Graduate Blog

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August 28, 2017

Meg Griffin will be available for the first few weeks of classes to answer questions about classes, the program in general, and any other questions you may have at the following times:

Monday, Aug 28 – Friday, Sept 1: 11am-1pm CST

Tuesday, Sept 5 – Friday, Sept 8: 11am-1pm CST

Sundays, Aug 27 & Sept 10: 8pm-11pm CST

Please IM Meg via Skype for Business (available to graduate students) or Google Hangouts (use mgriffn@illinois.edu).

August 25, 2017

Here is the CEE New Grad Student Welcome slides from the orientation on August 25, 2017.

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August 24, 2017

The Grad College Career Development Office will have many professional development workshop series for Fall.  From September through November, they will offer 16 workshops to help graduate students succeed in graduate school, explore broad career options, conduct effective job searches, and make connections in their chosen fields. The Fall 2017 programs include:

GradMAP: What Do You Want to Achieve in Grad School? Education, Arts & Social Justice Career Panel Resumes & Cover Letters: Explaining Your Graduate-Level Experience Faculty Job Application Materials Career Exploration Group What Can I Do with a PhD in the Humanities? Group Identifying and Communicating Your Skills
August 23, 2017

The YesPlus workshop is an innovative and experiential life-skills training program that empowers participants to learn secrets of breath and meditation techniques including the scientifically validated 'SKY Meditation' (Sudarshan Kriya.)

The retreat provides tangible tools to free the mind of STRESS, WORRY, and ANXIETY while helping people move from temporary to sustainable happiness. You will learn techniques to REDUCE stress, CALM the mind, INCREASE focus & productivity, and IMPROVE time-management & leadership skills.

You’ll leave this experiential retreat energized and wiser, with daily breathing practices, fresh perspectives, and new friendships.

This event is free for Students, Staff, and Employees of UIUC. 

Register here at bit.ly/YesPlusFall17

Event Dates:

21 September - 24 September

(Thursday and Friday)21 and 22 September 06:30 PM - 10:00PM

(Saturday and Sunday)23 and 24 September 10:00 AM onwards

Registration Link:

bit.ly/YesPlusFall17

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August 22, 2017

Backpack to Briefcase 2017 Dates

Putting together a knockout résumé  

Date: Thursday, September 7 5:30-6:30 p.m. (Monday is Labor Day)

Location: 1310 Yeh Center

Recruiters: what they want to hear

Date: Thursday, September 14, 5:30-6:30 p.m. (ECS fair 12 & 13)

Location: 1310 Yeh Center

CEE’s résumé review night

Date: Tuesday, September 19, 5:30 p.m.

Location: Presentation in 1310 Yeh Center, Resume reviews in Crane Bay

The CEE pre-job fair networking night – CEE Student Committee

Date: Tuesday, September 26, 6:30pm

Website: http://cscuiuc.wordpress.com/social/

Location: Yeh Center

Powering through the interview

Date: Thursday, October 5 5:30-6:30pm

Location: 1310 Yeh Center

Negotiating salary and job benefits

Date: Tuesday, October 10, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Location: 1310 Yeh Center

What to Expect in the Workplace

Date: Wednesday, October 18, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Location: 1310 Yeh Center

International Career Search Success

Date: Tuesday, October 24, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

          Location: 1310 Yeh Center

To Register:

http://cee.illinois.edu/academics/career-prep/about-backpack-briefcase-s...

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