Hire Big Ten Virtual Career Fair
From April 9th through 11th, UNL students and alumni will be able to connect online with potential employers in real-time without the hassle of leaving your home or office. For a list of participating organizations and to register, visit the CareerEco website. Networking opportunities exist for undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni.
Spring Research Fair
Scheduled for April 10th and 11th, with a Graduate Research Forum and a Graduate Poster Session on April 10th. Even if you're not presenting your research, attend the Fair to network and see what great work other graduate students are doing at UNL.
Summer Institute For International Teaching Assistants
Prospective graduate teaching assistants who are not native English speakers and have not graduated from a U.S. college or university must successfully complete the Institute before they can be appointed as graduate teaching assistants. Academic departments must enroll eligible students.
The 2013 Institute runs from July 29 through August 9, 2013, with final panels scheduled August 12 and 13.
Campus-wide Workshops For Graduate Teaching Assistants
The 23rd Annual Workshops is scheduled for Tuesday, August 20th, 2013.
This year’s keynote speaker is Dr. Therese Huston from the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Seattle University and author of Teaching What You Don’t Know (2009). The preliminary schedule, session descriptions and pre-registration will be available soon at the link above.
New Video Tutorials
We've produced several short screencasts to assist you in your graduate student life. Titles so far include 1) Preparing Your Memorandum of Courses—for Master's degree students and their advisors—and 2) Creating a Program of Studies for doctoral degree students. The screencasts run less than five minutes and are acclaimed by many international and domestic graduate students.
Graduate Student Accomplishments
Audra Nuru (Communication Studies) has won the International Communication Association Instructional and Developmental Communication Division Graduate Assistant Teaching Award. Her award will presented at ICA’s upcoming London convention.
Amanda Holman (Communication Studies) has won the Central States Communication Association Cooper Award for a Doctoral Teaching Assistant. Her award will be presented at the CSCA luncheon in Kansas City in April. This is the top teaching award of Communications departments in the Central United States.
To share your successes with the graduate student population at UNL, send us an email with your good news.