Workshops for Graduate Students

Take charge of your career development. These workshops are open to all graduate students.  Many of the workshops are available online.

Preparing Future Leaders: NCA&T and UNCG partnership for graduate student professional development

The Graduate Schools of UNCG and N.C. A&T, in partnership, have established the Preparing Future Leaders (PFL) program as a strong foundation for graduate student professional development and career preparation. The program is designed to provide valuable, transferable skills and knowledge that will prepare currently enrolled, degree seeking graduate students to be successful and dynamic leaders in their chosen disciplines and careers as they complete their degree.

Bluford Library COS Pivot workshop

Pivot is a powerful tool that combines funding and collaboration opportunities for faculty researchers and graduate students across all disciplines. (Approximately 90 minutes)

COS Pivot can be used to identify grants and funding opportunities from government agencies, private foundations, corporations and public charities. It also allows individuals to create unique funding searches, choose to receive weekly emails based upon those searches, and track relevant opportunities. Learn how to navigate, set up custom searches, and email alerts.

Registration at least 24 hours in advance is required.  Visit the website below to register.

http://www.library.ncat.edu/services/workshops/pivot-2013-09-19.html

Spring 2014 Graduate Student Workshops

Resume/CV Workshop
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 12 pm
Facilitated by Cynthia Downing and Amber Urooj
Room 101 Murphy Hall
Learning Outcomes:  Attendees will be able to write a marketable resume.

GIS/AHP Decision Support Models
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Facilitated by:  Dr. Tony Graham, Associate Professor, Technology Management, NC A&T
Room 101 Gibbs Hall 

Description: This presentation will introduce the integration of GIS/AHP for decision-making. Geographic Information System (GIS) technology is used to store, manage and analyze spatial information. GIS technology allows scientists, engineers, and many other disciplines the ability to analyze specific data sets for informed decision-making.The Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) enables decision-makers to visually structure complex problems in the form of a hierarchy and is mathematically based using matrix theory and behavioral assumptions to form AHP's theoretical framework.  Its application is interdisciplinary across other areas: for example, government, business, industry, healthcare, and education.

Resume/CV Workshop
Wednesday, March 12, 2014                         
12:00pm
Facilitated by:  Cynthia Downing and Amber Urooj, Office of Career Services, NC A&T
Learning Outcomes:  Attendees will be able to write a marketable resume.
Room 101 Murphy Hall

Networking/Interviewing Workshop
Monday, March 17, 2014 at 4 pm
Facilitated by: Cynthia Downing and Amber Urooj
Room 101 Murphy Hall
Learning Outcomes:  Attendees will be able to identify the process and importance of networking; and use the S.T.A.R. method for interviewing successfully

Careers in Intellectual Property: Getting and Keeping Your First Job
Thursday, March 20, 2014                             
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Presenter:  Dr. Laura Collins, Director, Intellectual Property, DORED, NC A&T
Room 101 Gibbs Hall 

Preparing a Competitive Fulbright Application
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
2:00 - 1:00 pm
Presenter:  Anna Whiteside, Scholarship Coordinator, Honors Program, NC A&T Room 101 Gibbs Hall


Finding Balance/Stress Relief Workshop
Monday, April 7, 2014 at 4 pm
Facilitated by Dr. Daniel Paredes and Ms.Lindsey Luu (Counseling Services at N.C. A&T)
Room 101 Murphy Hall
Learning Outcomes:  Attendees will be able to identify the sources/symptoms of stress and ways to manage it as well as assess the different roles of a graduate student and how to balance them.

Dressing for Success
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 4 pm
Facilitated by: TBA
Location: TBA
Sponsored by K&G Fashion Superstore
Learning Outcomes:  Attendees will be able to identify business professional and business casual dress.

Financial Planning
Monday, April 21, 2014 at 4 pm
Room 101 Murphy Hall
Facilitated by: TBA
Learning Outcomes:  Attendees will be able to implement tips and strategies to manage their money.