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Category Archives: Talks/Symposia

Call for Abstracts Now Open for the 5th Annual Women in STEM Research Symposium

On March 26–27, 2019, Pipeline: Vols for Women in STEM is going to be hosting their 5th Annual Women in STEM Research Symposium. This is a great opportunity to promote and support the research being done here at UT by women, so be sure to put it on your calendars. If you’d like to submit an abstract for an oral presentation or poster, they are now taking submissions. Visit the symposium website to find out more about the event and submit your abstract.

Graduate School Prep Month: Funding Graduate School Panel

On October 9, the Center for Career Development will be hosting a panel on funding graduate school. This event, which will take place from 4:00–5:30 p.m.in room 229 at the Center for Career Development, is part of the Graduate School Prep Month activities. Our own Ernest L. Brothers, Associate Dean of the Graduate School, will be on hand to take part as a panelist.

Develop Your Career Vision

On October 22, 2018, from 5:00–8:00p.m., in Hodges Library 253, graduate students will have an opportunity to help develop a vision for their careers. Led by Jennifer Askey, PhD, CPCC, this work shop takes graduate students through a series of exercises that examine what makes for a “good life” for you, including your ideal working conditions. This workshop is co-sponsored by the Center for Career Development, the Graduate School, the College of Arts and Sciences, the Graduate Student Senate, and Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures. You can register for this event on Handshake. For more information on professional development opportunities for graduate students, please visit the GPSPD page.

OIT Hosts LinkedIn Clinic and Lynda.com

Next week, OIT invites you to a LinkedIn Clinic where you can get professional headshot photos, LinkedIn consultations and webpage consultations. The clinic will be available at the Hodges Library Commons North from 10:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m. on September 19 and September 20. You are invited to drop-in anytime. There are also scheduled workshops on webpage development and Lynda.com as part of this clinic on Wednesday, September 19. These are great opportunities to help prepare you for your future career, so take advantage!

Develop Your Personal Brand As You Develop Your Career Path

On September 13, from 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. at Hodges Library, room 253, the Center for Career Development and the Graduate Student Senate will be hosting the Life Beyond Graduate School Brown Bag Series. The topic for this session will be branding, and how this relates to your career path and goals. The event is B.Y.O.L (Bring Your Own Lunch), but drinks and dessert will be provided.

Get Answers About the Institutional Review Board at an IRB 101 Workshop

If you are planning to conduct any research that will involve human subjects, you will be working with your IRB. Knowing the requirements and procedures is critical to navigating the application process. The IRB and members of the Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) want to help you understand the process and answer your questions. Over the month of September, there are IRB 101 Workshops scheduled and they are open to anyone who wishes to learn how to receive human subjects approval for research at UT. Get a list of the workshops for September and register (not required, but encouraged) at tiny.utk.edu/irb-101. If you have any questions about the workshops, contact the IRB at utkirb@utk.edu.

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