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Quick Bytes: Setting Expectations and Communicating Effectively with your Advisor

Your relationship with your faculty advisor has an enormous influence on your success and happiness in grad school.  Come learn a few tips to discuss and mutually set expectations with your advisor.

Chris Golde, associate vice provost for graduate education, VPGE

Come to one, come to all!  Offered throughout the year, each Quick Bytes workshop focuses on a key area of professional training relevant to graduate students at any stage in any degree program.

Academic Chats: How to Find Good Mentors When Starting Out as a New Professor

We all need mentors in our professional life.  Some of them will be in our direct report lines, but others can come from other areas of our academic environment. How to identify them and form mutually productive relationships will be the topic of this chat with two professional guests that have served as both mentor and mentee in their academic careers.
 
Professor Mark Horowitz, Electrical Engineering
Professor Pat Burchat, Physics
 

Emotional Intelligence: Session 3

This hands-on workshop will complement what you are learning in your department, preparing you to use the skills of emotional intelligence in your career and life.

Open to all current Stanford graduate students, space is limited.

If selected, participants will be required to submit a $50 deposit check made out to Stanford University.  Participants must attend all three sessions and checks will be returned upon successful completion of all sessions. Instructions for submitting the deposit will be included with the notification information.

 

Emotional Intelligence: Session 2

This hands-on workshop will complement what you are learning in your department, preparing you to use the skills of emotional intelligence in your career and life.

Open to all current Stanford graduate students, space is limited.

If selected, participants will be required to submit a $50 deposit check made out to Stanford University.  Participants must attend all three sessions and checks will be returned upon successful completion of all sessions. Instructions for submitting the deposit will be included with the notification information.

 

Emotional Intelligence: Deadline

This hands-on workshop will complement what you are learning in your department, preparing you to use the skills of emotional intelligence in your career and life.

Open to all current Stanford graduate students, space is limited.

If selected, participants will be required to submit a $50 deposit check made out to Stanford University.  Participants must attend all three sessions and checks will be returned upon successful completion of all sessions. Instructions for submitting the deposit will be included with the notification information.

 

Emotional Intelligence: Session 1

This hands-on workshop will complement what you are learning in your department, preparing you to use the skills of emotional intelligence in your career and life.

Open to all current Stanford graduate students, space is limited.

If selected, participants will be required to submit a $50 deposit check made out to Stanford University.  Participants must attend all three sessions and checks will be returned upon successful completion of all sessions. Instructions for submitting the deposit will be included with the notification information.

 

Writing to Completion

FOR GRAD STUDENTS:

Do you have a writing task that has been hanging over your head? At this workshop you will learn about strategies for bringing both small essays and huge dissertations to completion. Light refreshments will be provided.

This is a Grad Skills Workshop led by CTL Associate Director Adina Glickman.

Quick Bytes: Time Management

Discover how to better manage the many demands you face as a graduate student. Learn tools and techniques to create priorities, to reduce time-wasters, and to complete important work. By increasing your energy and sharpening your focus toward the right things at the right time, finish your days with a greater sense of accomplishment.

Sue Brenner, PMP, PCC, Practical Productivity Solutions, Inc.; Professional Development Instructor for Stanford

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