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NSF-GRFP Info Session on October 7

October 04, 2019
Interested in applying for the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF-GRFP) Fellowship? The Office of Fellowships will be holding an informational session about applying to the GRFP on Monday, October 7 in the Office of Fellowships conference room (1940 Sheridan Road, Evanston) from 12:00 - 1:00 PM. Basic facts about the award and writing tips to assist in shaping your research and person statements will be discussed. 
STEM 2019

Call for Applicants: Kaplan Digital Humanities Pedagogy Workshop

September 30, 2019
The Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities invites you to apply to the Graduate Digital Humanities Pedagogy Workshop (DHPW) for 20–2020. 
Humanities 2019

HCA Spring Academy 2020 Applications Due November 15

September 30, 2019
The 17th Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA) Spring Academy on American Culture, Economics, Geography, History, Literature, Politics, and Religion will be held from March 23-27, 2020 in Heidelberg, Germany. HCA invites applications for this annual one-week conference that provides 20 international PhD students with the opportunity to present and discuss their PhD projects. 
Broad Interest 2019

Postdoctoral Researcher Opening at The Ohio State University College of Engineering

September 23, 2019
This Postdoctoral Researcher (PRD) position, located at Ohio State University, in the Aerospace and Aviation Research department, will perform sponsored work for NASA on key research to develop a 1 Megawatt machine which will be tested at the NASA Electric Aircraft Test bed facility (NEAT) in Northern Ohio. This position is responsible for interacting with industry and government agencies to uncover promising technology applications and consider necessary optimization studies which identify the benefits of Hybrid Electric Propulsion (fuel burn, CO2 reduction, and noise reduction) on these applications; works to define appropriate development and qualification programs in close collaboration with customers (industry, NASA, Air force, etc.) and the FAA, to bring the Hybrid Propulsion System to a state of readiness; establishes the development and manufacturing costs of systems; performs other duties as assigned by faculty advisor and NASA sponsor.
STEM 2019

Expanding Your Horizons Chicago-Winter is looking for Workshop Leaders!

September 23, 2019
Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) is a one day STEM conference for middle school girls, hosted by volunteers in the Chicagoland area. They hope to excite these girls about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics opportunities available to them and engage them in fun workshops that challenge their thinking. 
STEM 2019

Provost's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program at UPENN Applications Due November 1

September 23, 2019
The University of Pennsylvania has established the Provost’s Fellowship Program to encourage a broad spectrum of candidates from diverse backgrounds to pursue careers in academia. 
STEM; Humanities; Social Sciences 2019

Open Phil AI Fellowship Applications Due October 25

September 20, 2019
Applications are now open for the Open Phil AI Fellowship. This program extends full support to a community of current & incoming PhD students, in any area of artificial intelligence (AI) / machine learning (ML), who are interested in making the long-term, large-scale impacts of AI a focus of their work.
STEM 2019

Introduction to STEM Teaching Course and Learning Community

September 20, 2019
Learn about evidence-based STEM teaching through this 8-week online course and an Evanston or Chicago on-campus learning community offered through the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL) at Northwestern. Register by Tuesday, October 1.
STEM 2019

Data Science Night on September 25

September 20, 2019
Data Science Nights are monthly hack nights on popular data science topics, organized by Northwestern University graduate students and scholars. Each night will feature refreshments, a talk on data science techniques or applications, and a hacking night with data science projects or learning groups of your choice. Aspiring, beginning, and advanced data scientists are welcome! 
STEM; Broad Interest 2019

CIRTL at Northwestern - Introduction to STEM Teaching Course and Learning Community

September 19, 2019
Learn about evidence-based STEM teaching through this 8-week online course and an Evanston or Chicago on-campus learning community offered through CIRTL at Northwestern. Register by Monday, September 30.
STEM 2019

Northwestern Prison Education Program Seeking Volunteers

September 16, 2019
The Northwestern Prison Education Program (NPEP) is a partnership between Northwestern University and the Illinois Department of Corrections to provide a high-quality liberal arts education to incarcerated students in the state of Illinois.
Broad Interest 2019

Career Fair Prep for International Students

September 16, 2019
International Students are invited to sign up for this all-in-one workshop to help you get ready for the upcoming 2019 Fall Internship & Job Fair ( Wednesday and Thursday, October 2 - 3). Receive support from career advisers about how to prepare for the fair, using the Fairs App, writing/practicing your professional introduction, and any other career fair questions.
Broad Interest 2019

A Note from the Northwestern Public Health Review

September 09, 2019
The Northwestern Public Health Review is looking for new editors, graphic designers, officers, and contributors.
Broad Interest 2019

LIMITED SUBMISSION: The Moore Inventor Fellows 2020

September 09, 2019
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation announces the fifth competition for Moore Inventor Fellows. The foundation seeks to identify outstanding inventors and innovators who harness science and technology to enhance the conduct of scientific research, strengthen environmental conservation, or improve the experience and outcomes of patient care.
2019

AISES Engineering Faculty Career Workshop 2019

August 12, 2019
Early-career faculty members, postdoctoral professionals, and PhD students in engineering are invited to attend the Faculty Career Workshop on Wednesday, October 9 and the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) National Conference, Thurday-Saturday, October 10-12, via the ASSIST Travel Grant.
Broad Interest 2019

American Indian Science and Engineering Society Engineering Faculty Career Workshop 2019

August 07, 2019
Early-career faculty members, postdoctoral professionals, and PhD students in engineering are invited to register for the American Indian Sciences and Engineering Society's (AISES) Faculty Career Workshop on October 9, 2019 and the AISES National Conference on October 10-12, 2019. Assistance for travel is available by applying to the ASSIST Travel Grant.
Broad Interest 2019

Skills & Careers in Science Writing Applications Due August 30

July 30, 2019
Applications are now open for Northwestern STEM+ PhD candidates interested in developing science writing and communication skills.
STEM 2019

Apply for IDDEAS@Kellogg/Booth Event by August 30

July 29, 2019
Join Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management and the University of Chicago Booth School of Business for the Introduction to Diversity in Doctoral Education and Scholarship IDDEAS@Kellogg/Booth event on Thursday and Friday, October 10-11. 
Broad Interest 2019

Write to Change the World Seminar Opportunity

July 22, 2019
The Graduate School is excited to partner with the Op-Ed Project to offer ten graduate students and postdoctoral trainees the opportunity to participate in one of three "Write to Change the World" seminars in Chicago this fall.
Broad Interest 2019

New TA Conference Registration Now Open

July 22, 2019
All graduate students with teaching responsibilities at Northwestern are invited to register for the New TA Conference (NTAC) on Thursday, September 19 from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM at the Technological Institute.
Broad Interest 2019

Sci-ROI Annual Event 2019

July 16, 2019
The Sci-ROI Annual Event 2019 will be held on September 7-8 at The University of Chicago. Science and Research Opportunities in India (Sci-ROI) is a volunteer-run, not-for-profit organization whose objective is to promote multi-dimensional engagement between the U.S. and India. Sci-ROI organizes the Young Investigators Meeting (YIM) every year and invites participation from scientists, graduate students, postdoctoral researchers from all across the U.S. who are seeking for a career in India in the STEM fields.
STEM 2019

University Libraries’ Annual Research Resources Forum on September 23

July 15, 2019
The University Libraries’ annual Research Resources Forum will be held on Monday, September 23 from 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM in the University Library (1970 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208). This invitation-only forum is an introduction to library and information services for incoming graduate students in the Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences, School of Communication, and School of Music.
2019

NSF-GRFP Fellowship Workshop on July 15, 16, and 18

July 08, 2019
The Office of Fellowships is holding a three-day writing workshop to help students prepare their application materials for the NSF-GRFP Fellowship. The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF-GRFP) provides three years of funding for early career MS and PhD graduate students in STEM fields. The application requires both a research proposal and a personal statement. 
STEM 2019

McKinsey & Company APD Applications Due July 14

June 28, 2019
McKinsey & Company is seeking candidates to fill multiple positions in 2020. Visit their Advanced Professional Degree Showcase site for more information about their offices & practices, diversity & inclusion, and recruiting timelines geared toward Advanced Professional Degree candidates.
Broad Interest 2019

Fall Data Science Fellowship Opportunity

June 28, 2019
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. The program is free for fellows and supported by sponsorships from hundreds of employers across multiple industries. In response to the overwhelming interest in earlier sessions, the Data Incubator will be holding another fellowship.
Social Sciences; Humanities; STEM 2019

Book Summer Writing Consultations in the Graduate Writing Place Now

June 24, 2019
The Graduate Writing Place is open for summer consultations. If you are working on job/fellowship applications, articles for publications, or dissertations/theses, Graduate Writing Fellows are there to help. To book your appointment online, visit www.writing.northwestern.edu.
Broad Interest 2019

Considering Fulbright to Fund Your Major Project in 2020–21?

June 18, 2019
Fulbright is an excellent opportunity for internationally-minded graduate students who need to complete 9-10 months of international dissertation or thesis research.  
Broad Interest 2019

Introduction to STEM Teaching Course and Learning Community

June 17, 2019
Learn about evidence-based STEM teaching through this 8-week online course and an Evanston or Chicago on-campus learning community offered through the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL) at Northwestern. Register by Tuesday, June 25.
STEM 2019

Job Market Materials Working Group August 19-23

June 03, 2019
The Job Market Materials Working Group is a pilot program developed by the Graduate Writing Place and The Graduate School to create a collaborative working group in which each participant will develop all the materials required for their academic job market search. Through an intensive, week-long program, the Working Group will demystify application materials, allow for writing time, and workshop drafts. Especially attuned for students who thrive in collaborative settings, the Job Market Materials Working Group seeks to create community in the midst of the academic job market season.
Broad Interest 2019

Research Data and Computing Consultations

June 03, 2019
Looking for help working with your data? Stuck on a problem and want some advice? Northwestern IT Research Computing Services provides a range of no-cost data science, programming, and visualization services to help you work with research data more effectively and efficiently.
Broad Interest 2019

Summer Data Science and Programming Workshops

June 03, 2019
Do you want to improve your programming skills? Ever wonder how to explore data in Python? Or why people keep telling you to learn R? Want to learn what a database is? How to navigate in a terminal or use GitHub? Then there’s a summer workshop for you!  Registration is open for workshops in Evanston running from late June to mid-August.  Workshops are brought to you by Northwestern IT Research Computing Services. 
STEM 2019

Apply Now to Write for The Illinois Science Council's Blog

May 28, 2019
Interested in spreading your research to the general public? The Illinois Science Council invites you to write a brief piece for their blog, Science Unsealed, a platform that reaches thousands of science enthusiasts.
STEM 2019

Join Chicago Women in STEM for STEM Circuits on June 5

May 28, 2019
The last STEM Circuit of the academic year with a theme of Industry Career Perspectives will take place on Wednesday, June 5 from 4:00 - 6:30 PM in Evanston.
STEM 2019

Apply to Teach a Class at Cook County Jail

May 28, 2019
The Northwestern Prison Education Program (NPEP) is a partnership between Northwestern University and the Illinois Department of Corrections to provide a high-quality liberal arts education to incarcerated students in the state of Illinois. Through NPEP, advanced graduate students at Northwestern can offer "mini-courses" at the Cook County Jail. The classes typically run for 4 to 6 weeks, and are meant to be introductory, skills-building classes. They can be in any discipline; NPEP has previously offered courses in sociology, philosophy, theater, biology, and poetry.
Broad Interest 2019

Stanford PRISM Now Accepting Applications

May 28, 2019
Stanford PRISM (Postdoctoral Recruitment Initiative in Sciences and Medicine) is an opportunity for select late-stage graduate students from diverse backgrounds to come to Stanford for a recruitment weekend, interview with potential mentors, and get the inside scoop on postdoctoral training at Stanford University. The purpose of this program is to encourage those who might not currently consider a postdoctoral position at Stanford to get a first-hand look at whether Stanford might be a good fit for them. The goal of PRISM is to match excellent trainees to excellent mentors at Stanford.
Broad Interest 2019

Holocaust Educational Foundation - Graduate Assistantship

May 20, 2019
The Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University (HEF) is dedicated to promoting teaching and research about the Holocaust at the college and university level. This mission is furthered through a variety of programs, including the biennial Lessons and Legacies conference; the annual Summer Institute on the Holocaust and Jewish Civilization; Teaching and Research Grant competitions; and on-campus events.
Social Sciences; Humanities 2019

AAUW Salary Negotiation Workshop on May 30

May 13, 2019
The Northwestern chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is offering a Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop open to all students, staff, and faculty!
Broad Interest 2019

Data Science Consultants, Northwestern IT Research Computing Services

May 13, 2019
Northwestern IT Research Computing Services is searching for third- through fifth-year PhD students (during  the 2019-20 academic year) to fill multiple Data Science and Programming student positions.  Data Science Consultants work with our staff data science experts to help Northwestern researchers with the technical and computational challenges in their research.  
Broad Interest 2019

Apply for the Northwestern Chicago Humanities Initiative by May 15

May 06, 2019
The Northwestern Chicago Humanities Initiative is now accepting applications! As part of this new summer practicum program for PhD students in the humanities and humanistic social scientists, participants will work 16-24 hours/week for an arts, culture or community organization while taking a credit-bearing graduate-level seminar on the public humanities. 
Humanities; Social Sciences 2019

NU SIAM Seeking Student Speakers for Spring Quarter Bridging the Gap Seminar

May 06, 2019
Northwestern’s Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (NU SIAM) is looking for speakers for the spring quarter “Bridging the Gap” seminar, which highlights the broad applications of mathematics to diverse disciplines. The seminar will take place on Monday, June 3 from 12:00 - 1:00 PM in Tech E311. 
STEM 2019

NSF GRFP Info Sessions on May 8 & May 16

May 06, 2019
The Office of Fellowships is hosting two upcoming information sessions about the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF GRFP), which provides 3 years of funding for graduate students in STEM disciplines. Get writing tips to jump-start your essays! Both sessions will present identical information. Lunch will be provided.
STEM 2019

