Past Announcements and Events: Current Graduate Students and Postdocs

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January 26, 2023

Negotiating Workshop: Feel More Confident Negotiating Your Next Offer

Join the teams at 81cents and Rora to get the tools, information, and data you need to negotiate your next offer more confidently. Our mission is to help underrepresented professionals have the confidence to negotiate. Candidates, especially women and minority candidates, receive the short end of the stick, and our mission is to help candidates understand their market worth and negotiate every penny of it.
January 26, 2023

NIH F32 and K99/R00 Info Session

Both experienced graduate students and postdocs in the life sciences, medical sciences, and related subjects are encouraged to attend. This webinar session will provide a writing strategy for research plans as well as advise about preparing the other required documentation. The F32 fellowship and the career-focused K-awards, such as the K99, will be covered. K-awards do not require US citizenship.
January 26, 2023

President Chiang and Provost Wolfe host graduate and professional student Town Hall

January 26th, from 1:30-2:30pm in the Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre in Yue-Kong Pao Hall of Visual and Performing Arts, President Chiang and Provost Wolfe will be holding their second Town Hall for graduate and professional students. They would like you to share your perspectives, questions, and aspirations as valued campus community members. In addition to taking questions from those in attendance, you may submit your questions in advance.
January 25, 2023

Healthy Eating on the Run

Want to learn how to make good choices while on the go? What about some healthy snacks for studying? Learn how to choose the best foods for health while leading a busy life. This program discusses snacking, fast food and restaurants, healthy product alternatives, and more!
January 19, 2023

Purdue System Thinkers Callout

PurSysT is a student organization dedicated to systems thinking and the new methods and approaches that address complex global problems. We host research colloquia that represents a wide range of systems research, with research applications in engineering, mathematics, agriculture, economics, philosophy, etc. At the callout we will discuss the club's activities, the rise of systems thinking, methods and engineering and our upcoming guest speakers for this semester.
January 13, 2023

Postdoc Orientation

New postdocs are welcome to log-in to learn about campus resources, medical benefits, and best practices for navigating your postdoc term.
December 22, 2022

PGSG Literary Club

Join the PGSG Literary Club at their monthly meeting! Open to all graduate students.
December 21, 2022

PGSG Grant Deadline

Please have your grant application submitted by today! See more information in the link below:
December 12, 2022

Graduate School travel grant applications are now open

The Graduate School offers four travel grant opportunities for current West Lafayette residential graduate students. Three of the travel grants were made possible by their named sponsors and have specific travel/program requirements, while the fourth is funded by the Graduate School’s Office of Professional Development. More information on each of these grant opportunities can be found below:
December 9, 2022

PostDoc Orientation

New postdocs are welcome to log-in to learn about campus resources, medical benefits, and best practices for navigating your postdoc term.
December 6, 2022

PGSG Coffee Hour

Join us at Greyhouse (Campus House location) for Coffee Hour with colleagues!
December 1, 2022

AAARCC Lunch & Learn Series: Maria Whipple, M.A.

Every week on Thursdays from noon to 1 pm, the Purdue AAARCC holds a Lunch & Learn program featuring faculty members, staff members, and students from Purdue who will present on a diverse array of topics from their area of expertise. After the presentation, participants can enjoy lunch and network with attendees of the program.
December 1, 2022

Minority Engineering Lunch

Join us from 12:00 - 1:00 PM at PGSC for free lunch! Check your email for lunch reservation updates.
November 30, 2022

NAECC 15th Anniversary Closing Celebration

Celebrate with us as we close out Native American Heritage Month and the conclusion of the NAECC's 15th anniversary. We'll highlight the successes and accomplishments of 15 years on campus and be our guest for the closing community dinner featuring traditional Native American foods.
November 30, 2022

Women's Health in the Tech Nation

Join us for this virtual interview series with Dr. Moira Gunn! Learn more about Dr. Gunn and her accomplishments here:
November 30, 2022

PEDLS- Richard Lester- Understanding Tomorrow's Nuclear Energy Lectures Series

Understanding Tomorrow's Nuclear Energy Lecture Series – Purdue University and Duke Energy are jointly exploring the feasibility of using advanced nuclear energy to meet the West Lafayette campus long-term energy needs. The Understanding Tomorrow’s Nuclear Energy lecture series is designed for all audiences from industry experts to community members. All events will be presented in a hybrid format for both in-person and virtual attendance.
November 21, 2022

Purdue's GERRI Summer Residential Program Application

We are seeking high-quality educators with experience in the STEM fields and/or the humanities to design their own course(s) and share their expertise with our students with high ability in 5th-12th grades. Our students rank in the top five to ten percent of their age group nationally and are highly motivated to explore an area of personal interest. They can typically master material two to three years above grade level and require accelerated or enriched learning opportunities to meet their full potential.
November 21, 2022

AAARCC and NAECC Friendsgiving

Join us for this annual celebration of friends and fellowship of the AAARCC, NAECC, and all cultural centers. Food, beverages, and activities will be available. This event is open to the Purdue community.
November 18, 2022

Fall Harvest Cooking Demonstration

Explore Indigenous food systems and discussion on decolonizing diets as we prepare fall harvest dishes. Pre-registration is required, two sessions will be featured with limited capacity.
November 18, 2022

Black and Red Dance Party

The PGSG along with ECEGSA, IEGSO and PAMR is excited to host the largest spooky bash this semester with the BLACK and RED party on the 18th of November, 2022.

Come join us at the Black and Gold gym beginning at 6:30 pm for a party to remember. There will be lots of good food, music and dancing.

Come see our favorite local band --- Victor Lee and the locals, they are a group of very talented musicians who play at gigs around town.
We also have the amazing DJ INDIANA, who has promised to make our venue the hippest dance floor in town.
November 17, 2022

PGSG Movie Night

Join us for Movie Night at Wabash Landing for a fun night with colleagues!
November 17, 2022

PGSG Literary Club

Join the PGSG Literary Club at their monthly meeting! Open to all graduate students.
November 17, 2022

AAARCC Lunch & Learn Series: Mili Jha

Every week on Thursdays from noon to 1 pm, the Purdue AAARCC holds a Lunch & Learn program featuring faculty members, staff members, and students from Purdue who will present on a diverse array of topics from their area of expertise. After the presentation, participants can enjoy lunch and network with attendees of the program
November 16, 2022

Student Seminar Series on Recent Quantum Advances

We will explain the basic concepts and experimental platforms in the quantum science and technology field and review recent groundbreaking results. Refreshments will be provided, and all are welcome! This weeks speaker will be Thrinadha Ashwin Kumar Boddeti, a PhD student in the Dept of Physics and Astronomy.
November 16, 2022

PGSG Grant Deadline

Please have your grant application submitted by today! See more information in the link below:
November 16, 2022

Joe Lonsdale Networking Night

Are you an Engineering, Business, or Computer Science student? Join experienced Silicon Valley CEO, founder, board member, chairman and investor Joe Lonsdale to chat and personally network for career opportunities.
November 11, 2022

Grad School Pint Night

Join fellow colleagues for a fun, social night! Open to all graduate students.
November 10, 2022

AAARCC Lunch & Learn Series: Dr. Hwanseok Sang

Every week on Thursdays from noon to 1 pm, the Purdue AAARCC holds a Lunch & Learn program featuring faculty members, staff members, and students from Purdue who will present on a diverse array of topics from their area of expertise. After the presentation, participants can enjoy lunch and network with attendees of the program.
November 10, 2022

