Get Connected

Created in 2015-16, “Get Connected” is a series of events curated by GPB on topics of professional development for bioscience graduate students. Some events are organized and convened by GPB staff, others by UCLA partners such as the Graduate Division, Biomedical Library and the Career and Writing Centers. Get Connected is designed to make it easy for bioscience graduate students to find high-quality career and professional development opportunities that are appropriate to their interests.

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Spring 2020

April Events

April 14: Time Management for Writing *

Time: 5:00pm-6:30pm

April 15: Tackling the Job Search in the age of COVID19

Time:  3:00pm-4:30pm

https://career.ucla.edu/events/grad

April 16: Mindful Writing Hour *

Time: 10:30am-11:45am

 

April 16: UCLA IRB Review *

Time: 3:00pm-4:00pm

April 21: Self-Editing Strategies for

Non-Native  Speakers of English *

Time: 5:00pm-6:30pm

April 21: Career Conversation Series for STEM and

Health Sciences: Resume

Time: 4:00pm-5:00pm

Link: https://ucla.joinhandshake.com/events/474492

April 23: Virtual Interviewing

Time:  12:00pm- 1:30pm

https://career.ucla.edu/events/grad

April 24: Mindful Writing Hour*

Time: 10:30am-11:45am

April 28: Career Conversation Series for STEM and

Health Sciences: Cover Letter

Time: 4:00pm-5:00pm

Link: https://ucla.joinhandshake.com/events/474492 

April 28:  Building Professional Relationships Online

Time: 12:00-1:00pm

https://career.ucla.edu/events/grad

April 29: Bioscience Women’s Circle **

10:30am- 11:30 am

Link: http://uclagpbevents.eventbrite.com/

May Events:

May 5: Career Conversation Series for STEM and

Health Sciences: Job Search

Time: 4:00pm-5:00pm

Link: https://ucla.joinhandshake.com/events/474492

 

May 6: Graduate School Hacks: Building Resilience **

Time:  3:00pm-4:30 pm

http://uclagpbevents.eventbrite.com/

May 6: Applying for NIH Training Fellowships *

Time: 3:00pm- 4:30pm

May 7: E-mail Etiquette for the Job Seeker *

Time: 5:00pm-6:30pm

May 12: Career Conversation Series for STEM and

Health Sciences: LinkedIn

Time: 4:00pm-5:00pm

Link: https://ucla.joinhandshake.com/events/474492

May 12: Mindfulness and Writing *

Time: 5:00pm- 6:30pm

May 14: Public Speaking in Academia *

Time: 5:00pm-6:30pm

May 15: Mindful Writing Hour *

Time: 10:30am-11:45am

May 19: Career Conversation Series for

STEM and Health Sciences: Networking

Time: 4:00pm-5:00pm

Link: https://ucla.joinhandshake.com/events/474492

May 20: Building Positive Mental Habits**

Time: 2:00pm-3:30pm

Link:  http://uclagpbevents.eventbrite.com/

May 21: Getting Started on the Dissertation*

Time: 5:00pm-6:30p

May 21: Jumpstarting the Academic Job Search 

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm

https://career.ucla.edu/events/grad

May 26: Career Conversation Series for STEM and

Health Sciences: Interviewing

Time: 4:00pm-5:00pm

Link: https://ucla.joinhandshake.com/events/474492

 

May 29: Mindful Writing Hour*

Time: 10:30am-11:45am

May 29 : Bioscience Women’s Circle**

Time: 10:30am- 12pm

Link: http://uclagpbevents.eventbrite.com/

REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR ALL EVENTS

 

Professional Development and COVID 19 Resources/Support:

https://grad.ucla.edu/covid-19-resources-and-support/

This new portal includes an information page with the resource guide, graduate student FAQs (coming soon), and graduate student related campus announcements

 

Career Preparation Toolkit: http://career.ucla.edu/Portals/14/Documents/PDF/Graduate_Services_Toolkit/Career_Preparation_Toolkit.pdf

Graduate Writing Center, Workshops, Programs and Resources: https://gwc.gsrc.ucla.edu/

Graduate Writing Center Writing Consultation Appointments: https://gwc.gsrc.ucla.edu/Appointments

**Event Hosted by Graduate Programs in Bioscience

*More information:  https://gwc.gsrc.ucla.edu/Workshops

(Session requiring Eventbrite/Handshake RSVP will provide Zoom link/password to confirmed participants).