Job Search Virtual Monthly Discussion

Zoom

The Job Search Virtual Monthly Discussion is designed to get graduate students and postdoctoral scholars together to talk about concerns that job seekers share, and strategize about how to move forward. Each session will begin with a brief introduction that includes tips, perspectives, and thoughts from staff who support career exploration within and beyond academia. Participants will…

Deconstructing Professionalism

This virtual event will feature a panel of graduate students representing different marginalized identities to discuss how societal norms of "professionalism" impact our sense of self, what that means for us as minoritized students on a macro and micro level, and how we can change these norms to transform the workplace. This event centers around…

NIH Webinar: Becoming a Resilient Scientist Series – Exploring Our Self-talk: Cognitive Distortion and Imposter Fears

Zoom

Speaker(s): Sharon Milgram, PhD, Director, OITE This event is recommended for: Postbacs; Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows; NIH Staff Scientists/Staff Clinicians Register for Session 2 Accessibility Information: Sign language interpreting services and live captioning will be provided for this event. Individuals who need other reasonable accommodations to participate in this event should contact Jackie Newell (newellj@nih.gov) or…

NYAS Webinar: Career Paths: Academic Workforce Development

Zoom

The growth and prosperity of society depends on nurturing intellectual STEM talent that drives innovation and solves real world problems, This requires creating a culture that nurtures, fosters and accepts diverse ideas, problem solving approaches and individuals. The panelists at this webinar will discuss how STEM professionals can pave the path by creating programs and…

NCFDD: How to Engage in Healthy Conflict

Webinar

Do you often feel drained by departmental drama? Do feel unclear how to handle conflicts that arise in your department? Are you unsure when, where, and how to manage conflict with people who will be voting on your tenure? Academics are notoriously conflict avoidant and the inability to manage conflict can result in negative physical,…

NIH Webinar: Becoming a Resilient Scientist Series – Self-advocacy and Assertiveness

Zoom

Speaker(s): Sharon Milgram, PhD, Director, OITE This event is recommended for: Postbacs; Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows; NIH Staff Scientists/Staff Clinicians Register for Session 3 Accessibility Information: Sign language interpreting services and live captioning will be provided for this event. Individuals who need other reasonable accommodations to participate in this event should contact Jackie Newell (newellj@nih.gov) or…

MAC Mentoring Program – Getting the Most out of Your Advisor/Advisee Relationships

The MAC (Multicultural Academic Council) Mentoring Program is a collaboration of MAC and the Graduate School Office of Inclusion & Student Engagement. MAC is a graduate student organization focused on ensuring that doctoral students, especially those from backgrounds historically excluded and underrepresented in academia, can connect with peer mentors and develop positive strategies for excelling…

NIH Webinar: Becoming a Resilient Scientist Series – Developing Feedback Resilience

Zoom

Speaker(s): Sharon Milgram, PhD, Director, OITE This event is recommended for: Postbacs; Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows; NIH Staff Scientists/Staff Clinicians Register for Session 4 Accessibility Information: Sign language interpreting services and live captioning will be provided for this event. Individuals who need other reasonable accommodations to participate in this event should contact Jackie Newell (newellj@nih.gov) or…

NCFDD Webinar: How to Manage Stress, Rejection and the Haters in Your Midst

Webinar

Are you stressed? Do you feel devastated when your articles and/or grant proposals get rejected? Is the pressure of publishing/funding your work making you sick? If any of this sounds familiar and you have difficulty managing the negative energy and rejection in your environment, please join us to learn: The impact that stress and negativity…

MAC Mentoring Program – Finding Community on Campus

The MAC (Multicultural Academic Council) Mentoring Program is a collaboration of MAC and the Graduate School Office of Inclusion & Student Engagement. MAC is a graduate student organization focused on ensuring that doctoral students, especially those from backgrounds historically excluded and underrepresented in academia, can connect with peer mentors and develop positive strategies for excelling…

NIH Webinar: Becoming a Resilient Scientist Series – Managing Up to Maximize Mentoring Relationships

Zoom

Speaker(s): Sharon Milgram, PhD, Director, OITE This event is recommended for: Postbacs; Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows; NIH Staff Scientists/Staff Clinicians Register for Session 5 Accessibility Information: Sign language interpreting services and live captioning will be provided for this event. Individuals who need other reasonable accommodations to participate in this event should contact Jackie Newell (newellj@nih.gov) or…

NCFDD Webinar: Overcoming by Understanding Academic Writer’s Block

Webinar

In this webinar, Dra. Aurora Chang addresses the state of immobility and powerlessness when writing feels impossible - also known as writer’s block. She focuses on the stories we tell ourselves about who we are as academic writers and how that narration deeply impacts our perceived ability to write. She asks the broad question – how do…

MAC Mentoring Program – Tackling Tricky Situations with your Advisor

The MAC (Multicultural Academic Council) Mentoring Program is a collaboration of MAC and the Graduate School Office of Inclusion & Student Engagement. MAC is a graduate student organization focused on ensuring that doctoral students, especially those from backgrounds historically excluded and underrepresented in academia, can connect with peer mentors and develop positive strategies for excelling…

MAC Mentoring Program – Understanding Implicit Bias and Strategies for Responding to Macro/Micro Aggressions

The MAC (Multicultural Academic Council) Mentoring Program is a collaboration of MAC and the Graduate School Office of Inclusion & Student Engagement. MAC is a graduate student organization focused on ensuring that doctoral students, especially those from backgrounds historically excluded and underrepresented in academia, can connect with peer mentors and develop positive strategies for excelling…

From Deficits to Possibilities: Mentoring Lessons for Building Bridges to Access and Success

Two In-Person Keynote Talks with Dr. Beronda Montgomery, author of Lessons from Plants Mentoring is often positioned as the transfer of information from an experienced, senior individual (or mentor) to a junior, inexperienced individual (or mentee). Implicit in this description are the ideas that at the core of mentoring is a process of teaching –…

From Deficits to Possibilities: Mentoring Lessons for Building Bridges to Access and Success

Two In-Person Keynote Talks with Dr. Beronda Montgomery, author of Lessons from Plants Mentoring is often positioned as the transfer of information from an experienced, senior individual (or mentor) to a junior, inexperienced individual (or mentee). Implicit in this description are the ideas that at the core of mentoring is a process of teaching –…