Mentoring, Managing, and Diversifying Graduate Student Research Groups

Join Purdue's College of Engineering Graduate Mentorship Fellows for this panel discussion. The research is clear on how stereotypes impede the participation and advancement of individuals from groups underrepresented in academia, especially in engineering. Here Engineering faculty share their efforts to address this through the development of mutual understanding, introspective awareness towards inclusion, improved mentoring and intentionality in recruiting and supporting diverse graduate students. Open to all graduate students, postdocs, and faculty members. Refreshments will be provided!
November 10, 2022

Purdue Systems Thinkers (PurSysT) Research Colloquium

Purdue Systems Thinkers (PurSysT) would like to invite you to our next Research Colloquium! Our speaker will be Xiao Liu, a Purdue PhD student in Purdue's School of Biomedical Engineering. His research interests focus on computational approaches to systems biology of viral infections. He will be speaking about a Computational study on the assembly and budding process of EBOV: an ODE-based modeling approach.
November 9, 2022

Student Seminar Series on Recent Quantum Advances

We will explain the basic concepts and experimental platforms in the quantum science and technology field and review recent groundbreaking results. Refreshments will be provided, and all are welcome! This weeks speaker will be Aashish Poudel, a PhD student in the Dept of Physics and Astronomy.
November 9, 2022

Apply to be a College of Engineering Dean's Teaching Fellow

Are you interested in establishing and implementing your own approaches to teaching undergraduates? Are you looking for a meaningful teaching experience to put on your resume/CV? If so, please consider applying for the College of Engineering Dean's Teaching Fellowship!
November 9, 2022

Minority Engineering Lunch

Join us from 12:00 - 1:00 PM at PGSC for free lunch! Check your email for lunch reservation updates.
November 3, 2022

Woodland Sky Native American Dance Company Performance

Join us for a transformative theatrical dance performance featuring Woodland Sky Native American Dance Company - Native American dancers sharing their authentic stories with traditional songs and dance. This performance will feature a combination of traditional, jingle, fancy, hoop, and grass dance styles representing Ojibwe, Potawatomi, Lakota, Menominee, and Apache nations.
November 3, 2022

AAARCC Lunch & Learn Series: Dr. Mindy Tan

Every week on Thursdays from noon to 1 pm, the Purdue AAARCC holds a Lunch & Learn program featuring faculty members, staff members, and students from Purdue who will present on a diverse array of topics from their area of expertise. After the presentation, participants can enjoy lunch and network with attendees of the program.
November 3, 2022

Indiana Native American Heritage Month Celebration

Opening event to kick off Native American Heritage Month in Indiana. Join us for educational presentations, interactive activities, and featured dance performance by Woodland Sky Native American Dance Company.
November 2, 2022

Art Workshop with Karen Ann Hoffman

Karen Ann Hoffman (Oneida Nation of Wisconsin/Haudenosaunee) is an award winning artist whose traditional Iroquois beadwork has been on display across the country and is in the permanent collection of the National Museum of the American Indian, the Children's Museum of Indianapolis, and the State of Wisconsin. Join us as Hoffman leads an interactive workshop featuring her unique beading designs. She is the Eiteljorg Museum's featured Artist-in-Residence for November.
November 2, 2022

AAARCC Fall Speaker Series: Dr. Jenny Wang

Dr. Jenny Wang is an author of Permission to Come Home: Reclaiming Mental Health as Asian Americans. She is also a Houston-based licensed psychologist who offers individual psychotherapy within a compassionate, client-centered, and non-judgmental framework. Dr. Wang works from a social justice and intersectional framework focused on understanding the impact of racial trauma and racial identity on mental health.
November 1, 2022

PGSG Coffee Hour

Join us at Greyhouse (Campus House location) for Coffee Hour with colleagues!
October 29, 2022

Faculty Career Opportunities

If you are looking to go into a faculty career, then please APPLY TO the following future faculty workshops and opportunities. These workshops help prepare/expose students to other academic institutions and faculty careers.
October 28, 2022

Information Session: 2022 Dean's Teaching Fellows

During this session, you will hear the perspectives of the current Fellows and have the opportunity to ask them questions about the application process, their general responsibilities, and the commitment required for this fellowship. If you have questions ahead of the event, please let us know!
October 27, 2022

Professional Practice Hall of Fame: Inductee Panel

The Office of Professional Practice is proud to announce the induction of seven distinguished individuals to our
Hall of Fame. These alumni have made a significant impact on programs, like Co-op and GEARE, and in their
industries. Join us for a panel discussion with our inductees and ask the experts about their professional
experiences. You don't want to miss out on this great networking opportunity!
October 27, 2022

PGSG Literary Club - Book Reading Event

We invite you all to attend the "PGSG Literary Club" October event with Violet Kupersmith's novel Build Your House Around My Body - collection of short stories. Spots are limited, RSVP ASAP!
October 27, 2022

Purdue Systems Thinkers Research Colloquium

Our speaker will be Dr. Bill Bihlman, a Purdue IE PhD alum, who is the founder of Aerolytics, a strategic management consultancy dedicated to aerospace materials, manufacturing, and the global supply chain. He will be talking on Using Systems Engineering to facilitate Aircraft Certification.
October 26, 2022

Eat Right When Your Budget is Tight

Do you feel like you’re trying to make changes to your meals and snacks but are spending a ton at the store? Eating a healthier diet doesn’t have to be expensive. Learn tips and tricks for meal planning, grocery shopping, and food storage that won’t break the bank!
October 26, 2022

AAARCC Fall Speaker Series: Dr. Todd Honma

In collaboration with the Purdue Libraries, the AAARCC is hosting Dr. Todd Honma, Associate Professor of Asian American Studies, at Pitzer College who will be leading a lecture and a workshop on the topic of Zines and its use in activism.
October 26, 2022

PGSG Grant Deadline

Please have your grant application submitted by today! See more information in the link below:
October 26, 2022

Student Seminar Series on Recent Quantum Advances

We will explain the basic concepts and experimental platforms in the quantum science and technology field and review recent groundbreaking results. This week, hear from Christian Lange, a PhD student in the Dept of Physics and Astronomy.
October 25, 2022

Fellowship Office Hour for Grad Students and Postdocs

This open office hour gives you the opportunity to ask Lisa (Dr. Lisa Nielsen, grant writer) any questions you have about fellowship or grant applications as well as seek her advice for your application drafts. There is no PowerPoint presentation - just questions and answers on everything and anything related to grant writing.
October 25, 2022

Credit Cards and Credit Scores

How do I establish credit? What's a credit score and do I need one? Learn about building and maintaining good credit.
October 25, 2022

Using Data to Tell a Story

This interactive workshop will present ideas on how to use your data to tell a captivating story that will engage and persuade your audience. The latest research will be examined and participants will have the opportunity to practice the techniques in the workshop.
October 25, 2022

Business Meal Etiquette

This workshop is intended for graduate students who are going on employment interviews. Topics will include the dos and don’ts of having meals with potential employers.
October 24, 2022

AAARCC Fall Speaker Series: Dr. Claire Kim

In collaboration with the Black Cultural Center, the AAARCC is hosting Dr. Claire Jean Kim, Professor of Political Science and Asian American Studies at the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Kim will lecture about the intersectional experiences of Black and Asian communities of the United States.
October 20, 2022

AAARCC Lunch & Learn Series: Dr. Mojgan Sarmadi

Every week on Thursdays from noon to 1 pm, the Purdue AAARCC holds a Lunch & Learn program featuring faculty members, staff members, and students from Purdue who will present on a diverse array of topics from their area of expertise. After the presentation, participants can enjoy lunch and network with attendees of the program.
October 20, 2022

Budgeting and Saving Money

Do you know how to budget? Do you know how to save? Learn better ways of budgeting and saving to build a strong financial foundation.
October 19, 2022

Engineering Career Exploration Webinar

Have you ever wondered what the Engineering Professorship is like at Research 1 Universities? If so, you should plan to attend our upcoming virtual webinar where a panel of three engineering faculty members will share their expertise. Mark your calendars and join us this Wednesday, October 19th, at 12:00pm (EDT) for a virtual webinar: Engineering Career Exploration - Professorship at Research 1 Institutions!
October 19, 2022

William E. Boeing Distinguished Lecture 2022: Grazia Vittadini, Rolls Royce

The power that connects us: Rolls-Royce pioneering sustainable aerospace
Aviation is on the rise. Even if not matching pre-pandemic levels yet, demand for global air traffic is rapidly taking-off again. This upsurge reemphasizes the urgent question: How can we connect people, cultures, and markets around the globe in the most sustainable way?

