Jan. 2022: Professional Development for Graduate Students

*Capacity may be limitedRegister early to secure your spot* 

Intentionally Crafting Your Career Path: A Session for Grad Students  

Tuesday, January 18, 12:00–1:30pm; lunch provided This session will focus on utilizing visioning and intentional professional development plans to craft your career path.  Dr. Christina Olstad, Dean of Students, will facilitate the interactive session and participants will take away tangible resources to assist them with their career path planning.

Register here: https://go.wisc.edu/20f7e0

Ableism, Interrupted 

Wednesday, January 19, 11:00am–12:15pm; lunch provided 

This session will explore the definition and different forms of ableism that exist on college campuses and how it affects us all. Discussion will address participant questions related to able-bodied privilege and actionable steps to address ableism.

Register here: https://go.wisc.edu/p52msx

Work-Life Integration for Graduate Students 

Thursday, January 20, 4:00–5:00pm; light refreshments provided 

How can graduate students achieve healthy and satisfying work-life balance? A panel of graduate students will share their experiences navigating diverse commitments and offer advice and peer-to-peer support, and campus wellness experts will share their perspectives on work-life integration.

Register here: https://go.wisc.edu/6830e5

Go Big Read for Grads  

Friday, January 21, 4:00–5:00pm  Join fellow graduate students before the start of the new semester for pizza, hot chocolate, and a discussion of this year’s Go Big Read book, Yaa Gyasi’s “Transcendent Kingdom”. Free copies of the book will be made available to participants.

Register here: https://go.wisc.edu/7hvj8r

A Practical Approach to Project Management for Graduate Students 

Monday, January 24, 9:00am–2:30pm Project management is a set of skills that can be applied in academic, non-profit, laboratory, business, and many other settings. Learn principles of project management and apply them to a project or context relevant to you in this popular, collaborative, daylong program. Students will also hear from a panel of successful project managers over lunch.

Register here: https://go.wisc.edu/h4881p

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/.