INVO Practicum Internship July 2019 Cohort Applications Due May 24

May 03, 2019
The INVO Practicum internship is accepting applications for the July 2019 cohort. The Practicum is an unpaid 6-month internship program open to all Northwestern students and senior scientists who are interested in learning about the university technology transfer process.
STEM 2019

2019 Northwestern-Duke Main and Advanced Causal Inference Workshops

May 03, 2019
Northwestern University and Duke University are holding their “main” week-long workshop on Research Design for Causal Inference – their 10th annual workshop - at Duke University in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina. They invite you to attend. 
Social Sciences 2019

2020-21 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Applications Due September 16

April 29, 2019
The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program is now open and accepting applications for the 2020-21 academic year! Whether you plan to conduct independent research, teach students, or pursue a professional project, Fulbright makes a real and lasting impact. Fulbright Scholars return to their home institutions with enhanced career prospects, ideas for future collaborations, and a truly global perspective. Don’t miss out on this important opportunity to share knowledge and serve as a cultural ambassador through Fulbright.
Humanities; Social Sciences; STEM 2019

"The Archive: Theory, Form, Practice" Seminar Applications Due May 28

April 29, 2019
The Newberry Library invites graduate students in the humanities to apply for "The Archive: Theory, Form, Practice," a seminar that will explore the theoretical, critical, and practical methods necessary to negotiate historical and literary archives. The seminar will be held on eight Fridays from October 4 - December 6 (with no meeting on November 8 & 29). The course will be led by Liesl Olson (director of Chicago studies, Newberry Library) and a team of Newberry archivists and curators, including Alison Hinderliter and Catherine Grandgeorge. The seminar will include guest presentations by Brent Edwards (Columbia University) and Matt Kirschenbaum (University of Maryland).
Humanities 2019

McKinsey & Company Happy Hour on May 3

April 29, 2019
Please join McKinsey colleagues for an informal happy hour on May 3 to learn more about the transition from medicine/academia to consulting and McKinsey’s work in healthcare.  
Broad Interest 2019

WISER Spring Faculty Seminars

April 22, 2019
Join the Women in Science and Engineering Research (WISER) in May for their next set of faculty seminars! Learn about research in other fields and career paths in academia all while engaging with the wider STEM community. All are welcome and refreshments will be served. 
STEM 2019

Chicago Women in STEM Initiative - April STEM Circuit Seminar

April 16, 2019
The Chicago Women in STEM Initiative welcomes you to join them in Evanston on Tuesday, April 23 for their upcoming April STEM Circuit, entitled "Harnessing energy to reach your highest potential". The invited speaker presentation will be followed by small group discussions and networking. Registration is complementary and refreshments will be served. More information can also be found on their upcoming STEM Circuits webpage.
STEM 2019

Hilla Rebay International Fellowship 2019-2020 Applications Due May 15

April 15, 2019
The Guggenheim Museum is currently accepting applications for the Hilla Rebay International Fellowship 2019-2020.  This unique multi-site ten-month fellowship provides an opportunity to train in the Curatorial, Education, and Registration Departments at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao; and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection. The fellow will spend a minimum of three months at each site.
Humanities 2019

Press Graduate Assistantship Applications Due May 13

April 15, 2019
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. This position will provide the student with an invaluable in-depth, comprehensive introduction to scholarly publishing. The student will gain familiarity with the publication process and goals of the university press in the context of the larger campus community; have access to the acquisitions, editorial, and marketing staff, who possess expertise in scholarly communications and the state of scholarship across many humanities disciplines; and enjoy a mentored team environment in which to build analytical skills that will be useful across many careers in the humanities. Students are expected to make progress on their dissertation while working at NUP; the opportunity is designed to approximate typical assistantship time commitments and responsibilities.
Humanities 2019

Newberry Library Graduate Scholar-in-Residence Program

April 15, 2019
The Newberry Library Graduate Scholar-in-Residence Program provides support for local PhD candidates conducting research in the humanities. Advanced PhD candidates are invited to apply; preference will be given to applicants whose dissertation projects are well advanced. Although the Newberry cannot offer remuneration to Graduate Scholars-in-Residence, participants have access to the Newberry during extended hours, personal research space, and opportunities to present work-in-progress to local scholarly communities. The experience of the Newberry’s fellows, staff, and readers is much enhanced by the contributions that Graduate Scholars-in-Residence make to the Newberry’s shared intellectual life each year.
Humanities 2019

Dress for Success with GWAN

April 15, 2019
Graduate Women Across Northwestern (GWAN) and Northwestern Career Advancement (NCA) invite you to bring any questions, concerns, or stories you may have about how to dress for interviews and across work environment! They will be discussing tips for navigating different spaces and circumstances. Coffee and pastries will be provided.
Broad Interest 2019

Inaugural Master of Science in Law Symposium on May 10

April 15, 2019
Please join the Master of Science in Law (MSL) Program for their inaugural symposium, “At the Intersection: STEM, Law, Business, and the MSL” on Friday, May 10 from 5:30 - 9:30 PM in the Thorne Auditorium and Thorne Auditorium Lobby.
STEM; Social Sciences 2019

SPOT SciPol Symposium on May 11

April 08, 2019
The Science Policy Outreach Taskforce (SPOT) at Northwestern University is excited to organize its first annual SPOT SciPol Symposium! If you would like to learn more about careers and activities at the interface of science and policy while connecting with others who share these interests, then this is the symposium for you.
STEM 2019

Register Now for Spring Quarter Writing Consultations & Workshops

April 08, 2019
Get your quarter off to a running start by booking an appointment in the Graduate Writing Place. Consultants can help you revise proposals or articles, outline or organize dissertation chapters, hone materials for your job search, and much more. Appointments are available on the Evanston campus or online.
Broad Interest 2019

Dr. Samuel M. Nabrit Conference for Early Career Scholars at Brown University

April 08, 2019
The Dr. Samuel M. Nabrit Conference for Early Career Scholars at Brown University will take place on June 6-7 in Providence, Rhode Island.
STEM 2019

Data Science Night on April 10

April 08, 2019
Data Science Nights are monthly hack nights on popular data science topics, organized by Northwestern University graduate students and scholars. Each night will feature refreshments, a talk on data science techniques or applications, and a hacking night with data science projects or learning groups of your choice. Aspiring, beginning, and advanced data scientists are welcome! 
STEM 2019

Science Policy Outreach Taskforce SciPol Symposium

April 03, 2019
The Science Policy Outreach Taskforce at Northwestern University is excited to organize its first annual SPOT SciPol Symposium for Saturday, May 11 from 10:00 - 2:00 PM! Speakers include: Diane Schanzenbach, Director of NU’s Institute for Policy Research and Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution; Daniel Biss, Director of Rust Belt Rising and former Illinois state senator and University of Chicago faculty member; and more!
STEM 2019

MOCAD Ford Curatorial Fellowship Application Deadline April 15

April 01, 2019
The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) is seeking applicants for its 2019-2020 Curatorial Fellowship. MOCAD is where adventurous minds encounter the best in contemporary visual, literary, music, and performing arts. A responsive center for diverse audiences, MOCAD presents art that contextualize, interprets, educates and expands culture, pushing us to the edges of contemporary experience.
Humanities 2019

DataCamp Access for Researchers, Spring Quarter

March 26, 2019
DataCamp is an online service with over 200 self-paced, interactive courses on using R, Python, and SQL for data analysis. DataCamp subscriptions for researchers are funded by Research Computing Services, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Galter Health Sciences Library and Learning Center, and a grant from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund.
Broad Interest 2019

Jock Reynolds Fellowship in Public Programs

March 25, 2019
The Jock Reynolds Fellowship at the Yale University Art Gallery is a two-year fellowship intended for an emerging arts professional considering a career in museum education with a focus on public programs. Yale University Art Gallery programs connect curricular, co-curricular, and community initiatives and interests through a wide range of engagement opportunities, including in-gallery artist and scholar talks, conversations, studio workshops, performances, poetry readings, film screenings, and scholarly lectures. Reporting to the Associate Curator of Programs and working collaboratively across the Education Department, other Gallery departments, Yale University, and the greater New Haven community, the Fellow will gain broad-based experience in museum programs. The Fellow will participate in the rigorous Wurtele Gallery Teacher training program and learn from museum educators about art-based pedagogies and the collection.
Humanities 2019

Cullman-Payson Fellowship in Academic Affairs and Outreach

March 25, 2019
The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman–Joan Whitney Payson Fellowship at the Yale University Art Gallery is a full-time, two-year fellowship intended for an emerging professional considering a career in museum education. Reporting to the Bradley Assistant Curator of Academic Affairs and working closely with colleagues and collaborators across and beyond Yale University, the Fellow will gain broad, hands-on experience in interactive and interdisciplinary teaching with objects; university-level outreach and curricular programs; and the execution and evaluation of educational offerings for diverse audiences. The Fellow will participate in the rigorous Wurtele Gallery Teacher training program and learn from museum educators about art-based pedagogies and the collection.
Humanities 2019

John Walsh Fellowship in Museum Education

March 25, 2019
The John Walsh Fellowship at the Yale University Art Gallery is a two-year fellowship intended for an emerging professional in the arts considering a career in museum education. Reporting to the Jan and Frederick Mayer Senior Associate Curator of Public Education and working closely with colleagues from the Education Department, other Gallery departments, and additional collaborators at and beyond the Yale University Art Gallery, the Fellow will be fully integrated into all aspects of the Education Department’s work, from planning to execution. They will gain broad-based experience in academic museum education over the course of the fellowship, including: K–12 public education; interdisciplinary and interactive teaching with objects; university-level outreach and teaching programs; execution and evaluation of educational offerings for various audiences; school, youth, adult, and community groups; and teachers, families, and adult visitors.
Humanities 2019

Call for Applications: Kaplan Humanities Institute Graduate Assistantship (2019-20)

March 25, 2019
Applications are being accepted for the graduate assistantship in the public humanities for the 2019-20 academic year. The Assistantship is designed to build professional capacity in programming, research support, and undergraduate mentorship. The role will encompass a broad range of duties, from coordinating undergraduate student involvement in the humanities to building collaborations and outreach initiatives with Northwestern and outside organizations. The goal is to develop skills to build and expand credentials and portfolio in the public humanities, with particular training in understanding the mission and operations of an academic humanities institute.
Social Sciences; Humanities 2019

Diversity Connect Program on May 17-18

March 25, 2019
McKinsey & Company welcomes you to apply to Diversity Connect, McKinsey & Company’s inaugural program for Black, African-American, Hispanic, Latino, and/or Native American students who are pursuing a PhD, postdoc, MD, and/or JD degree and plan to complete their program or degree in 2020.  
Broad Interest 2019

Empowering Through Diversity Event on May 2

March 25, 2019
McKinsey & Company’s Empowering Through Diversity event is a discussion and networking session for Chicagoland students.
Broad Interest 2019

CACS Great Lakes Chapter 23rd Annual Conference on April 27

March 19, 2019
Consider attending the 23rd Annual Conference of the Chinese American Chemical Society – Great Lakes Chapter (GLCACS) at Abbott Laboratories on Saturday, April 27 from 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM. The theme of this year’s meeting will be “Challenges and Opportunities for Chemists and Chemical Engineers in a Changing World”. Conference highlights include:
STEM 2019

2019 SAW Graduate Assistant Position

March 18, 2019
Sponsored by the associate provost for undergraduate education, the Summer Academic Workshop (SAW) is a three-week, credit-bearing summer program that develops the writing skills students will need to be successful during their academic career. SAW empowers students with the knowledge, skills, and confidence necessary to successfully navigate the university and provides students with the writing skills needed to succeed throughout their academic careers. Students benefit from the mentorship of upperclassmen who serve as Peer Counselors; instruction of Faculty affiliated with Northwestern’s esteemed Writing Program; and support and guidance from staff in the Department of Campus Inclusion & Community. Open to all students, priority in SAW is given to first-generation and/or low-income students. Founded in 1966, SAW is the oldest program of its kind at Northwestern, benefiting more than 1500 students.
Broad Interest 2019

Applications Now Open for Emerging Engagement Scholars Workshop

March 18, 2019
The Emerging Engagement Scholars Workshop is an intensive professional development program that provides advanced doctoral students and early career faculty with background literature, facilitated discussion, mentoring, and presentations designed to increase their knowledge and enhance their practice of community-engaged scholarship. Participation is limited, and interested applicants must be nominated by their faculty advisor/mentor or department chairperson. This year’s workshop will take place October 6-7 in Denver, Colorado. Please apply by Monday, April 15.
Broad Interest 2019

Building Immunity with Biomaterials Seminar

March 14, 2019
Join Professor David J. Mooney, PhD, the Robert P. Pinkas Family Professor of Bioengineering at Harvard University, for a lecture on Monday, March 25 at 4:00 PM about the development of biomaterials capable of concentrating, interrogating, and manipulating stem and immune cells.
STEM 2019

Current Kellogg MBA Courses Available to TGS Students

March 11, 2019
Each quarter, Kellogg opens a handful of MBA courses to TGS students. Available courses and instructions for requesting registration are outlined on the Non-Kellogg Student Registration webpage.
Broad Interest 2019

AAAS Catalyzing Advocacy in Science and Engineering Workshop 2019

March 11, 2019
The Graduate School (TGS) and Office of Federal Relations are pleased to invite graduate students in science, technology, engineering, math, and behavioral science fields to apply to participate in the AAAS Catalyzing Advocacy in Science and Engineering (CASE) Workshop. The CASE Workshop is a three-and-a-half-day program in Washington, DC (March 24-27, 2019) bringing together STEM students from across the country to learn about Congress, the federal budget process, and effective science communication.
STEM 2019

Master of Science in Law Information Session on March 7

March 04, 2019
Designed exclusively for students with STEM backgrounds, the Master of Science in Law (MSL) degree allows PhDs and postdoctoral trainees to fortify their technical training with a set of legal and business skills that are essential in the workplace. Advanced degree candidates who are interested in careers outside academia - for example, in industry, entrepreneurship, government, policy positions, or administrative roles - will find this training especially beneficial.
STEM 2019

