Events

Writing Center Workshop

Peer Review: Health Professions Personal Statements (virtual)

Career development Communication Personal and Interpersonal Effectiveness

June 14th, 5:00pm–6:30pm

Online

Designed for those applying to medical school and school for other health professions, this workshop will share insights for writing personal statements—ones that create a compelling portrait of yourself and give a sense of who you are as an individual, a student, and a future health professional. There will be time to review some examples and answer your questions about this important piece of writing.

CARE for Inclusion and Equity in Learning Environments

Teaching & Mentoring PD, offered by Delta and CIRTL

Career development Inclusion and diversity Teaching

June 16th, 2:00pm–3:30pm

Online

Educational research shows that creating inclusive and equitable learning environments promotes learning for all students. This workshop introduces a framework — CARE — that organizes evidence-based strategies for promoting inclusion and equity in both in-person and online/remote learning. Register here: https://delta.wisc.edu/event/cirtl_care_summer22/

Writing Center Workshop

On the Academic Job Market: Writing Statements of Teaching Philosophy (virtual)

Career development Communication

June 27th, 4:00pm–5:30pm

Online

In this workshop, you will learn about what’s expected in statements of teaching philosophies for academic job applications. We will read and discuss sample statements of teaching philosophy. We’ll talk about the purpose of the statement (“What should I communicate through this document?”), its formal conventions (“How should I organize it? What examples should I use?”), and how to craft a statement that genuinely captures your approach to teaching and learning.

Writing Center Workshop

On the Academic Job Market: Composing the All-Important Cover Letter (virtual)

Career development Communication Personal and Interpersonal Effectiveness

July 5th, 4:00pm–5:30pm

Online

In this workshop, you will learn how you can make the clearest, most direct case for how you are the best qualified candidate for an academic position. We will introduce you to effective structures and strategies in cover letter writing. Participants will have a chance to look at and discuss sample letters, and do some drafting/revising of their own.

Preparing Your Teaching Demo for a Job Interview

Teaching & Mentoring PD, offered by Delta and CIRTL

Career development Teaching

July 14th, 12:30pm–1:45pm

Online

As part of the interview process for a faculty position, you may be asked to lead a teaching demonstration. In this interactive workshop, we’ll discuss ways to go into your teaching demo with preparedness, confidence, and adaptability. Register here: https://delta.wisc.edu/event/cirtl-teaching-demo/

Writing Center Workshop

How to Email Like a Professional (virtual)

Career development Communication Personal and Interpersonal Effectiveness

August 3rd, 4:00pm–5:30pm

Online

Want to demonstrate your good “communication skills” to a potential employer? Need to request an extension or letter of recommendation from a professor? Interested in learning how to express your ideas concisely to peers, supervisors, and instructors? In this workshop, we’ll talk about how to compose professionally effective emails. Along the way, we’ll have fun looking at examples of what not to do, and we’ll address your specific questions, scenarios, and concerns.

Cultivating Your Network of Mentors, Sponsors & Collaborators

Open to Graduate Students

Career development Communication Personal and Interpersonal Effectiveness

August 11th, 1:00pm–2:30pm

Online

Are you struggling to cultivate mentoring relationships? Do you know the difference between a mentor and a sponsor? Are you moving to a new stage of your career and wondering how to find new mentors and sponsors that are appropriate to the next level? Join us for a webinar that will help you map your current mentoring network, identify your unmet needs, & plan how to expand your existing network to meet your current needs. Must create a free NCFDD account to register.

NCFDD Discussion Panel: "What I Wished I Would Have Known as a New Full-Time Faculty Member"

Open to Graduate Students

Career development

August 30th, 1:00pm–2:00pm

Online

As many universities and colleges prepare to start the new academic year, many scholars are preparing to transition into the role of a new full-time faculty member. In this session, a panel of Assistant Professors from different disciplines and institutions will share their experience, insight, and advice to help support the success of new full-time faculty members. Must create a free NCFDD account to register.