Professional Development

October 16, 2017

Engaging the Disengaged: Active Learning in STEM

In this workshop, participants will experience hands-on utilization of active learning techniques for both small and large classroom settings and will leave with a new toolbox of active learning techniques to apply in their own classrooms.

October 16, 2017

Participation through Preparation: Planning to Get the Most Out of Your Classroom

This workshop encourages participants to think about participation in terms of the preparation that they put into each class session.

October 16, 2017

Explore Biomedical PhD Careers: Medical Science Liaison

Learn more about this career path with From Science to Pharma’s new free online resources.

October 10, 2017

Presidential Fellowship Information Session

Join TGS for the Presidential Fellowship Information Session in TGS Commons on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 4 pm. It will also be webcast for those who cannot attend in person. Graduate program faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend.

October 9, 2017

Open Tenure-Track Position at South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology invites applications for a tenure-track position in Computer Science with the anticipated start date of fall semester 2018.

October 9, 2017

ImaginePhD: Career Exploration and Planning Tool for Humanities and Social Science PhDs

ImaginePhD is a free, online career exploration and planning tool designed specifically for PhD students and postdoctoral scholars in humanities and social sciences.

October 9, 2017

ADCA Presents: Consulting 101

Learn what it means to be a consultant at this event on October 18.

October 6, 2017

NIH Proposal Writing Workshop for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

The Graduate School offers a series of fellowship proposal writing workshops in alignment with specific deadlines and led by writing experts.

October 6, 2017

Northwestern Alumni Association Webinars

The Northwestern Alumni Association believes in life-long career development to help you maintain your professional edge.

October 6, 2017

Recruitment of Scholars and Experts at Ton Duc Thang University (TDTU)

Ton Duc Thang University (TDTU) is recruiting new faculty members with Doctoral degree in all fields.

October 6, 2017

Part Time Graduate Assistantship/Part Time Program Assistant for the Women's Center

The Women’s Center is seeking reliable, dedicated self-starters to work in an affirming environment, which strives to promote awareness and understanding of issues that affect people who identify as women as well as others experiencing societal marginalization.

October 4, 2017

2017 Terra Graduate Student Seminar in the Humanities

The Chicago Humanities Festival, in partnership with the Terra Foundation for American Art, is pleased to offer an opportunity to graduate students in art, art history, religion, African American studies and related disciplines.

October 4, 2017

Call for Papers and Performances for In Motion: Performance and Unsettling Borders

The 2018 Department of Performance Studies Graduate Student Conference, In Motion: Performance and Unsettling Borders, invites graduate students—practitioners and scholars—to generate dialogue and debate by coming together around artistic work and interdisciplinary thinking.

October 4, 2017

Women in Academia Career Panel

All are invited to GWAN's Women in Academia Career Panel featuring female professors at different stages of their careers, from both the sciences and humanities. This event is hosted in collaboration with the Chemistry of Life Processes Institute and The Women's Center at Northwestern University.

October 4, 2017

Alternate Careers in Education (ACE) Panel and Career Fair

ACE is open to all Northwestern students--especially those interested in working in the field of education--to explore education organizations that hire across all majors and offer programs that can lead to certification.

October 4, 2017

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: New England Science Symposium 2018

The deadline to submit abstracts is January 4, 2018

October 3, 2017

Big Ten Academic Alliance Smithsonian Institution Fellowship

The Big Ten Academic Alliance Smithsonian Institution Fellowship program provides one-year fellowships to doctoral students to support research at Smithsonian Institution facilities.

October 2, 2017

Howard Hughes Medical Institute - 2018 Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) is pleased to announce the 2018 Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program competition.

October 2, 2017

Teaching and Learning Outside the Classroom

The Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching is offering Teaching and Learning Outside the Classroom. Please register to join them at the Learning, Teaching, and Assessment Forum on Thursday, October 19 from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM and discover the innovative, creative, diverse, and inclusive learning assessments in which faculty from across the University have engaged.

September 27, 2017

December's Dissertation Boot Camp

Now's the time to apply for December's Dissertation Boot Camp. Boot Camp will take place from December 4-15. Applications are due October 18.

September 27, 2017

Negotiating Classroom & Teaching Conflict with Students, TAs, & Instructors

This workshop will give graduate students and postdocs a chance to grapple with real-life conflict scenarios from Northwestern grad students, to develop personalized strategies for engaging conflict as TAs and lead instructors, and to empower them to transform conflicts into teaching moments for students, colleagues, and themselves.

September 27, 2017

BioSurvival Skills Workshop: Exploring STEM PhD Careers

This workshop will walk through the variety of databases you have access to in order to conduct a targeted search based on industries and organizations of interest.

September 27, 2017

Postdoctoral fellowship at Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The call is now open for three postdoctoral fellowship programs at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

September 27, 2017

Yale Ciencia Academy (YCA) for Professional Development

YCA is an NIH-funded (1R25GM114000) initiative that connects PhD, MD/PhD, or PsyD students across the U.S. who are conducting biological, biomedical, or behavioral sciences research with a network of diverse peers and role models, and with professional development opportunities to help students navigate graduate school, identify their academic and professional goals, and gain the confidence to achieve them.

September 25, 2017

Chicago Graduate Student Association Financial Literacy Seminar Series

Save the dates for an upcoming Financial Education Seminar series brought to you by CGSA.

September 25, 2017

Imaging Fellowship Opportunity at Harvard University

Harvard University is seeking life and physical scientists with an interest in imaging to develop innovative imaging technologies, lead biological investigations using these technologies, or both, for an exciting position as a John Harvard Distinguished Science Fellow (JHDSF).

September 22, 2017

Computational Skills for Researchers (CSR) - Evanston

CSR workshops help researchers expand their technical skills through workshops on using Quest, programming, and data analysis.

September 22, 2017

Researcher’s Toolkit - Evanston

The Researcher's Toolkit is a technology workshop series designed to help Northwestern researchers improve scholarly productivity and efficiency.

September 21, 2017

Topics in STEMinism: Women Preparing for Post-PhD Careers in STEM

The Topics in STEMinism series examines the various ways in which social and cultural contexts shape the experiences of women in male-dominated STEM fields. Join other Northwestern graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty and staff on-campus as we participate in this series organized by the CIRTL Network.

September 20, 2017

AAUW Educational Funding Opportunities

Lesley Perry, the AAUW Senior Program Officer of Fellowships and Grants will present funding opportunities for Master’s degree programs, dissertation completion, and postdoctoral study.

September 19, 2017

Fall Workshops at Northwestern University Libraries

Checkout these upcoming workshops and events at Northwestern University Libraries

September 18, 2017

NSF GRFP Proposal Support from Office of Fellowships

The Office of Fellowships is providing a series of information sessions and workshops to support students applying for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.

September 18, 2017

Free Webinar for PhD Students and Postdocs: How to Write Effective Op-Eds

As a scholar, you know the value of your research and the impact it has on your subfield, discipline, and beyond. You speak about it formally and informally with peers and other academics. What about writing for the public?