ComSciCon-Chicago Workshop on August 24-25

March 03, 2019
Interested in building your science communication skills? Want to learn how to engage an audience outside of your field? Want to attend workshops and expert panels to expand your communication prowess? Consider attending ComSciCon-Chicago 2019, August 24-25 at the Technological Institute.
STEM 2019

LARB Summer Workshop Applications Now Open

February 25, 2019
The Los Angeles Review of Books and University of Southern California are pleased to announce the 2019 Publishing Workshop. Next year will bring some exciting changes: to best serve the needs of students who want an intensive introduction to the world of publishing and those seeking to launch their own independent ventures, the 2019 Workshop will feature both an intensive three-week publishing course and an optional five-week, guided Project Incubator to follow. The Incubator will also be open to Publishing Workshop alumni from the 2017 & 2018 cohorts.
Humanities; Social Sciences 2019

Applications Invited for SCELSE Summer Course at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore

February 22, 2019
Applications are invited from graduate students and early postdoctoral trainees for the 9th Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering (SCELSE) Summer Course from Tuesday, June 25 to Friday, July 12 at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore.
STEM 2019

2019 Chicago Women in STEM Symposium

February 20, 2019
Northwestern Postdoctoral Association's Chicago Women in STEM Initiative is very excited to invite you to the Chicago Women in STEM Symposium on Friday, March 8th, International Women’s Day! 
STEM 2019

Applications Now Open for NSF Training Grant: IDEAS

February 18, 2019
The Integrated Data-Driven Discovery in Earth and Astrophysical Sciences (IDEAS) program is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 academic year. Applications may be submitted online by Sunday, April 7. IDEAS is a National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Traineeship
STEM 2019

Skills & Careers in Science Writing Class

February 18, 2019
Applications are now open for Northwestern STEM+ PhD candidates interested in developing science writing and communication skills. “Skills & Careers in Science Writing” is a partnership between the Medill School of Journalism, The Graduate School, and Science in Society. In its fourth year, the course trains graduate students to distill scientific ideas into engaging, reader-friendly stories for lay audiences and provides networking and exposure to science writing and communication professionals. Students will work with former and current journalists and scientists-turned-journalists to develop a stronger understanding of narrative technique, story structure and the uses of metaphors and vivid language to convey complex topics.
STEM 2019

Upcoming INVO Seminars

February 18, 2019
The Innovation and New Ventures Office (INVO) is hosting a variety seminars in the coming weeks.
Broad Interest 2019

42nd Annual Midwest Biopharmaceutical Statistics Workshop May 20-22

February 11, 2019
The 42nd Annual Midwest Biopharmaceutical Statistics Workshop (MBSW) will be held from May 20-22 at Renaissance Indianapolis North Hotel, Indianapolis, Indiana. Online registration is now open! Students who are interested in biopharmaceutical statistics may fill out student financial application form for student travel grants. Preference is given to students presenting a poster. The workshop registration fee for students is expected to be waived if a travel grant is approved (students are responsible for the short course fees if interested.)
STEM 2019

TGS Life Science Commercialization Course

February 11, 2019
The Graduate School (TGS) in conjunction with the Chicago Biomedical Consortium (CBC) is offering "TGS 516 Commercialization in Context: Life Sciences," a new course for spring 2019 course on Wednesday evenings in Weiboldt Hall, focused on the commercialization of life science research with a special emphasis on intellectual property. This offering is a Life Science adaptation of a course originally developed and taught by inventors/commercialization agents in the Kellogg School of Management.
Social Sciences 2019

WISER Winter Faculty Seminar, Evanston Campus: Professor Yarrow Axford

February 08, 2019
Join the Women in Science and Engineering Research (WISER) for their next set of faculty seminars! In Evanston this month they have Professor Yarrow Axford from Earth & Planetary Sciences discussing her research in climate science, her experiences in science communication, and how she has navigated a path in academia. All are welcome and lunch will be provided. 
STEM 2019

Apply Now for ComSciCon 2019 Flagship Workshop

February 08, 2019
Applications are now open for ComSciCon 2019! The 7th annual Communicating Science workshop will be held in San Diego, CA, on July 11-13. Graduate students at American and Canadian institutions in all fields of science, technology, engineering, health, mathematics, and related fields are encouraged to apply. The application will close on Friday, March 1.
Social Sciences; Humanities; STEM 2019

Finding Chemical Information: Substances and Reactions

February 05, 2019
This session teaches substance and reaction searching techniques in Reaxys and SciFinder. You will learn how to build effective structure, substructure and reaction queries, and analyze and refine your answer sets. Some of the techniques that will be discussed include controlling substitution (defining generics and R groups, locking atoms and rings, adding variable points of attachment), mapping atoms, and forbidding transformations. Basic familiarity with chemical structure searching is recommended. Please bring your laptop.
STEM 2019

Call for Papers: Early Modern Bodies Graduate Early Modern Student Society Third Annual Symposium

February 05, 2019
The Graduate Early Modern Student Society (GEMSS) at the University of Wisconsin – Madison invites papers exploring these questions to be presented at its third annual symposium. They seek to foster an interdisciplinary dialogue among graduate students interested in early modernity however defined.
Humanities 2019

Social Jetlag, Chronotypes, & Performance Webinar on February 12

February 04, 2019
TGS alumnus, Aaron Schirmer ’09 PhD, will host a webinar on Tuesday, February 12 at 12:00 PM titled “Social Jetlag, Chronotypes, & Performance”
Broad Interest 2019

Active Learning in STEM Course and Learning Community

January 28, 2019
Learn how to engage students with active learning through the CIRTL (Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning) MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), “Advancing Learning Through Evidence-Based STEM Teaching.” Topics include peer instruction, problem-based learning, inquiry-based labs, and flipped classrooms. Connect with Northwestern MOOC participants through a MOOC-Centered Learning Community (MCLC) to enhance your learning experience and keep yourself on track with course material.
Social Sciences; STEM 2019

Management for Scientists and Engineers Certificate Program Information Session on February 13

January 24, 2019
Doctoral students enrolled in science, engineering, math, and quantitative social science programs are invited to an information session for the Management for Scientists and Engineers Certificate Program. This session will provide the opportunity to hear about the program from professors and former students and to ask any questions you may have.
STEM; Social Sciences 2019

Save the Date: Data Science & Business Analytics Career Fair on February 28

January 18, 2019
Northwestern Career Advancement (NCA) is partnering with the University of Chicago to host a graduate student-only data science career fair on Thursday, February 28 from 5:00 - 9:00 PM. Select employers include: 84.51, AbbVie, Allstate, Bain & Company, BCG Gamma, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Leo Burnett Group, Mathematica Policy Research, and United Airlines.
Broad Interest 2019

Winter Quarter Professional Development Opportunities from CIRTL

January 14, 2019
The Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL) is offering a variety of workshops designed to help graduate and postdoctoral students improve upon their teaching skills. 
Social Sciences; STEM 2019

Winter Quarter Workshops by University Libraries

January 10, 2019
University Libraries is kicking of the fall quarter with a variety of free workshops designed to help students, faculty, and staff.
Broad Interest 2019

Applications Now Open for NCI's Graduate Student Recruiting Program

January 10, 2019
There is still time to apply to the 4th Annual Graduate Student Recruiting Program (GSRP)! Graduate students who apply and are invited to visit the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have a distinct advantage in obtaining postdoctoral trainee positions.
Broad Interest 2019

Applications Now Open for 2019 Northwestern University-SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Program

January 10, 2019
The Graduate School (TGS) is thrilled to announce that applications are open for the 2019 Northwestern University-Social Science Research Council (SSRC) Dissertation Proposal Development Program, an exciting summer research opportunity for second and third year students in the humanities and qualitative social sciences at Northwestern University, University of Illinois-Chicago, and University of Chicago (Chicago Metropolitan Exchange Program universities).
Social Sciences; Humanities 2019

Dissertation Proposal Development Program Colloquium on January 30

January 10, 2019
Please join The Graduate School (TGS) for the winter quarter Dissertation Proposal Development Program Colloquium on January 30 at 4:30 PM in TGS Commons.
Social Sciences; Humanities 2019

Nominations for 2019 Robert Dirks Molecular Programming Prize Now Open

January 07, 2019
The International Society for Nanoscale Science, Computation and Engineering (ISNSCE) is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Robert Dirks Molecular Programming Prize.
STEM 2019

Book Your Winter Quarter Graduate Writing Place Appointments Now

January 07, 2019
The Graduate Writing Place is now open for winter quarter. Book your appointments online now. Now is the time to register for cross-disciplinary workshops for winter quarter.
Broad Interest 2019

INVOForward - 2019

December 18, 2018
INVOForward is a Northwestern mentorship program to accelerate biomedical commercialization, such as therapeutics, Health IT and medical devices. Apply now for this four-week program on entrepreneurship.
STEM 2018

STEM Circuits: 2019 Kick-Off on January 15

December 14, 2018
The Chicago Women in STEM Initiative is excited to announce that registration is now open for the pilot of their interdisciplinary STEM mentoring program for all Northwestern students, postdocs, faculty, and staff! STEM Circuits: 2019 will meet monthly from January until June, alternating between the Northwestern Chicago and Evanston campuses. At each meeting, they will explore a rotating topic of interest, (i.e., STEM communication, entrepreneurship/innovation, or Intersectionality) typically via a speaker or activity, followed by small group discussion and networking. 
STEM 2018

Digital Humanities Research Grant Applications Due January 22

December 14, 2018
The Digital Humanities Research Grant is intended to enable PhD students in the humanities to access specialized training. Awards up to $2,500 will be granted to assist PhD students requiring training in digital technologies directly in support of dissertation research.
Humanities 2018

Franke Graduate Fellowships for 2019-2020

December 11, 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 2019-2020. Following a rigorous selection process, Franke Graduate Fellows will enrich their independent research within a vibrant interdisciplinary collective, which includes multilayered structured conversations among faculty, graduate students, undergraduates, internationally renowned visiting scholars, and distinguished visiting artists.
Humanities 2018

Mentored Discussions of Teaching (MDT)

December 10, 2018
Observe and meet with faculty to discuss their approaches to teaching and learning through this flexible quarter-long program offered through the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL) at Northwestern.
STEM; Social Sciences 2018

Current Kellogg Courses Available to TGS Students

December 10, 2018
Each quarter, Kellogg opens a handful of courses to TGS students. Available courses and instructions for requesting registration are outlined on the Non-Kellogg Student Registration webpage.
Broad Interest 2018

Apply Now for the Spring 2019 GEO Community Practicum

December 03, 2018
Want to apply your research, gain professional experience or get to know Chicago? Apply now for the Spring 2019 Graduate Engagement Opportunities (GEO) Community Practicum.
Broad Interest 2018

NU Public Humanities Colloquium – Lunch at the Block!

November 29, 2018
Interested in the public life of the humanities? Curious about alternative careers for humanities doctoral students? Join the NU Public Humanities Colloquium! This year's series of events will kick off with lunch at the Block Museum on Tuesday, December 4.
Humanities 2018

CIRTL Pizza and Information Session

November 27, 2018
Stop by during lunch on November 30 to learn about CIRTL at Northwestern programs from past participants and opportunities for STEM and social science grad students and postdocs to earn CIRTL certification. Pizza will be served and there will be a drawing for Amazon gift cards.
Broad Interest 2018

Chemistry of Life Processes Institute's NIH Graduate Training Program

November 27, 2018
Chemistry of Life Processes Institute's National Institutes of Health (NIH) Graduate Training Program at Northwestern trains chemistry, biology, and engineering graduate students to work across disciplinary boundaries to address the big problems in biomedical research. The program provides second- and third-year graduate students with opportunities to pursue cutting-edge research, use advanced tools for innovation and discovery, and learn transdisciplinary problem-solving approaches.
STEM 2018

Women as Leaders: Do they Make a Difference? - with Dr. Alice Eagly

November 26, 2018
Join the Chicago Women in STEM Initiative for a discussion on women's leadership with Dr. Alice Eagly and a brief introduction to our winter-spring quarter mentoring program, STEM Circuits. Interdisciplinary and cross-career level mentoring circles aim to build a diverse and inclusive local community that supports the professional development and advancement of graduate and postdoctoral women in STEM.
STEM 2018

ACiDS Open Meeting on November 28

November 26, 2018
Academics for Careers in Data Science (ACiDS) is hosting its first open meeting on Wednesday, November 28 at 11:00 AM in Ryan Hall, Room 4003. This graduate student group focuses on professional development for those interested in Data Science by meeting biweekly to strategize coding interviews and build coding portfolios on Github.
STEM 2018

SIAM "Bridging the Gap" Seminar on November 30

November 26, 2018
Join Northwestern’s student chapter of SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Math) for the first “Bridging the Gap” seminar of the year on Friday, November 30, 2018 from 12:00-1:00 PM at TechM128. Lunch will be provided. This seminar is designed to highlight the broad applications of mathematics to diverse disciplines. The talks will be tailored to be understandable to a general audience without field-specific knowledge.
STEM 2018

Winter Quarter Interdisciplinary Writing Groups

November 19, 2018
Applications for Winter Quarter Interdisciplinary Writing Groups run through the Graduate Writing Place are due November 28.
Broad Interest 2018

Professional Development (STEM): CIRTL at Northwestern Information Session

November 12, 2018
Stop by during lunch to learn about Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL) programs from past participants and opportunities for STEM and social science grad students and postdocs to earn CIRTL certification.
STEM; Social Sciences 2018

Professional Development: What’s the Takeaway?: Lesson Planning Around Student-Centered Goals

November 12, 2018
Instructors often plan lessons around the readings or assignments and what activities they want to use. This workshop presents a "backward design" approach to lesson planning, asking participants to think through what students should be able to do at the end of the lessons and then selecting activities to align with those outcomes. We will discuss and practice writing SMART objectives and structuring your sections with them in mind.
Broad Interest 2018

AAAS Now Accepting Applications for Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellowship

November 05, 2018
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellowship places science, engineering, and mathematics students and postdoctoral trainees at media organizations nationwide.
STEM; Social Sciences 2018

SACNAS Presents: Search, Apply, Negotiate for Your Future Job on 11/12

November 05, 2018
Join the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) at the first of three professional development workshops: Search, Apply, Negotiate for Your Future Job on Monday, November 12 at 5:00 PM in 3rd floor conference room of Abbott Hall.
Broad Interest 2018

CGSA Presents: Financial Education Seminars

November 05, 2018
The Chicago Graduate Student Association (CGSA) will be hosting a two-part Financial Education Seminar Series.
Broad Interest 2018

WISER Fall Faculty Seminars

November 05, 2018
Following the success of their symposium last spring, Women in Science and Engineering Research (WISER) is introducing a quarterly faculty seminar series! Women faculty from Evanston and Chicago campuses will be featured once a quarter to talk about both their research and how they have navigated the path to professorship.
STEM 2018

Office of Equity Training

November 05, 2018
Join the Women in Science and Engineering Research (WISER) as Kate Harrington-Rosen, the Equity Outreach and Education Specialist from Northwestern's Office of Equity, covers harassment in the workplace, discrimination, and reporting. Learn about the Office of Equity's role on campus and our responsibilities as campus members. Light refreshments will be provided.
STEM 2018

Limited Submission Funding Opportunity National Science Foundation Research Traineeship Program (NRT)

October 30, 2018
The NRT Program is dedicated to supporting highly effective training of STEM graduate students in high priority interdisciplinary research areas through the use of comprehensive traineeship models that are innovative, evidence-based, and aligned with changing workforce and research needs.
STEM 2018

NU SIAM Seeking Student Speakers for "Bridging the Gap" Seminar Series

October 29, 2018
The Northwestern chapter of Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (NU SIAM) is looking for speakers for the fall quarter “Bridging the Gap” seminar on Friday, November 30 from 12:00 to 1:00 PM, at Tech M128.
STEM 2018

The NSF 2026 Idea Machine Challenge

October 22, 2018
The National Science Foundation's (NSF) NSF 2026 Idea Machine is a competition to help set the U.S. agenda for fundamental research in science and engineering. Participants can earn prizes and receive public recognition by suggesting the pressing research questions that need to be answered in the coming decade - the next set of “Big Ideas” for future investment by the NSF. Apply by October 26.
STEM 2018

INVO Practicum Internship Applications Now Open

October 22, 2018
Innovation and New Ventures (INVO) at Northwestern University is seeking graduate students and postdocs interested in intellectual property and commercialization for their internship program. The INVO Practicum is an unpaid internship open to all Northwestern graduate 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.
Broad Interest 2018

GLAC Fall 2018 Advocacy Mentor Circle: Bradley Grams of the EPA

October 22, 2018
Join the Graduate Leadership & Advocacy Council (GLAC) and Northwestern Alumni Association (NAA) for the first-ever Advocacy Mentor Circle featuring Bradley Grams of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on November 9 from Noon-1:30 PM in University Hall, Room 122.
Broad Interest 2018

Data Science Night on 11/1

October 22, 2018
Data Science Nights are monthly hack nights on popular data science topics, organized by Northwestern University graduate students and scholars. Each night will feature refreshments, a talk on data science techniques or applications, and a hacking night with data science projects or learning groups of your choice. 
STEM 2018

NCA Presents: Business Case with the Global Director of Energy and Sustainability at AbbVie Workshop

October 22, 2018
Companies across all sectors are working towards more Environmentally Sustainable ways to do business.  From utilizing more renewable energy to addressing the total life cycle of their products, companies are putting more emphasis on sustainability. Join Northwestern Career Advancement (NCA) on October 26 from 12:00 - 1:00 PM for "Business Case with the Global Director of Energy and Sustainability at AbbVie Workshop," an interactive session as we look at a real world example of how AbbVie is using renewable electricity a component of their overall sustainability strategy.
Broad Interest 2018

CIRTL Presents: How Can We Interrupt and Mitigate Implicit Bias When We Witness It?

October 22, 2018
Join other Northwestern graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty, and staff on-campus as we learn how to interrupt and mitigate implicit bias through this event organized by the Center for Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL) Network. The Evanston and Chicago Campus viewing events are sponsored by CIRTL at Northwestern and the Chicago Women in STEM Initiative.
STEM 2018

Northwestern Day at the Chicago Humanities Festival

October 22, 2018
Join the Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) on Sunday, October 28 for Northwestern Day. Notable programs include Rebecca Traister, Eve Ewing, Jill Lepore, and Northwestern professors Ozge Samanci and Dean Adrian Randolph.
Humanities 2018

December Dissertation Boot Camps Applications Due 10/24

October 22, 2018
The Graduate School and the Writing Place developed the Dissertation Boot Camp to help make fast and significant process with dissertation writings. Applications for the December Dissertation Boot Camp are due Wednesday, October 24.
Broad Interest 2018

Master of Science in Law (MSL) Open House on November 10

October 18, 2018
Calling all PhD students! Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s Master of Science in Law (MSL) program arms STEM professionals with the tools they need to succeed in today’s innovation economy. Join them for an Open House on Saturday, November 10 to learn more. Northwestern postdocs may be able to use the Reduced Tuition Benefit to cover most of the cost of tuition.
Broad Interest 2018

San Jose State University: 30+ Tenure-Track Faculty Positions Open

October 16, 2018
San Jose State University (SJSU) is seeking applicants for more than 30 tenure-track faculty positions open from across all disciplines at SJSU. All graduating PhD students and postdocs who are passionate about teaching and research are encouraged to apply.
Humanities; STEM; Social Sciences 2018

Graduate Certificate in Biomedical Scientists as Educators Program - University of Florida (Online)

October 15, 2018
Learn strategies and build skills with a new University of Florida credential. The new and online graduate certificate in biomedical scientists as educators program will help you develop the essential skills required to become an instructional leader in any teaching environment - from writing a curriculum to developing a syllabus and teaching philosophy.
Broad Interest 2018

NSF 2026 Idea Machine Competition is Now Accepting Applications

October 15, 2018
The NSF 2026 Idea Machine is an ideas competition to help set the U.S. agenda for fundamental research in science and engineering. Participants will earn cash prizes and receive public recognition by suggesting the pressing research questions that need to be answered in the coming decade, the next set of “Big Ideas” for future investment by the National Science Foundation (NSF).
STEM 2018

Professional Development Opportunities from the Searle Center

October 15, 2018
The Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching is offering a variety of workshops designed to help graduate and postdoctoral students improve upon their teaching skills. 
STEM; Social Sciences; Humanities 2018

STAGE Lab Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2019 Fellowships

October 15, 2018
The Scientists, Technologists and Artists Generating Exploration (STAGE) Lab is now accepting applications for its fall 2019 fellowships.
Humanities; Social Sciences 2018

NPA: myPDO Monthly: Classification of Postdocs and Appointment Process

October 12, 2018
Sign up for "PDO Mentoring Program: Classification of Postdocs and Appointment Process". This webinar will cover the importance of defining postdoctoral titles at an institution so postdocs are identified easily and not placed in other titles used for multiple purposes such as instructor.
Broad Interest 2018

NPA Travel and Childcare Support Awards

October 12, 2018
The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) is pleased to offer travel and childcare support awards for postdoctoral scholars to attend the 17th NPA Annual Conference, which will be held at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, Florida, April 12 - 14, 2019.
Broad Interest 2018

Women of Color in STEM Programs Research Study

October 11, 2018
Dr. Kerrie Wilkins-Yel in the Department of Counseling & Educational Psychology at Indiana University is currently conducting a study that seeks to understand the gendered and racialized experiences that graduate and postdoctoral women of color may experience in their science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs.
STEM 2018

Northwestern University Libraries' Data Analysis Workshops

October 08, 2018
Geospatial and Data Services at Northwestern University Libraries is pleased to offer workshops related to GIS and data analysis that can assist you in your research.
Broad Interest 2018

Fall Quarter Workshops by University Libraries

October 08, 2018
University Libraries is kicking of the fall quarter with a variety of free workshops designed to help students, faculty, and staff.
Broad Interest 2018

Northwestern University Libraries' Geospatial (GIS) Workshops

October 08, 2018
Geospatial and Data Services at Northwestern University Libraries is pleased to offer workshops related to GIS and data analysis that can assist you in your research.
Broad Interest 2018

CNAIR Announces 2018-2019 Graduate Fellowship Awards

October 03, 2018
CNAIR is excited to announce its inaugural graduate student fellowship awards in 2018-2019! The Center’s graduate student fellowship program seeks to generate and support research that is responsive to and engaged with Native communities and organizations, NAIS research, and historical and contemporary issues. 
Humanities; Social Sciences 2018

2019 IBM PhD Fellowship Award

October 02, 2018
Strong collaboration with faculty, students and universities is vital to IBM. The IBM PhD Fellowship Program advances this collaboration by recognizing and supporting exceptional PhD students who want to make their mark in promising and disruptive technologies.
STEM 2018

Office of Fellowships Sponsoring Two NSF GRFP Preparation Events

October 02, 2018
The Office of Fellowships will be sponsoring two events to help students prepare their applications for the 2018-2019 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) competition.
STEM 2018

INVO Series | Understanding Patents – Answering Common Questions From Academic Inventors

October 02, 2018
Calling all innovators! Join Innovation and New Ventures (INVO) at Northwestern University for an informative luncheon program that will demystify the patent process on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 from 11:30 - 12:30 PM.
STEM 2018

2019 NPA Distinguished Service Award (DSA)

October 02, 2018
The NPA Distinguished Service Award (DSA) represents appreciation for an individual that has demonstrated either a profound, sustained, or leadership contribution to improving the postdoctoral experience. Submit the nomination package by Friday, October 12, 2018.
Broad Interest 2018

Center for Engaged Scholarship (CES) 2019-2020 Fellowship Program Announcement

October 01, 2018
The Center for Engaged Scholarship (CES) is pleased to announce that the application portal for this year’s fellowship awards is now open. CES is planning to award at least five fellowships of $25,000 each for the 2019-2020 academic year.
Social Sciences 2018

Center for Leadership Coaching Program Coming to Chicago Campus

September 28, 2018
Leadership isn't something you're either born with or without; the best leaders, collaborators, and team members improve through intentional practice and reflection. Northwestern University's Center for Leadership Coaching program enables students to do just that. The Center for Leadership is excited to expand this program to postdocs on the Chicago campus for the first time. Apply by October 5.
Broad Interest 2018

Grantsmanship for Research Professionals Workshop 2018

September 27, 2018
This executive education-style workshop course, to be held on November 8 - 9, 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.
Broad Interest 2018

Winter Data Science Fellowship Opportunity

September 24, 2018
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.
STEM; Social Sciences 2018

Book Your Fall Quarter Graduate Writing Place Appointments Now

September 24, 2018
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? The journal article you finally managed to revise over the summer? Now's the time to start reserving appointments for fall quarter.
Broad Interest 2018

Now They See It: Visual Communication of the Patterns in Your Data

September 24, 2018
Within a well-designed graph or data visualization, the eyes can be a powerful tool for understanding patterns in data. But within a poorly-designed depiction of the same data, the same tasks can be inefficient, or even overwhelming. Hosted by RSG and led by Steven Franconeri, this workshop will combine an overview of data visualization techniques with hands-on exercises.
Broad Interest 2018

Data Science Nights - Fall 2018 Kickoff Meeting

September 19, 2018
Data Science Nights are monthly hack nights on popular data science topics, organized by fellows and scholars from the Northwestern Data Science Initiative.
STEM 2018

"Writing a Killer Faculty Application" Workshop - Rutgers University

September 19, 2018
Getting a faculty position begins with the application. While many graduate students and postdocs are familiar with how to put together a cover letter and a CV, the research and teaching statements can be trickier. At this workshop, they will go over what makes a good packet, provide examples, and help you with your application whether you have anything written or not.
STEM 2018

“Creating and Owning Your Individual Development Plan (IDP)” CIRTL Online Workshop

September 19, 2018
Craft a robust IDP draft and action plan by learning the components of successful, sustainable plans in this two-part online workshop offered through the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL).
STEM 2018

Introduction to STEM Teaching Course and Learning Community, CIRTL at Northwestern

September 19, 2018
Learn about evidence-based STEM teaching through this 8-week online course and an on-campus learning community offered through CIRTL at Northwestern.
STEM 2018

Call for Nominations: 2019 MAGS Distinguished Master's Thesis Awards

September 19, 2018
The Executive Committee of the Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS) is soliciting nominations for the 2019 MAGS Distinguished Master’s Thesis Awards. The awards are to recognize and reward distinguished scholarship and research at the master’s level.
STEM; Social Sciences 2018

Mentored Discussions of Teaching (MDT), CIRTL at Northwestern

September 19, 2018
Observe and meet with faculty to discuss their approaches to teaching and learning through this flexible quarter-long program offered through CIRTL at Northwestern.
Broad Interest 2018

Cats Closet Open House

September 19, 2018
Join Northwestern Career Advancement for a first look at its clothes closet, ’Cats Closet. This new service offers all Northwestern students access to FREE gently used professional and business casual attire appropriate for career fairs, interviews, information sessions and the workplace.
Broad Interest 2018

National Physical Science Consortium (NPSC) Fellowship Opportunity

September 19, 2018
Applications are now open for the NPSC fellowship program. The NPSC Program provides a two-phase, six-year fellowship. Initial support is for two or three years, depending on the employer-sponsor.
STEM 2018

Apply Now for the 2018-19 Digital Humanities Pedagogy Workshop

September 17, 2018
The Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities invites humanities students to apply to the Graduate Student Digital Humanities Pedagogy Workshop (DHPW) for 2018 - 2019.
Humanities 2018

Register Now to Attend Fall Quarter Graduate Writing Place Workshops

September 17, 2018
Registration for fall quarter cross-disciplinary writing workshops is now open. Topics of fall quarter workshops include writing cover letters for the academic job market, developing your academic presence online, and strategies for revising, editing, and proofreading your own writing.
Broad Interest 2018