From new engine architectures, smart materials and optimized air traffic management to sustainable aviation fuels, hydrogen and hybrid-electric propulsion – the list of potential solutions is long and sometimes confusing. Grazia Vittadini, Chief Technology and Strategy Officer at Rolls-Royce, will connect the dots and navigate us through the complexity to narrow down the challenge of how to achieve zero-emission flying.
October 19, 2022

Diet, Stress, & Emotional Eating

Learn how stress and diet are connected. Discuss how to recognize and manage emotional eating and explore specific nutrients that are helpful in times of stress.
October 19, 2022

How to Write a Diversity Statement

Participants will examine the different elements of a Diversity Statement and how to present it for an Academic Job Search. Examples of successful Diversity Statements will be presented.
October 18, 2022

Breakout from Burnout

New studies show that negative health effects related to burnout are serious and can be long-lasting. We want you to have all the tools you need to break out from burn out. In this webinar, you will receive practical, neuroscience-based emotional regulation techniques to help you recognize the signs and symptoms and how to prevent and avoid burnout for a better quality of life.
October 18, 2022

Setting Yourself Up to Win in Grad School

Join Dr. Drew Zaitsoff, a representative from Purdue's Counseling and Psychological Services, to discuss the common pitfalls that graduate students face and strategies for success!
October 18, 2022

Converting Your CV Into a Resume

This presentation will discuss how to convert an academic CV into a resume for industry and nonprofit careers. If you already have a resume, this presentation will provide strategies to convey your advanced degree skills more effectively to employers. There will be time at the end for audience questions.
October 14, 2022

Exam and Degree Only Deadline

October 14, 2022, is the last day for thesis-option master's and doctoral students registered as Exam/Degree Only for fall to submit the appropriate Report of the Final Examination, and to finalize all aspects of the deposit process for the thesis/dissertation.
October 14, 2022

Grad School Pint Night

Join fellow colleagues for a fun, social night! Open to all graduate students.
October 13, 2022

AAARCC Lunch & Learn Series: Mahit Vaddadi

Every week on Thursdays from noon to 1 pm, the Purdue AAARCC holds a Lunch & Learn program featuring faculty members, staff members, and students from Purdue who will present on a diverse array of topics from their area of expertise. After the presentation, participants can enjoy lunch and network with attendees of the program.
October 12, 2022

Elevator Pitch Workshop

Have you ever struggled to answer questions such as, "What do you do?" & "Can you tell me about your research?" these questions arise at job interviews, networking events, academic conferences, and even in the halls of your department. This workshop will help you develop a concise one to two-minute pitch about you and your work.
October 12, 2022

Healthy Eating on the Run

Want to learn how to make good choices while on the go? What about some healthy snacks for studying? Learn how to choose the best foods for health while leading a busy life. This program discusses snacking, fast food and restaurants, healthy product alternatives, and more!
October 11, 2022

Minority Engineering Lunch

Join us from 12:00 - 1:00 PM at Lily Tent for free lunch! Check your email for lunch reservation updates.
October 7, 2022

Improv Techniques for the Researcher

No comedy skills needed but a willingness to improve your communication, active listening and engagement skills is critical. Improvisation will teach you about heightening your awareness and improving your listening skills. It is more about connecting with your audience, than acting skills. It can also help you hone your key messages when speaking time is short at conferences and can actually increase the quality of the audience-speaker interaction.
October 7, 2022

Postdoc Orientation

New postdocs are welcome to log-in to learn about campus resources, medical benefits, and best practices for navigating your postdoc term.
October 7, 2022

LinkedIn Seminar

Attend this presentation to learn how to improve your LinkedIn profile, and use the website for networking, information gathering, and job searches.
October 6, 2022

AAARCC Fall Speaker Series: Dr. Fredy Gonzalez

In collaboration with the Latino Cultural Center, the AAARCC is hosting Dr. Fredy Gonzalez, Associate Professor of Global Asian Studies and History at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Gonzalez will lecture on the topic: "Chinese Mexicans and Mexicanidad." In this talk, Dr. Gonzalez will give a brief history of Chinese immigration to Mexico during the twentieth century and illustrate some of the ways the Chinese contributed to and claimed belonging to the Mexican nation. Despite experiencing consistent hate and harassment from anti-Chinese activists who claimed that the Chinese would never fit into the Mexican nation, some migrants found ways to survive and set down roots in their new country.
October 6, 2022

PGSG Movie Night

Join us for Movie Night at Wabash Landing for a fun night with colleagues!
October 6, 2022

How to Condense a Fellowship Draft to Meet Page Requirements

As you work on fellowship and grant proposals, it is common to have so much content that cannot fit into a one, two, or three-page format to meet page requirements. This webinar will provide a strategy for how to discern what content is essential and what is not, as well as how to keep details while shortening your draft. The content presented can be applied to various types of research-based funding documents regardless of your academic discipline.
October 6, 2022

The Academic Job Market & Interview: An Overview

This interactive workshop will examine the academic job market and common experiences of the on campus interview processes. Participants will gain experience answering faculty, administrator, and student-posed questions that commonly occur in on-campus job interview scenarios.
October 5, 2022

Imposter Syndrome

Part of maturing as a graduate student is finding your voice and the confidence to know that you belong in your academic discipline. Any individual can be impacted by the impostor syndrome (IS), but minorities in a field are more susceptible, so addressing this early in your career is important. In this session we will introduce examples of IS, implications on mental health and social justice. Quick tips on the power of positive thinking will be given.
October 5, 2022

Citation Management with Zotero

After doing your research, you can waste hours getting your citations into the proper format, in the correct order in your paper, and listed in your bibliography. Zotero is a free citation management program that can help you collect, organize, and share your research. This session is designed to help graduate students get started with Zotero. Attendees will learn how to set up Zotero, gather citations, and generate bibliographies.
October 4, 2022

Graduate Mentorship Seminar: Navigating Toxic Environments

Join this virtual seminar featuring Dr. Vanessa Gonzalez-Perez from Princeton University to learn how to better identify attributes that can lead to poor mentorship relationships or environments and mitigating tips. Open to all graduate students, postdocs, and faculty members. Refreshments will be provided!
October 4, 2022

PGSG Coffee Hour

Join us at Greyhouse (Campus House location) for Coffee Hour with colleagues!
October 4, 2022

Fellowship Office Hour for Grad Students and Postdocs

This open office hour gives you the opportunity to ask Lisa (Dr. Lisa Nielsen, grant writer) any questions you have about fellowship or grant applications as well as seek her advice for your application drafts. There is no PowerPoint presentation - just questions and answers on everything and anything related to grant writing.
September 30, 2022

What doors will your PhD open for you?

