Graduate Student Events Around Campus
- get a jump-start on writing ·
- carve out quiet and focused time to write.
- learn tips such as time management and how to overcome writer’s block.
- get support from people who are experiencing the same challenges of competing demands (i.e. work, family, school).
- devise a realistic schedule for writing after the retreat.
Each day of the week will consist of a brief morning conversation based on a topic relevant to dissertation writing, a long period in the afternoon devoted to writing, and an opportunity to workshop writing or troubleshoot writing issues. The workshop is free to participants, but space is limited and allocated on a first-come first-served basis. To register, please contact Manzur Alam (email@example.com).
Resume/CV Writing Workshop
Students will discover employer expectations and let their experience speak for itself. Having the correct content in their resumes and curriculum vita (CV) are essential in a job search. Join speakers Rob Barricelli and Jessica DiLello from the WVU Career Services Center to cover this information and more. Please register for this event to be sent a Zoom invitation the day of the workshop.
Grant Writing Workshop
Receive an introduction into the arcane world of finding, applying for, and winning federal grant funding with Dr. Bernard Schreurs, Professor of Neuroscience. This workshop will introduce students to NIH and NSF fellowship grants from the applicant’s and reviewer’s perspective. Find out what reviewers are looking for and common mistakes that first-time applicants make. Please register for this event to be sent a Zoom meeting invitation the day of the workshop.