Upcoming Announcements and Events: Current Graduate Students and Postdocs

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January 26, 2022

Intercultural Communication and Mentoring

Intercultural mentoring requires both the mentor and mentee to fluidly move between general situational awareness, cultural situational awareness and situation specific awareness. This project investigates the efficacy of online modules in developing cultural situational awareness among mentors.
February 9, 2022

Ask a Postdoc Panel

Interested in becoming a postdoc? Come get your questions answered! A panel of current Purdue postdocs will share their experiences and give advice for applying for postdoc positions and becoming a postdoc.
February 9, 2022

How to Find and Prepare for Fellowship Applications

New and experienced graduate students are encouraged to attend this webinar to learn how to search for fellowship opportunities. Strategies for preparation and online resources will also be presented to help students get started with their writing.
February 22, 2022

From My Resource Bucket to Yours: Sharing the Know-How to Promote a Successful Community of International Postdocs

Dr. Andrea Pereyra, National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) Board Member and former NPA International Officer, will share resources for international postdocs who are new to the United States. As a current postdoc at East Carolina University and a former Purdue Postdoc Association (PPDA) leader, Andrea will share her personal journey and will talk about experiences and resources available to establish a professional reputation in the United States as a foreign national. Please note that although this presentation will include references to immigration-related issues commonly faced by postdoctoral scholars it will not provide or constitute legal advice on the matter.
February 23, 2022

Postdoc Fellowships and Post Doc Positions

In this session for grad students who wish to become postdocs, participants will learn strategies for applying for postdoc positions (where and how) as well as how to search for and apply to postdoc fellowships.
February 23, 2022

Mentorship Training for Postdocs: Managing expectations and setting goals

In their work, postdocs are mentored but also frequently serve as mentors. In this interactive training postdocs will learn strategies to identify expectations of their mentor and mentees through creating individualized mentor-mentee compacts. Individual Development Plans (IDPs) and how to prepare for mentoring others will also be discussed.
April 13, 2022

Postdoc Grant Writing Lecture: Language and Style, Extreme Editing

Follow along with these steps to polish your grant, fellowship application, or research article using the fast-paced “extreme editing” process. If you are not currently working on a draft, you are welcome to attend and use any document you are written as we go through the process. During this session you will also learn about the tone, style, and format for grant writing and the differences between grant writing language and the language used in academic articles. This session is for any postdoc regardless of grant writing experience or academic discipline.
April 27, 2022

Mentorship Training for Postdocs: Communication between mentors and mentees

Communication between mentors and mentees is essential for a productive and positive working relationship. In this interactive training session participants will discuss barriers to good communication and identify strategies to enhance understanding from both the perspective of the mentee and the mentor.
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