Lunch and Learn: Intellectual Property (IP) and Invention Disclosure for Graduate Students
Thursday, November 7, 12:00–2:00pm
This event focuses on what graduate students need to know about IP to determine if they have an invention and how to disclose, plus the opportunity to network with and ask individual questions of IP experts and inventors.
Register here: https://go.wisc.edu/g01fpf
3MT® Three Minute Thesis
Friday, November 8, 9:00am–11:00am, Reception 11:00am–12:00pm
Take a break from grading, studying, or writing to watch, learn, and cheer on your friends and fellow UW-Madison grad students as they compete in the internationally recognized 3-Minute Thesis Competition. It’s a great way to get some ideas for ways to present your own research (or future research) to a general audience.
The event and reception are free and open to the public and no registration is required to attend.
Building Your Networking Confidence
Tuesday, November 12, 4:00–5:30pm
More than simply schmoozing, networking develops your relationships with peers and colleagues for long-term success. Learn and practice a variety of techniques and strategies for meaningful networking, and how to play to your personal and professional strengths.
Register here: https://go.wisc.edu/f1i7cn
How to Manage Stress, Rejection & the Haters in Your Midst
Thursday, November 14, 1:00–2:30pm
This NCFDD webinar will discuss the impact that stress and negativity can have if they are not managed. Common areas of stress in academic life will be identified and strategies for managing stress will be shared.
Activate your free (UW-Madison) membership or sign in to watch the webinar here: https://go.wisc.edu/93529v
Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile
Tuesday, November 19, 4:00–5:30pm, with photo opportunity following the presentation
Career consultant Gina Jenkins will share proven strategies and best practices to help you optimize your LinkedIn profile and grow your professional network strategically. Participants will have the opportunity to have a professional headshot photo taken.
Register here: https://go.wisc.edu/38io93
Please see the Graduate School Events Calendar for a campus-wide list of professional development events for graduate students: http://grad.wisc.edu/pd/events/.