Graduate Training Events and Groups

Graduate training events and groups support the development of students in the areas of research, funding, professionalization, interdisciplinary research, and networking. Events and groups vary by year and are driven by student demand.

Graduate and postdoctoral training events for Spring 2017 include:

Dissertation grant-writing workshop (6 hours over 3 days, schedule TBA; contact Stefanie Mollborn)

Interdisciplinary proseminar sessions

All sessions are on Fridays from 11-12 in IBS 155B. All graduate students and postdocs are welcome to drop in anytime.

Jan. 27
Panel discussion on writing teaching statements—hosted by the Graduate Teacher Program leads in Economics, Geography, and Sociology

Feb. 3
Making the most of professional conferences—Andy Baker, Political Science

Feb. 10
Giving a great presentation—Lori Hunter, Sociology

Feb. 17
Bargaining and negotiation in academic—Nicholas Flores, Economics

Feb. 24
Translating research to policy and practice—Krister Andersson, Political Science and Kathleen Tierney, IBS Natural Hazards Center

Mar. 3
How to be a productive writer—Sanyu Mojola, Sociology

Mar. 10
Successful professional networking—Ryan Masters, Sociology

Mar. 17
Workshop for crafting a 3-sentence elevator speech about your research—facilitated by Stef Mollborn and Dani Denardo

Mar. 24
Balancing personal and professional obligations—Sara Yeatman, CU-Denver Health and Behavioral Sciences

Apr. 7
Time management—Stef Mollborn, Sociology

Apr. 14
Navigating the academic job market—Tara Grillos, IBS Environment and Society Program; Beth Whalley, Sociology; Colleen Reid, Geography

Apr. 21
Navigating the nonacademic and non-tenure-track job market—Casey Blalock, U.S. Census and Monica Fitzgerald, IBS Problem Behavior and Positive Youth Development Program