professional development

Preparing graduate students for ‘unprecedented opportunities’

When I was a graduate student, I don’t think I ever heard the term “professional development.” Today, we use this term frequently to refer to an evolving skill set that we believe better prepares our students for careers both inside and outside of the academy. Many of us believe it is a critical component […]

Shaping the future of science

National Science Foundation Fellowships catalyze future leaders and researchers

2015 UNC-Chapel Hill Three Minute Thesis Competition Winners

Watch the three winning presentations from the 2015 Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition.

Wagner wins Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition, advances to regionals in Charlotte early 2016

Nick Wagner wins first-ever UNC-Chapel Hill Three Minute Thesis competition and advances to regionals.

Oct. 10 career symposium: workshops, career planning advice for Graduate/professional students & postdoctoral scholars

Graduate and professional students and postdoctoral scholars are invited to participate in a day of workshops and expert advice on planning their careers. Effective resumes, cover letters, negotiation techniques and social media presence are just a few of the topics to be covered on Oct. 10 – and the day begins with a keynote […]

By |September 25th, 2015|Categories: Campus News|Tags: , |

First-ever UNC-Chapel Hill competition requires Ph.D. students to present their research in 3 minutes; preregistration is now open for public event

UNC-Chapel Hill doctoral students are invited to participate in a judged competition in which they will have just three minutes to present their research – on a stage, with one slide and using no props other than the slide.

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®), developed by the University of Queensland, provides students with an opportunity to […]

Richard Bland Fellowship Professional Pathways Program

The Graduate School is pleased to announce an innovative pilot program to assist graduate students in exploring and preparing for a variety of career options.
By |February 27th, 2015|Categories: Campus News|Tags: , |