Upcoming Career and Professional Development Events for Grad Students

PhD & Master’s Virtual Career Fair
March 2 | https://www.careereco.com/events/gradtalent
Interact with employers recruiting students pursuing advanced degrees in a free one-day online career fair!

Overcoming the Interview: Skills & Strategies
March 9, 10:00-11:30am | Career Services Center, Horizon Room
Come learn about the types of interviews you might encounter on a job hunt, effective strategies for handling each, pitfalls and how to handle them; and gain practical experience.

grAdvantage GSA Career Night
March 9, 5:00-7:00pm | Career Services Center, Horizon Room
Camille Primm is a leading career and performance strategist who works with organizations as a motivational team coach and training facilitator as well as a career strategist. She will provide advice about what graduate students and postdocs can do to hone the skills they need to thrive in the changing world of work.

Grads & Grub
March 18, 5:00-7:00pm | Faculty Club
Don’t miss Grads and Grub, a social mixer series for graduate program alumni, graduate students, post-docs and faculty. Connect with alumni, students, faculty, and campus partners over a beer and appetizers. Brought to you by the Graduate Division, Graduate Student Association, and UCSD Alumni.

Competition dates March-April
The UC San Diego Grad SLAM is a graduate student competitive speaking event that showcases graduate student research. Grad SLAM participants present their research using three PowerPoint slides in a three-minute “TED-like talk” that can be understood by a general audience. Presenters will compete in successive rounds and receive prizes ranging from $100.00-$2,500.00. This year the top winner will have the opportunity to compete in the annual UC system-wide Grad SLAM competition in Northern California. For more information, as well as dates of preparatory workshops and the competitions, go to http://grad.ucsd.edu/gradlife/grad-slam.html.


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