Introduction to STEM Teaching Course and Learning Community

September 16, 2018
Learn about evidence-based STEM teaching through an 8-week online course and an on-campus learning community offered through the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL) at Northwestern. This 8-week program is flexible and designed to accommodate the busy lives of graduate students and postdocs.
STEM; Social Sciences 2018

Summer 2019 Predoctoral Career Diversity Workshop in the Humanities

September 13, 2018
Explore humanities careers outside the traditional tenure-track academic system! The 2019 Humanities Without Walls consortium predoctoral career diversity summer workshop is currently open for application.
Humanities 2018

Northwestern Career Advancement Workshops

September 11, 2018
Northwestern Career Advancement (NCA) will be offering a variety of professional development opportunities for graduate students throughout September on Northwestern's Chicago and Evanston campuses. Topics covered will include: consulting, job searching, and resume building, in addition to NCA's Fall Career Fair.
Broad Interest 2018

English Development through Guided Exploration (EDGE) Program

September 09, 2018
Applications are now being accepted to participate in the English Development through Guided Exploration (EDGE) program during fall quarter 2018. EDGE is designed to provide international graduate students with an opportunity to practice English conversation skills with international and American peers.
Broad Interest 2018

“Practicum in Developing Assessments” CIRTL Online Course

September 09, 2018
Develop two commonly used STEM assessments, multiple choice questions and classroom activities, and strengthen them through peer-review feedback in this 3-part online course offered through the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL). This 3-week online course has biweekly sessions on Tuesdays from 12:00 - 2:00 PM CT on October 2, 16, and 30. Register by Monday, September 24 to participate.
STEM; Social Sciences 2018

“Equity in STEM for All Genders” CIRTL Online Course

September 09, 2018
Analyze gender bias and collaboratively develop approaches to counter gender bias in STEM in this 9-week online course offered through the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL). This 9-week online course meets weekly on Thursdays from 1:00 - 3:00 PM CT from October 4 through December 6 (there will be no class the week of Thanksgiving). Register by Monday, 9/24 to participate.
STEM; Social Sciences 2018

Mentored Discussions of Teaching (MDT) Program

September 09, 2018
Mentored Discussions of Teaching (MDT) is a quarter-long program where STEM and social science graduate students and postdocs learn about and discuss teaching and learning in their disciplines. Participants are paired with a faculty mentor to meet with and observe several sessions of their course. Participants also attend three group meetings where they discuss literature about teaching and learning and share their perspectives from their teaching observations.
STEM; Social Sciences 2018

Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowships in Women’s Studies

September 08, 2018
The Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies encourages original and significant research about women that crosses disciplinary, regional, or cultural boundaries. Previous fellows have explored such topics as transnational religious education for Muslim women, feminist technology design, the complex gender dynamics of transidentity management, women’s electoral success across racial and institutional contexts, women’s sports, and militarism and the education of American women. The 2019 Fellowship competition will select 10 fellows who will receive $5,000 to be used for expenses connected with completing their dissertations, such as research-related travel, data work/collection, and supplies.
Social Sciences; Humanities 2018

The Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships

September 08, 2018
The Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships are designed to encourage original and significant study of religious and ethical values in all areas of human endeavor. Eligible proposals have religious or ethical values as a central concern, and come from fields within the humanities and social sciences. In the current Newcombe competition, at least 20 non-renewable fellowships of $25,000 will be awarded for 12 months of full-time dissertation writing. PhD and ThD candidates who will be in the final year of dissertation writing during the 2019-2020 academic year may apply.
Social Sciences; Humanities 2018

NU-SACNAS GRFP Panel and Meet & Greet on September 13

August 31, 2018
Join Northwestern’s chapter of the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (NU-SACNAS) for a Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Panel and Meet & Greet on September 13 at 5:30 PM in Tech M345. Please RSVP no later than September 10. 
STEM 2018

Current Kellogg Courses Available to TGS Students

August 28, 2018
Each quarter, Kellogg opens a handful of courses to TGS students. Available courses and registration instructions are outlined on the Non-Kellogg Student Registration webpage. Non-Kellogg registration for Fall 2018 begins on Monday, August 27, and ends on Friday, August 31 at 5:00 PM. All of the classes open to non-Kellogg students have a limited number of available seats. Registration requests will be processed on a first-come, first-serve basis. Follow the steps for registration to ensure your request is reviewed.
Broad Interest 2018

Science Club Youth Mentoring Opportunity

August 27, 2018
Science in Society is seeking graduate students, postdocs, and/or staff to volunteer at an after school science mentorship program called Science Club. This initiative is designed to spark interest in science and teach "scientific habits of mind" to middle school kids through challenging, hands-on science and engineering investigations. The program serves around 145 youth weekly with sessions led by approximately 75 graduate students and staff mentors. Mentoring in the program is a minimal time commitment (1.5 hours a week, no prep needed) and prior mentoring experience is not required.
STEM 2018

Faculty Senate Research Assistant Opening

August 27, 2018
The Northwestern Faculty Senate is currently seeking a research assistant with archival experience, typically the kind of research associated with the humanities and social sciences. This position is full-time with a highly flexible schedule. It could be in lieu of a postdoctoral fellowship or ideal for an advanced graduate student who recently finished their dissertation and does not have an academic job or funding lined up for next year.
Humanities; Social Sciences 2018

“Writing an Effective NSF GRFP Proposal” CIRTL Online Workshop on 9/13

August 27, 2018
Get a guided introduction to the application process for the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) in this unique three-part online workshop that blends recorded lectures with a synchronous online session to bring participants together from all across the country. This workshop is offered through the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL). The online workshop will take place on Thursday, 9/13 from 2:30-4:30 PM. Please register by Wednesday, 9/12 to participate.
STEM 2018

“The Academic Job Search” CIRTL Online Workshop on 9/12 & 9/19

August 27, 2018
Learn how to navigate the academic job market and uncover a wide range of tools and resources available to academics on the job hunt in this two-part online workshop offered through the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL). The online workshops will take place on Wednesday, 9/12 and Wednesday, 9/19 from 12-1:30 PM. Please register by Friday, 9/7 to participate.
STEM 2018

Sci-ROI Annual Event 2018

August 20, 2018
The Sci-ROI Annual Event 2018 will be held on September 8-9 at The University of Chicago. Science and Research Opportunities in India (Sci-ROI) is a volunteer-run, not-for-profit organization whose objective is to promote multi-dimensional engagement between the U.S. and India. Sci-ROI organizes the Young Investigators Meeting (YIM) every year and invites participation from scientists, graduate students, postdoctoral researchers from all across the U.S. who are seeking for a career in India in the STEM fields.
STEM 2018

Free “Writing Effective Teaching Statements: Peer Review” Workshop on September 12

August 17, 2018
The Searle Center for Advanced Learning and Teaching is hosting a "Writing Effective Teaching Statements: Peer Review" Workshop on Wednesday, September 12, from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM at TGS Commons. This workshop is free, but registration is required. It is open to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows from all departments and disciplines who have a draft of their teaching statement.
Humanities; Social Sciences; STEM 2018

Free "Writing Effective Teaching Statements: Getting Started" Workshop on August 29

August 17, 2018
The Searle Center for Advanced Learning and Teaching is hosting a "Writing Effective Teaching Statements: Getting Started" Workshop on Wednesday, August 29, from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM in TGS Commons. This workshop is free, but registration is required. It is open to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows from all departments and disciplines, in all stages of drafting their teaching statements.
Social Sciences; STEM; Humanities 2018

Medill Science Writing Course for STEM+ PhD Students

August 17, 2018
“Skills & Careers in Science Writing” is a partnership between the Medill School of Journalism, The Graduate School, and Science in Society. This course trains graduate students to distill scientific ideas into engaging, reader-friendly stories for lay audiences and provides networking and exposure to science writing and communication professionals. Fall 2018 applications are now open for Northwestern STEM+ PhD candidates interested in developing science writing and communication skills.
STEM 2018

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Information Sessions

August 16, 2018
Social Sciences students are eligible to apply for the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). First or second year graduate students are invited to attend one of the following information sessions hosted by the Office of Fellowships to learn more about the application process.
Social Sciences 2018

MSE and BSEE Professional Development Programs Celebration

August 10, 2018
On Monday, August 6, The Graduate School (TGS) and Kellogg School of Management hosted a celebration to honor the most recent PhD candidates and postdoctoral fellows to complete the Management for Scientists and Engineers (MSE) certificate program and the Business for Scientists Executive Education (BSEE) program.
Broad Interest 2018

HCA Spring Academy 2019: Call for Applications

August 08, 2018
The Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA) welcomes applications from PhD students from around the world for its sixteenth annual HCA Spring Academy Conference on American Culture, Geography, History, Politics, and Religion. For the first time this year, HCA is also welcoming applications from the field of economics. The conference will take place in Heidelberg, Germany from March 18-22, 2019.
Social Sciences; Humanities 2018

Dan David Prize: Call for Scholarship Applications 2019

August 08, 2018
The Dan David Prize is an international award, endowed by the Dan David Foundation and headquartered at Tel Aviv University. Each year, the Dan David Prize awards 20 scholarships of $15,000 each to outstanding doctoral and postdoctoral researchers. 10 scholarships are awarded to students from universities all over the world and 10 scholarships are awarded to students from Tel Aviv University.
STEM; Social Sciences; Humanities 2018

Freelance Opportunity: Proteintech

August 08, 2018
Proteintech Group, Inc. is looking for a graduate student or postdoctoral fellow to help them improve their search engine optimization for their antibodies.
STEM 2018

Beyond the Bench Career Event on August 16

August 06, 2018
Meet prominent panelists from STEM fields and learn more about their careers by attending the Beyond the Bench Career Event on Thursday, August 16.
STEM 2018

Graduate Assistant Opportunity: Global Humanities Initiative

August 03, 2018
Northwestern's Global Humanities Initiative (GHI) is seeking a graduate assistant for the 2018-19 academic year. The salary will be $20/hour for approximately 100-120 hours throughout the year.  Responsibilities include website, email account, and social media management; logistics and publicity for events; planning input for future GHI activities; and miscellaneous administrative support.
Humanities 2018

Office of Fellowships NSF GRFP Summer Writing Workshops

July 30, 2018
Join the Office of Fellowships for a series of writing workshops on July 31, August 2, and August 7 for tips on how to apply to the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP). The NSF GRFP provides funding for MS and PhD graduate studies, and the application requires both a research proposal and a personal statement. 
Broad Interest 2018

2018 New TA Conference Registration Now Open

July 23, 2018
All graduate students with teaching responsibilities at Northwestern are invited to register for the free New TA Conference (NTAC) on Thursday, September 20, 2018 from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM at the Technological Institute in Evanston.
Broad Interest 2018

NUPF Presents: 2018 Current Research & Future Career Symposium

July 19, 2018
NUPF is partnering with the Bioprofessionals Career Development Program, the Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching, and the Northwestern Office of Postdoctoral Affairs to bring you the 2018 Current Research & Future Career Symposium. The Symposium is open to all postdocs and graduate students in any discipline at Northwestern.
Broad Interest 2018

Graduate and Professional Student Poster Presentations: Request for Abstracts

July 10, 2018
UC Davis Global Affairs is seeking abstracts for poster presentations from graduate and professional students for the 2018 International Research Conference at UC Davis on September 17 and 18, 2018. 
Broad Interest 2018

The Data Incubator for Fall 2018

June 27, 2018
The Data Incubator is an intensive 8-week fellowship that prepares master's students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists.
Social Sciences; STEM 2018

Book Summer Writing Consultations in the Graduate Writing Place Now

June 19, 2018
The Graduate Writing Place is open for summer consultations. If you are working on job/fellowship applications, articles for publications, or dissertations/theses, Graduate Writing Fellows are there to help.
Broad Interest 2018

Developing an Effective Teaching Portfolio

June 18, 2018
Attend a two-day workshop series hosted by Graduate and Postdoctoral Learning, Searle Center on Wednesday, July 18 & Wednesday, July 25 from 10 AM - 12PM at TGS Commons.
Broad Interest 2018

Two Northwestern Students Named Mellon-ACLS Public Fellows in 2018

June 12, 2018
Two Northwestern graduate students have been selected as part of the eighth annual cohort of Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows. This year’s 24 fellows will take up two-year, full-time positions with top nonprofit organizations and government agencies working in the fields of policy, civil rights, arts and culture, and the media. The Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows program is made possible by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Social Sciences; Humanities 2018

NAA Webinar Series: Mapping the Levers for Cultural Change

June 08, 2018
Cultural change and transformation are two of the hardest feats to accomplish in most organizations. Although we tend to be pretty savvy as far as emotional intelligence and psychological trends, there are almost no definitions of culture, and how to change it, which are shared by individuals.
Broad Interest 2018

Dinner for Twelve

June 07, 2018
The Northwestern Alumni Association invites you to participate as a guest in your area for Dinner with Twelve. During these events, hosts open their home or host alumni and students at a restaurant where all arrive as strangers and leave as friends.
Broad Interest 2018

Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies Consortium

June 06, 2018
The Graduate School is a member of The Center for Renaissance Studies consortium. The center promotes the use of the Newberry collection by graduate students and postgraduate scholars in the fields of late medieval, Renaissance, and early modern studies (ca. 1300 – ca. 1750), offering a wide range of scholarly programs and digital and print publications based in the Newberry collections, and provides a locus for a community of scholars who come from all over the world to use the library’s early manuscripts, printed books, and other materials. 
Humanities 2018

Graduate Assistantships at the Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching

June 04, 2018
The Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching is accepting applications for a Graduate Associate position beginning fall 2018.
Broad Interest 2018

Introduction to STEM Teaching Course and Learning Communities

June 04, 2018
Introduction to STEM Teaching Course and Learning Communities begin the week of June 18 on both the Evanston and Chicago Campuses.
STEM 2018

Data Science and Programming Summer Workshop Series

June 04, 2018
The series offers 22 workshops from June to August on Python, R, SQL, command line, and GIS across the Evanston and Chicago campuses.  Northwestern graduate students, postdocs, faculty, and research staff of all experience levels are welcome in the workshops. 
Broad Interest 2018

