2019-2020 Schedule

Sept. 17: How to Mentor and be Mentored

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. in LIB 101

How can you foster good relationships with your mentors? What tips can you use to help your own mentoring of undergraduate students? A panel of mentors and mentees give their best advice on navigating academic relationships while pursuing your graduate degree.

Oct 16: Building Sucessful Teaching Opportunities

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. in LIB 101

Teaching is a valuable, sought-after skill, but how do you get started?  Together with the USU Empowering Teaching Excellence (ETE) program, this GrTS hosts a panel of recognized and awarded student teachers to discuss their teaching experiences, best tips, and how they were able to create their own teaching career.

Nov 19th: Navigating the Publishing Process

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. in LIB 101

Navigating the publishing process can be difficult. Where do you find journals? How do you know they’re legitimate? And then how do you prepare your article so it’s the best it can be? Luckily, our librarians have all these answers and more. Bring all your questions to this GrTS, where our expert Librarians will walk you through the publishing process and help you find the best journals to submit to. 

January 15th: Developing a Resume/CV

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. in LIB 101

Remembering all the “rules” for resumes and CVs can be difficult. Knowing what to include, what to leave out, and when you need one or the other By learning the standards and merits of both forms, you can set yourself up for future success.

February 18th: How to Find and Secure Funding

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. in LIB 101

USU receives a record amount of funding for its research programs each year. But how do you find all this money that everyone else seems to be getting? This GrTS, some of our successfully funded students share what they did to find and make their applications the best they could be.

March’s workshop has been cancelled

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. in LIB 101

As summer conferences approach, making connections with other researchers and professionals might be one of your top priorities. But what are the best ways to make those connections in such a short time? In this workshop, you’ll learn the basics of effective networking and practice how to make the most of your time at confrences.