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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.

A flier is attached to this email; please share widely.

May 18 | “The Graduate Student’s Guide to Personal Finance”

Please join the Office of Career Planning and Professional Development for an upcoming webinar on personal finance for graduate students. The presenter is Emily Roberts, who holds a PhD in biomedical engineering and is the founder of the websites Grad Student Finances (http://www.gradstudentfinances.org/) and PhD Stipends (http://www.phdstipends.com/). It may seem impossible to think about financial health when your earnings are low and NYC living expenses are so high, but Emily is an experienced speaker on this topic who has given much thought to this and related questions.

 “The Graduate Student’s Guide to Personal Finance”
Thursday, May 18th at 4:00

Are you ready to take the next step with your finances as a stipend-receiving graduate student? Do you want to learn how to allocate your money more optimally, break the cycle of living paycheck to paycheck, build up savings, and/or begin investing? This seminar teaches graduate students who receive stipends how they can develop positive lifelong financial habits and increase their net worth while still in training. The topics covered in this seminar are: budgeting, saving for emergencies and irregular expenses, investing, debt repayment, and taxes. Register here:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/53317900125363203

May 10 | “How to Budget and Meet Financial Goals with Your Stipend”

Please join the Office of Career Planning and Professional Development for an upcoming webinar on personal finance for graduate students. The presenter is Emily Roberts, who holds a PhD in biomedical engineering and is the founder of the websites Grad Student Finances (http://www.gradstudentfinances.org/) and PhD Stipends (http://www.phdstipends.com/). It may seem impossible to think about financial health when your earnings are low and NYC living expenses are so high, but Emily is an experienced speaker on this topic who has given much thought to this and related questions.

“How to Budget and Meet Financial Goals with Your Stipend”
Wednesday, May 10th at noon

Are you living paycheck to paycheck or struggling to stick with the budget you created? Are you unsure which financial goal to pursue first with your stipend income? In the seminar, you will learn how your values should influence your finances, appropriate financial goals for your time in graduate school, how to create an effective budget, and the importance of short-term savings. Register here:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2991200874914876931

April 21 | Getting What You Need From Your Advisor

Getting What You Need From Your Advisor
Friday, April 21st , 2017
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Room #9204

This FREE workshop will address: How to choose an advisor, how to build and maintain a working relationship with your advisor and what to do when problems occur

This workshop led by Arielle Shanok Ph.D., and Amanda Bono,

Please note that no food or beverage will be allowed during these workshops.

To register, please complete a workshop request application and bring it to the Wellness Center Student Counseling Services in Room 6422.  For more information please call (212) 817-8731.  You must have your student ID with current validation sticker available to present.

April 5 | Legal Workshop for International Students

Calling all international students!

Please join the Doctoral Students’ Council for a legal workshop and information session led by CUNY CLEAR, a clinic of the CUNY Law School that advocates on behalf of immigrants, non-citizens, and populations that have been targets of police and government surveillance.

Wednesday, April 5th at 6:30 pm
Room 5409 at the Graduate Center

The workshop is intended to address practical concerns that may include: interacting with police, border patrol, and other law enforcement; traveling domestically and internationally; applying for, renewing, or changing visas or immigration status; and much more.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Library Workshops: Zotero, Diss Deposit, Archival Research, Journal Contracts

The library’s workshop offerings March-April all take place in room C196.05 on the Library Concourse level.

Intro to Zotero for Citation Management
Wed, March 29 | 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Dissertation & Thesis Deposit Information Sessions
Thu, March 30 | 6:30pm – 7:30pm

What to Know Before You Submit to a Journal, or Sign Its Contract
Tue, April 4 | 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Archival Research: The Basics
Wed, March 29 | 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Thu, April 13 | 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

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