Learn about the choices Purdue PhDs made that led them to careers in consulting, nonprofit leadership, and higher education program management.
September 30, 2022

September's Engineering Meet & Eat

The Engineering Graduate Student Organizations present September's Engineering Meet & Eat Event! These occur once per month throughout the semester at various engineering and graduate student locations across campus. The goal is to bring together engineering graduate students and postdocs from different disciplines, make new academic colleagues and friends, learn more about the wide breadth of engineering research at Purdue, and energize yourself.
September 30, 2022

Grad School Pint Night

Join fellow colleagues for a fun, social night! Open to all graduate students.
September 29, 2022

PGSG Literary Club

Join the PGSG Literary Club at their monthly meeting! Open to all graduate students.
September 29, 2022

Entrepreneurship as a Career Path

Graduate students make up almost 25% of Purdue’s student population and within this large group, one would think there would be many budding entrepreneurs. But, only a small percentage of graduate students pursue entrepreneurship as a career path.
September 29, 2022

Planning to Graduate On-Time

Most graduate students don’t graduate on time because they do not have a plan of attack. Usually graduate students are successful in their courses, but it is the policies, processes and politics that trip them up. This session is designed to help students plan for graduate school and create a target for finishing on time.
September 28, 2022

PGSG Fall Picnic

Join us on Krach Lawn for a fun, fall picnic with colleagues!
September 28, 2022

Letters of Recommendation for Fellowships

This webinar for grad students, postdocs, and faculty provides templates and strategies for both writing and requesting letters of recommendation for fellowship applications.
September 28, 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.
September 27, 2022

Time Management

Intended to teach participants how they can make the most of their time, this presentation touches on ways our brains work against us when completing tasks. Listeners will learn ways to reduce ineffective time management and will participate in activities to identify areas in their lives that need improvement when it comes to spending time wisely.
September 24, 2022

Homecoming Watch Party

Family, friends and football! Come cheer on the Boilermakers to victory at the Homecoming Watch Party! Game day swag, appetizers and cash bar available.
September 24, 2022

Homecoming Brunch + Day Party

Kick off Homecoming Day with a wonderful brunch and party with a purpose! Don't miss this opportunity to connect and learn more about exciting NPHC and Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging initiatives.
September 23, 2022

Homecoming Happy Hour

Welcome home! Mix, mingle, and make new memories with fellow Purdue Boilermakers! Learn more about Purdue for Life and how you can get involved. Hors d'oeuvres and cash bar available.
September 23, 2022

PGSG Movie Night

Join us at Wabash Landing for a fun way to relax with colleagues!
September 22, 2022

AAARCC Lunch & Learn Series: Dr. Humaira Gowher

Every week on Thursdays from noon to 1 pm, the Purdue AAARCC holds a Lunch & Learn program featuring faculty members, staff members, and students from Purdue who will present on a diverse array of topics from their area of expertise. After the presentation, participants can enjoy lunch and network with attendees of the program.
September 22, 2022

Debt Management

Good debt (yes, that exists!) and bad; learn strategies to reduce and eliminate debt.
September 22, 2022

How to Deliver a Winning Presentation

This interactive course will discuss the basics for presenting a compelling presentation. Topics include organizing your message, delivering your message with impact, engaging your audience, and constructing effective slides.
September 22, 2022

Sleeping for Success

Not getting a good night’s rest? Built to help participants better understand the role of sleep, this presentation equips listeners with powerful sleep tips and knowledge to help them make the most of a good night’s sleep.
September 21, 2022

PGSG Grant Deadline

Please have your grant application submitted by today! See more information in the link below:
September 21, 2022

Business Meal Etiquette

This workshop is intended for graduate students who are going on employment interviews. Topics will include the dos and don’ts of having meals with potential employers.
September 21, 2022

Preparing to Buy a House

First Time Home Buyer- A review of the basics for financial preparation to purchase a home and expert help about financing with a mortgage.
September 20, 2022

Caring for Self and Others

Learn warning signs of someone struggling with a mental health concern, how to advocate for self and others, and common misconceptions of mental health. This presentation aims to empower listeners with the knowledge of how to care for others and themselves when undergoing a mental health concern while making mental health a comfortable topic of conversation.
September 20, 2022

Fellowship Office Hour for Grad Students and Postdocs

This open office hour gives you the opportunity to ask Lisa (Dr. Lisa Nielsen, grant writer) any questions you have about fellowship or grant applications as well as seek her advice for your application drafts. There is no PowerPoint presentation - just questions and answers on everything and anything related to grant writing.
September 20, 2022

Professional Development: Cultural Edition

Developing cultural self-identity is the first step in one’s next leap toward cultural awareness. Join us for an interesting and provocative 50 minutes presentation intended to help participants understand and identify their our cultural identity, and use tools and tips to help understand others.
September 20, 2022

Diet, Stress, & Emotional Eating

Learn how stress and diet are connected. Discuss how to recognize and manage emotional eating and explore specific nutrients that are helpful in times of stress.
September 20, 2022

Minority Engineering Lunch

Join us from 12:00 - 1:00 PM at PGSC for free lunch! Check your email for lunch reservation updates.
September 15, 2022

AAARCC Lunch & Learn Series: Rabita Rajkarnikar, AICP

Every week on Thursdays from noon to 1 pm, the Purdue AAARCC holds a Lunch & Learn program featuring faculty members, staff members, and students from Purdue who will present on a diverse array of topics from their area of expertise. After the presentation, participants can enjoy lunch and network with attendees of the program.
September 14, 2022

Postdoc Fellowships and Postdoc 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.
September 14, 2022

Budgeting and Saving Money

Do you know how to budget? Do you know how to save? Learn better ways of budgeting and saving to build a strong financial foundation.
September 13, 2022

Let's talk

Every Tuesday, 12 pm - 2 pm
Purdue Graduate Student Center Rm 112
Let's Talk is a program that provides confidential informal in person drop- in consultations for Purdue students throughout the academic year.
September 13, 2022

NSF Fellowship - Research Statement (Grantsmanship)

The final of the three NSF Fellowship workshops for graduate students and undergrads will center on preparing students for the composition of their research statements. Attendees will learn how to refine their research plan into a specific goal with accompanying broader Impacts and Intellectual merit. Formatting, supporting details, journal references, and theme connections in their personal statements will be addressed.
September 13, 2022

Setting Yourself Up to Win in Grad School

Join Dr. Drew Zaitsoff, a representative from Purdue's Counseling and Psychological Services, to discuss the common pitfalls that graduate students face and strategies for success!
September 10, 2022

Algebra by 7th Grade Volunteers Needed

If you are interested in serving as a volunteer in the Algebra by 7th Grade (Ab7G) program through the Minority Engineering Program, then please reach out to Renee Gibert (rgibert@purdue.edu). All are welcome to volunteer.
September 9, 2022

Activating Your Mentoring Network

Graduate students and postdocs from all disciplines are invited to this interactive workshop designed to provide practical tools to activate a mentoring network with breadth and depth. Participants will be led through a series of exercises to identify their own professional development priorities and intentionally link those priorities to individuals that can contribute to their professional development in those areas. Time will be given to conversations about how to engage current and future mentors in ways that are mutually beneficial and sustainable.
September 9, 2022

