPROVING HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS VACCINEWednesday, October 14, 2020 | 11:00am to 12:15pm | Virtual EventDr. ...10-1411:00 AM
    Grants and Fellowships: Diversity Criteria: Putting Your Commitment Into Wordsz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsGrants And Fellowships This 50-minute interactive virtual workshop will equip participants to address diversity criteria in their fellowship applications. Participants will learn about ke...10-1411:00 AM
    Academic job search documents - Peer review for polishing draftsz_gs_pdevGraduate Career Services Hosted by Graduate Career Services - This session will provide the opportunity to connect with other graduate students and postdocs on the academic job market for p...10-1501:00 PM
    Arts & Letters Advanced Degree Online "Career Communities" - Build Your Plan Alongside Your Peersz_gs_pdevGraduate Career Services During this session, you will learn how to build your professional network and a strategic plan within career paths of interest alongside fellow graduate students, ...10-2012:00 PM
    Professional Development Workshop: Get Motivated, Stay Motivated, Be Wellz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional DevelopmentThere are better ways to motivate yourself than with fancy slogans, famous quotes, and procrastination. Join this workshop to learn more about the intersection of mo...10-2001:00 PM
    Listening & Note-taking Strategiesz_gs_pdevEnglish For Academic Purposes Understanding rapid speech or remembering the content of a complex presentation can be challenging. This may be doubly true for those studying the United States who...10-2112:00 PM
    Difficult Conversations in the Classroomz_gs_pdev This workshop will provide strategies for converting difficult conversations into productive exchange within the classroom. As students face the upcoming election, ...10-2101:00 PM
    Professional Development Workshop: Finding and Showcasing Your Career Fitz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional DevelopmentLearn how to discover careers that align with your unique values, interests, personality, skills, and goals while developing strategies to communicate your qualifica...10-2701:30 PM
    Arts & Letters Advanced Degree Online "Career Communities" - Build Your Plan Alongside Your Peersz_gs_pdevGraduate Career Services During this session, you will learn how to build your professional network and a strategic plan within career paths of interest alongside fellow graduate students, ...11-512:00 PM
    Assessing Preparation, Participation, and Attendancez_gs_pdev11-912:30 PM
    Arts & Letters Advanced Degree Online "Career Communities" - Build Your Plan Alongside Your Peersz_gs_pdevGraduate Career Services During this session, you will learn how to build your professional network and a strategic plan within career paths of interest alongside fellow graduate students, ...11-1004:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Write an effective summary (Biosketch)z_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsGrants And Fellowships Biosketches are required in grant and fellowship applications and awarded progress reports. Learn to effectively highlight your qualifications and accomplishments s...11-1111:00 AM
    Increasing Student Engagement in Large Enrollment Coursesz_gs_pdev Large enrollment courses pose unique challenges for students and instructors.  This workshop presents practical techniques for engaging students both inside and out...11-1101:00 PM
    2021 3MT Competition Informational Meetingz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional Development An informational session about the 2021 Shaheen 3MT Competition, where all graduate students compete to effectively explain your research in 3 minutes to a non-spec...1-2612:00 PM
    2021 3MT Competition Informational Meetingz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional Development An informational session about the 2021 Shaheen 3MT Competition, where all graduate students compete to effectively explain your research in 3 minutes to a non-spec...1-2705:00 PM
    3MT Competition Informational Meetingz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional Development An informational session about the 2021 Shaheen 3MT Competition, where all graduate students compete to effectively explain your research in 3 minutes to a non-spec...2-306:00 PM
    3MT Competition Informational Sessionz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional Development An informational session about the 2021 Shaheen 3MT Competition, where all graduate students compete to effectively explain your research in 3 minutes to a non-spec...2-412:00 PM
    Distilling Your Research in 3MT Formatz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional Development Are you a Ph.D. student interested in fine-tuning your oral presentation skills? Will you soon be giving presentations as a part of a job interview? Would you like ...2-1012:00 PM