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
    Winter Session: Creating an Individual Development Plan (IDP)z_gs_pdev / GCS 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 ...1-1803:00 PM
    Write First!z_gs_pdevGraduate Professional Development Every Tuesday and Thursday morning in December and January, with the exception of December 22, 24, 29, and 31, we will get together over Zoom from 9-11am EST to wri...1-1909:00 AM
    2021 Course Tune-Upz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional Development Hosted by the Kaneb Center    All events will be conducted via Zoom and registered participants will be emailed the Zoom meeting link the morning of the event. 1-1901:00 PM
    Winter Session: Location Based Job Searchz_gs_pdev / GCSGraduate Career Services Is your job search targeting a particular city or region? This workshop will demo the helpful resources and strategies for geographically focusing your search, incl...1-1901:00 PM
    Winter Session: Focus Your Job Searchz_gs_pdevGraduate Career Services Whether you are in the early, mid, or late-stages of your Masters or Ph.D., it is essential to have an "End in Mind" mentality to determine which job search resourc...1-2004:00 PM
    Write First!z_gs_pdevGraduate Professional Development Every Tuesday and Thursday morning in December and January, with the exception of December 22, 24, 29, and 31, we will get together over Zoom from 9-11am EST to wri...1-2109:00 AM
    Winter Session: Case Interview Practicez_gs_pdev / GCS Join leaders of the Notre Dame Consulting Club for a case interview practice session. The individuals leading this session have successfully completed case intervie...1-2101:00 PM
    Trauma-Informed Teachingz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional Development 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...1-2102:00 PM
    Writing Cover Lettersz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional DevelopmentA neat and well-written cover letter may make the difference between obtaining a job interview and having your CV/Résumé ignored. This workshop will walk you through...1-2103:00 PM
    Tech and Data Panelz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional Development Connect with Notre Dame alumni and others working in the Tech/Data Science industry to learn about their roles and organizations. Gain insights that can help you le...1-2103:30 PM
    Efficient Self-Editingz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional Development Hosted by the University Writing Center    All events will be conducted via Zoom and registered participants will be emailed the Zoom meeting link the morning of th...1-2201:00 PM
    Hone your Interview Skills with Peers and GCS Consultantsz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional Development Preparing for an interview can at times be intimidating. Practicing with peers or Graduate Career Services prior to an interview is a great way to gain confidence a...1-2201:00 PM
    Hone your Interview Skills with Peers and GCS Consultantsz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional Development Preparing for an interview can at times be intimidating. Practicing with peers or Graduate Career Services prior to an interview is a great way to gain confidence a...1-2203:00 PM
    Write First!z_gs_pdevGraduate Professional Development Every Tuesday and Thursday morning in December and January, with the exception of December 22, 24, 29, and 31, we will get together over Zoom from 9-11am EST to wri...1-2609:00 AM
    Write First!z_gs_pdevGraduate Professional Development Every Tuesday and Thursday morning in December and January, with the exception of December 22, 24, 29, and 31, we will get together over Zoom from 9-11am EST to wri...1-2809:00 AM
    Introduction to Interviewingz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional DevelopmentPresenter: Liz Loughran, Graduate Career Consultant, Graduate Career ServicesDescription: It’s not uncommon to feel a little nervous as you approach interviews, but ...2-912:00 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
    Goal Setting for Success Workshopz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional DevelopmentPresenter: John Lubker, Associate Dean, Graduate SchoolDescription: It is important to have a systematic approach to accomplishing all your goals in graduate school....2-1612:00 PM
    Shall We Dance? The Ballet-Like Balance of Giving & Receiving Feedbackz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional DevelopmentPresenter: Karrah Herring, J.D., Director of Public Affairs, Office of Public AffairsDescription: No matter what we do or how well we do it, eventually some sort of ...2-2212:00 PM
    greeNDot Violence & Discrimination Prevention Training for Gradsz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional DevelopmentPresenters: Mimi Beck, Program Director Graduate Student Life, and Mandy Madden Miller, Program Director of Professional Development, The Graduate SchoolDescription:...3-105:30 PM
    Mindfulness-based Skills for Handling Difficult Thoughts and Feelingsz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional DevelopmentPresenter: Peter Barnes, Staff Psychologist , UCCDescription: Do you spend too much time trying to control your thoughts and feelings and “Just be happy”? Cultural m...3-912:00 PM
    Doing Stress Well Workshopz_gs_pdevGradudate Professional DevelopmentPresenter: Jenna Gehl Jones, Assistant Director, McDonald Center for Student Well-BeingDescription: This skills-based workshop discusses all aspects of stress – what...3-1612:00 PM
    Financial Wellness: Compensation, Job Offers, & Negotiationsz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional DevelopmentNegotiating a job offer requires three steps. In this session, you will learn to identify your compensation expectations, evaluate a job offer, and negotiate success...4-612:00 PM
    Financial Wellness: Personal Investingz_gs_pdevGraduate Professional DevelopmentPresenter: Dr. Carl Ackermann, MendozaDescription: This session will help participants craft a lifelong financial plan. Topics include investing inside and outside r...4-1312:00 PM