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Fall 2018 Professional Development Seminars

Fall 2018 Professional Development Seminars

 Students may register online for these courses, they are listed in the course schedule under “Professional Development”.  Course numbers are listed below. 

The courses are 0 credits and do not appear on student transcripts; they are free of charge and open to all matriculated Graduate Center students. (more…)

Latest Jobs List from Career Planning & Professional Development

JOBS, Office of Career Planning & Professional Development

Sep 17 | Mindfulness Exercise For Stress & Anxiety

Mindfulness Exercise For Stress & Anxiety
Monday, September 17, 2018
Room # 9204
Ravital LaBua

The clinical staff at The Student Counseling Center are well aware of the ongoing and persistent stressors impacting our student population. In response to these cumulative stressors, we are offering several Mindfulness Exercise Sessions during the academic year.  Start this academic year aiming for more life balance! (more…)

Job Opening: Editor-in-Chief of the Advocate (Applications due Aug. 24)

The Doctoral and Graduate Students’ Council (DSC) seeks candidates for the open position of Editor-in-Chief of The Graduate Center’s sole student newspaper, the Advocate. The Editor-in-Chief shall determine editorial policies while respecting the following priority: the Advocate shall primarily serve CUNY graduate students as a source of news and information pertaining to their rights and educational, cultural, and professional interests. The Editor-in-Chief determines editorial policy independently.

The new Editor-in-Chief position will begin September 2018. The Editor-in-Chief will be paid upon the publication of each issue of the paper. The rate of pay is equal to one- twelfth of the minimum salary for the title of Graduate Assistant B per issue (approximately $980/issue for six issues per academic year). In addition, the new Editor-in-Chief will be provided with office space and a budget to pay article contributors and buy supplies.

Applicants must be matriculated Graduate Center students in good standing and highly capable of independent work. In addition to other duties related to running a successful newspaper, the Editor-in-Chief shall be responsible for:

  • hiring associate editors, freelance writers, photographers, and consultants;
  • collaborating with associate editors and freelance writers, as well as the DSC Co-Chair for Business and the paper’s printers;
  • ensuring the general content, production schedule, and fiscal well-being of the newspaper;
  • producing a minimum number of issues in accordance with the operating budget;
  • maintaining the Advocate website;
  • ensuring distribution to CUNY graduate students; and
  • ensuring meetings of the Advocate Advisory Board.


Candidates must forward CVs and cover letters to Alison Parks, DSC Co-Chair for Student Affairs at (ccsa@cunydsc.org) by August 24, 2018.

Job Opening: Coordinator for Advocacy and Education of the Adjunct Project (Applications due Aug. 24)

The Doctoral and Graduate Students’ Council (DSC) seeks candidates for the open position of Coordinator for Advocacy and Education at the CUNY Adjunct Project. The Adjunct Project advocates on behalf of and disseminates information to and concerning the Graduate Center student who serve as adjuncts and those with equivalent teaching responsibilities, with attention given to the CUNY-wide adjunct situation and the state of academic labor as a whole.

The new coordinator will serve from September 2018 to June 30, 2019, with the possibility of reappointment, and be paid an annual stipend of approximately $4,700 to be paid in monthly stipends throughout the year. Applicants must be matriculated Graduate Center students with experience as CUNY adjuncts or adjunct-equivalent roles. (more…)

2018-19 ACLS Fellowship and Grant Competitions Now Open

Greetings from ACLS!

We are pleased to announce that the 2018-19 ACLS fellowship and grant competitions are now open for many programs. ACLS offers programs that promote research in all fields of the humanities and humanistic social sciences and that support scholars from the graduate student level through all stages of the academic career, as well as independent scholars. Comprehensive information and eligibility criteria for all programs can be found at www.acls.org/programs/comps[weblaunch.blifax.com]. (more…)

Deadline Aug 15 | Call for Participants: The Impact of Listening and Being Heard: Oral History, Archives, & Advocacy Workshop with Sady Sullivan

Call for Participants: The Impact of Listening and Being Heard: Oral History, Archives, & Advocacy Workshop with Sady Sullivan

Application Deadline: Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 11:59 pm.

The Center for the Humanities at the Graduate Center, CUNY, in collaboration with The Laundromat Project (The LP) are seeking participants for “The Impact of Listening and Being Heard: Oral History, Archives, & Advocacy,” a free 8-week interdisciplinary workshop. Open to artists and the CUNY community, the workshop will use a lens of radical empathy to deepen our oral history practice and culminate in a publication and public event. The workshop will be led by Sady Sullivan during the 2018 Fall semester at the Graduate Center, CUNY and is part of The City Amplified: Oral Histories and Radical Archiving research team, generously supported by the Mellon Seminar on Public Engagement and Collaborative Research.  (more…)

[SHARP-L] Part-time Exhibitions & Communications Assistant at the Grolier Club


 The Grolier Club of New York, America’s oldest and largest society for bibliophiles and enthusiasts in the graphic arts, is seeking a part-time employee to provide general assistance in the planning, organization, and implementation of exhibitions, related publications, and programs. (more…)

Call for Applications: Decorative Arts Trust Dean F. Failey Grant

Named in honor of the Decorative Arts Trust’s late board member Dean F. Failey, a noted scholar of Long Island material culture, Failey Grants support noteworthy research, exhibition, and publication projects in the field of American decorative arts. The Trust awards one $5,000 grant per year. Organizations wishing to apply must submit a formal application letter by October 31, 2018.  The letter must describe the nature of the project and its impact on the field. Please include CV’s for the project’s primary curator(s), author(s), and/or researcher(s) as well as a project budget. Special consideration will be given to projects that employ or are led by young professionals in the museum field. The Trust’s selection will be announced by November 30, with grant funds available as early as January 1, 2019.

For information about past recipients, please visit the Trust’s website[decorativeartstrust.org]. Please submit applications by mail to The Decorative Arts Trust, 20 South Olive Street, Suite 204, Media, PA 19063 ;or email to thetrust@decorativeartstrust.org.

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