Hear from a panel of environmental professionals. They will talk about their careers and provide advice to students on preparing for successful careers working both internationally and domestically on global environmental issues.
Come meet other students who have returned to school for a graduate degree after taking some "time out" from being a student. This informal gathering is primarily an opportunity for you to connect with other graduate students in a variety of disciplines.
Once a month during the fall, Rackham is offering you an opportunity to join your fellow graduate students for a light breakfast to kick off your week. Rackham will be offering bagels, fruit, coffee and juice.
Creating conference posters can be a big challenge – arranging the layout is often more difficult than creating the content! In this workshop, participants will learn how to use Adobe Illustrator to create high quality, eye-catching posters.
Sharpen your interview skills through this hands-on interview training session. Participants will engage in structured practice sessions using guided review sheets, and leave this session with more polished interview skills.
This workshop will consider how writers can better manage and use the routine of writing to help them finish their dissertations. The workshop will offer strategies that address writing practice, work routines, and divisions of labor.
Living in a new culture is a process of learning and self-discovery for most international students. This workshop explores various aspects of living and learning in a new culture. Topic areas that will be addressed include:
The intent of this workshop is to facilitate Rackham graduate students to view and understand their roles as both givers (to undergrads and newer graduate students) and recipients of mentoring (from advanced graduate students and faculty members).
Although leadership can be conferred through titles and roles, it is incumbent upon leaders to claim their authority. Even without official titles, those who speak and act powerfully can have great influence.