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Demonstrating Your Commitment to Diversity

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Assembly Hall, 4th Floor Rackham Building

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) aptitude is now highly valued by employers, both within and outside of academe. This workshop will provide guidelines on how to establish and validate a commitment to DEI engagement, scholarship, and leadership and prepare students for these market changes. We will be joined by representatives from an environmental advocacy organization that will be providing insight about new hiring practices that are being utilized among employers across the nation. This workshop is designed primarily for graduate students seeking non-academic jobs.

Last updated: February 9, 2018 - 8:52am

Navigating Your Disability in the Job Search

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

East Conference Room, 4th Floor, Rackham Building

Having a disability can make navigating the job environment tricky. This workshop will provide you with insight on the legal, social, and personal elements regarding disability in the workplace.

Pre-registration is required at

Last updated: October 5, 2017 - 10:25am

Writing a Diversity Statement

Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

West Conference Room, 4th Floor, Rackham Building

With the increased visibility of issues of DEI, employers are beginning to consider how their employees contribute to the diversity of the institution. Many academic employers have begun to request a diversity statement as part of the application process. In this interactive session, we will discuss best practices for writing diversity statements, examine sample statements, and work through activities designed to help participants start writing their own statement.

Last updated: September 29, 2017 - 1:28pm