September 18, 2017

Register Now for Fall Quarter Writing Workshop

The Graduate Writing Place and The Writing Program will hold five 90-minute workshops this quarter on topics ranging from Developing & Delivering Conference Papers to Reading and Note-Taking for Academic Writing.

September 18, 2017

Book Fall Appointments in the Graduate Writing Place Now

The consultants in the Graduate Writing Place are on hand to help, and now's the time to begin reserving appointments.

September 18, 2017

Free Webcast: Live Training Event: A Recruiter's Perspective on Hiring Scientists and Engineers

In this webcast, Peter Carley describes the hiring process for STEM-related positions from the HR perspective – from the development of the job description and posting to making the job offer.

September 15, 2017

Free Online Resource for Life Sciences Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

iBiology is offering a free online resource for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in the life sciences: Planning Your Scientific Journey aims to teach students how to choose a good scientific problem as well as how to plan their journey ahead.

September 12, 2017

Northwestern Career Advancement presents: Two-day Fall 2017 Internship & Job Fair

Meet employers in a variety of industries over two days, with a different set of employers attending each day.

September 11, 2017

Postdoctoral Fellowship for Academic Diversity at CHOP

CHOP Research Institute has partnered with the University of Pennsylvania to create the CHOP Postdoctoral Research Fellowships for Academic Diversity.

September 11, 2017

Summer 2018 Pre-doctoral Career Diversity Workshop in the Humanities

The 2018 Humanities Without Walls consortium pre-doctoral career diversity summer workshop is currently open for application.

September 5, 2017

Career Development workshops on the Evanston and Chicago campuses this fall

You can register for all of the workshops in CareerCat listed in the Events menu under Workshops. Grad students and Postdocs from all disciplines are welcome to attend.

September 5, 2017

Apply now to join a fall quarter interdisciplinary writing group. Virtual writing groups now available.

The Graduate Writing Place will be organizing several interdisciplinary writing groups this fall and invite PhD students who have completed their coursework and are working on writing associated with their research (i.e., dissertation chapters, articles, conference papers) to apply.

September 5, 2017

How to Facilitate Difficult Dialogues in the Classroom Webinar and Facilitated Discussion

The Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching invites graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty to attend this viewing of the webinar lead by Dr. Kathy Obear on How to Facilitate Difficult Dialogues in the Classroom, 1 – 2:30pm.

September 5, 2017

Pre-doctoral Career Workshop in the Humanities

Explore careers in this 3-week, residential workshop presented by Humanities Without Walls.

September 5, 2017

AAAS S&T Policy Fellowship Info Session

The AAAS S&T Policy Fellowship Information Session with Salaeha Shariff will take place on September 19 at from 9 - 11 AM in the Baldwin Auditorium.

August 30, 2017

TGS Seeks GA for Social Media Management

The Graduate School (TGS) is seeking a Social Media Intern to join our Communications & Outreach team for the 2017-2018 Academic Year. The intern will work in a paid, 10-month position, interacting with leadership in higher education and gaining experience creating strategic social media content across all TGS-affiliated accounts that showcase current activities of the graduate community, including students, faculty, staff, and postdoctoral fellows.

August 29, 2017

STEM to Market: The AWIS Accelerator

The application for the Chicago cohort of STEM to Market: The AWIS Accelerator is now open. 

August 29, 2017

The Scientist Expo: Exploring Life Science Techniques

The Scientist is hosting its first ever conference, The Scientist Expo: Exploring Life Science Techniques, which will be focused on life-science tools and techniques, this fall in Chicago.

August 29, 2017

Mentored Discussions of Teaching (MDT)

This is a one-quarter program where graduate students and postdocs learn about and discuss teaching and learning in the STEM and SBE fields.

August 28, 2017

Job opportunities at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

CCHMC is a premier pediatric research institution with over 900 faculty members working across specialties and divisions to address some of the biggest challenges in improving child health.

August 22, 2017

2017 Autumn Postdoctoral Recruitment Event at OSU

The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Office of Postdoctoral Research’s 2017 Autumn Postdoctoral Recruitment Event will be held November 2-3.

August 22, 2017

Skills & Careers in Science Writing

This is a free, evening course which trains graduate students to distill scientific ideas into engaging, reader-friendly stories for lay audiences.

August 22, 2017

Preparing for the Academic Job Market

Elysse Longiotti from Northwestern Career Advancement and Lesley Lundeen, the TGS Family Resource Liaison, will be holding open walk-ins for students applying for academic jobs this year.

August 11, 2017

Graduate Assistant Opportunity

The myDATA Program seeks a graduate student (4th-year or beyond, still on fellowship) to provide administrative support for all phases of the program.

August 8, 2017

N'CAT Tutoring Program: Call for Tutors

N’CAT Tutoring Program is seeking to hire Northwestern graduate students to tutor Northwestern student-athletes.

August 4, 2017

New TA Conference

New TAs are invited to register for the New TA Conference (NTAC) which will be held from 9:00 AM-3:00 PM, Thursday, September 14, 2017.

August 2, 2017

RSG accepting applications for fall program

Classes will meet 4-6 pm on Wednesdays. This program is FREE to all TGS graduate student and post-doctoral researchers. Applications are due August 15.

August 2, 2017

Grantsmanship for the Research Professional Course

This executive education-style workshop course teaches and enhances skills associated with effective grant opportunity identification, preparation, writing, and submission to Researchers engaged in research as well as Research Administrators responsible for pursuing grant opportunities.

August 2, 2017

Improv for Interviewing

In 2.5 hours, a trained Second City facilitator will help explore ways to alleviate ‘job interview stress’ and learn effective communication techniques.

August 1, 2017

Northwestern Toastmasters Club

The Northwestern Toastmasters Club meets weekly on Fridays from 4:45 to 6 pm to practice public speaking in a collegial environment.

July 31, 2017

Advanced Professional and Presentation Skills for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

This series of engaging lectures and one-on-one coaching for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows with Dr. Daniel Moser focuses on the development of presentation skills necessary for success within the professional world.

July 24, 2017

myDATA: Introduction to Programming for Neuroscientists

Application Open for myDATA: Introduction to Programming for Neuroscientists Course (open to NUIN PhD students and affiliated postdoctoral fellows)

July 24, 2017

NSF Proposal Writing Workshops for Fall Deadlines

The Graduate School will host a series of workshops on writing the application for National Science Foundation grants with late October deadlines. Dr. Charles Yarnoff will lead the series, which is open to both graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

July 17, 2017

Washington Ideas 2017

For the ninth consecutive year, the brightest minds in government, business, sicence, technology, health, culture and journalism will gather to build dynamic conversations and connections.

