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 ( and PhD Stipends ( It may seem impossible to think about financial… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

Navigating NYSHIP workshop, March 31, 2-3:30pm, in Room 5409   Trying to use NYSHIP insurance for the first time, or re-enrolling after a gap? Confused about what to tell providers’ offices when they ask for your insurance–or about how to even read that blue-and-white card? Have you been on NYSHIP for a little while, but still have questions about claims, how… Read More

Teaching as an International Student Wednesday 2/22, 1-3pm, room 9206 As international graduate students, we often don’t know what to expect when we first step into the classroom as teaching fellows or adjuncts. We might have questions about our students’ lives, their cultural and academic backgrounds, and about the American university system in general and CUNY more… Read More