This publication, “CRA-W Graduate School Information Guide,” is designed to help lead students through the graduate school process.
CRA-WP Grad Cohorts
This session focused on building your oral communication skills. Topics include strategies for high quality oral and poster presentations.
This session addressed the confidence crisis that grad students often face: how to recover from not doing as well as you expected, from not passing the PhD candidacy exams on your first try, to the feeling that you don’t know as much as your fellow grad students, and more.
This session focused on the different career paths in academia. Discussing the challenges and rewards of research, teaching, and service, and the skills for success in each. It also discussed changing career paths.
This session was a discussion of the various career opportunities for Master’s graduates and how to find a position that is best for you. Discussion included possible career paths and the role of mentors in industry.
This session focused on the different career paths for new Ph.D.’s in industry and government laboratories.
This session addressed strategies for maintaining balance and a positive perspective in your life during graduate school and throughout your career.
This session focused on the importance of carefully choosing an advisor, how to get the most out of your interactions with your advisor, and the responsibilities of both student and advisor in making the graduate research experience successful.
Slides from the Grad Cohort 2015 Workshop. This session discussed avenues for publication and what is required for the different types of publications. Also the ethical concerns of publishing such as plagiarism, dual submissions, and author ordering.
Slides from the Grad Cohort 2015 Workshop. Session addresses the main differences in career options and in graduate studies between a Master’s degree and PhD degree. Topics include realistic goals and expectations for each degree and various strategies for deciding which degree to pursue.