July 13, 2017

Burroughs Wellcome Fund myDATA Program, Deadlines Extended to August 4

The myDATA: Preparing Science PhDs for Careers in a Data-Driven World Program is a year-long program that provides science PhD students and postdoctoral fellows with training in computational skills, methods, and pedagogy along with mentoring that will enhance their research and facilitate their successful transition into a wide range of careers.

July 11, 2017

Seven Minutes of Science

Attend “Seven Minutes of Science” and learn about the cutting-edge research happening across Northwestern!

July 11, 2017

Digital Humanities Pedagogy Graduate Student Workshop

This workshop is a year-long, collaborative learning experience dedicated to supporting graduate students in the development of digital humanities skills and pedagogical practices.

July 10, 2017

Graduate Career Consultant, Notre Dame

Career services opportunity at Notre Dame College of Science.

July 10, 2017

Advanced Degree Consulting Summit 2017

ADCA is proud to host the 3rd annual Advanced Degree Consulting Summit (ADCS) from 3:00 - 8:30p on July 21st, 2017 at the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law (375 E Chicago Ave).

July 5, 2017

Sparrho Early Career Researcher Prize 2017-2018

Sparrho, a London-based science startup, is offering travel grants of $600 to PhD students and postdocs from any institute who want to share their research at an academic conference in the next 12 months, anywhere in the world.

June 30, 2017

Advanced Degree Consulting Summit (ADCS)

ADCA is proud to host the 3rd annual Advanced Degree Consulting Summit (ADCS) from 3:00 - 8:30p on July 21st, 2017 at the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law (375 E Chicago Ave).

June 30, 2017

Doctoral Student Opportunity for 2017-18 Academic Year/Residential Academic Initiatives

The Office of Residential Academic Initiatives seeks a Graduate Assistant (ORAI GA) for the 2017-18 academic year.

June 26, 2017

Cornell Postdoctoral Fellowship Programs

Cornell University Presidential Postdoctoral Fellows are high-profile postdoctoral research positions with significant independence and resources to attract some of the world’s best young scholars to interact deeply with faculty and students on Cornell’s Ithaca-based campuses.

June 22, 2017

NEDARC Scientific Grant Writing Workshop

The National EMSC Data Analysis Resource Center (NEDARC) will be hosting its annual Scientific Grant Writing workshop this year.

June 21, 2017

Lawrence Crosby: Science Outside the Lab

Lawrence Crosby is a fifth-year PhD student in Materials Science and Engineering, who studies small metal particles that sit on top of other small particles for applications in catalysis, the process of speeding up chemical reactions. He received funding from TGS Graduate and Postdoctoral Professional Development to attend Science Outside the Lab.

June 20, 2017

Career Workshop and Hiring Event for Veterans

Attend a career workshop and hiring event for veterans on Tuesday, July 25, from 1 - 5 PM at Norris University Center.

June 19, 2017

UChicagoGRAD GRADTalk Coordinator

This is a 25-30 hr/week position leading a team of public speaking and interview coaches that support grad students and postdocs.

June 12, 2017

'Cats Connect

The Northwestern Alumni Association and Northwestern Career Advancement invite you to ’Cats Connect, an alumni and student networking reception in a city near you.

June 12, 2017

Mentorship Opportunities for Research Engagement (MORE)

The MORE program is actively seeking new members to join their Leadership Team next year.

June 5, 2017

Science Writing Opportunity

Open Science DB is a student-run nonprofit organization founded by Northwestern graduate students that aims to make science more open and accessible to the public.

June 2, 2017

Surface engineering via bio-inspired, three-dimensional nanowrinkles

SPIE will be hosting a presentation by Won-Kyu Lee on "Surface engineering via bio-inspired, three-dimensional nanowrinkles" as part of their student seminar series which is supported by MRSEC.

June 2, 2017

Dinner with Twelve–Regional (July 21-23)

This extension of Northwestern Alumni Association's traditional Dinner with Twelve program provides the opportunity for alumni and students to engage with more established Northwestern alumni in an informal atmosphere.

May 24, 2017

ORD LINC Series: Launching Interdisciplinary Connections

The Office of Research Development (ORD) is hosting a networking event on June 20 focused on quantum technologies and computational theory.

May 22, 2017

Community Building Grant Application and Deadline

The Graduate School’s Office of Student Engagement is pleased to announce that the updated Community Building Grant Application is now open.

May 19, 2017

Integrated X-ray imaging and modeling of lattice dynamics at the nanoscale

SPIE will be hosting a presentation by Mathew Cherukara on "Integrated X-ray imaging and modeling of lattice dynamics at the nanoscale" as part of their student seminar series which is supported by MRSEC.

May 19, 2017

GWIS Chicago Science Talks

The goal of these seminars is to provide a spotlight for scientists to share their work with a diverse group of women in science and science enthusiasts.

May 15, 2017

Journey through Science Day - Discover the Opportunities

On September 18, 2017 the Science Alliance at the New York Academy of Sciences and PepsiCo will host a special Journey through Science Day in New York City.

May 15, 2017

SciPop Adventures!

Design your own communication adventure during this RSG keynote with Raychelle Burks, Assistant Professor at St. Edwards University.

May 15, 2017

Join the board of GWAN

Anyone interested in joining the board of Graduate Women Across Northwestern (GWAN) for the 2017-18 school year is invited to the GWAN board recruitment party on Thursday, May 25th from 5:00-6:30pm.

May 15, 2017

Northwestern Toastmasters Club

This Friday, May 19, Ilya Davydov will be giving a guest speech titled ‘Appropriate Greetings.' Ilya is an executive coach and Leadership Trainer by profession.

May 10, 2017

IBiS Career Day

Considering a career outside of academia, but don't know where to start? Looking for help identifying and selling your skills to potential employers? ISO is hosting the IBiS Career Day focused on careers outside of academia on May 23rd (More information to follow). In preparation for this event, they are hosting a workshop on May 19th aimed at developing networking skills that you can use to make connections useful for marketing yourself in a variety of career paths.

May 10, 2017

BioSurvival Skills Workshop: Working With (not against) Your Data

In this two part workshop Dr. Erik Andersen and Dr. Leah Welty will discuss best practices for collecting, analyzing and managing data in a reproducible manner.

May 10, 2017

iBiology Professional Development Planning Course and Feedback

iBiology is excited to announce the release of the beta version of a new course, Planning Your Scientific Journey. They are looking for interested trainees who can take the beta course and provide feedback.

May 9, 2017

Teaching Portfolio Boot Camp

Creating an effective teaching statement and teaching portfolio can be challenging, but they are increasingly important parts of preparing for the job market.

May 9, 2017

Grad and Postdoc Workshop: Active Participation in Lecture and Discussion Classes

Conventional wisdom about innovative pedagogy holds that lecture = bad and discussion = good. This workshop will push back somewhat against these assumptions and offer strategies to break out of the traditional lecture/discussion binary.

May 8, 2017

African Gender and Speaker Expressive Series: 2017

The series will take place on May 16 and 23 at 6 PM.

