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Strategic Personal Marketing

As you plan your move on from Stanford, think carefully about how the world sees you. This powerpoint, from a previous professional development session offered through BioSci Careers, explores the world of Strategic Personal Marketing. In this presentation, expert Richard Mains develops the idea of using science-based communications to advance your career. Whether you're looking to work in industry or in academia, look over this powerpoint for some great tips on personal "branding."

Last modified 01/04/2018

Science and the Art of Grant Writing: Optimizing Your Ideas

Hosted by the Stanford Biosciences Grant Writing Academy, this video focuses on how to optimize your ideas as your prepare to write a grant. In this video, Russ Altman, Professor of Bioengineering, of Genetics, and of Medicine and highly successful grant awardee, discusses key ideas to consider when writing a grant. Watch this video to gain inspiration and optimize your thinking as you prepare to apply for NSF, NIH, or a similar grant. 

Last modified 09/06/2016

Geballe Research Workshops

The Humanities Center's Geballe Research Workshops bring together Stanford faculty, advanced graduate students, and visiting scholars to present research and explore topics of common intellectual concern. These workshops offer advanced graduate students a unique opportunity to collaborate with faculty, work on interdisciplinary topics of interest, and develop the skills of an academic professional. Current workshop offerings, and a schedule of meetings, is available via the Stanford Humanities Center.

Additionally, teams of graduate students and faculty members who are considering unique areas of research are encouraged to apply for workshop funding for future academic years. Detailed information on elligibility and the application process can be found here.

Last modified 09/08/2016

Bibliography Management

The Libraries provide a number of bibliography management tools to help you organize your research sources, generate bibliographies, and manage citations in the style preferred by your field. See the library website for information on available tools and guidelines for choosing the right one for your needs. 

Last modified 08/18/2014

VPTL's Year of Learning Video Collection

To celebrate their "Year of Learning," the VPTL has created a collection of videos that capture inspiring speakers who explore various aspects of teaching and learning. As you consider your own role in education, watch these videos to generate ideas, think beyond traditional forms of learning, and become inspired in your own work.

Last modified 10/15/2016

Speaking to Expert Audiences

VPGE's John Boothroyd shares practical and effective presentation strategies for conferences, jobs, and seminars in this information-packed Quick BytesFollow the video with the session's slides and find more resources below. (recorded June 2015)

Last modified 06/01/2015

Technical Communication Courses

Stanford Engineering's Technical Communication Program offers technically-oriented courses on speaking and writing skills to interested students from all disciplines. Check their website for current course offerings and enrollment information. 

Last modified 08/20/2014

The Billie Achilles Fund

Administered by the Bechtel International Center, the Billie Achilles Fund is awarded to students who aim to increase contact and understanding between people of different cultural backgrounds. The fund is awarded regularly to student organizations hosting events that include an international component. If your organization meets the criteria, apply today!

Last modified 01/29/2017

Technology in Teaching

This guide is designed to help you to effectively use technology to support your students' learning and enhance your teaching. Provided by the Teaching Commons, this guide includes best practices for technology, instructional ideas, and more. If you need additional assistance, consultations are available by appointment. 

Last modified 01/06/2017

See a Writing or Speaking Tutor at the Hume Center

Hume's Writing Consultants and Oral Communication Tutors are trained, experienced tutors, many of whom have advanced degrees in different disciplines. They will assist you at any point in the writing or speaking process on any type of speaking or writing task. Additionally, you can find support for work you do wtih digital media and developing presentations. Tutors can help you to brainstorm, focus, as well as organize or integrate your ideas and materials. Consultations are drop-in or by appointment. 

Last modified 09/07/2016