Events

Building Your Small Talk and Networking Skills: Language and Cultural Intelligence for Career Advancement

Graduate School Office of Professional Development

Personal and Interpersonal Effectiveness

March 9th, 10:00am–2:00pm

Memorial Union, Check TITU

This 4-hour intensive workshop is designed to enhance small talk and networking abilities for international graduate students. Topics will include extending small talk conversations, framing your research, understanding non-verbal communication and the messages you’re sending, and effective communication for career advancement. Registration includes lunch. Event check in begins at 9:30 am.

How to Develop a Daily Writing Practice

NCFDD

Career development Managing projects and people Personal and Interpersonal Effectiveness

March 14th, 1:00pm–2:30pm

Online

Looking to develop a healthy, consistent daily writing routine? Join NCFDD to learn the three biggest myths about writing that can hobble your productivity. Access to NCFDD is free to all UW-Madison graduate students; simply login with your institution.

Practicing the Power Brunch to Grow Your Network

The Graduate School

Career development Personal and Interpersonal Effectiveness

March 28th, 10:00am–11:30am

Memorial Union, Check TITU

Grow your network over brunch! Come away feeling more confident in networking skills by discussing and practicing them with other graduate students. This event will follow the Beyond Graduate School’s Wednesday webinar, Growing Your Network. We encourage you to watch the webinar and put the skills you learn into practice by networking with other grad students.

Mastering Academic Time Management

NCFDD

Career development Managing projects and people Personal and Interpersonal Effectiveness

April 11th, 1:00pm–2:30pm

Online

Join NCFDD to learn concrete skills to successfully transition from graduate student to professor. Participants will leave with an awareness of the three biggest mistakes new faculty make in managing their time and learn the importance of building a support network for accountability and balance. Access to NCFDD is free to all UW-Madison graduate students; simply login with your institution.

How to Make the Most out of Your First 90 Days

Beyond Graduate School

Managing projects and people Personal and Interpersonal Effectiveness

April 24th, 3:00pm–3:30pm

Online

Congratulations! You’ve landed a job or internship, and you want to make a great first impression with your manager and team members. This webinar will teach you strategies you can use to make the most out of the first 90 days in your new job. The webinar will include a live Q&A where attendees can receive answers to their specific questions.