May 8, 2017

The Cultivating Ensembles in STEM Education and Research Conference

The theme of this year’s conference is “Cultivating Extraordinary Science Communities: Re-imagining Arts, Humanities, and STEM.”

May 5, 2017

2017-2018 Crown Fellowship

The Crown Family Center for Jewish Studies is pleased to announce competition for the 2017-2018 Crown Fellowship, an award given annually to a Northwestern graduate student or group of students whose works bears on some aspect of Jewish history, culture, or religion.

May 5, 2017

NU|Tutors

NU|Tutors, the Chicago based tutoring company, is looking to hire Northwestern graduate students.

May 2, 2017

SACNAS Symposium 2017

Join NU SACNAS for the 2017 SACNAS Regional Conference, a free research symposium, on May 20 at the University of Chicago.

May 1, 2017

ADCA Presents: Consulting 101

In conjunction with the Northwestern Career Advancement (NCA), ADCA is hosting a Consulting 101 workshop for those just beginning to consider consulting as a career path.

May 1, 2017

Career Advising for Chicago Campus PhD Students

Northwestern Career Advancement (NCA) supports PhD students to explore careers; apply for positions in academia, nonprofits, government, and the private sector; and prepare for interviews.

May 1, 2017

Grad and Postdoc Workshop: Mentoring Student Writing: Balancing Student-Centered Feedback with Rubric-Based Assessment

Assessing and responding to undergraduate writing is one of the central tasks of post-graduate instruction, especially in the humanities and social sciences.

May 1, 2017

CIRTL at Northwestern Workshop: Viewing Difficult Conversations Through the Lens of Social Identity*

The diversity of social and cultural identities that we all bring to our research and teaching environments influences our behaviors and our interactions with colleagues and students within them.

May 1, 2017

Fellowship Proposal Writing Workshop for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

The Graduate School will offer a proposal writing workshop for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. The workshop is for those preparing a proposal for the upcoming NIH NRSA deadline.

May 1, 2017

Connect to ClearView

This is a unique opportunity for advanced degree candidates focused in the life sciences to experience three days as a life sciences strategy consultant and get to know ClearView.

May 1, 2017

Careers for Life Science PhDs at Procter & Gamble

Come learn about the opportunities for Life Science PhDs and how to successfully land a position.

May 1, 2017

Advanced Professional and Presentation Skills for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

This series of lectures and one-on-one coaching for TGS graduate students and postdoctoral fellows focuses on the development of presentation skills necessary for success within the professional world.

May 1, 2017

Art of Negotiation

The Council of One Hundred (C100) would like to invite you to their second annual career event. This year's topic will be "Art of Negotiation".

May 1, 2017

Northwestern University Brain Awareness Outreach (NUBAO): Brain Awareness Fair

Hosted in partnership with Sullivan High School, the annual Brain Awareness Fair is NUBAO's biggest event. Over 20 exciting demonstrations and fun, hands-on activities that demonstrate how the brain works.

April 26, 2017

Chicago Communicating Science Conference

Chicago-area graduate students are invited to apply for the Chicago Communicating Science Conference (ComSciCon-Chicago), to be held at Northwestern University’s Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center on the weekend of August 26-27, 2017.

April 26, 2017

Classes at Galter Health Sciences Library

Classes meet for approximately 1 hour and are free to Galter Library affiliates. Classes fill up quickly and registration is recommended.

April 24, 2017

McCormick Graduate Leadership Council

The McCormick Graduate Leadership Council (MGLC) is hosting the annual Wine and Dine, A Grad and Alumni Affair networking and dinner event on May 4.

April 21, 2017

Northwestern Toastmasters Club

On Friday, April 28, they have a guest speaker Keeley Shoup who will speak about cuddle parties and professional cuddling.

April 20, 2017

BioProfessionals Career Development: John Magyar, Assistant Professor Barnard College

Dr. Magyar is a graduate of the Chemistry Graduate Program at Northwestern University and an alumnus of the Molecular Biophysics Training Program.

April 20, 2017

Consulting Career Trek

Northwestern Career Advancement invites PhD students to join us on a Consulting Career Trek.

April 17, 2017

3D-Painting: A New, Highly Versatile, and Scalable Materials-Centric Approach to the Design and Development of 3D-Printable Materials

SPIE will be hosting a presentation by Adam E. Jakus as part of their student seminar series which is supported by MRSEC.

April 17, 2017

Graduates Mentoring Undergraduates (GMU)

GMU, a new mentorship club on campus, is seeking Mentees and Mentors.

April 17, 2017

Graduate Teaching Spring Symposium

The Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching is hosting a Symposium open to graduate students, postdocs, and faculty/staff. While the event is free, registration is required.

April 17, 2017

Summer 2017 Dissertation Boot Camp

Applications for Summer 2017 Dissertation Boot Camp are now available.

April 17, 2017

Office of Fellowships Graduate Assistantship

The Office of Fellowships seeks a doctoral candidate with an outstanding record of undergraduate mentorship to join them during the 2017-2018 academic year.

April 14, 2017

Northwestern Toastmasters Club

The Northwestern Toastmasters Club meets weekly on Fridays from 4:45 to 6 pm in Ford ITW (Room 1-340) to practice public speaking in a collegial environment.

April 14, 2017

BEST Symposium by The Dow Chemical Company

The 11th annual BEST Symposium, hosted by The Dow Chemical Company, will be held in Midland, MI on August 15 – 17, 2017.

April 12, 2017

Apply Now: Leadership and Funding Opportunities in English Language Programs

Doctoral and MFA students are invited to apply for leadership roles in two programs offered by English Language Programs.

April 12, 2017

ChiMaD Seminar

Using Modeling and Machine Learning to Accelerate High-Throughput Experimental Materials Discovery.

April 12, 2017

INVO Practicum

The INVO Practicum is a 2 year-old program open to all Northwestern students and postdocs who are interested in learning more about the technology transfer process as well as being exposed to the vast areas of innovation at Northwestern. This program requires attendance at training sessions and a commitment of 10 hours per week over a six-month period. The interns will gain hands-on experience in evaluating technologies for patentabilty and marketability as well as be expected to effectively communicate their findings with INVO staff. Application deadline is May 19.

April 11, 2017

Two X Chromosomes in Academia – May Event

The Women’s Health Research Institute is hosting a Two X Chromosomes in Academia event: Coffee and Conversation, on May 2 at 3:15 PM in the Cohen Commons Dining Room, Technological Institute, Room L-482 (2145 Sheridan Rd, 4th Floor North).

April 11, 2017

Register for the 2017 Neural Conference

The NEURAL Conference is a 2.5-day event crafted especially for the neuroscience graduate and postdoctoral trainees from underrepresented groups, including students with disabilities. Scientific presentations, professional development & networking are all on the agenda.

April 11, 2017

The Northwestern University Press Graduate Assistantship

The Northwestern University Press Graduate Assistantship is a competitive twelve-month position awarded to an outstanding graduate student at Northwestern University working on a PhD in any field of the humanities.

