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Communicating Scholarship to the Public

Graduate Certificate in Science Outreach The objectives of the certificate are to teach students how to integrate research and outreach, and how to facilitate a dialogue with the public.  Coursework concentrates on increasing the ability of students to communicate...

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Storytelling Training

What is Storytelling? From ancient times, storytelling has been a primary means of sharing and preserving cultural history across generations. Storytellers’ narratives served many purposes: transmit knowledge, preserve traditions, inculcate morals and values, or simply, to entertain. Through the use...

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Mizzou 3 Minute Thesis (3MT)

*Registration is now closed for the 2018 competition* Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is an international research communication competition, designed to help students improve public speaking skills with public audiences. At Mizzou, 3MT® is also a professional development program that includes training (storytelling workshop), practice...

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Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) Program

Purpose of the PFF Program The Preparing Future Faculty Program (PFF) helps doctoral students and postdoctoral scholars learn about faculty roles and job expectations and helps ensure that future faculty are prepared to meet the challenges of the current...

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Job Interviews

You can handle any type of an interview if: you understand the selection process, and practice anticipated questions. You should practice answering behavioral interview questions, and the S.T.A.R. interviewing technique is a great way to organize your thoughts. What should you wear?...

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Networking

In today’s job market, it is likely that networking can help you land a job. Networking takes of bit of getting to know others as well as being known (favorably!) by others. And when it comes to e-networks e.g., LinkedIn, it is...

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Campus Diversity Resources and Training Programs

The Division of Inclusion, Diversity & Equity offers graduate students, postdocs, and faculty many opportunities to strengthen skills in the areas of inclusion, diversity awareness, and cross-cultural competency. Here is their interactive chart of professional development opportunities  – both online and in person training. Topics...

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Graduate Assistant Teaching Orientation (GATO)

This free, one-day workshop is designed to help meet the needs of graduate students teaching for the first time at MU. Free breakfast and lunch are included. Students should register in advance. Registration for GATO 2019 is now open. ...

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Orientation for New International TAs & Instructors (ONITA)

ONITA takes place during the week before the start of any regular semester. Prior to the fall semester, ONITA is scheduled for the Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday immediately before classes start. Prior to the spring semester, ONITA is scheduled...

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Leadership & Management Courses

Leadership Courses The following professional development courses are open to all graduate students across campus. Bus_ad 7340, Ethics & Leadership (1.5 credit hours.) Case studies, discussion, and readings used to integrate critical thinking about ethical issues into business decision. Development and application of...

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Campus Leadership Programs

College of Education’s Graduate Leaders Development Program is designed to provide graduate students with the opportunity to develop core competencies of leadership, self-awareness, creativity and professional adaptability. The eight monthly sessions, together with pre-program assessments and “homework” assignments, will provide...

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Entrepreneurship Programs

Allen Angel Capital Education Program The Allen Angel Capital Education Program is a student group of mid-Missouri investors. Through cross-disciplinary collaboration, students enable entrepreneurs to grow through careful analysis of business plans. Students invest in high-growth start-up companies by...

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