October 17, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Learn the truth about the academic job market, what makes a competitive candidate and resources for those interested in pursuing faculty careers.
October 18, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Learn how to persuasively tell employers what you have to offer. You will practice the highly effective STARR method for answering typical interview questions. STARR is a powerful tool for improving your interview performance.
October 18, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Interested in learning about how your peers secured their full-time positions? Want to hear from recent International Student Alumni on their job search process? Join us for a panel discussion which will highlight the international student experience in the job market.
October 21, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
If you are applying for an academic position, or going up for promotion here at the University of Maryland, you will need a teaching philosophy statement as part of your portfolio. Whether you would like to refine your existing statement or you are starting from scratch, joins us for a hands-on workshop to help you craft a statement that defines your philosophy and guides your teaching.
October 23, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Join the Graduate School on October 23, 2019 from 10:30-12noon in the Maryland Room (0100 Marie Mount Hall) for the Graduate Pathways Session "Let's Do the Timeline!".
October 25, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Confused about options for staying and working in the United States after graduation? Worried about the H1B quota? Is it true that OPT has been extended to 2 years? Any changes to CPT?
We are pleased to sponsor a seminar presented by an experienced immigration attorney. Topics will include a detailed discussion of the H1B visa, which is the most popular work visa in the US, Optional Practical Training (OPT), and options for pursuing permanent residence through employment. In addition, our speakers will provide practical strategies for talking to employers about work visa issues during interviews.
October 29, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
2124 Lee Building
Postdocs are invited to learn more about the resources available to themat UMD. Meet the Individuals from Faculty Initiatives, the Graduate School Writing Center, Professional and Career Development, TLTC, Faculty Ombudsman, and Title IX . We will also answer any questions regarding the postdoc manual.
November 1, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
November 4, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
2124 Lee Building
Please contact Dr. Blessing Enekwe, Program Director for the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, with questions.
November 8, 2019
Doctoral Students: Final date to submit: dissertation via ETD System and electronic publication form, to the Office of the Registrar.
Dissertation directors to submit signed Report of Examining Committee form to the Office of the Registrar.