Field of Memories- Suicide Prevention

Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for college students. This event invites students to write messages of hope to their fellow students who may be struggling or remember those who have died by suicide. Resources will be available during the event.
September 8, 2022

EACC Callout Event

Are you looking for resources to help you become a competitive candidate for academic jobs? We have good news - you are not alone!
The Engineering Academic Career Club (EACC) is a group of engineering graduate students and postdocs passionate about helping each other move towards careers in academia. Want to hear more?
September 8, 2022

Networking

Attend this presentation to learn effective strategies for networking, including informational interviews, social media usage, & follow-up. This presentation is most relevant for industry positions though individuals pursuing tenure track careers will also benefit from understanding networking fundamentals. There will be time at the end for audience questions.
September 8, 2022

AAARCC Lunch & Learn Series: Dr. Tanya Paes

Every week on Thursdays from noon to 1 pm, the Purdue AAARCC holds a Lunch & Learn program featuring faculty members, staff members, and students from Purdue who will present on a diverse array of topics from their area of expertise. After the presentation, participants can enjoy lunch and network with attendees of the program
September 8, 2022

Culturally Responsive Mentoring

In this workshop designed for academic leaders and faculty, Dr. Melissa McDaniels from the Center for the Improvement of Effective Mentorship will introduce research and practices in culturally responsive mentorship. She will facilitate reflection and conversation among colleagues about how culturally responsive practices are evident (and not evidence) in current mentorship practices in departments and research programs. Time will be allocated for questions, answers, and resources.
September 8, 2022

Postdoc Grant Writing: Logic Flow

In this workshop postdocs will practice creating new grant outlines or refining current outlines by using logic steps. Participants will gain experience helping each other identify and correct the gaps in their research proposals through a systematic process. Emphasis will be given to summary pages or other short grant documents to master the underlying main idea of your proposal and demonstrate the value of your research project.
September 7, 2022

Data Scraping and Analysis with Python

In this workshop, we will learn how to use python, beautiful soup, and scrapy to extract data from the web. We will also learn how to clean, process, and store the data to be used in data science applications. Some exploratory data analysis topics we will cover are - handling missing data, incorrect data, outliers, standardization of values, and finding correlation of different features.
September 6, 2022

Success Over Stress

This presentation touches on stress topics which enable you to pinpoint key stressors in your life and learn to cope in healthy ways. Designed to be interactive and filled with discussion, you will have the opportunity to talk about how stress affects your life and ways you can reduce stress’s negative impacts.
September 6, 2022

"Talk it Out" Sessions

Graduate School can be stressful – attend one of our “Talk It Out” sessions to meet with Graduate School leadership, share what’s on your mind, and get connected to valuable resources!
September 1, 2022

Insights on the Faculty Job Market: Preparing for the Application Season

Virginia Tech Postdoctoral Affairs Program Administrator, Chris Smith, will share data from a set of faculty job market surveys from 2018 to the present as well as an overview of the Academic Career Readiness Assessment developed at UCSF. Attendees will leave with insights on some of the critical factors and metrics associated with landing a faculty position as well as an appreciation of the different qualifications needed to be competitive at different types of institutions. While the presented data are mostly from STEM and the biological sciences fields, general advice on applying for faculty positions will be shared.
September 1, 2022

Imposter Syndrome

Part of maturing as a graduate student is finding your voice and the confidence to know that you belong in your academic discipline. Any individual can be impacted by the impostor syndrome (IS), but minorities in a field are more susceptible, so addressing this early in your career is important. In this session we will introduce examples of IS, implications on mental health and social justice. Quick tips on the power of positive thinking will be given.
August 30, 2022

Minority Engineering Lunch

Join us from 12:00 - 1:00 PM at Lily Tent for free lunch! Check your email for lunch reservation updates.
August 27, 2022

Conexiones

Conexiones is the LCC's annual student retreat where students are able to connect to one another, faculty, staff, and resources on campus while preparing them for academic success through facilitated workshops about Latinx identities and cultures. All students are invited to participate!
August 25, 2022

NIH F32 and K99/R00 Info Session

Both experienced graduate students and postdocs in the life sciences, medical sciences, and related subjects are encouraged to attend. This webinar session will provide a writing strategy for research plans as well as advise about preparing the other required documentation. The F32 fellowship and the career-focused K-awards, such as the K99, will be covered. K-awards do not require US citizenship.
August 24, 2022

Sleeping for Success

Not getting a good night’s rest? Built to help participants better understand the role of sleep, this presentation equips listeners with powerful sleep tips and knowledge to help them make the most of a good night’s sleep.
August 24, 2022

Express Fest

Co-Sponsored with Asian American and Asian Resource Cultural Center and Native American and Educational Resource Center, and SFAB.

Express Fest is the LCC's, AAARCC's, and NAECC's annual resource and welcome fair. It bridges students, faculty and staff to the resources available at Purdue University and the Cultural Centers. Departments, academic units and community organizations are invited to participate in the fair. Express Fest occurs on the first Wednesday of the Fall semester. All are welcome!
August 18, 2022

Comparing Job Offers

Received two job offers? Congratulations! Which is the better deal? Learn key things of what to look for before saying "yes."
August 18, 2022

STPF Program Area Musketeers

The AAAS S&T Policy Fellowships (STPF) offers fellowship placements in all three branches of the federal government: legislative, judicial and executive. Applicants can apply to two in any given year. Before you make your selection, join us on August 18 at 3 p.m. ET to hear from the “STPF Program Area Musketeers” representing all three fellowship program areas. Find out what it’s like to be a fellow in each branch of the federal government. Learn how to tailor your application to your selection(s). And find out about an additional legislative branch placement that is being offered this year.
August 17, 2022

Business Meal Etiquette

This workshop is intended for graduate students who are going on employment interviews. Topics will include the dos and don’ts of having meals with potential employers. The presenter for this event is Anthony Cawdron. Anthony Cawdron is the Events Coordinator and House Manager at ‘Westwood’, The Purdue President’s official residence. A position he also held at Iowa State University before making the transition to Purdue almost eighteen years ago with now president emeritus Martin Jischke. He continues to manage the day-to-day operations of the house and oversees the events and entertaining for Purdue’s twelfth president Mitch Daniels. Anthony teaches business etiquette and advanced service courses in the Hospitality and Tourism Management department at Purdue, and advises numerous student groups on interview and work-preparedness skills. He has a Masters degree in Hospitality and has held a variety of positions including banquet manager, restaurant manager, hospitality faculty in Switzerland and three years as a butler in two of England’s finest stately homes Blenheim Palace and Sutton Place.
August 12, 2022

Postdoc Orientation

New postdocs are welcome to log-in to learn about campus resources, medical benefits, and best practices for navigating your postdoc term.
August 11, 2022

Summer Queer Grad Coffee Hour


Come chill with fellow LGBTQ+ grads and peeps :) Coffee and snacks will be provided. Masks are required outside of eating and drinking.

