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Professional Development Events

The Graduate School, in collaboration with other offices across campus, offers a variety of free personal and professional development workshops and events to help you succeed.  These events are open to all UofSC graduate students.

Fall 2021

 

Resume and CV Workshop

Friday | October 29, 2021 | 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Location:  Career Center, Thomas Cooper Library, Level 5, Classroom 531

The Career Center will discuss the differences between a curriculum vitae and a resume, the types of content you should include in these documents, and how you can appropriately sell your graduate school experiences to employers.

Space is limited to 30 participants and registration is required. Please note that attendees will be expected to observe any University mandated protocols related to COVID-19. The Career Center will observe the UofSC COVID-19 social distancing recommendation during this workshop.

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Diversity Statement Writing Workshop (Virtual)

Friday | October 29, 2021 | 2 - 3:30 p.m.

How do you approach writing a diversity statement? This workshop will help guide you in exploring your personal experiences and help you determine what to emphasize and include in your statement. You will learn what aspects of faculty life and academia contribute to an institution’s DEI mission, and how best to illustrate your personal commitment to such DEI goals using the various facets of your own experiences.  You DO have a story to tell.  Learn how to write a Diversity Statement that stands out! 

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Federal Resume Prep Workshop for Graduate Students

Friday | November 5, 2021 | 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. | Russell House University Union 303

Are you interested in applying to positions in the federal government? In this workshop, the Career Center will discuss federal resume formatting and content, strategies for converting your current resume/CV to a federal resume, and getting started with USA Jobs. Registration is required and space is limited.

Registration is required. Please note that attendees will be expected to observe any University mandated protocols related to COVID-19.  The Russell House will observe the UofSC COVID-19 social distancing recommendation during this workshop.

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Founders Friday Financial Fitness: Investing 101

Friday | November 5, 2021 | 3  - 4:30 p.m. | Russell House University Union 305

Beyond the basics of money management, investing and retirement planning plays a major part in taking care of your finances. You’ll learn the purpose of investing, different products associated with financial planning as well as a look into planning for retirement in this seminar.

Registration is required. Please note that attendees will be expected to observe any University mandated protocols related to COVID-19.  The Russell House will observe the UofSC COVID-19 social distancing recommendation during this workshop.

**This workshop has reached full capacity as of 8/25/21. Registration for this event is closed.**

Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop (Virtual)

Tuesday | November 9, 2021 | 4  - 6 p.m. 

Prepare to hit the job market armed with the knowledge and skills to negotiate salaries and benefits and receive fair and realistic compensation. This two-hour virtual workshop facilitated by the Student Success Center is specifically designed to teach you how to negotiate salaries for a new job and will increase your confidence in your negotiation style through facilitated discussion and role-play.

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Federal Resume Prep Workshop (Virtual )

Friday | November 12, 2021 | 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Are you interested in applying to positions in the federal government? In this workshop, the Career Center will discuss federal resume formatting and content, strategies for converting your current resume/CV to a federal resume and getting started with USA Jobs. Information on accessing the virtual workshop will be provided after registering.

*Register with Handshake here.

Upcoming Events

#GRADprofdev | Resume and CV Workshop

Friday, Oct. 29, 2021

Location: See event description for more details.

Cost: Free

#GRADprofdev | Diversity Statement Writing Workshop (Virtual)

Friday, Oct. 29, 2021

Location: See event description for more details.

Cost: Free

#GRADprofdev | Federal Resume Prep Workshop for Graduate Students

Friday, Nov. 5, 2021

Location: Russell House University Union 303

Cost: 0

#GRADprofdev | Founders Friday Financial Fitness: Investing 101

Friday, Nov. 5, 2021

Location: Russell House University Union 305

Cost: 0

#GRADprofdev | Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop (Virtual)

Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021

Location: See event description for more details.

Cost: 0

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