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A collaboration between the Graduate School and the Graduate Professional Council (GPC), Grad Ed Week is held annually in the fall semester
October 10-14, 2022

Monday, October 10

  • 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Exploring diverse career pathways
    In-person session
    Leadership Auditorium, MU Student Center
    Presented by Dr. Laura Page, Assistant Dean, MU Graduate School

    A variety of career options exist for students earning advanced degrees. Let’s talk strategies for expanding the job search and marketing skills in unique ways.
    Registration link

Tuesday, October 11

  • 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Science Editing as a Career Path
    In-person session
    N204 Memorial Union
    Presented by Dr. Charlene Emerson, Scientific Editor & Writing Consultant, NextGen Precision Health

    In this presentation, Dr. Emerson will describe her transition from a graduate student in STEM to becoming a scientific editor working in research development. She will provide perspective and tips to help graduate students and postdoctoral fellows who may be interested in making a similar transition.
    Registration link

Wednesday, October 12

  • 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. So, you’re interested in Grad School?
    Virtual session
    Presented by Dr. Raquel Arouca, Director of Recruitment, Retention, & Diversity Initiatives and assistant Teaching Professor (ITAP)
    Dr. Laura Page, Assistant Dean, MU Graduate School

    Considering a graduate degree? Get insight on how to navigate the process – including admissions, interviews/campus visits, and tips for preparing your application.
    *designed for undergraduate students but open to all
    Registration link

Thursday, October 13

  • 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Goin Global: Career Options Abroad
    Virtual session
    Presented by Goin Global staff

    All Mizzou students have FREE access to Goin Global – an online platform that helps new and experienced job seekers find jobs and internships both at home and abroad. This one-stop resource is created by local career experts in place around the world, personally monitoring and updating the career information and resources delivered to users.
    Registration link

  • 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. What does your CV or Resume tell Potential Employers?
    In-person session
    N204 Memorial Union
    Presented by Dr. Laura Page, Assistant Dean, MU Graduate School

    How do you detail your work experience, skills, trainings, education, and most importantly, your accomplishments? Crafting, editing, and polishing job search documents takes time and intentionality. This workshop will cover all elements of a CV, resume, and cover letter with tips for best showcasing your professional portfolio to potential employers, including academia, industry, non-profit, and more
    Registration link

Friday, October 14

  • 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Donuts with the Dean
    In-person session
    S110 Memorial Union (The Eyler Room)

    Enjoy coffee and donuts to start your Friday! Say hello to the Grad School staff, including Dean Jeni Hart, and mingle with fellow graduate students and postdocs.  Make plans to drop by and bring a few friends.
    Pre-registration appreciated!

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