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Thursday English Afternoons (T.E.A.)

Join us on Thursdays from 4:00-5:30pm in the Hume Center (Building 250 - Room 102).

The Hume Center’s oral communication and writing tutors are available to support general conversation skills. They offer tips on cross-cultural differences including American idioms, basic skills in communicating in class, and an introduction to academic speaking. You’ll have the opportunity to refine your English skills by talking with tutors and other multilingual learners.

Fellows Forum: Creating and Managing Your Professional Digital Presence

What is a digital presence and is it even worth the time to manage it? Do you need social media tools to tell your story? In this interactive workshop led by digital branding expert  Sheetal Patel, you will learn how to develop your professional reputation to help you make connections by building your story and online presence.

Sheetal Patel, MA, PhD, Career Content Lead, Career Management Center, Graduate School of Business

Check out Sheetal on LinkedIn

The Science of Stress at Work: What Employees and Employers Need to Know with Jay Azarow, PhD

The Science of Stress at Work: What Employees and Employers Need to Know with Jay Azarow, PhD. Dr. Azarow is a Palo Alto-based organizational psychologist, leadership advisor, and executive coach. Dr. Azarow has taught stress management and leadership skills for many years in Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.

Taking Charge of Your Education: Pathways for Humanities PhDs

Join the School of Humanities & Sciences for wine and cheese and a chance to meet fellow grads in other humanities and arts departments, as well as a variety of campus leaders. Lanier Anderson (Senior Associate Dean for the Humanities and Arts) and Matthew Tiews (Associate Vice President for the Arts) will speak briefly about how you can take advantage of Stanford’s resources to plan broadly for your future. We will also distribute a guide to key professional development opportunities for humanities students.

Academic Chats: Getting the Most Out of Research Conferences

Learn why it is important to go to professional meetings, how you decide which ones to attend, and the do's and don't's for when you are there. 

Guests Speakers:

  • Sheri Krams, professor (research), Surgery
  • Mac Schwager, assistant professor, Aeronautics and Astronautics

About Academic Chats

Could a faculty career be in your future? Attend Academic Chats to explore skills and experience to help you prepare from Stanford faculty and staff. Lunch provided. 

Connecting with Leaders: Knowledge, Wisdom, and Community Building

The Connecting with Leaders program is an opportunity for students to connect with established leaders who will share their knowledge, wisdom, and sense of community. The event will present five distinguished leader fellows from the Distinguished Careers Institute in a panel discussion, followed by an informal Q&A, and a reception for networking opportunities. Among the five highlighted fellows, other selected fellows will be in attendance eager to meet graduate students and build connections.


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