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May 22 | RealFriend—Tech Start-Up GC Info Session

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
2-3 p.m., GC Room 9204

Please tell us you are coming on our sign-up form: https://forms.gle/qA1UMPAjCpq5tXFV9

– Intro to NYC tech startup space/opportunities

– Intro to RealFriend (our company), current status, etc.

– Overview of internship opportunities at RealFriend (info below)

– Q&A

Open part-time positions at RealFriend:

Product Analyst/Customer Success Coordinator

Compensation: $17/hour

Schedule: 10-15 hours/week, weekday evenings (6 PM – 12 AM), weekends (7 AM – 12 AM), training will be during 9-5 in-office, evening and weekend hours can be remote. Hours submitted by individual availability with opportunity for more hours/growth.

Skill set: Computer-savvy, have strong written communication skills with high English proficiency, a warm rapport, are comfortable with navigating ambiguity, will provide thoughtful feedback to aid in the development of our products and internal processes, and real estate/startup/NYC resident experience is a plus but not required.

Full-stack Developer Intern

Compensation: $17/hour

Schedule: 10-15 hours/week, with training and shifts during 9-5 in-office. Hours submitted by individual availability with opportunity for more hours/growth.

Skill set: Assist building back-end services and UIs with modern tools like GraphQL, NextJS, ES6, React, Typescript, and Webpack; experience with NodeJS backend and frontend development; an out-of-the-box thinker and a fast learner.

Please tell us you are coming on our sign-up form: https://forms.gle/qA1UMPAjCpq5tXFV9


April 4 | Information Session with the U.S. Census Bureau

2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Graduate Center, Room 7209

In advance of the 2020 Census, the U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people for temporary jobs across the country. These positions provide the perfect opportunity to earn some extra income while helping your community. The results of the 2020 Census will help determine each state’s representation in Congress, as well as how certain funds are spent for schools, hospitals, roads, and more.

Representatives from the Census Bureau will be at the CUNY Graduate Center to do a presentation about the Field and Office positions currently available, as well as answer questions about the application process.

Both full- and part-time positions (with flexible hours) are available.

 Important: To be eligible for a 2020 Census job, you must have a valid Social Security number and be a U.S. citizen. (Complete job qualifications are available on the 2020 Census website.)

Please fill out our event registration form to let us know you’re coming.

Mar 7 | Teaching Positions with Bard Early College

Bard Early College Information Session

Thursday, March 7, 2019
3:15-4:15 p.m.

Bard Early Colleges Faculty: A Ph.D. Career Path to Consider

This information session for doctoral students in all fields will introduce teaching in the Bard Early Colleges as a career path to consider.  The Bard Early Colleges have over 200 faculty, the great majority with terminal degrees in their fields, teaching at ten campuses, predominantly in major urban centers. Nearly all positions are full-time and tenure-track.

Through a tuition-free college program in the liberal arts and sciences, the Bard Early Colleges help high school students, particularly those at risk of not completing postsecondary education, access, afford, and complete college. The ideal faculty candidates are educators passionate about their fields of study and committed to advancing equity through rigorous curricula made accessible to students with varied academic preparation. Bard Early Colleges campuses are currently in New York City, New York State, Newark, Baltimore, Cleveland, New Orleans, and Shenzhen, China; a new campus in Washington, DC is opening this year.

Session leader: John B. Weinstein, Dean of the Early Colleges, Bard College

For further information on the Bard Early Colleges, see our website.

You can use this link to view current position listings.

Please sign up to attend using this form.


Dec 11 | Fake Journals & Conferences: What to Know about the Faux – Jill Cirasella

Title: Fake Journals and Conferences: What to Know about the Faux

Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Time: 12:30pm – 2:00pm

Speaker: Jill Cirasella, Associate Librarian for Public Services & Scholarly Communication (Graduate Center)

Abstract: As a researcher, you are eager to publish your work in journals and present at conferences. But don’t let your eagerness allow you to be fooled by fake (often called “predatory”) journals or conferences. These low-quality outlets exist for the sole purpose of profit, not for the dissemination of peer-reviewed research. Indeed, they frequently lie about their peer review practices and engage in other forms of deceit. Come learn how to spot these bad actors, and how to critically evaluate any journal or conference before submitting a paper or proposal.

Background of Speaker: Jill Cirasella is the Graduate Center’s Associate Librarian for Public Services & Scholarly Communication. In this position, she oversees reference, instruction, outreach, circulation, interlibrary loan, and scholarly communication services. Her research focus is scholarly communication, broadly construed: her projects include anxieties surrounding open access, attitudes about practice-based library literature, and the professional experiences of hard-of-hearing librarians. She serves on the boards of three open access journals, including the Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication, and is driven by a commitment to open scholarship.

Dec 14 | Professional Development Workshop – “How to obtain grant funding for dissertation research” ft. Edith Gonzalez

Dec 11 | Vera Institute of Justice Information Session

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
3:30 – 4:30 p.m., Graduate Center, Room C197

The Vera Institute of Justice has as its mission to build and improve justice systems that ensure fairness, promote safety, and strengthen communities. To do this, it works to tackle the most pressing injustices of our day—from the causes and consequences of mass incarceration, racial disparities, and the loss of public trust in law enforcement, to the unmet needs of the vulnerable, the marginalized, and those harmed by crime and violence. You can find out more about Vera at https://www.vera.org/.

Three staff members from Vera will be at the Graduate Center to discuss paid summer opportunities for GC doctoral students (levels 2 and 3). You can find the program information linked here.

Snacks will be served. Please register to attend using this link. (more…)

Invitation to FAPESP Week – November 26th – November 28th

Nov 14 | IEW 2018 – Fulbright U.S. Student Program Information Session

As part of International Education Week 2018, the Office of International Students would like to invite you to attend the Fulbright U.S. Student Program Information Session at the Graduate Center!

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs, the Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers fellowships abroad for one academic year to graduate students, young professional, scientists, and artists.  Program participants pursue graduate or professional study, advanced research, or English teaching in schools or universities abroad.  Each year approximately 1,600 Americans traveling to more than 140 countries receive support from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

Attend the Fulbright U.S. Student Program Information Session to learn about the types of grants available, eligibility requirements, application components, and the deadlines to apply.  Come to the information session to learn more about the program and to meet the Fulbright Program Advisor at The Graduate Center.

Workshop Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 PM
Location: The Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, Room 9206

**To be eligible for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program you must be a U.S. Citizen at the time of application**

Please RSVP for the event by completing the online registration form at: https://goo.gl/forms/UFLcHhArTuJUNnyW2

Nov 14 | Political Science Open House

Oct 18 | Ed Psych Open House

This is a reminder that the Educational Psychology Ph.D. program of the CUNY Graduate Center will hold an Open House on Thursday, October 18th, 4pm-6:30pm.  It will serve as an information session for prospective applicants who would like to learn more about the Educational Psychology Ph.D. program.

The Open House will be held at the CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue (between 34th & 35th Streets in Manhattan) in room 8304 (please note the room change).  Be prepared to show identification (ID) at our Security Desk when you arrive.  Light refreshments (coffee, tea, snacks) will be provided at this event.  If you would like to attend, please RSVP at: https://tinyurl.com/EdPsychOpenHouse.  For more information, please visit www.gc.cuny.edu/edpsych or contact Kelvin Wallace, Assistant Program Officer, at (212) 817-8295 or kwallace2@gc.cuny.edu.

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