Free Mentoring as Teaching: Best Practices in a Research Lab Workshop

May 29, 2018
Click here to register for the free Searle Center Grad and Postdoc Workshop Series: "Mentoring as Teaching: Best Practices in a Research Lab" that will take place on Thursday, May 31, from 10-11:30 AM at the Searle Center Library.
STEM 2018

Free Writing Effective Teaching Statements: Peer Review Workshop

May 29, 2018
Click here to register for the free Searle Center Grad and Postdoc Workshop Series: "Writing Effective Teaching Statements: Peer Review" that will take place on Wednesday, May 30, from 3-5 PM at TGS Commons (2122 Sheridan Road). 
Broad Interest 2018

Managing Microaggressions

May 21, 2018
Join NU-SACNAS for a workshop in Managing Microaggressions as part of their Diverse Perspective in STEM Series. Learn to identify and respond to microaggressions that occur within academia and professional settings.
Social Sciences; Humanities; STEM 2018

BioProfessionals: Applying for Faculty Positions

May 21, 2018
BioProfessionals is pleased to present a Pathways to the Professoriate workshop on Applying for Faculty Positions. Join Dr. Shelby Blythe (Molecular Biosciences), Dr. Neha Kamat (Biomedical Engineering) and Dr. Reza Vafabakhsh (Molecular Biosciences) as they discuss their experiences from having recently been on the job market.
Broad Interest 2018

Hype Your Research: A Visit to Mollie McQuillan's Gender Identity Class

May 16, 2018
Earlier this month, Dean Woodruff joined Mollie McQuillan, Presidential Fellow and PhD candidate in Human Development and Social Policy, to co-teach Mollie's undergraduate class as part of The Graduate School’s inaugural Hype Your Research visit.
Social Sciences 2018

Wine & Cheese & Grant Writing: Creating a Strong Fellowship Application

May 16, 2018
Joni the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities for a wine and cheese gathering for faculty and postdoctoral fellows in the humanities and qualitative social sciences who plan to write individual grant proposals to secure research leave. The focus of the workshop will be to review and discuss the merits/flaws of proposals with a select group of Northwestern faculty who have won and/or reviewed national grants.
Humanities 2018

Free Academic Job Search Webinar on May 16, 2018

May 14, 2018
Join Northwestern Presidential Fellow and PhD alumna, Alanna Hickey ('16 PhD, English), for a free webinar that will address key questions that arise in anticipation of and during the academic job search.
Broad Interest 2018

Northwestern Data Science Career Evening

May 14, 2018
Attend the Northwestern Data Science Career Evening Workshop on May 15 from 4:30 - 8 PM.
STEM; Social Sciences 2018

Northwestern University is a Member of the Council for European Studies

May 14, 2018
Institutional membership means that students at Northwestern University are eligible for a wide range of grants and awards to support their studies, research, and publications, including CES Conference Travel Grants and the Mellon-CES Dissertation Completion Fellowship.
Broad Interest 2018

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

May 14, 2018
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.
STEM; Social Sciences; Humanities 2018

Fulbright Application Workshops

May 11, 2018
The Office of Fellowships is hosting a series of workshops to discussFulbright application components and develop successful application strategies. During the workshop we will walk through the application form identifying areas where applicants typically go wrong.
Humanities; STEM; Social Sciences 2018

'The X of England': Race, Diaspora, and Violence

May 11, 2018
The Colloquium on Ethnicity and Diaspora (CED) presents 'The X of England': Race, Diaspora, and Violence — a talk by Dr. David Marriott (University of California, Santa Cruz) with Tyrone S. Palmer as discussant.
Humanities 2018

PhD Student Alex Gurvich Awarded Two Prestigious Fellowships

May 11, 2018
CIERA’s Alex Gurvich, a second-year astronomy graduate student advised by Professor Claude-André Faucher-Giguère, recently accepted two important fellowships within the same week. Part of the Galaxy Formation Group at Northwestern, Alex explores “the invisible universe” (the history and features of galaxies, stars, and supernovae) using computer simulations.
STEM 2018

Brand Yourself: Tools to position yourself in the job market and in life

May 11, 2018
Learn how to improve your personal brand and become an effective communicator in this workshop led by Andrew Sykes, Founder & President of Habits at Work and BARTLAB.
Broad Interest 2018

New T32 Funded Training Program for Postdocs

May 08, 2018
Congratulations to Professors David C. Mohr, PhD, and Madhu Reddy, PhD, who have received the Notice of Acceptance for a NIMH T32 training program to jointly train postdoctoral fellows in clinical science and human computer interaction focused on mental health.
STEM 2018

Call for Applications for the Office of Fellowships Graduate Assistant (OFGA) 2018-2019

May 07, 2018
The Office of Fellowships seeks a doctoral candidate with an outstanding record of undergraduate mentorship to join them during the 2018-2019 academic year.
Social Sciences; STEM; Humanities 2018

myDATA Phase III: Preparing PhDs for a Data-Driven World Application Instructions

May 02, 2018
Are you a graduate student or postdoc interested in teaching Python or R to your colleagues? Phase III of the myDATA program will be offering a short “train-the-trainer” series in which trainees will learn to effectively teach computational skills to others.
STEM 2018

Chicago Communicating Science Conference (ComSciCon-Chicago)

April 30, 2018
The ComSciCon workshop series is designed to empower graduate students to communicate the complex concepts arising in science, engineering and other technical fields to diverse audiences.
STEM 2018

Public Humanities Graduate Assistantship at the Chicago Humanities Festival

April 30, 2018
The assistantship provides each student with the following: working experience in the country’s leading public humanities organization, access to world-renowned humanities scholars, interaction with Chicago’s top cultural institutions, and a mentored team environment in which to build varied skills for future employment.
Humanities; Social Sciences 2018

Holocaust Educational Foundation - Graduate Assistantship

April 30, 2018
The graduate student assistant will be responsible for assisting HEF of NU Staff to carry out the daily operation of a university-based non-profit organization.
Humanities; Social Sciences 2018

Bioprofessionals: Pathway to the Professoriate

April 27, 2018
BioProfessionals is pleased to present a Pathway to the Professoriate series on academic job searches. In a series of panels this spring, they will explore all facets of academic job searches, from how to prepare to be a competitive candidate to negotiations and start up packages.
STEM 2018

The Archive: Seminar Overview

April 27, 2018
The Newberry Library invites graduate students in the humanities to apply for a seminar that will explore the theoretical, critical, and practical methods necessary to negotiate historical and literary archives.
Humanities 2018

Job Offer Negotiation Workshop

April 26, 2018
Learn how to advocate for yourself in an informed and effective way. Topics will cover determining your “worth”, negotiation etiquette, and negotiating other relevant issues. 
Humanities; Social Sciences; STEM 2018

INVO Series in Evanston

April 25, 2018
The Innovation and New Ventures Office at Northwestern catalyzes the translation of university innovations out of the lab to benefit the public. 
Humanities; STEM; Social Sciences 2018

Wilderness First Aid Training Opportunity

April 25, 2018
Northwestern’s Graduate Student International Travel Task Force and the Office of Global Safety and Security (OGSS) are pleased to announce that applications are open for qualifying graduate students who could benefit from Wilderness First Aid training in support of their academic goals requiring remote or rural international travel to apply for a reimbursement grant. 
Broad Interest 2018

PhD Student Opportunities with Chicago Field Studies Academic Internship Program

April 25, 2018
In the 2018 – 2019 academic year, the Chicago Field Studies Program will offer two types of opportunities for PhD students to gain experience in teaching and/or program management.
Social Sciences; STEM; Humanities 2018

Apply now to serve as the Graduate Writing Place GA or a Graduate Writing Fellow

April 23, 2018
In the 2018-2019 Academic Year, the Graduate Writing Place will offer two types of opportunities for advanced PhD candidates who wish to augment their writing, leadership, and teaching skills at the same time they improve the writing skills of other graduate students at Northwestern.
Humanities; STEM; Social Sciences 2018

Now Accepting Application for the Teaching Certificate Program (TCP)

April 23, 2018
The Teaching Certificate Program combines seminars, workshops, mentoring, and small-group discussions to prepare participants to teach in their disciplines.
Humanities; STEM; Social Sciences 2018

Writing Effective Teaching Statements: Getting Started

April 23, 2018
In this workshop, participants will learn about the characteristics of successful teaching statements and engage in the Generative Knowledge Interview process, which uses key moments as learners or teachers to help frame the value of teaching in their teaching statements.
Broad Interest 2018

Graduate Learning & Teaching Symposium

April 23, 2018
The Searle Center invites you to a cross-disciplinary discussion about teaching and learning led by graduate students at Northwestern.
STEM; Social Sciences; Humanities 2018

International Studies Graduate Teaching Opportunity

April 19, 2018
The International Studies Program in WCAS is hiring three PhD candidates to teach the course INTL_ST 395 (Integrating Project Seminar).
Humanities; Social Sciences 2018

Call for Nominations: 2018 CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards

April 19, 2018
The Council of Graduate Schools seeks nominations for the 2018 CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards in the following fields: 1) Mathematics, Physical Sciences, and Engineering and 2) Social Sciences.
Social Sciences; STEM 2018

Why Do Animal Studies?: The Turn to the Quasi-, Post-, Anti-, Non-, Para-

April 19, 2018
The event engages with the interdisciplinary humanities and social sciences subfield of animal studies, a new mode of research charged with the study of human-animal interaction in cultural, artistic, literary and other contexts.
Humanities; Social Sciences 2018

2018-2019 GLAC Executive Board

April 18, 2018
GLAC is currently accepting nominations for the 2018-2019 Executive Board. They invite all graduate students to nominate themselves or another individual for a position on the executive board for the next academic year.
Humanities; STEM; Social Sciences 2018

Talking the Talk: Techniques from Language Classrooms for Teaching Academic Jargon

April 16, 2018
This workshop will equip instructors with pedagogical techniques based on research in second language acquisition, giving them a range of tools to empower students to engage fearlessly with new ideas, improve their comprehension of academic discourse, and articulate their own thoughts in this specialized language.
Humanities; STEM; Social Sciences 2018

No Tear Grading: Responding to Student Writing with Realistic Expectations

April 16, 2018
This workshop will introduce participants to strategies for setting clear expectations for feedback--both for themselves and for their students.
Social Sciences; STEM; Humanities 2018

Information Session on Leadership Opportunities at the Searle Center

April 16, 2018
Learn more about the Searle Center’s Teaching Certificate Program and Graduate Teaching Mentor Program at an information session on April 18 from 3 - 4:30 PM at the Searle Center Library.
Humanities; STEM; Social Sciences 2018

AHA seeks summer bloggers

April 16, 2018
The American Historical Association (AHA) is seeking three aspiring graduate student bloggers, each to write a series of posts on a topic of their choosing.
Humanities 2018

Apply Now for Summer 2018 Dissertation Boot Camps

April 16, 2018
Applications for Summer 2018 Dissertation Boot Camp are now available. Session One will run from June 18-29 and Session 2 will run from August 6-17.
Humanities; STEM; Social Sciences 2018

Register Now for Spring Quarter Cross-Disciplinary Writing Workshops

April 16, 2018
Now's the time to reserve your spot in the remaining cross-disciplinary writing workshops held this quarter.
Social Sciences; Humanities; STEM 2018

Book Your Spring Quarter Graduate Writing Place Appointments Now

April 16, 2018
The Graduate Writing Place has opened for the spring quarter, and now's the time to begin reserving appointments.
STEM; Social Sciences; Humanities 2018

Summer Institute in Computational Social Science (SICSS)

April 16, 2018
SICSS Chicago brings master’s and PhD students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty from across Chicago to learn computational techniques at the nexus of data science and social sciences.
Social Sciences 2018

2018 Dissertation Proposal Development Program Participants

April 16, 2018
We are pleased to announce the 2018-2019 participants of the Northwestern University – Social Science Research Council Dissertation Proposal Development Program.
Humanities; Social Sciences 2018

T32 Research Fellowship

April 12, 2018
Versiti is the recipient of a long-standing, highly successful institutional training grant that supports postdoctoral research training in transfusion medicine and benign hematology.
STEM 2018

TGS Diversity & Inclusion Graduate Internship

April 12, 2018
The Graduate School (TGS) announces a new Diversity and Inclusion internship position, which gives one non-STEM doctoral student the opportunity to support the TGS Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
Social Sciences; Humanities 2018

Call for Applications: Black Arts Initiative Graduate Assistantship

April 12, 2018
Applications are being accepted for the Black Arts Initiative Graduate Assistantship for the 2018-19 academic year. The Assistantship is designed to build professional capacity in programming, communications, and administration. Duties include but are not limited to:
Social Sciences; Humanities 2018

HerStory 2018

April 09, 2018
HerStory is an outreach event for high school and middle school girls. They are currently seeking scientists and engineers to help with the event.
STEM 2018

Apply Now: Leadership and Funding Opportunities in English Language Programs

April 09, 2018
Doctoral and MFA students are invited to apply for leadership roles in two programs offered by English Language Programs.
Broad Interest 2018

The Northwestern University Press Graduate Assistantship

April 09, 2018
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.
Humanities 2018

Spring 2018 Graduation Deadlines

April 09, 2018
TGS students who wish to graduate in spring 2018 must meet the deadlines listed below.
STEM; Social Sciences; Humanities 2018

Research Assistant Opportunities at Kellogg School of Management

April 09, 2018
Current Northwestern University undergraduate and graduate students are invited to apply for paid research assistant positions at Kellogg School of Management.
Broad Interest 2018

Chinese-American Chemical Society (CACS) 22nd Annual Conference

April 03, 2018
The Chinese American Chemical Society (CACS) Great Lakes Chapter will host their 22nd Annual Conference: Transformation of Chemical Industry on May 19 starting at 8:30 AM.
STEM 2018

