Grad Updates

 

 

GradUpdate

In this issue, webinars on networking and informational interviews plus workshops on TA'ing online, and more!

Open Registration

 

Networking and Informational Interviews
Wednesday July 22 | 12:30 - 1:30 PM or 4:00 - 5:00 PM

Register, 12:30 PM

Register, 4:00 PM

Seats still available

 

Preparing Excellent Applications for Fall Fellowship Competitions
Thursday July 16 | 10:00 - 11:00 AM or 4:00 - 5:00 PM

Register, 10:00 AM

Register, 4:00 PM

Additional Events and Opportunities

 

The following highlights some upcoming events. Please find more on community.grad.ubc.ca and grad.ubc.ca/current-students/professional-development

ACADEMIC SUPPORT AND SUCCESS

 

Gender+ and COVID-19: Data for Justice
Thursday, July 16 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM Learn more

Using Pressbooks for Text Publishing - The Basics
Tuesday, July 21 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Learn more

Research Data Management Part 1: Managing Active Research Data
Wednesday, July 22 | 3:00 - 4:00 PM Learn more

Literature Reviews: Searching and Keeping Track
Thursday, July 23 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM Learn more

Help improve training in qualitative data analysis at UBC
Online survey | win 1 of 20 $50 Amazon gift cards Learn more

Documenting the Impact of COVID-19 on Canadian Research
Submit work to Ingenium Learn more

Present at the Canadian Society for Horticultural Science Conference on Aug 27th
Abstract Deadline is July 31st Learn more

CAREER EXPLORATION

 

GAA p/t position in Pharmaceutical Sciences
Apply by July 13 Learn more

Webinar: Designing Your Life
Monday, July 20 | 1:00 - 2:00 PM Learn more

Employer Virtual Info Session: Cloud Asserts
Monday, July 20 | 2:00 - 3:00 PM Learn more

My Career Story: Recruiter Insights on Changes to the World of Work
Wednesday, July 22 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM Learn more

Webinar: Resume & Cover Letter
Wednesday, July 22 | 3:00 - 4:00 PM Learn more

Webinar: Job Search Strategies
Thursday, July 23 | 4:00 - 5:00 PM Learn more

Webinar: LinkedIn
Friday, July 24 | 1:00 - 2:00 PM Learn more

TEACHING DEVELOPMENT

 

The CTLT Teaching Assistant (TA) Institute, July 20-24
A collection of workshops designed to support TAs as their roles change with the move to online summer and fall courses Learn more. Sessions include:

Monday July 20
10:00 - 11:00 AM: Supporting Student Well-being in an Online Learning Environment
12:00 - 1:00 PM: Exploring Zoom
2:00 - 3:30 PM: Preventing & Responding to Sexualized Violence: Considerations for Digital Classrooms

Tuesday July 21
10:00 - 11:30 AM: TA’ing Online with Canvas
12:00 - 1:00 PM: Teaching with Collaborate Ultra

Wednesday July 22
10:00 - 11:30 AM: TA’ing Large, Synchronous, Online Classes
1:00 - 2:00 PM: Getting Started with Proctorio
2:00 - 3:30 PM: Strategies to Prevent and Manage Issues Related to Technology

Thursday July 23
10:00 - 11:30 AM: Leading Synchronous and Asynchronous Discussions

Friday July 24
10:00 - 11:30 AM: Supporting Inclusive Online Classrooms
2:00 - 3:30 PM: Time Management for Online TAs

WRITING AND COMMUNICATION

 

Doctoral Tri-Council Workshop: Writing the Research
Tuesday, July 21 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Learn more

Cutting through the Noise: Mastering the Elements of Clear Political Communication
Thursday, July 23 | 12:30 - 2:00 PM Learn more

 

 

 

 

 

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