November 5, 2020

Career Development Webinar for First-Gen Graduate Students

Thursday, November 12, 4–5 p.m., Online

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Zoom link will be e-mailed to all registered participants a few days before the event. UW NetID required to log in to Zoom.

In recognition of National First-Gen College Celebration Day (annually on Nov. 8), this event is being offered. Current first-gen graduate students across tri-campus are invited to this webinar to learn tips and strategies that are helpful towards your career development. A first-gen graduate student is an individual who is in the first generation of their family to earn a Bachelor’s degree—and is now working towards a graduate degree.

Learn about tools to help you:

– Discover your career purpose

– Manage imposter syndrome

– Assess your strengths

– Build skills

– Grow your network and support system

– Find success

This event is a collaboration between the First-Gen Graduate Student Advisory Board, Core Programs—Office of Graduate Student Affairs in The Graduate School, and Career & Internship Center (Seattle campus).

Building Effective Career Exploration Skills: A Workshop and Networking Event for International Graduate Students

Thursday, November 19, 6–7:30 p.m., Online

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This workshop and networking event will help you develop career exploration strategies, including goal setting, career planning resources and networking strategies & tools. You will network with staff from the Career Center, International Student Services (ISS) and Core Programs to enrich your knowledge of job search in the U.S. and to elevate your professional networking skills.

There will be two opportunities to join networking/discussion groups. Topics are as follows: 1) Job Search Strategies (Career Center staff); 2) Visas and employment (ISS); 3) Strategies to Navigate Graduate School (Core Programs); 4) Staying Connected with Peers (CIRCLE). Attendees will be selected randomly to win one of the $25 e-gift cards.

This event is organized by the Center for International Relations and Cultural Leadership Exchange (CIRCLE).