April 10, 2017

Info Session: Teaching Certificate Program and Graduate Teaching Mentor Program

The Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching will be holding an informational session about the Teaching Certificate Program and Graduate Teaching Mentors program.

April 10, 2017

CIRTL at Northwestern Workshop: Engaging STEM Students with Active Learning*

This workshop provides strategies for weaving active learning into lecture-based classes. Active learning strategies provide students the ability to engage meaningfully with the material, to offer productive comments, respond to students’ questions and comments, and help students to respond to one another's thinking during lecture.

April 10, 2017

Grad and Postdoc Workshop: Larva, Chrysalis, Butterfly: Designing and Implementing Rubrics (Part 2)

This pair of workshops will focus on the elements of rubric design and implementation—from analyzing assessment tasks, to selecting appropriate rubric structures, to drafting and adapting rubrics for classroom use.

April 7, 2017

Rita Allen Fellowship for Science Communication

WGBH is looking for experienced science journalists, science media producers, or working scientists “with a commitment” to science communication to apply for the Rita Allen Fellowship for Science Communication.

April 7, 2017

Industry Career Panel Discussion and Networking Event

The Graduate Women in Science Chicago Chapter and UIC Graduate Women in Chemistry would like to invite students, faculty, and staff to their Industry Career event on April 27

April 6, 2017

Humanities Work: Careers for Humanists

Join the NU Public Humanities Colloquium and Northwestern doctoral alumni for a half-day of career exploration and professional development.

April 6, 2017

Women's Health Research Monthly Forum April 2017

The Women's Health Research Institute at Northwestern University Presents: Sex Differences in Maternal Phenotype, Maternal Metabolites and Newborn Metabolites in the Hyperglycemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcome (HAPO) Study European Cohort.

April 6, 2017

DIA Drug Development and Life Sciences Career Fair

The Drug Information Association (DIA) will be hosting its first ever complimentary Career Fair.

April 6, 2017

Falling Walls Lab New York

The German Center for Research Innovation will be hosting Falling Walls Lab New York on September 14, 2017.

April 6, 2017

Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES 2014)

The Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES 2014) is a nationally representative descriptive study of Head Start programs, classrooms, and children that provides information about program performance, including improvement efforts, quality, and outcomes for children and families.

April 5, 2017

Birds of a Feather discussion: Educational Resources for Computational Skills and Research

The discussion in this session will focus on how graduate students can develop the digital skills i.e. programming, data analysis, using computing resources, visualization etc.

April 5, 2017

BioSurvival Skills Job Search Series: Networking and Informational Interviewing

BioProfessionals and CGSA are pleased to present the second workshop in our Job Search Skills series, Networking and Informational Interviewing.

April 3, 2017

Career Planning & Visas/Residency with Brendan Delaney

There is an upcoming OPA Professional Development workshop with Immigration Attorney Brendan Delaney (Leavy, Frank & Delaney, LLC) on April 11 at 10am in Gray Seminar Room (Lurie Research Building, 303 E Superior, Chicago).

April 3, 2017

Graduate Writing Fellows

The Graduate Writing Place is now accepting applications to serve as a Graduate Writing Fellow during the 2017-2018 academic year.

April 3, 2017

Money Matters Week (April 3-7)

Started in 2014, Money Matters Week was created to encourage authentic discussions and shed light around the topic of identity, class, and income at Northwestern.

April 3, 2017

NU InfoSocial Technology Conference

The two-day event showcases rising talent and research across disciplines pushing the boundaries of HCI scholarship.

April 3, 2017

Graduate Assistant Positions at the Center for Civic Engagement

The Center for Civic Engagement has two graduate assistant positions open for the 2017-18 academic year, including summer 2018. There is also the possibility for one GA to start their position in summer 2017.

April 3, 2017

CIRTL at Northwestern Workshop: If you are using one teaching technology in your class, it should be clickers*

Clickers, which go by more formal names like Audience Response Systems (ARS), have both supporters and detractors among faculty and students.

April 3, 2017

Grad and Postdoc Workshop: Strategies for Engaging Student-Student and Student-Teacher Conflict at Northwestern

This workshop will give graduate students and postdocs a chance to grapple with scenarios and strategies to develop personalized tools for managing conflict.

April 3, 2017

Northwestern Toastmasters Club

The Northwestern Toastmasters Club meets weekly on Fridays from 4:45 to 6 pm in Ford ITW (Room 1-340) to practice public speaking in a collegial environment.

March 31, 2017

Biomedical PhD Career Pathways Podcast

The Pathways Podcast features interviews with biomedical PhD holders working outside of academia.

March 29, 2017

Future of Bioscience Graduate and Postdoctoral Training 2

On June 8-10, 2017, the University of Colorado Denver-Anschutz Medical Campus and the University of Michigan Rackham Graduate School are co-hosting a meeting, FOBGAPT2, in Denver to work through practical aspects of implementing new models.

March 29, 2017

Northwestern Computational Research Day: Poster Competition

Present your research to Northwestern faculty, students, and postdocs! All areas of research are welcome and postdocs, graduate students, and undergraduate students at Northwestern are eligible to present their research at the poster session.

March 28, 2017

Grant Writing Teaches Valuable Professional Skills: Advice for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

Pursuing funding support as a graduate student or postdoc can help your career—and in more ways than one, writes Victoria McGovern.

March 28, 2017

Clarity Insights: Data Science Discussion Panel

Join a panel of data science consultants from Clarity Insights to hear about data science applications and careers in the industry.

March 27, 2017

Attend The Whole Scientist Course to Build Skills for Your Career (graduate students and postdoctoral fellows)

The Jackson Laboratory and partners are pleased to host The Whole Scientist workshop in New York on April 20, and in Bar Harbor, Maine, on May 15-19, 2017.

March 24, 2017

Register Now for Spring Quarter Cross-Disciplinary Writing Workshops

Now's the time to reserve your spot in the six cross-disciplinary writing workshops held this quarter.

March 24, 2017

Book Your Spring Quarter Graduate Writing Place Appointments Now

The Graduate Writing Place has opened for the spring quarter, and now's the time to begin reserving appointments.

March 24, 2017

NPHR Public Health Matters Symposium and Art Exhibition

The Northwestern Public Health Review (NPHR) invites you to share your public health stories through pictures during their Annual Public Health Matters Symposium and Art Exhibition.

March 24, 2017

Doctoral Student Opportunities in the Undergraduate Residential Experience for 2017-18 Academic Year

The Office of Residential Academic Initiatives anticipates several openings for doctoral students during the 2017-2018 academic year.

March 22, 2017

Upcoming webinar for the NIGMS Postdoctoral Research Associate (PRAT) training program through NRMN

Upcoming webinar for the NIGMS Postdoctoral Research Associate (PRAT) training program through NRMN.

