Graduate Student Professionalization Workshop Series
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The C21 Graduate Student Professionalization Workshop Series supports graduate students from all disciplines in their academic professional development.


Upcoming event for Fall 2014:


October 14, 2014

12:30 pm, NWQ Building B, Room 3511

Cosponsored by the School of Information Studies (SOIS)

Copyright and Contract in the Academy: From Research Idea to Publication

This presentation will focus on issues around copyright and intellectual property within academia. Guest speaker is Professor Tom Lipinski, Dean of the School of Information Studies



Past workshops:


April 3, 2014

Digital Humanities Lab, Library

Virtually There: Building Your Academic Web Presence

Learn how to use the internet’s many platforms to promote yourself in various academic capacities. Find out about the best practices for raising your visibility positively and productively with blogging, social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn), and websites like Academic.edu. Gain how-to knowledge to grow your virtual academic presence and to network with other professionals online.


April 23, 2014

Digital Humanities Lab, Library

Conferences: Getting Your Foot in the Door

Familiarize yourself with best practices and tricks of the trade for writing strong conference abstracts. Learn how to condense your complex ideas into a short, readable, and compelling piece.


May 2, 2014

Digital Humanities Lab, Library

Transdisciplinary Social

Want to know more about working across disciplines? Chat with professors who’ve been there. Meeting the complex needs of the 21st century, transdisciplinary work presents benefits and challenges. Find out what it takes to collaborate outside the bounds of a single discipline in unexpected and novel ways. Refreshments will be served!


February 6, 2014

Fellowships Road Map

Find video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RK7Xemp8hVQ


March 11, 2014

The CV That Gets Results

Find video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BSWb5MZFJdU


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