If weather is nice we will go outside and drink our coffee !
August 10, 2022

Grad Student Summer In Person Writing/Working Group


Find it hard to get work done at home? Want to work with others, have some coffee and light conversation? Come join us as we try and get some work done weekly on Wednesdays. You can bring whatever you like, creative writing to share, assignments, lab work, dissertation/thesis etc. Be sure to bring ear buds just in case there are conversations going on and you need to work in more of a silent set up.
August 4, 2022

Debt Management

Good debt (yes, that exists!) and bad; learn strategies to reduce and eliminate debt.
August 4, 2022

Summer Queer Grad Coffee Hour

Come chill with fellow LGBTQ+ grads and peeps :) Coffee and snacks will be provided. Masks are required outside of eating and drinking.
August 2, 2022

Credit Cards and Credit Scores

How do I establish credit? What's a credit score and do I need one? Learn about building and maintaining good credit.
June 30, 2022

Building Mentoring Relationships

This guest presentation is by Dr. Chiara Bertipaglia from Columbia University’s Zuckerman Institute for Mind Brain and Behavior: Learn how to find and build mentor relationships with strategic communications as a mentor and a mentee.
June 23, 2022

NSF Fellowship Panel Discussion

In this session current NSF Fellows from engineering disciplines will provide
their advice for the NSF Fellowship. Examples of winn ing fellowship
applications will also be discussed.
June 22, 2022

Food Trucks and Families Event

Bring your families and join us for our Food Trucks & Families Event on Wednesday, June 22nd, from 11:00am to 2:00pm!

What: Food Trucks & Families Event | College of Engineering - Graduate Education
Food Options Include: Food Trucks!
Crabby Mike's BBQ
V's Delicacies
Igloo Frozen Custard

When: Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Time: 11:00am – 2:00pm
Location: Purdue Memorial Mall
Cost: FREE!
Activities for Families: Yard games and activities including cornhole bag toss, ladder ball, balloon artists, face painting, and more!
June 14, 2022

Allyship and the Improv Mindset

Allyship is a lifelong process of building relationships based on trust, consistency, and accountability. In this interactive applied improv workshop postdocs will participate in improv exercises which sharpen their inductive reasoning, refine their capacity to listen and contextualize information, and enhance their ability to build relationships through peer-to-peer dialogue. Participants will leave with a more nuanced understanding of teamwork and allyship.
June 7, 2022

NSF Fellowship Workshops

Join in for 3 NSF Fellowship workshops. NSF Fellowship provides 3 years of funding for Graduate School. These workshops cultivate grant writing skills and provides tips and strategies for submitting a competitive application.
June 3, 2022

Postdoc Orientation

New postdocs are welcome to log-in to learn about campus resources, medical benefits, and best practices for navigating your postdoc term.
June 2, 2022

Leading Across Cultures

In this interactive session, attendees will hear about studies and tips indicating how culturally diverse teams can better utilize their differences to build trust, work together effectively, and drive innovation and outcome.
June 2, 2022

Using Data to Tell a Story

This interactive workshop will present ideas on how to use your data to tell a captivating story that will engage and persuade your audience. The latest research will be examined and participants will have the opportunity to practice the techniques in the workshop.
June 2, 2022

Networking

Attend this presentation to learn effective strategies for networking, including informational interviews, social media usage, & follow-up. This presentation is most relevant for industry positions though individuals pursuing tenure track careers will also benefit from understanding networking fundamentals. There will be time at the end for audience questions.
June 1, 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.
May 31, 2022

Time Management

Intended to teach participants how they can make the most of their time, this presentation touches on ways our brains work against us when completing tasks. Listeners will learn ways to reduce ineffective time management and will participate in activities to identify areas in their lives that need improvement when it comes to spending time wisely.
May 19, 2022

Healthy Minds

This chat session is for Purdue graduate students to connect with Graduate School representatives who can share valuable resources.
May 17, 2022

Summer Opportunities | Professional Development

The Office of Graduate Professional Development has several workshops available this summer to help students with Research & Ethics, Career Preparation, Wellness, Mentoring, Grant Writing, and Communication! For more information visit
May 16, 2022

International Engineering Graduate Students Callout

We are excited to discuss some next steps for bringing new programming and support to international students in the College. Please join us in person for this callout session on Monday, May 16th, at 3:30pm at the PGSC!

May 4, 2022

Minority Engineering Lunch - May 4, 2022

Minority Engineering Lunches are an opportunity for BIPOC Graduate Students and Postdocs in Purdue Engineering to get to know one another and build community across the College. For 2021-2022, lunches will either be in a To-Go format or outside to maximize safety. Keep an eye on the Minority Engineering Program (MEP) Graduate student list-serv for dates and details!
May 4, 2022

OIGP Spring Reception-POSTER and AWARD Applications

Please plan on joining The Graduate School’s Office of Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs (OIGP) for our annual Spring Reception in celebration of interdisciplinary graduate student research on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM in the Purdue Memorial Union North and South Ballrooms. Please encourage your students to submit presentations and apply for the Most Outstanding Interdisciplinary Project Award (MOIPA—winner receives $1000).

Poster and Award Submission Deadline: Monday, February 28, 2022. Details can be found at the links below.
Poster Submission Application and Details

Award Application and Details
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.
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.
April 22, 2022

SKY Happiness Retreat

SKY Happiness Retreat is a total well-being training offered across the country. Participants gain foundational stress-management skills, develop a personal evidence-based breathing and meditation practice, learn a short personal yoga practice, and increase social connection and leadership skills.
April 20, 2022

Engaging with Diversity: A Workshop for Postdocs

Participants will learn about the concepts of diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging as they are often used in higher education. With a special focus on post-docs, the session will include how to engage with DEI themes, common mistakes to avoid, and resources to refer to later on.
April 20, 2022

Schmidt Science Fellowship Nominations

The Schmidt Science Fellowship is a globally competitive, year-long postdoctoral position, and a great opportunity that comes with a generous $100,000 stipend. Applicants must be graduating with their PhD from Purdue in any engineering discipline between June 1, 2022, and July 30, 2023.
April 20, 2022

Raytheon Technology Visit

Raytheon Technologies is visiting Purdue to recruit engineering students—both US citizen and non-US citizens, for internships, full-time professional roles, and postdoctoral researchers. Attend an info session next Wednesday, April 20, in ARMS 1103 and stay for free pizza and networking with representatives of Raytheon Technologies in the ARMS Atrium
April 16, 2022

Engineering Formal Night

Join Grad Student orgs on April 16th from 6PM to 10PM in STEW 302 for a fun night filled with music, dance, Italian dinner, photo booth and many more. Dress code for the event is Cocktail Attire(Dress code is Optional).
April 14, 2022

Debt Management

Good debt (yes, that exists!) and bad; learn strategies to reduce and eliminate debt.
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 13, 2022

Minority Engineering Lunch - April 13, 2022

Minority Engineering Lunches are an opportunity for BIPOC Graduate Students and Postdocs in Purdue Engineering to get to know one another and build community across the College. For 2021-2022, lunches will either be in a To-Go format or outside to maximize safety. Keep an eye on the Minority Engineering Program (MEP) Graduate student list-serv for dates and details!
April 13, 2022

Purdue Engineering Design Expo

The Expo is an opportunity for you and your design team to showcase your work and have a chance to win a multitude of prizes!
April 12, 2022

Judges Needed for Purdue Undergraduate Research Conference

Purdue Undergraduate Research Conference (PURC) will be held in a Hybrid format during April 11-18, 2022, and the Engineering Undergraduate Research Office (EURO) needs your support to judge our outstanding undergraduate researchers posters and research talks.
April 11, 2022

CoE Free Mini-Health Screenings

CoE Graduate Engineering Office and the School of Pharmacy are offering FREE cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, and pulse oximetry for engineering graduate students/ postdocs and their spouses. There are 4 dates to choose from this Spring.
April 11, 2022

Data Reporting - Graduate Assistant

The College of Engineering is looking for a graduate assistant with experience in data reporting. Online and professional master’s students are not eligible. Must be graduating May 2024 or later to be considered. Ideal candidates will have python, data querying and visualization, and similar experience. Please see attached for details and to apply by April 11.
April 8, 2022