March 21, 2017

Northwestern Computational Research Day

The annual Northwestern Computational Research Day is being held on April 18, 2017.

March 20, 2017

Upcoming Events from McKinsey

McKinsey brings together an outstanding group of colleagues, from a wide variety of backgrounds – from medicine to law, engineering, economics and digital – to help leading organizations tackle their most complex challenges.

March 20, 2017

Creating Effective Learning Communities

This workshop will help graduate students and postdocs describe the relative value of learning communities and identify the characteristics of successful learning communities in either teaching or research settings.

March 20, 2017

A Day of Creative Communication for STEM Graduate Students and Postdocs

Women in Science and Engineering Research (WISER) is hosting a talk by Mumu Xu and Lindsay Claiborn, co-creators of the podcast “Beyond the Microscope,” a podcast sharing the voices of women in STEM.

March 20, 2017

Data Science Career Evening

The NU Postdoctoral Forum, Chicago Graduate Student Association, and NICO invite all interested parties to a Data Science Career Evening.

March 20, 2017

Black Women in Science and Engineering (BWISE) Networking Brunch at Beatrix

The Black Women in Science and Engineering (BWISE) will be hosting a Networking brunch at Beatrix in Streeterville.

March 20, 2017

Virtual Resume Writing Workshop

Join BCG in a virtual resume writing workshop for an overview of how to translate your CV into a business style resume.

March 20, 2017

Mentoring Your Summer Student: An Orientation for Postdocs and PhD Students

This workshop will help postdoctoral fellows and graduate students outline summer projects, set goals with summer advisees, structure interactions, and problem solve as issues arise.

March 17, 2017

Opportunities for students & postdocs at 2017 SACNAS

Two exclusive opportunities are now open to students and postdocs for 2017 SACNAS: Travel Scholarships and Research Presentations. Both are currently accepting applications.

March 17, 2017

Managing Science in the Biotech Industry: An Intensive Course for Students and Postdocs

The American Society for Cell Biology, in partnership with Keck Graduate Institute, is offering a one-week intensive course from July 9-15, 2017, at the Keck Graduate Institute in Claremont, CA.

March 16, 2017

Graduate student mentors needed for SICC

The McCormick Graduate Leadership Council (MGLC) is in need of graduate student mentors for a STEM outreach program, Science In your Community Centers (SICC) Saturdays.

March 13, 2017

InfoSocial 2017

InfoSocial 2017 is April 7-8 at Northwestern University, Evanston Campus

March 13, 2017

McKinsey Next Generation Women Leaders 2017

McKinsey & Company invites female students and experienced professionals across North America to be inspired and make a difference!.

March 13, 2017

RSG Research Communication Training Program for Summer 2017 – APPLICATION EXTENDED TO APRIL 22!

RSG is a non-credit course that brings in experts from theatre, broadcast journalism, marketing, and education to help scientists and others to better communicate their research.

March 13, 2017

Call for applications: Scientist Mentoring & Diversity Program for Biotech

This one year career mentoring program pairs ethnically diverse graduate students and postdocs with industry mentors who work at biotech companies.

March 13, 2017

Info Session: NTAC Workshop Leader and Graduate Teaching Fellows Programs

The Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching will be holding an informational session about the NTAC Workshop Leader and Graduate Teaching Fellows programs.

March 10, 2017

Current Kellogg Courses Available to TGS Students

Each quarter, Kellogg opens a handful of courses to TGS students.

March 9, 2017

Hire Big 10 Plus Virtual Career Fair

Connect with organizations in a variety of industries online via chat sessions to learn about their internship, job and co-op opportunities at the Hire Big 10 Plus Virtual Career Fair.

March 9, 2017

Apply Now: Management for Scientists and Engineers Program

Doctoral students enrolled in science, engineering, and quantitative social science programs are invited to apply for the Management for Scientists and Engineers Program.

March 8, 2017

Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities Graduate Assistantship for 2017-18

The Assistantship is designed to build professional capacity in programming, administration and leadership, and will provide hands-on experience in designing and coordinating undergraduate initiatives (like the Humanities Plunge), developing outreach initiatives, and managing programs of the Kaplan Humanities Institute.

March 7, 2017

Nepal Leadership Academy (NLA)

The NLA is offering young professionals and university students an exciting opportunity to hone their leadership skills while exploring rural entrepreneurship in Nepal.

March 7, 2017

Mentored Discussions of Teaching (MDT)

MDT is a one-quarter program where graduate students and postdocs learn about and discuss teaching and learning in the STEM and SBE fields.

March 7, 2017

Upcoming Events from Advanced Degree Consulting Alliance and the Boston Consulting Group

Check out these events in March from ADCA and BCG.

March 7, 2017

Leading Bravely: Finding Strength in Diversity

The 2017 GlobeMed Summit will be held in Chicago from March 30 to April 1.

March 7, 2017

Information session for the SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Program

There will be an information session on the Northwestern University-SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Program on Wednesday, March 15 at 12 PM in Graduate Student Conference Room (GSCR).

March 6, 2017

UCSF IRACDA Scholars Postdoctoral Program

The UCSF IRACDA Scholars Postdoctoral Program is currently soliciting applications for their 4-year postdoctoral program aimed at promoting diversity in the biomedical sciences.

March 3, 2017

Watch Sex Inclusion in Biomedical Research Workshop & Symposium videos online

Videos of the lectures and panel discussion are now available online.

March 3, 2017

Funding Opportunity for Faculty: NSF Graduate Student Supplemental Support

NSF has identified improvement in graduate student preparedness for entering the workforce and workforce diversity as Agency Priority Goals.

March 3, 2017

BioSurvival Skills Job Search Series

In a series of 4 monthly workshops, stages of the non-academic job search will be covered, beginning with exploring careers and ending with interviewing for jobs.

March 3, 2017

Google News Lab

On Tuesday, Nick Whitaker, training and development manager for Google, will host a workshop about the Google News Lab initiative. This event is put on by the Knight Lab.

March 2, 2017

The Data Incubator

The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists.

March 2, 2017

Curious About Consulting (CAC)

Bain & Company invites graduate students and postdocs to attend their Curious About Consulting (CAC) event on Friday, March 31 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM in their Bain Chicago office.

March 2, 2017

BCG's Ethnic Diversity Network Reception

BCG would like to invite you to join their Ethnic Diversity Network for a reception to meet members of their Black and Hispanic cadres and hear about various leadership opportunities you can take advantage of within the Network.

March 1, 2017

Teaching Assistantships available for Spring Quarter

The School of Education and Social Policy (SESP) has two Teaching Assistantships available for spring quarter.

February 28, 2017

Developing Work/Life Resilience

Demonstrating resilience through challenging situations is a critical component of professional success.

February 27, 2017

Chicago Area SIAM Student Conference

Jointly hosted by SIAM chapters of UIC, IIT, and NU, CASSC is a conference that highlights application of mathematics in diverse disciplines.