GLAC & GSA Health Care Town Hall

April 03, 2018
Join GLAC & GSA at a Health Care Town Hall on April 11, 2018 at TGS Commons from 12 - 1:30 PM.
Humanities; Social Sciences; STEM 2018

SONIC Speaker Series: Professor Gianluca Carnabuci

April 02, 2018
Please join the SONIC Lab in Frances Searle Room 1-483 this Wednesday, April 4 at 10 AM to welcome SONIC Speaker Professor Gianluca Carnabuci of ESMT Berlin, who will present his talk.
STEM 2018

Early Sign-Up Opportunity: Council of One Hundred Spring Networking Reception

April 02, 2018
Join your fellow Northwestern graduate students, recent graduatess, and other alumnae for an informative and interactive networking session sponsored by the Council of 100.
Humanities; Social Sciences; STEM 2018

Computer Essentials for Social Scientists

April 02, 2018
This program, running from June 18 - July 31, teaches the principles of successful scientific computing and consists of 7 half-day training sessions with homework.
Social Sciences 2018

Boston Consulting Group Resume Writing and Recruiting Processes Webinar

April 02, 2018
BCG will be holding an information session on Thursday, April 5 at 6:00 PM CST for Northwestern University and University of Chicago MD, JD, PhD, and postdoctoral fellows interested in opportunities at BCG. This session will cover their three day Bridge to BCG summer program.
Broad Interest 2018

TGS Cross-Cultural 4-Day Writing Retreat

April 02, 2018
The Graduate Student group "TGS Cross-Cultural" is organizing a 4-day writing retreat for advanced graduate students in a vacation house in the Indiana Dunes.
Broad Interest 2018

If You are Using One Teaching Technology In your Class, It Should be Clickers

March 30, 2018
Clickers, which go by more formal names like Audience Response Systems (ARS), have both supporters and detractors among faculty and students. Attend a professional development opportunity on April 11 to learn more.
Broad Interest 2018

Free Registration to QPGSA's 11th Annual Conference: Queertopia

March 30, 2018
The Queer Pride Graduate Student Association is proud to announce free registration for its 11th annual Queertopia conference on Saturday, April 21 on the Evanston campus.
Broad Interest 2018

The Second Annual Inclusive Teaching Forum: Promising Practices: Learning from Our Community

March 30, 2018
On April 18, 2018, the Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching will host a half-day event for faculty, graduate students, postdocs, and staff who teach to explore issues of inclusion, equity and diversity in learning and teaching; and engage in discussion around promising practices for inclusive teaching and learning at our community. 
STEM; Social Sciences; Humanities 2018

Doctoral Student Opportunities in the Undergraduate Residential Experience for 2018-19 Academic Year

March 30, 2018
The Office of Residential Academic Initiatives anticipates several openings for doctoral students during the 2018-19 academic year.
Social Sciences; Humanities; STEM 2018

Upcoming Webinars from Alumni Relations

March 29, 2018
Check out the upcoming webinars from Alumni Relations featuring TGS alumni.
Broad Interest 2018

NU SACNAS Abstract Workshop

March 29, 2018
NU SACNAS in preparing for SACNAS 2018: The National Diversity in STEM Conference taking place in San Antonio, Texas on October 11-13. Join them for a workshop on April 4 to learn how to write the perfect abstract and apply for travel awards.
Social Sciences; STEM 2018

EDGS Graduate Lecture Series

March 29, 2018
In July 2018, Indonesia will hold simultaneous subnational elections to elect governors, mayors, and district heads in 17 provinces, 39 municipalities, and 115 districts. What does the data tell us about women’s representation in Indonesia’s subnational politics?
STEM; Social Sciences; Humanities 2018

Center for Civic Engagement

March 28, 2018
The Center for Civic Engagement has two openings for graduate assistants for the 2018-19 academic year, including Summer 2019.
Humanities; Social Sciences; STEM 2018

The “No Tears NRSA” : How to Successfully Prepare and Submit an Individual NRSA Fellowship Application

March 23, 2018
Just in time to prepare for the NIH April 8 deadline for Individual (F Series) NRSA Awards, OSR has posted a new microlearning module about how to successfully prepare and submit a “No Tears NRSA” to help fellows - and the RAs working with fellows.
Broad Interest 2018

The Data Incubator

March 22, 2018
This program 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.
Social Sciences; STEM 2018

Graduate Student Appreciation Week (GSAW)

March 20, 2018
Graduate Student Appreciation Week (GSAW) will take place from April 2-6.
Social Sciences; STEM; Humanities 2018

WISER Spring Symposium

March 19, 2018
Join WISER this spring to highlight the work of women faculty here at Northwestern. Featuring research talks from five faculty members spanning multiple fields, find out what your colleagues are working on in other departments and engage with the wider STEM community.
STEM 2018

In Motion: Performance and Unsettling Borders

March 19, 2018
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. The event will take place from April 27-29, 2018. 
Humanities 2018

Exploring Intersectionality: A Panel Discussion with SACNAS & QPGSA

March 19, 2018
Please join SACNAS, in partnership with QPGSA, for a discussion panel called “Exploring Intersectionality.” This is the first event from the Series: Diverse Perspectives in STEM organized by SACNAS.
Social Sciences; STEM 2018

2019-2020 German Chancellor Fellowship for Tomorrow’s Leaders

March 19, 2018
The German Chancellor Fellowship is targeted at university graduates from Brazil, China, India, Russia and the USA, who have already acquired initial leadership experience.
Broad Interest 2018

Career Fair: American Association for Cancer Research

March 16, 2018
The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is having their Annual Meeting in Chicago. As part of the meeting there will be a Career Fair on Saturday, April 14, 2018 from 9 AM - 3 PM at McCormick Place. There is no cost to attend the Career Fair, but registration is required by March 23.
STEM 2018

NSF's Vizzies Challenge

March 14, 2018
NSF's Vizzies Challenge, now in its 16th year, invites researchers and members of the general public to submit their best science or engineering visualization. In partnership with PopSci.com, this year's Vizzies closes on April 15.
STEM 2018

University and Industry Perspectives on Repurposing Drugs: Successes, Pitfalls, and Patent Opportunities

March 14, 2018
Join INVO for a presentation about the opportunities and challenges related to the commercialization of repurposed drugs.
STEM 2018

Teaching Assistantship in Latinx Studies

March 14, 2018
The Latina and Latino Studies program is accepting applications for a teaching assistantship for the 2018-19 school year.
Humanities 2018

Make Our Planet Great Again: Call for Applications

March 14, 2018
Four new funding programs have been launched as part of President Macron's "Make Our Planet Great Again" initiative.
STEM; Social Sciences 2018

A Conversation with Roxane Gay

March 14, 2018
CTSS & The Women's Center are excited to announce A conversation with Roxane Gay on Tuesday, April 3 at 7 PM.
Social Sciences; Humanities; STEM 2018

Free Tax Webinar for Postdocs and Graduate Students

March 14, 2018
This free webinar by Personal Finance for PhDs covers the information you need to know to file your US federal tax return.
Social Sciences; Humanities; STEM 2018

Searle Center Leadership Opportunities

March 12, 2018
Applications for the NTAC Workshop Leader and Graduate Teaching Fellow programs and Searle Graduate Associates are now open. Learn more about each of these opportunities during an information session led by current Searle Graduate Associates.
Humanities; STEM; Social Sciences 2018

The Biomedical Informatics & Data Science Student Group Career Talks: Quiddity Solutions’ Robert Gerovski

March 12, 2018
What do graduate students need to know about pursuing careers in informatics and data science outside of academia? The BIDS student group explores this question in their monthly career talks with professionals in the field.
STEM 2018

Information on Northwestern Computational Research Day

March 12, 2018
Northwestern Computational Research Day will take place on April 10 on the Evanston campus. This event allows Northwestern researchers, faculty, students and staff from diverse disciplines to come together to learn, connect and share their experiences with computational research. A complimentary lunch and cocktail reception will be provided for registered attendees.
STEM 2018

Graduate Assistantship (2018-19) — Call for Applications

March 12, 2018
Applications are being accepted for the Graduate Assistantship in the public humanities for the 2018-19 academic year.
Humanities 2018

Current Kellogg Courses Available to TGS Students

March 09, 2018
Each quarter, Kellogg opens a handful of courses to TGS students. Available courses and instructions for requesting registration are outlined on the Non-Kellogg Student Registration webpage.
STEM; Humanities; Social Sciences 2018

Visualization Competition for Computational Research Day

March 09, 2018
Northwestern IT is hosting a Visualization Competition and invites Northwestern undergraduate students, graduate students, and postdocs to submit their visualizations for consideration.
STEM 2018

2018 Physics of Living Cells Summer School

March 08, 2018
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. The 2018 CPLC Summer School will offer multi-scale training in the latest experimental, computational, and theoretical biophysical approaches.
STEM 2018

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

March 08, 2018
The Graduate Writing Place will be organizing several interdisciplinary writing groups this spring 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. Applications are due on Monday, March 12.
Broad Interest 2018

March Webinars: A Week with Northwestern Women

March 08, 2018
Reserve your spot in celebrating the Second Annual Week with Northwestern Women. Join these alumnae and faculty members to hear the most valuable and powerful tactics you can master to overcome some of the most common challenges we encounter at work or home.
Broad Interest 2018

Lightning Talk at Computational Research Day

March 07, 2018
The deadline to submit an abstract to give a Lightning Talk at Computational Research Day on April 10 has been extended to Tuesday, March 13.
Social Sciences; STEM 2018

Graduate International Student Orientation 2018

March 07, 2018
Save the date for the Graduate International Student from September 6-7 2018.
Social Sciences; Humanities; STEM 2018

American Diabetes Association (ADA): Pathway to Stop Diabetes

March 07, 2018
The Pathway to Stop Diabetes Research Program intends to attract brilliant scientists at the peak of their creativity to diabetes research, and to accelerate their research progress by providing the necessary resources and support for conducting transformative science. This program will consider applications directed toward all topics relevant to prevention, treatment and cure of all types of diabetes (type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes), diabetes-related disease states (obesity, pre-diabetes, and other insulin resistant states) and the complications of the disease.
STEM 2018

Applications are now open for RSG

March 06, 2018
RSG is an 8-week research communication training program offered as a non-credit course to TGS PhD and postdoctoral fellows from all areas of research.
Social Sciences; Humanities; STEM 2018

Crown Family Center for Jewish Studies

March 06, 2018
The Crown Family Center for Jewish Studies is pleased to announce competition for the 2018-2019 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.
Humanities 2018

Chicago Women in STEM & Academia Initiative

March 06, 2018
Northwestern University Postdoctoral Forum invites students, postdocs, staff, and faculty from Northwestern and other institutions to a special event on March 15 from 12 - 7 PM that will focus on addressing inequalities facing women in STEM and academia, building a community to promote gender equity, and identifying solutions for the prioritization of work and lifestyle.
STEM 2018

Block Museum Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellowship 2018-2019

March 05, 2018
The Block Museum’s Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellowship offers opportunities for Northwestern University doctoral students from various academic programs and disciplines who are interested in exploring museum professions. The Block Fellow will have an opportunity to meaningfully contribute to an ongoing or upcoming project, and is invited to participate fully in the museum’s activities, including departmental and staff meetings and programs organized by the Block when possible. Applicants should be Northwestern University non-Art History graduate students in their 3rd, 4th or 5th year. The application deadline is April 16, 2018.
Humanities; Social Sciences 2018

Graduate and Postdoctoral Learning Workshop: Incorporating Primary Literature into the STEM Classroom

March 05, 2018
Introducing primary literature into the STEM classroom promotes critical thinking and facilitates applied understanding of discovery in STEM. In this workshop, they will discuss the importance of primary literature as a teaching tool.
Broad Interest 2018

Information Session on Leadership Opportunities at the Searle Center

March 05, 2018
Learn more about the Searle Center’s Teaching Certificate Program and Graduate Teaching Fellows programs at an information session on March 15 from 2-4 PM at TGS Commons. Applications for both programs are due April 11, 2018.
Broad Interest 2018

Applications now open for Graduate Assistantships at the Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching

March 05, 2018
The Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching is now accepting applications for two Graduate Associate positions beginning fall 2018.
Broad Interest 2018

Hire Big 10 Plus Virtual Career Fair

March 05, 2018
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 on April 11. A number of the organizations in attendance have opportunities available for PhD and master's students.
Broad Interest 2018

Northwestern IT to Host Computational Research Day – April 10

March 02, 2018
Northwestern Information Technology will host the annual Northwestern Computational Research Day on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at Norris University Center from 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. All Northwestern University faculty, postdocs, students, and staff who are interested in computational research are invited to attend this one-of-a-kind event and learn from student and faculty researchers about computational research projects that are being explored at Northwestern.
Broad Interest 2018

NCA: Careers in Digital Media Panel

February 26, 2018
NCA invites you to the Careers in Digital Media Panel on Wednesday, February 28. This event will be a good opportunity for students to explore the world of digital media, glean career insights, and learn about industry trends. Students will be able to ask questions during the panel, and there will be time for 1-on-1 networking.
Broad Interest 2018

Critical Theory Graduate Assistantship

February 26, 2018
The Critical Theory Cluster is currently looking to fill a Graduate Assistant position for the upcoming academic year 2018-19. 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. The compensation and expected work hours are the same as a regular TAship/GAship (the stipend per month for 17/18 is $2,643, and for 18/19 is $2,683; the expected hours range from 15-20 per week).
Broad Interest 2018

BioSurvival Skills: Job Search Series

February 26, 2018
BioProfessionals is pleased to present the BioSurvival Skills Job Search Series for 2018! Elysse Longiotti from Northwestern Career Advancement will discuss different types of jobs outside academia and resources to help you explore your options.
STEM 2018

NCA and MSA Present: Identity and the Workplace

February 26, 2018
Are you looking for guidance on how to navigate your identity in the workplace? Learn from and meet with a diverse group of young professionals at an informative discussion regarding how to be authentic in a wide range of fields such as Media, Corporate, Education, Law, Medicine, Research, and Technology! A full dinner will be served.
Broad Interest 2018

