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MARC Workshops 

  Date Time Location
Writing The Curriculum Vitae Wednesday, Sept. 27 5:00 PM-6:00 PM FH 376
Applying to PhD Programs in Rhetoric and Composition Monday, October 23 5:00 PM- 6:00 PM FH 376
  • Overwhelmed by the thought of applying to PhD programs in Rhetoric and Composition? Don't know where to start? Then the Applying to PHD Programs in Rhetoric and Composition workshop is for you! Join us in discussing ways to locate PhD programs in Rhetoric and Composition and write successful admission documents.

Refreshments provided!

Graduate College Events and Workshops

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Research Development: External Funding for Graduate Students RRC

Location:
Round Rock Campus
Cost:
FREE
Contact:
The Graduate College , 512.245.2581
Campus Sponsor:
The Graduate College

Are you looking for scholarships, fellowships, and grants to support your graduate study or research? This Shop Talk will introduce graduate students to the most common types and sources of funding, the mechanisms funders use to disseminate opportunities, and the search tools available at Texas State. The focus of this hands-on workshop will be Pivot™, a funding database to which Texas State subscribes. You will learn how to set up your account, how to use the advanced search features to generate the best results, and how to track opportunities and save searches. You will also find out more about the services available through The Graduate College for students seeking external funding.

Presented by: Dr. Andrea Hilkovitz – External Funding Coordinator, The Graduate College

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Did you know we offer a professional development certificate for attending Shop Talks? Read more about how you can earn our Certificate of Completion!

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Degree Success: Funder Focus – Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) International

Location:
Alkek Library (ALK)
Cost:
FREE
Contact:
The Graduate College , 512.245.2581
Campus Sponsor:
The Graduate College

The P.E.O. Sisterhood supports several philanthropic educational projects that provide assistance to women pursuing graduate degrees: Educational Loan Fund, International Peace Scholarship, Program for Continuing Education, and Scholar Awards. Learn more about each program, find out if you are eligible to apply, and gain insights into the application process.

Presented by: Dr. Andrea Hilkovitz – External Funding Coordinator, The Graduate College

Guest presenters from Chapter IW, Horseshoe Bay, Texas include:

  • Gail Davalos, Chair, Program for Continuing Education & Vice-Chair, Educational Loan Fund
  • Beryl Ann Owen, Chair, International Peace Scholarship
  • Carolyn Thornton, Chair, Scholar Award
  • Suzanne Toler, Chapter President

*Online & Round Rock Students: This Shop Talk will be live-streamed. Please email shoptalks@txstate.edu to request access information.

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Did you know we offer a professional development certificate for attending Shop Talks? Read more about how you can earn our Certificate of Completion!

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Career Prep: How to Request Letters of Recommendation (Webinar)

Location:
Online Only
Cost:
FREE
Contact:
The Graduate College , 512.245.2581
Campus Sponsor:
The Graduate College

Requesting letters of recommendation can be stressful for many students. This interactive webinar will provide tips and best practices for requesting letters of recommendation for funding and employment applications.

Presented by: Dr. Andrea Hilkovitz – External Funding Coordinator, The Graduate College

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Did you know we offer a professional development certificate for attending Shop Talks? Read more about how you can earn our Certificate of Completion!

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Career Prep: CV Clinic

Location:
Alkek Library (ALK)
Cost:
FREE
Contact:
The Graduate College , 512.245.2581
Campus Sponsor:
The Graduate College

While they may contain discipline-specific elements and vary in how they present their information, all CVs share certain characteristics.  We will cover the basic elements of a CV, highlight key differences between a CV and a résumé, discuss sample CVs, and end with tips for drafting and fine-tuning your own CV.

Presented by: Dr. Peter Golato – Associate Professor, Modern Languages

*Online & Round Rock Students: This Shop Talk will be live-streamed. Please email shoptalks@txstate.edu to request access information.

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Did you know we offer a professional development certificate for attending Shop Talks? Read more about how you can earn our Certificate of Completion!

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Research Development: Finding & Using Images in Your Classroom, Publications, and Presentations

Location:
Alkek Library (ALK)
Cost:
FREE
Contact:
The Graduate College , 512.245.2581
Campus Sponsor:
The Graduate College

Need to find good quality images for your presentations or papers? Come to the Finding Images workshop to learn how to use the library’s image databases, books, and public domain/open access image websites to find high quality images in all different subject areas including art, advertising, journalism, popular culture and more. Presentation tips, copyright, and tech tools will be also briefly be covered.

Presented by: Tara Smith – Librarian, University Library

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Did you know we offer a professional development certificate for attending Shop Talks? Read more about how you can earn our Certificate of Completion!

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Career Prep: Networking Basics

Location:
LBJ Student Center (LBJ)
Cost:
FREE
Contact:
The Graduate College , 512.245.2581
Campus Sponsor:
The Graduate College

Networking is a critical skill for career success, but finding the time and confidence to make it happen is not always easy. Come explore the essential career development skill of networking and how to make progress towards your career goals. During this workshop, you will learn about networking in a safe environment while developing an understanding of best practices, gain insights and practical tips about what networking is (and is not), and how to tap into the power of networking in a way that everybody can utilize.

Presented by: Madison Taber-Smith – Career Counselor, Career Services

*Online & Round Rock Students: This Shop Talk will be live-streamed. Please email shoptalks@txstate.edu to request access information.

Register today!

Did you know we offer a professional development certificate for attending Shop Talks? Read more about how you can earn our Certificate of Completion!

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