In-Person Super Summer Camp Instructor Position

The Gifted Education Research & Resource Institute (GER2I) invites you to apply for a position as an instructor  for our upcoming 2022 in-person Super Summer Camp and Summer Residential Camp! 
April 8, 2022

Coffee Corner

Come by and get a free beverage on us. Until supplies last!
April 8, 2022

Grad Student Appreciation Pint Night

Free meal and drink for the first 150 Graduate Students to register for Pint Night @ Walk On's - Purdue Memorial Union. Pint Night will take place from 7:00 pm through 9:00 pm and will be followed by a fireside chat with the Dean from 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm!
April 8, 2022

Paint Night

First Come, First Serve!
Max capacity of 24 people
Grab some Snuggs Pizza, chocolate truffles & sprakling water on us!
April 8, 2022

Plant Giveaway

Treat yourself to a free succulent. While supplies last. Come by anytime.
April 8, 2022

Graduate School Mentoring Award for Postdoctoral Scholars

The Graduate School wants to acknowledge the essential role postdoctoral trainees play in our research, teaching, and engagement missions here at Purdue University. If you work with a postdoc that has made a difference in your academic career and models the attributes of what we think great mentors should be, please consider nominating them for this inaugural award. Postdocs dedicate a great deal of time and energy in mentoring other postdocs, graduate students, and undergraduates whether this is in the lab, field, or classroom. Anyone can nominate a postdoc for this award (i.e., graduate students, undergraduates, staff, faculty, or other postdocs).
April 7, 2022

Bowling & Billiards Night

Join us at the PMU Rack and Roll for bowling and billiards night in honor of Graduate Student Appreciation Week!
April 6, 2022

Sleeping for Success

Not getting a good night’s rest? Built to help participants better understand the role of sleep, this presentation equips listeners with powerful sleep tips and knowledge to help them make the most of a good night’s sleep.
April 6, 2022

Snack Pack Day!

In honor of Graduate Student Appreciation Week, stop by the PGSC for free snack packs!
April 6, 2022

Coffee Corner

Come by and get a free beverage on us, until supplies last!
April 5, 2022

Virtual Trivia Night

Visit linktr.ee/pgsg for Zoom link
First come, First serve.
Limited to 100 players.
3 chances to win prizes like a mini projector, an air fryer, massage gun, and more!
Trivia Topics: Holidays, World Facts, and Black History
April 5, 2022

Credit Cards and Credit Scores

How do I establish credit? What's a credit score and do I need one? Learn about building and maintaining good credit.
April 5, 2022

Pint and Game Night

Food available while supplies last. Join us anytime!
Minors should not attempt to buy alcohol, and those of age should not purchase alcohol for minors.
April 4, 2022

Movie Night

Register and vote for the movie to be streamed. Free pizza, popcorn, and drinks! First come, first serve!
April 4, 2022

Graduate Student Town Hall

Come hear about what PGSG has done for you this year and voice changes you still want to see. Open to all graduate students! No prior registration required!
April 4, 2022

Free Doughnut Day!

Stop by the Purdue Graduate Student Center (PGSC) anytime throughout the day to get a free doughnut in honor of Graduate Student Appreciation Week!
March 31, 2022

Diet, Stress, and Emotional Eating

Learn how stress and diet are connected. We will discuss how to recognize and manage emotional eating and explore specific nutrients that are helpful in times of stress.
March 28, 2022

Mindfulness

Learn the benefits of recognizing emotion, practicing self-compassion and being in the moment. This presentation relates mindfulness to everyday activities such as relationships, thoughts, and stress to help you learn how the skill of being mindful can help you relax and take back the present moment.
March 25, 2022

Graduate School Mentoring Award for Graduate Students

The Graduate School wants to acknowledge the essential role graduate students play in our research, teaching, and engagement missions at Purdue University. If you work with a graduate student that has made a difference in your academic career and models the attributes of what we think great mentors should be, please consider encouraging them to apply for this award. Graduate students dedicate a great deal of time and energy in mentoring other colleagues, and undergraduates whether in the lab, field, or classroom.
March 24, 2022

Caring for Self and Others

Learn warning signs of someone struggling with a mental health concern, how to advocate for self and others, and common misconceptions of mental health. This presentation aims to empower listeners with the knowledge of how to care for others and themselves when undergoing a mental health concern while making mental health a comfortable topic of conversation.
March 23, 2022

CoE Free Mini-Health Screenings

CoE Graduate Engineering Office and the School of Pharmacy are offering FREE cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, and pulse oximetry for engineering graduate students/ postdocs and their spouses. There are 4 dates to choose from this Spring.
March 21, 2022

IEGSO Virtual Internship Info Session

IE students currently pursuing internships/co-ops will be joining us to talk about their journey and share their experiences at IEGSO Virtual Internship Info Session.
March 9, 2022

Imposter Syndrome

Part of maturing as a graduate student is finding your voice and the confidence to know that you belong in your academic discipline. Any individual can be impacted by the impostor syndrome (IS), but minorities in a field are more susceptible, so addressing this early in your career is important. In this session we will introduce examples of IS, implications on mental health and social justice. Quick tips on the power of positive thinking will be given.
March 9, 2022

Eating Right When Your Budget is Tight

Do you feel like you’re trying to make changes to your meals and snacks but are spending a ton at the store? Eating a healthier diet doesn’t have to be expensive. Learn tips and tricks for meal planning, grocery shopping, and food storage that won’t break the bank!
March 8, 2022

Let's Talk Taxes

An introduction to basic taxation concepts through the lens of paycheck deductions. You will learn about gross pay, net pay and standard paycheck withholding.
March 8, 2022

Eating & Body Image

What are some of the warning signs that someone has an eating disorder? What are some ways to improve body image? In this workshop, we will discuss ways to improve self-esteem and body image & avoid the destructive behavior which causes people to dislike their bodies.
March 8, 2022

CAPS Drop-In Session

These sessions are free,
open only for graduate students, and you CHOOSE what the topic of discussion is! Examples include advisor conflict, racism, work-life balance, & more.
March 7, 2022

PLaCE Short Courses for International Students

Are you an international student who wants to improve your communication skills and language proficiency? If so, consider PLaCE Short Courses! They provide flexible, focused options for you to meet your English language needs and to fit your schedule.
March 4, 2022

Movie Trivia Night

Movie Trivia Night on March 4th in GRIS 103 at 6:30PM. Free Pizza!
March 3, 2022

Graduate Industrial Research Symposium

Do you want an opportunity to present your research to a diverse audience?

