Professional Development & Academic Workshops
Priority registration is given to graduate students in programs in the Graduate School. Space is limited. Please email your full name, student ID#, academic program, and degree pursuing to register at email@example.com. Your registration will be confirmed by email.
Graduate Student Funding Opportunities: External Funding Grants
Lake Shore Campus
Friday, September 27, 2013
1:00 – 2:30 PM
Room 210, Cuneo Hall
Master’s and Doctoral Students from The Graduate School who are interested in applying for external funding, this workshop can help you get started.
- Go over the eligibility guidelines for some upcoming national funding competitions,
- Learn about the COS (formerly “Community of Science”) search engine for grant funding searches,
- Explore strategies for seeking funding opportunities in your discipline or specialty, and
- Go over the Research Incentive Award for Graduate Students (RIAGS) guidelines. RIAGS website: www.luc.edu/gradschool/RIAGS.shtml
The workshop is being presented by Dr. Jessica Horowitz, Assistant Dean and Tracy Foxworth, Research Administrator. Registration is required for the funding workshop and limited to graduate students in the Graduate School. Space is limited.
Conducting Human Subject Research
Friday, October 4, 2013
1:00 – 2:00 PM
2nd floor, West Conference Room, Granada Center
This session provides an introduction to the requirements of Loyola University Student research involving human subjects. Andy Ellis, Assistant Director for Research Compliance will explain what it means to conduct “Human Subject Research” and the policies at Loyola to ensure the rights and welfare of research participants. Students should leave this program with an understanding of what research needs to be filed with the Loyola University Chicago IRB, the training requirements, the role of their faculty sponsors, and what to expect if they apply to the IRB.
Life Beyond the Ivory Tower: Non-faculty Career Options
Friday, October 25, 2013
2:00 – 3:30 PM
Room 200W, Crown Center
Second thoughts about a faculty career? Considered leaving the confines of academe? Join us to discuss career options beyond faculty jobs. In this workshop, you will learn about:
- Private And Public Sector Jobs Opportunities
- Non-Faculty Possibilities In Education
- Turning Your Vita Into A Resume
- Interview Skills
- Non-Academic Job Search Strategy
The workshop will be conducted by Camille Helkowski, Associate Director, Career Development Center.
Marketing Yourself Outside the Academy
Coming in the Spring - Date and location TBD
This workshop will help you identify the skill set you’ve developed as a result of your academic career and determine how those skills can transfer into various industries and occupations. Presented by Camille Helkowski, Associate Director, Career Development Center.
Is there a workshop topic you would like to see presented? Send us an email with your suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Workshop materials from previous workshops
- Graduate Student Writing Workshop
- Graduate Funding Workshop 2011
- Life Beyond the Ivory Tower
- Life Beyond the Ivory Tower (Part 2)
- Marketing Yourself Workshop (Part 1)
- Marketing Yourself Workshop (Part 2)