February 27, 2017

Northwestern Creative Writing Club

The Northwestern Creative Writing Club meets once every two weeks on Wednesdays from 7 to 9 PM to write creatively in a collegial environment.

February 24, 2017

Classes at Galter Health Sciences Library

Classes meet for approximately 1 hour and are free to Galter Library affiliates. Classes fill up quickly and registration is recommended.

February 21, 2017

PhD & Master's Virtual Career Fair - Registration Now Open

Northwestern PhD/Master’s students, postdoctoral fellows, and alumni are encouraged to attend this free recruiting event, which will feature employers from a range of career fields!

February 20, 2017

Bridge to BCG

The Boston Consulting Group is a global management consulting firm and the world's leading advisor on business strategy.

February 20, 2017

Workshop: Writing a Teaching Statement

Strengthen your instruction and prepare for your career by developing your teaching statement.

February 20, 2017

Workshop: Evidence-Based Strategies for Implementing Group Work in STEM

Focusing on enhancing community and inclusivity in the classroom, this interactive workshop will include evidence-based tips for implementing group-worthy activities, forming groups, and dealing with the common challenges of facilitating group work.

February 20, 2017

Beyond Politics: Engaging Congress

After a vitriolic anti-science and anti-evidence national election, Republicans control The White House and Congress.

February 20, 2017

Interdisciplinary Writing Groups: PhD Students in All Disciplines Welcome

Apply now for Spring Quarter Writing Groups! Virtual Groups Now Available!

February 20, 2017

Case Competition Opportunity: Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

The Yale Graduate Student Consulting Club (YGCC) will host its 6th Annual Consulting Case Competition on March 31, 2017.

February 17, 2017

Tips on Writing a Competitive NRSA

BioProfessionals presents “Tips on Writing a Competitive NRSA” with Sally McIver, PhD (Assistant Director, NUIN).

February 17, 2017

Leadership Coaching for PhD Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

The Center for Leadership offers opportunities for PhD students and postdoctoral fellows to improve their skills in an environment that nurtures experimentation and innovation.

February 15, 2017

Science Outside the Lab Workshop: Opportunity for a PhD Student or Postdoctoral Fellow to Learn about Science Policy

This two-week workshop, Monday, June 12 – Friday, June 23, in Washington, D.C. explores the relationships among science, policy, and societal outcomes.

February 15, 2017

Professional Development Opportunities at Northwestern: Learn What Opportunities Are Available to Graduate Students from Alumni of the Programs

Hear from graduate students who have participated in professional development to improve their writing, science communication, presentation, teaching, leadership and management abilities.

February 15, 2017

R Programming Workshop on the Chicago campus

Join Northwestern IT Research Computing Services and the Chicago Graduate Student Association for an R programming workshop on Monday, April 24th and Tuesday, April 25th from 9am-5pm.

February 14, 2017

2017 CPLC Summer School

The mission of the Center for the Physics of Living Cells at the University of Illinois is to create a quantitative, predictive, and physically-based description of living systems.

February 10, 2017

Social Justice and Nonprofit Career Week

Explore careers in the social justice and nonprofit fields throughout the week of March 6. Co-sponsored by Social Justice Education.

February 10, 2017

Careers in Publishing Panel

Explore the world of book publishing, glean career insights, and learn about industry trends from a panel of Northwestern alumni and professionals working in publishing.

February 9, 2017

Skills & Careers in Science Writing

Applications are now open for Northwestern STEM+ PhD candidates interested in developing their science writing and communication skills.

February 9, 2017

Summer School on Intellectual Property

The University of Bonn invites graduate and postgraduate students as well as young professionals from any field of study or discipline to a Summer School on Intellectual Property in Bonn.

February 8, 2017

Newberry Mellon Major Projects Fellow

The Newberry Mellon Major Projects Fellow will participate in the planning and preparation for the library’s major scholarly initiative framed to respond to the question What is the Midwest?

February 6, 2017

Building an Inclusive Learning Environment: Power and Positionality in the Classroom

. In this workshop, we will reflect upon different techniques to balance classroom dynamics on a course design level with conversations on how to recognize and respond to issues that may arise during classroom interactions.

February 6, 2017

Workshop: Larva, Chrysalis, Butterfly: Designing and Implementing Rubrics (PART 1)

This pair of workshops will focus on the elements of rubric design and implementation—from analyzing assessment tasks, to selecting appropriate rubric structures, to drafting and adapting rubrics for classroom use.

February 6, 2017

2017 Congressional Budget Office Internship

CBO is accepting applications from graduate students for the 2017 Summer Internship Program until February 27.

February 6, 2017

LinkedIn Profile Workshop

Learn about LinkedIn, including how to optimize your profile and network effectively.

February 6, 2017

Black Women in Science and Engineering Networking Brunch

Join Black Women in Science and Engineering (BWISE) for "Careers and Conversations with..." Erika Jefferson.

February 2, 2017

CV to Resume Workshop

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and Northwestern Career Advancement will be hosting CV/Resume workshops on February 13th (Chicago campus) and 14th (Evanston Campus).

February 1, 2017

Code for the Kids

On February 24th and 25th, the Illinois Institute of Technology will host more than 75 undergraduate and graduate students from Illinois universities to leverage their technical skillsets to improve the lives of children and families within the foster care system.

February 1, 2017

ReD Associates Consultant Training Program

Calling social sciences and humanities PhD students and postdocs: ReD Associates, a strategy consulting firm, is currently accepting applications for the entry-level consultant training program.

January 31, 2017

Advanced Professional and Presentation Skills for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

This series of lectures and one-on-one coaching for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows focuses on the development of presentation skills necessary for success within the professional world.

January 31, 2017

Beyond Reimagining, Accelerating Praxis: Social Medicine In Practice Today

The Social Medicine Consortium is a collective of committed individuals, universities and organizations fighting for health equity through advocacy,

January 31, 2017

PhD Careers in Conservation: Versatile PhD Virtual Panel Discussion

Versatile PhD will host a free panel discussion on PhD Careers In Conservation, Feb. 6-10, 2017.

January 30, 2017

NUBAO 5th Annual Brain Awareness Teachers Workshop

In partnership with the Chicago Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience and Northwestern University's Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program, NUBAO invites middle school and high school science educators from the Chicago area to apply to attend their 5th Annual Brain Awareness Teachers Workshop.

January 25, 2017

The Northwestern Toastmasters Club

On Friday, February 3, Maya Michele Fein will be giving a speech.

January 24, 2017

Northwestern BGSA announces 20th Annual Graduate Research Conference

Northwestern’s Black Graduate Student Association is pleased to announce its 20th Annual Graduate Research Conference that will be held on April 15th, 2017 at the Conference Chicago at the University Center in downtown Chicago.

January 24, 2017

Call for papers: Equinoxes 2017 at Brown University

As an interdisciplinary conference, Equinoxes encourages submissions from a variety of fields including but not limited to history, ethnography, anthropology, literature, media studies, sociology, art history, and political science, provided that the presentation relate to French or Francophone spheres.

