Graduate students from diverse backgrounds interact with individuals who, while we may consider them as members of ally communities, do not consistently act as allies. Participants will discuss examples of this challenge and possible methods to responding in constructive ways. Interactive activities include role-plays, scenarios, and vignettes in which participants can learn how to model “in the moment” response strategies.
Be prepared to get the most out of your job offers, be they academic or non-academic jobs. This information-packed workshop will give you the tools and information you need to approach job offer negotiations with confidence and clarity.
Nereyda Salinas, founding director, EdCareers, Graduate School of Education
Strong listeners are seen as more effective leaders; more credible, more likable, even more attractive!
In this fast-paced, interactive workshop you'll be guided through listening techniques to make people around you feel heard and valued--in turn, encouraging them to support you! You'll learn strategies to help you improve your relationships, become more persuasive, and turn conflict into cooperation.
Matt Vassar is a lecturer in the Technical Communication Program and the instructor of the popular course, ENGR 103/203: Public Speaking.
Do you have a reliable and strong network of mentors? The Mentoring 101 workshop is specifically designed to address the unique concerns of mentorships and how to get what you need to thrive in academia. Learn to cultivate strong mentoring relationships and sponsors that help you move to the next level.
All participants will:
Learn the science behind great teams and skills to lead high performance teams.
Engaging with faculty mentors can be challenging, because you both come with expectations that are often hidden and not explicitly discussed. This can impact critical issues in communication, research directions, authorship, and so on. Through this workshop, you will gain skills and confidence to engage pro-actively with faculty.
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
Learn how to negotiate with colleagues, bosses, partners, friends, clients, and many others.
Through a dynamic mix of theory, demonstration, and practice, this three-session workshop provides a solid foundation for more principled, persuasive, and successful negotiation in a variety of contexts.
Negotiation Matters will take place on the following three Wednesdays: Jan. 23, Jan. 30, & Feb. 6 from 4:30 - 7 PM. Due to the workshop's interactive format, full participation in all three sessions is required.
Communication is critical to success in business and life. Concerned about an upcoming interview? Anxious about being asked to give your thoughts during a meeting? Fearful about needing to provide critical feedback in the moment? You are not alone!
Many of us are uneasy about speaking in public, especially in impromptu, “off the cuff” situations. Learn and practice techniques that will help you speak spontaneously with greater confidence and clarity, regardless of content and context.