Negotiating & resolving conflicts
This two-session Compelling Communication workshop gives you the skills and practice you need for your next important presentation, such as a qualifying exam, conference presentation, research meeting, or job talk.
Compelling Communication will take place on the following two Mondays: Oct. 7 & 14 from 4:45 - 6:15 PM. Due to the workshop's interactive format, full participation in both sessions is required.
If your relationship with your advisor is not ideal, you can take actions to improve your communication, move beyond conflict, and feel less isolated.
Often mentees are passive in their relationships with mentors, leaving it up to the mentor to direct the relationship.
Learning to manage your advisor and take control of your meetings and feedback is one of the most valuable skills a graduate student can develop.
From the Chronicle of Higher Education, this article is a useful read for those entering graduate school and a great reminder for those already in the thick of their programs.
STVP Sparks are workshops on a variety of topics related to entrepreneurship and innovation.
Increase your consciousness of negotiation as a life skill we use every day in academic, business, and personal situations in this fast-paced workshop. We will explore the competitive and collaborative tensions present in most negotiations, identify tools for maximizing outcomes, and practice improving our influencing strategies while respecting and maintaining healthy relationships.
Jessica Notini, consultant and lecturer in Law, Stanford Law School
Your relationship with your faculty advisor is an essential part of your graduate school experience. Learn practical skills and discover resources to help you communicate effectively and resolve issues with your faculty advisor.
Helen J. Doyle, PhD, associate vice provost for graduate education, VPGE
Read Helen's bio
Have you ever had difficulty internalizing accomplishments, think the success you’ve achieved was a fluke/luck/good timing, or that you’ve done a good job of fooling people to believe you are more intelligent than you actually are? These thoughts may come with a nagging feeling in the back of your mind that eventually you will be found out, and everyone will know that you are the one who doesn’t belong.
We have news for you: you most certainly DO belong and you are NOT a fraud.
The Office of Sexual Assault & Relationship Abuse Education & Response (SARA) is always looking to expand their volunteer network of members of various Stanford communities who are passiona