NCA Social Impact Series Starting on March 6

February 23, 2018
NCA is excited to announce the Social Impact Series which, will be taking place in March. Please see the e-graphic below and attached with more details. For RSVP and additional details, log into CareerCat under the Events tab.
Broad Interest 2018

Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program

February 21, 2018
The Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program is now accepting applications for the 2018 Solicitation 1. Applications are due 5 PM Eastern Time on Tuesday, May 15.
STEM 2018

Grad and Postdoc Career Development Workshop: “Incorporating Primary Literature into the STEM Classroom”

February 19, 2018
Join Graduate and Postdoctoral Learning on March 13 for "Incorporating Primary Literature into the STEM Classroom". In this workshop, they will discuss the importance of primary literature as a teaching tool.
Broad Interest 2018

Grad and Postdoc Career Development Workshop: "Facilitating Learning with Small Group Work to Make a Bigger Impact"

February 19, 2018
Join Graduate and Postdoctoral Career Development on March 6 for "Facilitating Learning with Small Group Work to Make a Bigger Impact". This workshop equips TAs to identify opportunities for group work, utilize different small group formats that can target specific needs and objectives, and practice group work in their own classroom.
Broad Interest 2018

Searle Center's Grad and Postdoc Career Development Workshop: "Climate Change: Establishing a Community-Centered Classroom"

February 19, 2018
Join the Searle Center's Graduate and Postdoctoral Learning program for "Climate Change: Establishing a Community-Centered Classroom" on March 1. This workshop focuses on building community among students as peers and students and their instructors.
Broad Interest 2018

2018 Balzan Prizes

February 19, 2018
Applications for the 2018 Balzan Prizes from the International Balzan Foundation are now open. They will be awarded in the following subjects: Social Anthropology, Global History, Fluid Dynamics, and Chemical Ecology. Each of the four Balzan Prizes is worth 750,000 Swiss francs.
Broad Interest 2018

NIH Proposal Writing Workshop for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows Winter Quarter 2018

February 19, 2018
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. This workshop will also be beneficial for postdoctoral fellows developing K99 proposals.
Broad Interest 2018

Computational Research Day 2018

February 16, 2018
Attention students and postdocs! Display your research, practice presenting, network with fellow researchers, and compete for prizes at Northwestern Computational Research Day on Tuesday April 10, 2018. All areas of research are welcome. This year’s event will include a Poster Contest, Visualization Competition and Lightning Talks.
Broad Interest 2018

Northwestern University Brain Awareness Outreach (NUBAO)'s Brain Awareness Fair

February 16, 2018
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. NUBAO is always looking for enthusiastic science-minded volunteers!
Broad Interest 2018

Brady Fellowships Applications are due March 1

February 16, 2018
Please consider this unique opportunity to mentor undergraduates in the Brady Scholars Program. Sixteen WCAS undergraduates enter the program every year; each graduate mentor is responsible for four students for three years. These are some of the most impressive and politically engaged students at NU.
Social Sciences; STEM; Humanities 2018

Tillman Scholars Application Now Open

February 15, 2018
The annual application for the Tillman Scholars fellowship program is open until March 1! The Pat Tillman Foundation unites and empowers remarkable military veterans and spouses as the next generation of private and public sector leaders committed to service beyond self.
Broad Interest 2018

IDEAS Program Accepting Applications for 2018/2019

February 15, 2018
The Integrated Data-Driven Discovery in Earth and Astrophysical Sciences (IDEAS) program is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 academic year. Applications may be submitted on-line here. They will be evaluated as they are received, but are due no later than April 6.
STEM 2018

Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Information Session

February 12, 2018
Are you interested in translating your PhD into a career in nonprofits or government? The Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows program places up to 25 recent PhDs from the humanities and humanistic social sciences in two-year term staff positions at partnering organizations. This program provides PhDs with valuable, career-building experience in fields such as public policy, development, conservation, arts and culture, and media.
Humanities; Social Sciences 2018

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Public Humanities Graduate Assistantship at the Chicago Humanities Festival

February 12, 2018
The Public Humanities Graduate Assistantship at the Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) is a competitive 6-month opportunity awarded to an outstanding graduate student from Northwestern University. PhD students in the humanities or humanistic social sciences within years 2 – 5 of their academic program should apply. Applications should be sent via email as single PDF attachment to Associate Director of Graduate and Postdoctoral Professional Development, Mearah Quinn-Brauner by 5 PM on February 19, 2018.
Humanities 2018

Upcoming Deadline: The Alumnae of Northwestern University Graduate Fellowship 2018-19

February 09, 2018
The Alumnae of Northwestern University offers this Fellowship to full-time graduate students who show promise of achieving distinction in their chosen field and who will bring credit to the University. Criteria for selection include quality of scholarship, leadership, community service, professional experience, and financial need. Special consideration will be given to students who choose a program in pursuit of a career that serves the public good.
Broad Interest 2018

Master of Biotechnology Program's Biotechnology Day

February 08, 2018
Each year, the Master of Biotechnology Program hosts Biotechnology Day, a one-day life sciences festival designed to inspire and inform curious minds. This year's event includes community outreach activities, tours of facilities, career panels (technical and non-technical focuses), a keynote speaker, and an open networking session.
Broad Interest 2018

Franke Graduate Fellowships for 2018-2019

February 06, 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 2018-2019.
Humanities 2018

NICO/SONIC Speaker - Sameer Srivastava

February 05, 2018
Join The Science of Networks in Communities (SONIC) for their latest speaker event featuring Sameer Srivastava on February 7, where he will discuss his research on how culture, cognition, and networks independently and jointly relate to career outcomes.
Broad Interest 2018

Future Institute Research Center Scholarship Spring 2018

February 02, 2018
The Future Institute Research Center supports graduate student research through awarding annual scholarships. All applicants should be doctoral students whose research topic aligns with the Center’s focus: post-secondary transition, college and career success.
Broad Interest 2018

Applications Now Open for ComSciCon 2018

January 30, 2018
Applications are now open for ComSciCon 2018, the 6 annual Communicating Science workshop, to be held in Boston, MA on June 14-15 2017. Graduate students at U.S. and Canadian institutions in all fields of science, technology, engineering, health, mathematics, and related fields are encouraged to apply. The application will close on March 1st.
Broad Interest 2018

SONIC/NICO Speaker - Adam Kleinbaum, Language Style Similarity and Friendship Networks

January 29, 2018
Please join SONIC and NICO at 600 Foster Street, Chambers Hall on Wednesday, Jan 31 at noon to welcome Adam Kleinbaum of the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, who will present his talk "Language Style Similarity and Friendship Networks" as part of SONIC's collaboration with Wednesdays @ NICO.
Broad Interest 2018

Active Learning in STEM Online Course and Learning Community - Begins Week of February 5

January 29, 2018
Learn how to engage students with active learning through the CIRTL MOOC, “Advancing Learning Through Evidence-Based STEM Teaching.”
STEM 2018

Galter Health Sciences Library & Learning Center – February Classes

January 25, 2018
Please take a look at the upcoming classes being offered by Galter Health Sciences Library & Learning Center for the month of February (Scopus, PubMed, EndNote).
Broad Interest 2018

Northwestern Alumni Association's February Webinars hosted by TGS Alumni

January 24, 2018
The Northwestern Alumni Association will be hosting two TGS alumni for webinars in February. Each individual will discuss a topic relating to their experience and expertise that will help your professional development. These events are open to Northwestern students and alumni.
Broad Interest 2018

National Cancer Institute's National Graduate Student Recruitment Program (GSRP)

January 24, 2018
Applications are currently being accepted for the National Cancer Institute’s Graduate Student Recruiting Program (GSRP).
Broad Interest 2018

Graduate and Postdoctoral Program Workshop Series - More than Making the Grade: Mentoring Student Writing before and after the Deadline

January 22, 2018
In this workshop, you will learn how to provide effective, targeted feedback that points your students toward further improvement--and how to head off your students’ most common writing mistakes before they get on paper.
Broad Interest 2018

Graduate and Postdoctoral Program Workshop Series - Adopting the Purrr-fect CATs: Implementing Assessment Techniques that fit your Classroom

January 22, 2018
In this workshop, participants will learn what Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs) are and how to implement them as non-graded activities for enriching student engagement and comprehension.
Broad Interest 2018

Graduate and Postdoctoral Program Workshop Series - Communication Strategies for the Multilingual Classroom

January 22, 2018
This workshop discusses challenges and considerations for multilingual classrooms -where either the instructor or student(s) may not be a native English speaker. This workshop will equip TAs with evidence-based communication strategies and tools to facilitate an effective learning environment.
Broad Interest 2018

Women's Health Research Day

January 22, 2018
zJanuary 25 is now considered "Women's Health Research Day" in celebration of tend anniversary of the implementation of the landmark policy set forth by the NIH, requiring investigators to consider sex as a biological variable.
STEM 2018

Apply for the Buffett Institute's Graduate Student Organized Conference Grant

January 19, 2018
The Buffett Institute will provide up to $30,000 to fund a graduate student initiated and organized conference. Conferences are on an international or comparative topic with relevance to contemporary political, economic, or social issues. The deadline to apply is April 1.
Broad Interest 2018

NEXT 2018: Spend a Day Job-Shadowing a Northwestern Alumnus this Spring

January 19, 2018
Register for the annual Northwestern Externship Program (NEXT) -- a one-day shadowing program that allows current Northwestern students to accompany alumni on the job in an industry of their choice this spring to learn more about different professional fields. Registration runs January 19 through February 6 and accounts take up to 2 business days for approval. Co-sponsored by Northwestern Career Advancement and the Northwestern Alumni Association.
Broad Interest 2018

Dissertation Proposal Development Program Colloquium

January 19, 2018
Please join us for the winter quarter Dissertation Proposal Development Program Colloquium on February 21. At this event, 2017 summer participants will discuss their experiences learning research design, implementing interdisciplinary theories and methodologies, and crafting dissertation prospectuses and proposals.
Broad Interest 2018

McKinsey APD Diversity Impact Award

January 17, 2018
McKinsey APD Diversity Impact Award is for graduate students who identify as Black/African American and/or Hispanic/Latino and who will receive their PhD, Postdoc or MD between May 2019 and December 2020. The deadline is to apply is January 22, 2018.
Broad Interest 2018

AAAS Catalyzing Advocacy in Science and Engineering Workshop

January 16, 2018
Northwestern’s Graduate School and Office of Federal Relations are pleased to invite graduate students in science, technology, engineering, math, and behavioral science fields to apply to participate in the AAAS Catalyzing Advocacy in Science and Engineering (CASE) Workshop, to be held in Washington DC on March 18-21, 2018.
Broad Interest 2018

Public Humanities Graduate Assistantship at the Chicago Humanities Festival

January 11, 2018
The Public Humanities Graduate Assistantship at the Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) is a competitive 6-month opportunity awarded to an outstanding graduate student from Northwestern University.
Humanities 2018

Graduate Engagement Opportunities (GEO) Practicum

January 11, 2018
The final deadline for applications is January 22, 2018.
Broad Interest 2018

Research Computing Workshops

January 09, 2018
Research Computing Services and Northwestern University Libraries will be offering a variety of workshops during the winter quarter on both the Evanston and Chicago campuses, as well as providing access to online training. There is no cost to attend most of these workshops, but registration is required. Visit the workshop series website for more details and to register.
Broad Interest 2018

NCA January Programming

January 09, 2018
Sign up for NCA's January career workshops! All of the following events are open to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.
Broad Interest 2018

Northwestern Career Advancement presents: Two-day Winter 2018 Internship & Job Fair

January 09, 2018
Meet employers in a variety of industries over two days. Different employers will attend each day, hiring for both internships and full-time opportunities.
Broad Interest 2018

Chateaubriand Fellowship - Call for Applications 2018-2019

January 08, 2018
The Chateaubriand Fellowship call for applications for 2018-2019 is now open.
STEM; Humanities; Social Sciences 2018

Summer Research Funding Opportunity: Applications due March 2 for Dissertation Proposal Development Program

January 08, 2018
Second or third year Humanities and qualitative Social Science doctoral students who are prepared to research and write their dissertation prospectus or research funding proposal/fellowship application in summer 2018 are encouraged to apply!
Humanities; Social Sciences 2018

HLTH Conference Accepting Papers

January 05, 2018
HLTH is a new conference driving disruptive innovation in healthcare, and the Academic Discoveries program will showcase the work of innovators and researchers who are creating the next generation of healthcare. They are accepting papers through January 31.
STEM 2018

Register Now for Winter Quarter Cross-Disciplinary Writing Workshops

January 05, 2018
Now's the time to reserve your spot in the six cross-disciplinary writing workshops held this quarter.
Broad Interest 2018

Book Your Winter Quarter Graduate Writing Place Appointments Now

January 05, 2018
Now's the time to start reserving appointments for winter quarter. Appointments are available on Evanston campus, Chicago campus, or online if you are no longer in-residence.
Broad Interest 2018

MSLCE Speaker Event - Deana Haggag, President & CEO, United States Artists

January 05, 2018
The MS in Leadership for Creative Enterprises program is excited to present a speaker event with Deana Haggag, President and CEO of United States Artists, on January 11, 5:15 PM
Broad Interest 2018

Pursuit Award Nominations Due February 2

January 04, 2018
The Pursuit Award is an international award that recognizes outstanding achievements in childhood disability research by current PhD students and those who have defended their PhD thesis in the last year. Current PhD students (no more than 6 months away from defense), post-doctoral trainees or recent graduates may apply.
Broad Interest 2018

Master of Science in Law Program Information Session

January 04, 2018
The Master of Science in Law degree (MSL) at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law arms STEM professionals with the tools they need to succeed in today’s innovative economy. They are holding information sessions in the coming months for all interested candidates.
STEM 2018

Health Policy Research Scholars Application Opens January 12

January 03, 2018
Health Policy Research Scholars is looking for second-year, full-time doctoral students from any and all disciplines—as diverse as economics, political science, psychology, architecture, transportation, sociology, and environmental health—who want to apply a health policy lens to their research to advance health and equity in their communities.
Social Sciences 2018