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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.

Oct 18 | CLACLS Open House

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

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