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August 11, 2014
The Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching is offering the following workshop open to all graduate students. Space is limited; registration is required.

Introduction to Canvas
Wednesday, October 8, 10:00am-11:30am
Room B234, University Library, 1970 Campus Dr., Evanston
Build your Canvas course with confidence! This workshop provides an overview of the basic features, dynamic tools, and functionality of Canvas to allow you to build and support engaging courses.
August 11, 2014
Who: Graduate students (Priorities are given to GWAN members)
When:  Saturday, September 27, 2014   10:00am - 4:00pm
Where: Tech LR4
Notes: Free Lunch provided 
Sign up: Here

GWAN Career Day is a one-day program with a series of professional development workshops. This one-day program includes four informative workshops on Resume/CV Buildup, Job Searching and Networking Strategies, Interview Techniques, CPT/OPT and one Panel discussion. It helps graduate students at NU build up their portfolios, get prepared for the upcoming career fairs and succeed in the job hunting process.  Graduate Women Across Northwestern (GWAN) collaborates with University Career Service (UCS)McCormick Office of Career Development (MCD) and International office (IO) to provide graduate students professional career advice and help them stand out in the recruiting process.
For more details, please visit the GWAN Career Day website. 
August 11, 2014
Wednesday, September 17, 9:00am-4:30pm
Conference check-in: 8:30am-9:00am
Technological Institute, 2145 Sheridan Rd., Evanston

Registration is now open for the 2014 New TA Conference (NTAC). NTAC is an all-day training event for new teaching assistants at Northwestern. New TAs work with an NTAC Workshop Leader or Graduate Teaching Fellow from their discipline (or closely related discipline) to learn about effective strategies for teaching in their department. The afternoon sessions focus on cross-disciplinary topics such as leading discussion sections and fostering critical thinking. Participants are encouraged to reflect on effective teaching practices in labs, discussion sections, and lectures.
The event is free but registration is required. Click here to register.
August 11, 2014
More than 100 employers from top companies in various industries will be waiting to meet Northwestern students at University Career Service’s Fall Internship and Job Fair. This year’s fair spans two days: Tuesday, September 30 and Wednesday, October 1 from 12-4 p.m. in Norris, 2nd Floor. Bring your WildCARD, plenty of resumes and dress in business professional attire. The event is open to Northwestern undergraduate students, graduate students and alumni. While most companies will be in the midst of their undergraduate recruiting cycle, many of these same companies also have additional/future opportunities for Master’s and PhD students as well as post-docs. All graduate students are welcome to attend the fair and make connections with company representatives. Log in to the internship and job search system CareerCat (under events) for the complete list of employers.
August 11, 2014
The LGBT Resource Center hosts the Qmmunity Welcome Reception for LGBTQ students at Northwestern University. It will be held on Tuesday, September 30 at 4:30pm in Parkes Hall Room 122. No RSVP is required.