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April 26 | Careers in Education Consulting, Research, and Tech

Thursday, April 26, 2018
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Graduate Center, Room 9206

About the Event
Thinking about applying your PhD toward broader, education-related fields? Interested in learning more about career options in education consulting, research, or technology? Come to our panel to meet alumni in these professions, hear their experience and advice, and to learn about transferring your graduate skills toward these fields.
Confirmed Panelists
·       Lisa Auslander (PhD Urban Education), Principal Investigator and Project Director, Bridges to Academic Success
·       Jennifer Bernstein (PhD English), President, Get Yourself Into College Inc.
·       Rachel Burstein (PhD History), Senior Curriculum Designer, IXL
·       Glen Olson (PhD History), Senior Curriculum Designer, IXL
·       Christine Pinnock (PhD Cultural Anthropology), Owner, Building Future Legacies for Young Scholars
Please RSVP
If planning to attend the event, please register using our 2017-18 Event Registration Form.


April 24 | Using an Internship in Educational R&D to Launch your Career (CASE Info Session)

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Graduate Center, Room 9207

An Information Session with the Center for Advanced Study in Education (CASE)
At this session, a panel of CASE alumni will discuss their experiences while at CASE and how they used these experiences to build a resume, develop job skills, and advance their careers. They will answer questions about how they have leveraged their experiences at CASE and the network they developed while at CASE. The confirmed panelists include:
·       Caterina Almendral, Assistant Professor at LaGuardia Community College, Education and Language Acquisition
·       Jim Lauckhardt, Managing Director of Research and Evaluation, iMentor
·       Dahlia Kaufman, Educational Researcher, CUNY Graduate Center and Psychologist in private practice
·       Ishwar Bridgelal, a Doctoral Student
Please RSVP
If planning to attend the event, please register using our 2017-18 Event Registration Form.

More information about CASE can be found here: https://careerplan.commons.gc.cuny.edu/events/internship_ed


Feb 7 | ACLS Public Fellows and Dissertation Completion Fellowship Info Session

Wednesday, 02/07/2018
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Graduate Center, Room C197

Rachel Bernard, Program Officer at the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS), will provide information and offer proposal writing tips for both the Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships and the Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows program.

The Public Fellows program places recent humanities and social science PhDs in two-year positions in nonprofit organizations and government agencies. The fellowship carries a stipend of $67,500, health insurance coverage for the fellow, a relocation allowance, and up to $3,000 in professional development funds. The deadline for the 2018 competition is March 14, 2018. More information about the Public Fellows program is attached and below.   (more…)

Feb 6 | Tax Information For International Students Workshop

As an international student in the US, it is important that you understand your tax filing requirements. Don’t worry!! Sprintax will be at the Graduate Center to explain how to file your Federal and State Tax Returns by the deadline! Learn about Federal and State Tax Returns, FICA claims, Tax Treaties, ITIN applications, and much more! Join us for our Tax Information for International Students Workshop presented by Sprintax!

Feb 16 | Free Immigration Services at the GC with CUNY Citizenship Now!

Dec 11 | Program Student Association Info session

Want to learn how to better organize the students in your program? There is going to be a  Program Student Association Info session next MONDAY, December 11th, 5:30-7pm, in room 5409.  Join members of the Governance Task Force of the Doctoral Students’ Council to learn about Program Student Associations (program student governments which the DSC recognizes as the official voice of students in their programs) and how you can use them to organize around issues relevant to your program.

Learn more about PSAs at the DSC website as well: http://cunydsc.org/program-student-associations/

Charlotte Thurston
Co-Chair for Student Affairs
Doctoral Students’ Council
Room 5493 | 212-817-7881

Nov 11 | HACU National Internship Program Recruitment Visit

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Graduate Center, Room 7209

Gain work experience, acquire new skills, and grow your professional network all the while living in a new city!

Franchesca Rybar, HACU Program Coordinator, will be on campus on Wednesday, November 1 at 3:30 pm. All students are eligible to apply.

For more information about the program, click here: https://www.hacu.net/hacu/HNIP.asp

Please register to attend: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSduD6I6kIZvxP8EiSP9iW6Zv7n7SlIMjhN0jnEaJklBbR9mWQ/viewform

Nov 17 | Fulbright U.S. Student Program Information Session – IEW2017

As part of International Education Week 2017, we would like to invite you to attend the Fulbright U.S. Student Program Information Session!

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: Friday, November 17, 2017
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 PM
Location: The Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, Room C203

**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/PyH3EI1peZVtrM0c2

Office of International Students
The Graduate Center – CUNY
365 Fifth Avenue, Room 7200
New York, NY 10016-4309



Oct 17 | CLACLS Open House

Tuesday, October 17, 4-7pm
Room 5419
The Graduate Center, CUNY

Learn more about how to access and utilize over 60 Latino Data Project reports based on sophisticated census data analysis and mapping (relevant to your research).

Learn about our programs and upcoming events at the Graduate Center, such as public history talks and music recitals.

Connect with researchers, students, activists, and faculty from other disciplines who may have similar research interests.

Learn about research  and funding opportunities at the CLACLS.

Find out more about GC research institutes, centers, and student groups, such as AELLA (Asociación de estudiantes latinos y latinoamericanos) at the Graduate Center.

Food and drinks will be provided. This event is FREE and open to the public.



May 10 | Airports & travel workshop for international students,

Calling all international students!

Will you be traveling this summer? Do you have travel for research coming up? Please join the Doctoral Students’ Council for a Know Your Rights workshop and information session on travel, airports, and borders, led by CUNY CLEAR, a clinic of the CUNY Law School.

Wednesday, May 10 at 6:30 pm

Room 5409 at the Graduate Center

This workshop will focus specifically on what international students should know when they travel domestically and internationally, how to interact with customs and border patrol, and other practical concerns related to travel.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Please email Nicholas Glastonbury, the Officer for Outreach on the Doctoral Student Council (outreach@cunydsc.org), if you have any questions or concerns.

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