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PhD+ Series – Curriculum Vitae with Veronica Heiskell

Graduate Student Commons, Room 204 420 Hagar Dr, Santa Cruz

Veronia Heiskell, Director of Experiential Learning and Student Employment, Career Success Applications for academic positions require a CV, and some alternative-academic employers also require them. Learn how a CV differs from a resume, about hybrid CV-resumes, what goes on a CV, and what order to put information depending on type of academic institution you're applying […]

PhD+ Series – Conflict Resolution with De Acker

Graduate Student Commons, Room 204 420 Hagar Dr, Santa Cruz

De Acker, Campus Ombuds, Office of Ombuds We will explore ways to identify when a conversation is becoming “crucial” before you walk into one. This interactive workshop will help you identify your own styles and how you can address conflict in high-stakes conversations more effectively. The goal is to develop strategies to meet specific challenges […]

PhD+ Series – Demonstrating Success: Creating an Equitable, Accessible, and Inclusive Academic Environment with Judith Estrada

Graduate Student Commons, Room 204 420 Hagar Dr, Santa Cruz

Judith Estrada, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) This session will review UC Santa Cruz and UC Berkeley’s Contributions To Diversity Statement Guidelines, rubrics, and assessment tools. Participants will engage each other in dialogue about their experiences in applying various pedagogical approaches, research frameworks, and community engagement initiatives that contribute to […]

PhD+ Series – Disrupting Imposter Phenomenon from the Inside Out with Silvia Austerlic

Graduate Student Commons, Room 204 420 Hagar Dr, Santa Cruz

Silvia Austerlic, Founder, Senti-pensante Connections; Lecturer, Oakes College Have you ever felt imposter phenomenon? Learn how to cultivate a growth mindset to disrupt it and move toward empowering ways of learning. Silvia Austerlic is an intercultural educator, facilitator and consultant, and founder of Senti-pensante Connections, whose mission is to bridge inner work and social justice in service […]

PhD+ Series – LinkedIn Profile and Job Search with Eric Curiel

Graduate Student Commons, Room 204 420 Hagar Dr, Santa Cruz

Eric Curiel, Associate Director of Career Engagement LinkedIn is a powerful tool to network and search for jobs. We will go over tips to update your LinkedIn profile to help recruiters find you. We will also explore ways to identify alumni with similar career paths and interests and show you how to effectively connect with […]

PhD+ Series – Preparing the Teaching Statement and Portfolio

Graduate Student Commons, Room 204 420 Hagar Dr, Santa Cruz

Gain tools and tips for effectively writing a teaching statement, a common document in faculty hiring and review processes and an opportunity to reflect on how your teaching supports student learning. We’ll also review how to select teaching portfolio materials that tell a compelling story of who you are as an educator. Kendra Dority, left, […]

PhD+ Series – Mastodon, Threads, X: Promote Research on Text-Based Social Media Platforms

Graduate Student Commons, Room 204 420 Hagar Dr, Santa Cruz

Ready to promote your research on social media? This seminar will help you learn how! Explore how to promote your research and expertise on the text-based social media platforms Mastodon, Threads, and X (formerly Twitter). We’ll cover how to use each platform, how each works, how to communicate effectively on each platform and how to […]

PhD+ Series – Curating your Digital Reputation with Lisa Nielsen

Graduate Student Commons, Room 204 420 Hagar Dr, Santa Cruz

Your digital reputation refers to your presence on the internet, on social media platforms and on personal and worksite websites. Learn tips on how to distinguish yourself from the crowd and create a lasting impression in an evolving digital communications landscape. Lisa Nielsen, Senior Director of Marketing and Creative Services, University Relations Lisa Nielsen has […]

PhD+ Series – Informational Interview with Lorato Anderson

Graduate Student Commons, Room 204 420 Hagar Dr, Santa Cruz

An informational interview is one that you conduct with someone working in a field for an institution or company that you want to consider working in and for. How do you conduct an informational interview? What questions should you ask to get the best information about what it’s like to do that job for that […]

PhD+ Series – Proactive Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion with Lorato Anderson

Graduate Student Commons, Room 204 420 Hagar Dr, Santa Cruz

Recommended Reading: Ely, Robin J., and Thomas, David A. “Getting Serious About Diversity: Enough Already with the Business Case.” Harvard Business Review, November-December 2020 Magazine Issue. How do you proactively promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in your role as a graduate student, a researcher, a teaching assistant, a peer and undergraduate mentor? Learn active steps you can […]