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cultivating relationships with advisors and mentors

Fellows Forum: Mentoring Others in Research - Don't Be a Tormentor!

Are you taking on a mentoring role in your research group? Have you been asked to work with undergrads or junior grad students? This interactive workshop will give you practical skills and tools to prepare for a happy and productive mentoring relationship. Come ready to learn about yourself and how you can become an inspiring and effective research mentor – not a tormentor!

Helen J. Doyle, PhDassociate vice provost for graduate education, VPGE

WISE Inspirations Network at Stanford (WINS) Speaker Series: Kim Prather

Learn from other changemakers in STEM, and build your professional and academic network at WINS. The WISE Inspirations Network at Stanford (WINS) provides you the opportunity to engage with a diverse array of stand-out women in science and engineering, and connect with potential mentors, peers, and other colleagues.

The Spring 2019 WINS will feature Kim Prather, distinguished professor and distinguished chair in Atmospheric Chemistry, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UC San Diego

Academic Chats: Starting Out Right as a Professor

Start out your new career on the right foot by discussing quick starter tips, suggestions for optimizing academic career success, and communicating with colleagues. 

Guests Speakers:

  • Tom Markland, professor, Chemistry
  • Aditi Sheshadri, assistant professor, Earth Systems Science

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. 

Academic Chats: Opportunities for Professors to Work with Organizations Outside Their Academic Institution

Examine opportunities for PhD's and postdocs outside of teaching and research, both still in academia, and also outside academia altogether. 

Guests Speaker:

  • Tom Kenny, professor, Mechnical Engineering

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. 

Academic Chats: Keys to Finding the Right Postdoc

You may have decided you would like to continue with a postdoctoral position as the next step in your career and you know already know what research you want to pursue. This session will help you make the best decisions on selecting a research project and the laboratory in which to carry it out, choosing a postdoc advisor, and survival strategies for selecting the right position. 

Guests Speakers:

WISE Inspirations Network at Stanford (WINS) Speaker Series: Ellen Ochoa

Learn from other changemakers in STEM, and build your professional and academic network at WINS. The WISE Inspirations Network at Stanford (WINS) provides you the opportunity to engage with a diverse array of stand-out women in science and engineering, and connect with potential mentors, peers, and other colleagues.

The Fall 2018 WINS will feature Ellen Ochoa, PhD.

Quick Bytes: Take the Wheel and Be the Driver of Your Graduate Education

Navigate through grad school with the Graduate Professional Development (GPD) Framework - also known as the "VPGE Wheel". You’ll walk away from this interactive workshop with a tailored list of campus resources and learning experiences to help you make the most of your time in grad school, succeed academically, and prepare for your career beyond Stanford.

Helen J. Doyle, PhD, associate vice provost for graduate education, VPGE

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