Graduate Student Events

Summer 2020
Virtual Professional Development Workshops for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars

Building and Activating Your Professional Network Online

Thursday, July 2
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

In this interactive virtual workshop, you will learn how to create, manage and activate your network online. Graduate students will learn how to effectively identify and approach potential professional contacts with a keen understanding of professional etiquette. You will leave the workshop with specific strategies to immediately implement to establish a strong network of advocates.

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The Academic Cover Letter: Identifying What to Include, How and Why

Wednesday, August 5
12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

This session addresses the purpose of the cover letter, including its format and necessary contents, along with tips on how to avoid common mistakes and missteps to provide the search committee the best first impression. Attendees will leave this session with clearly identified content to include and a concrete outline of their cover letters.

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MEET WITH A GRADUATE CAREER ADVISOR
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Career resources and advising services are also offered through individual colleges and schools. Check with your college career center for more information.

MEET WITH A GRADUATE WRITING CONSULTANT
University Writing Center Graduate Student Services

CONTACT
For questions about accessibility or to request an accommodation, please contact Texas Career Engagement at 512-471-2425 or careerengagement@austin.utexas.edu.

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