Submit a Poster, Oral Presentation and/or 3 Minute Thesis at the Graduate Industrial Research Symposium (March 3, 2022). Check out the attached flyer for more information (research areas) as well as the following website to register: http://girs2022.com/
March 2, 2022

CoE Free Mini-Health Screenings

CoE Graduate Engineering Office and the School of Pharmacy are offering FREE cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, and pulse oximetry for engineering graduate students/ postdocs and their spouses. There are 4 dates to choose from this Spring.
March 2, 2022

Minority Engineering Lunch - March 2, 2022

Minority Engineering Lunches are an opportunity for BIPOC Graduate Students and Postdocs in Purdue Engineering to get to know one another and build community across the College. For 2021-2022, lunches will either be in a To-Go format or outside to maximize safety. Keep an eye on the Minority Engineering Program (MEP) Graduate student list-serv for dates and details!
February 24, 2022

Beyond Academia Conference 2022

Beyond Academia is a non-profit organization run by UC Berkeley graduate students and postdocs with the goal of empowering graduate students and postdocs to expand their career options beyond the traditional academic track. We accomplish this career education through a series of events including an annual conference, workshops, tutorials, and panels that connect academics with those who have made a transition to non-academic jobs.
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.
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 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 21, 2022

CoE Free Mini-Health Screenings

CoE Graduate Engineering Office and the School of Pharmacy are offering FREE cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, and pulse oximetry for engineering graduate students/ postdocs and their spouses. There are 4 dates to choose from this Spring.
February 21, 2022

Amazon Pathways Program

Amazon Pathways Program coordinator will be answering questions and educating students about the potential opportunities and interview process at Amazon. This event will be conducted virtually over Zoom on February 21st from 7PM to 9PM.
February 14, 2022

Dean's Panel: Leadership and Success in a Faculty Position

Do you want to learn not only the mechanics of getting a tenure track faculty
position, but also how you can optimize for success?
Come join the Engineering Academic Career Club (EACC) and Purdue
Engineering’s Dean and Leadership Team to learn how you can hit the
ground running for leadership and success in your future faculty career!
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 9, 2022

Minority Engineering Lunch - February 9 (date changed)

Minority Engineering Lunches are an opportunity for BIPOC Graduate Students and Postdocs in Purdue Engineering to get to know one another and build community across the College. For 2021-2022, lunches will either be in a To-Go format or outside to maximize safety. Keep an eye on the Minority Engineering Program (MEP) Graduate student list-serv for dates and details!
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 8, 2022

CAPS- Drop-In Sessions

These sessions are free,open only for graduate students, and you CHOOSE what the topic of discussion is! Examples include advisor conflict, racism, work-life balance, & more
February 3, 2022

Exploring the Horizons of Academic Job Opportunities

You know that Tenure Track Assistant Professor positions exist, but have you ever wondered what other types of positions there are in the University setting for someone with a MS or PhD training?

Come join the Engineering Academic Career Club (EACC) for a presentation and Q&A session on Exploring the Horizons of Academic Job Opportunities. Here you can hear first-hand from members of our College of Engineering community - including an overview of their background, career path, and the hiring process for their respective positions at Purdue.
February 2, 2022

Interviewing for Industry Positions

This talk will provide you the insights into hiring and interview processes when startups and large companies seek candidates with an advanced degree (MS or PHD). This talk will cover everything from: networking, where to find job openings, earning an interview, what to expect during a technical interview, & behind the scenes: what happens after you leave.
February 1, 2022

Comparing Job Offers

Received two job offers? Congratulations! Which is the better deal? Learn key things of what to look for before saying "yes."
January 27, 2022

RCR: What you should understand about copyright before publishing your research (Research & Ethics)

Dr. Donna Ferullo, J.D., University Copyright Office will address the ethical copyright issues associated with publishing your research work. What is copyright? What are copyright requirements? What are copyrightable works? What are the exceptions to the copyright laws? Where does it fit in the research cycle? What is the Fair Use Doctrine? Where does plagiarism fit into this concept? Dr. Ferullo will cover these important topics and more. Come prepared for questions. It can be used to meet a requirement of face-to-face ethics training required of many departments, colleges, and granting agencies.
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.
January 19, 2022

Managing Your Mentoring Relationships by Mentoring Up: A Workshop for Graduate Students at Purdue University

This presentation is geared toward graduate students interested in optimizing their mentoring relationships with their faculty. In the workshop, participants will: (1) discuss challenges they face and strategies they utilize in relationships with their mentors; (2) engage in self-assessment to identify the domains of professional development in which they need mentoring; (3) learn about evidence-based practices they may employ as they negotiate their constellations of mentoring relationships.
January 12, 2022

Minority Engineering Lunch - January 12, 2022

Minority Engineering Lunches are an opportunity for BIPOC Graduate Students and Postdocs in Purdue Engineering to get to know one another and build community across the College. For 2021-2022, lunches will either be in a To-Go format or outside to maximize safety. Keep an eye on the Minority Engineering Program (MEP) Graduate student list-serv for dates and details!
January 12, 2022

Fireside Chat- Hosted by CoE

Monthly Fireside Chat hosted by Dean Chiang and the College of Engineering with special event co-host Mark Gee, MS ABE. Faculty Presentation by Associate Head James Krogmeier, ECE and Asst. Professor John Evans, ABE
January 10, 2022

OFE Graduate Assistant Position

Please see the attached job description for a half-time Grad Assistant to begin Spring 2022. While the posting recommends engineering education or similar background, it is open to any graduate student with the relevant skills, experience, and interest. Please read the posting carefully for details and contact the Office of Future Engineers with any questions.
December 15, 2021

How to Be a Better Reviewer - for Engineers

Join the Purdue Postdoc Association (PPDA) as we host a question-and-answer session with Drs. Rajamani Gounder and Luis Gomez about how to become a better reviewer in engineering. The speakers will share their valuable expertise and answer questions from postdocs about peer-reviewing for academic journals. This is the first event in a planned seminar series, with each tailored to postdocs in different fields. Grad students are welcome to attend.
December 2, 2021

Minority Engineering Lunch - December 2, 2021

Minority Engineering Lunches are an opportunity for BIPOC Graduate Students and Postdocs in Purdue Engineering to get to know one another and build community across the College. For 2021-2022, lunches will either be in a To-Go format or outside to maximize safety. Keep an eye on the Minority Engineering Program (MEP) Graduate student list-serv for dates and details!
November 18, 2021

Minority Engineering Lunch - November 18, 2021

Minority Engineering Lunches are an opportunity for BIPOC Graduate Students and Postdocs in Purdue Engineering to get to know one another and build community across the College. For 2021-2022, lunches will either be in a To-Go format or outside to maximize safety. Keep an eye on the Minority Engineering Program (MEP) Graduate student list-serv for dates and details!
October 20, 2021

Minority Engineering Lunch - October 20, 2021

Minority Engineering Lunches are an opportunity for BIPOC Graduate Students and Postdocs in Purdue Engineering to get to know one another and build community across the College. For 2021-2022, lunches will either be in a To-Go format or outside to maximize safety. Keep an eye on the Minority Engineering Program (MEP) Graduate student list-serv for dates and details!
October 19, 2021

Flu Vaccine Clinic

Flu Vaccine Clinic Open to all Engineering Graduate Students
Purdue Graduate Student Center - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
October 15, 2021

Sky Happiness Retreats

SKY Happiness Retreat is a total well-being training offered across the country. Participants gain foundational stress-management skill, develop a personal evidence-based breathing and mediation practice, learn a sort personal yoga practice, and increase social connection and leadership skills.
October 7, 2021

Flu Vaccine Clinic

Flu Vaccine Clinic open to all Engineering Graduate Students
Purdue Graduate Student Center - 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
September 23, 2021

Minority Engineering Lunch - September 23, 2021

Minority Engineering Lunches are an opportunity for BIPOC Graduate Students and Postdocs in Purdue Engineering to get to know one another and build community across the College. For 2021-2022, lunches will either be in a To-Go format or outside to maximize safety. Keep an eye on the Minority Engineering Program (MEP) Graduate student list-serv for dates and details!
August 26, 2021

Minority Engineering Lunch - August 26, 2021

Minority Engineering Lunches are an opportunity for BIPOC Graduate Students and Postdocs in Purdue Engineering to get to know one another and build community across the College. For 2021-2022, lunches will either be in a To-Go format or outside to maximize safety. Keep an eye on the Minority Engineering Program (MEP) Graduate student list-serv for dates and details!
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