January 23, 2017

"Disciplinas, lndisciplinas"

the 2nd Chicago Graduate Conference in Hispanic and Lusa-Brazilian Studies will take place from April 13th to 15th, 2017 at Northwestern University’s Evanston campus.

January 23, 2017

Franke Graduate Fellowships for 2017-2018

With generous funding from Richard and Barbara Franke, and in partnership with The Graduate School, the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities will offer exclusive fellowships to the most promising graduate students in fields across the humanities for 2017-2018.

January 23, 2017

LabLearner Career Development Opportunity

Apply your scientific knowledge and expertise to shape PreK-8 teach training through LabLearner.

January 23, 2017

2017 Bloorview Research Institute Pursuit Awards

The Bloorview Research Institute at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital (Toronto, Canada) is pleased to announce the 2017 Pursuit Award competition. This international award recognizes outstanding achievements in childhood disability research by current PhD students and those who have defended their PhD thesis in the last year.

January 23, 2017

Science Writing Course for PhD Student Scientists

The Science Writing and Communication course is a free evening course that allows science and engineering PhD students to distill their scientific research into engaging stories for lay-audiences and to get feedback from professional science writers.

January 20, 2017

Workshop: Promoting Active Learning in STEM: Strategies for Labs & Lectures

This workshop will introduce participants to active learning strategies and discuss how to design active learning lessons for different types of classroom environments (either a large lecture or smaller lab section).

January 19, 2017

How to Get Hired in Arts Administration

Learn from HR experts at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Museum of Contemporary Art who will be sharing their insights into the industry as well as what they look for when reviewing applications.

January 19, 2017

Networking 101: Breaking the First Barriers

Northwestern University Postdoctoral Forum (NUPF) and CHIentist cordially invite you to a free event that will feature a panel with highly-experienced industry professionals discussing their own tips for making useful connections that can alter the course of your career.

January 19, 2017

Critical Theory Cluster Graduate Assistant Position

The graduate assistant works with faculty, staff, and graduate affiliates of the Cluster to coordinate planning of interdisciplinary activities. This position is funded for 4 quarters, which means that the assistant will be funded for work done during the summer quarter.

January 18, 2017

Upcoming Versatile PhD Panel Discussions

Versatile PhD is a web-based resource that The Graduate School (TGS) students and postdocs can use anytime, from any computer, confidentially.

January 17, 2017

Grant submissions due today, January 17

The Graduate Research Grant (GRG), Digital Humanities Research Grant and Digital Humanities Travel Quarters Grant are due today.

January 17, 2017

An Introduction to Evidence-Based STEM Undergraduate Teaching.

Learn how to implement effective teaching strategies in the college classroom through the CIRTL MOOC.

January 17, 2017

Evaluating Your Teaching: Measuring Teaching Effectiveness in the Classroom

This workshop covers different ways in which educators can use evaluations at different times in their course to achieve different pedagogical objectives.

January 17, 2017

Register for the Northwestern Externship Program (NEXT)

Register for the Northwestern Externship Program (NEXT) -- a one-day shadowing program that allows current Northwestern undergraduate and graduate students to accompany alumni on the job in an industry of their choice this spring to explore different professional fields.

January 17, 2017

Dannon Gut Microbiome, Yogurt, and Probiotics Fellowship Grant

This grant provides two $25,000 grants to undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral scientists who show a strong interest in the research of the gut microbiome’s impact on human health and well-being and/or the nutritional and functional benefits of yogurt and probiotics.

January 17, 2017

Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Fellowship Program

This fellowship provides opportunities to doctoral candidates to engage in full-time dissertation research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies.

January 13, 2017

Northwestern Toastmasters Club

On Friday, January 20, the club’s mentor, Gloria Kim, will be giving a speech.

January 13, 2017

Language Table Sessions

These sessions are free and open to all members of the Northwestern community.

January 13, 2017

Judges Needed for Regional Science and Math Fair

Judges are needed on January 19 & 20 for the Chicago Public Schools’ Elementary and High School Science and Math Fairs hosted by Chicago State University.

January 12, 2017

Fellowship Opportunity: The Brady Scholars Program in Ethics and Civic Life

The Brady Program in Ethics and Civic Life is seeking four graduate students to help mentor undergraduates in their Brady Scholars Program.

January 11, 2017

Opportunity: Apply for All-Expenses-Covered International Symposium on Politics, Management, and Civil Society

Master’s and PhD students are invited to apply for the 47th St. Gallen Symposium, which will take place May 3 – 5, 2017 in St. Gallen, Switzerland.

January 11, 2017

Applications are open for ComSciCon 2017

ComSciCon is a science communication workshop for graduate students, by graduate students.

January 6, 2017

Two X Chromosomes in Academia

Last year the WHRI launched the Two X Chromosomes in Academia (2XA) workshop series in order to promote the advancement of women in STEM at Northwestern throughout all stages of their career.

January 6, 2017

Fellowship Proposal Writing Workshop for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

The Graduate School will offer a proposal writing workshop for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. The workshop is for those preparing a proposal for the upcoming NIH NRSA deadline.

January 4, 2017

Register Now for Winter Quarter Cross-Disciplinary Writing Workshops

Now's the time to reserve your spot in the six cross-disciplinary writing workshops held this quarter.

January 4, 2017

Book Your Winter Quarter Graduate Writing Place Appointments Now

Do you want feedback on your cover letter for the academic job market? That grant application that needs to cater to an audience outside your discipline?

January 4, 2017

Career Development Event at the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Annual Meeting

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Annual Meeting will be held in Chicago from April 22-26, 2017.

January 4, 2017

Facebook Emerging Scholars

The Emerging Scholar Award is open to first or second year PhD students who are members of a minority group that is underrepresented in the technology sector.

January 3, 2017

Two-day Northwestern Winter Internship & Job Fair

Meet 80+ employers in a variety of industries over two days, hiring for both internships and full-time positions. The fair is open to all Northwestern students and alumni to learn about internships and full-time opportunities, with different employers attending each day.

January 1, 2017

Deadline Extended: Public Humanities Graduate Assistantship at the Chicago Humanities Festival

The Public Humanities Graduate Assistantship at the Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) is a competitive 12-month opportunity awarded to an outstanding graduate student from Northwestern University.

December 31, 2016

Webinar Series: Fundamentals in Data Science

The NIH Big Data to Knowledge program is pleased to announce the spring semester of The BD2K Guide to the Fundamentals of Data Science, a series of online lectures given by experts from across the country covering a range of diverse topics in data science.

December 31, 2016

Graduate Internship Opportunity: International Policy Research

Crown Agents USA wants to collaborate with qualifying students to analyze the impact of development work and its implications.

December 31, 2016

CGSA Presents: How to Make Scientific Figures

A workshop for formatting publication-worthy figures