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Academic Job Search

Faculty, research and administration positions in higher education generally are posted on national sites. American Association of Community Colleges Their job bank contains job vacancies at community colleges across the

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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

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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,

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Campus Writing & Editing Support

The Writing Center The Writing Center, located in the Student Success Center, offers writing support to Mizzou graduate students. Its staff and tutors come from all majors and are familiar with

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Columbia Resources

Living in Columbia Columbia, Mo., is known as an ideal college town, combining small-town comforts, community spirit and cost of living with big-city culture, activities and resources. Our city of about 100,000

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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

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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

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Exploring Diverse Career Paths

Considering a career path outside of higher education? There is a growing interest in alternative careers for academics (“Alt-Ac”) outside of higher education. Professional associations like the American Historical Association, the

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Funding Sources for Graduate Education

Fellowships are a type of aid granted to graduate students to help support their education. Some fellowships include a tuition waiver or a payment to the University in lieu of

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GRAD 9050: Building Leadership Potential with Transferable Skills

This is a 1 hour specialized leadership and transferable skills course that helps doctoral students recognize their potential and versatility for careers within and beyond the academy.  Framed by Brent Ruben’s

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Graduate Education Week

A collaboration between the Graduate School and the Graduate Professional Council (GPC), Grad Ed Week is held annually in the fall semester. The 2019 theme is Acknowledging and Managing Imposter

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Graduate Teaching Orientation (GTO)

This orientation is designed to help meet the needs of graduate students teaching for the first time at the University of Missouri. The Graduate Teaching Orientation (GTO) is held twice

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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

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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

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Managing and Using Research Data

Data skills are in high demand by employers. Why? Because data are transforming society all around us – from science and engineering to medicine, finance, and business. Data Visualization The ability

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Minor in College Teaching Program

Approximately 93% of all colleges and universities in the United States are institutions in which teaching and professional service are emphasized as much as or more than research. The Minor

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Mizzou 3 Minute Thesis (3MT)

2022 Mizzou 3MT® Competition will be IN PERSON on Thursday, October 20! Registration HERE by midnight on October 6! Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is an international research communication competition, designed to help

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Mizzou Research Resources

MU has the nation’s most powerful University research reactor and is the largest U.S. producer of radioisotopes for diagnosing and treating cancer. The University has 17 research farms, research centers

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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

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Online Writing Support

Online Writing Tutors Writing tutors are available to help grad students improve English writing mechanics, (e.g., paragraph transitions, subject-verb agreement, or verb tense.) They can also help with any stage

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Orientation for New International TAs & Instructors (ONITA)

ONITA takes place during the week prior to the start of any regular semester. The orientation is required for all new international graduate students before the first semester of teaching

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PFF Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The PFF Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is an opportunity for recent Mizzou Ph.D. graduates and current Mizzou postdoctoral fellows to more fully prepare for an academic career. The program’s application deadline occurs

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Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) Program

Purpose of the PFF Seminar Program The Preparing Future Faculty Seminar Program (PFF) helps doctoral students and postdoctoral scholars learn about faculty roles and job expectations and helps ensure that

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Research Compliance

Research compliance is a complex administrative area and includes research integrity, human subjects protection (the Institutional Review Board (IRB), storing and destroying research documents, research animal care and welfare (Office

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Salary & Benefit Negotiation

Before you negotiate any type of job offer (e.g., academic, business, government, industry, nonprofit), here is what you need to do: Convince yourself that negotiation is in your best interest. Understand the negotiation process and terminology.

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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

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Teaching & Learning Courses

The following professional development courses are open to all graduate students. AG ED LD 8350: College Teaching of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (3 credit hours). A course designed to assist current or future

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Teaching Resources

Educational Technologies at Missouri (ET@MO) ET@MO supports the meaningful use of technology to improve teaching and learning. With a focus on both pedagogical design and technology innovation and excellence, ET@MO

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Transferable Skills

As a grad student or post doc, you are building disciplinary expertise and a repertoire of research skills. Job-specific skills are colloquially referred to as “hard skills.” Less visible, but equally

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