Graduate Opportunities, March 2023
GSG Diversity and Inclusion Committee April Meeting
April 3, 2-3pm
Location: Zoom https://umd.zoom.us/j/91417617970?pwd=OC9lWGdKQVMrd2JRUjYrWU9Jd0NFQT09
Committee Members Wanted at GSG
Currently, the Parental Grad Affairs Committee of GSG is recruiting members. This is a great opportunity to build up your leadership, get involved, and contribute your insight and ideas.
About Parental Grad Affairs Committee
The Parental Graduate Affairs committee aims to investigate and advocate for the interest of graduate students who are caregivers including, but not limited to parental leave, childcare, work-life balance, education, mental health, and caregiving.
If you’re interested, please fill out this survey:
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us firstname.lastname@example.org.
Graduate Research Appreciation Day
April 5th, 2023,
Location: Stamp Union
Here’s an opportunity to present your research! The Graduate Research Appreciation Day Conference is on the 5th of April. Get registered, and don’t worry about your research being complete!
Registration link: https://www.gsgumd.org/get-involved
For more information about the conference, registering, or the prizes for winners:
Email: email@example.com or drop us a DM!
2023-2024 Alumni Association Scholarship Application
The Alumni Association Scholarship Application for the 2023-2024 year is now live! The Alumni Association will be awarding 20 scholarships of $3,500 each, $1750 per semester.
Applications are due Monday, April 3, 2023 by 11:59pm ET.
Find more information at https://alumni.umd.edu/networks/scholarships-awards.
Please complete the GradSERU survey before March 27th.
It really helps the GSG make meaningful advocacy with the graduate school
Check here: https://umdsurvey.umd.edu/jfe/form/SV_bqQZcZxdsL0iifY?Q_CHL=email
Free Monthly Professional Photo Portraits
1- 3 pm on Apr 10, Tuesday, May 2
Location: University Career Center & The President's Promise, Hornbake Library South Wing, Suite 3100
Find more information on https://careers.umd.edu/events/event-calendar/free-monthly-professional-photo-portraits.
How to Explore Career Options
Location: Virtual Event
Are you trying to figure out what you want your career path to be but have no idea where to start? Do you have interests, but aren't sure how you could turn them into a career? In this session, we will discuss:
Tools and resources available through the University Career Center to help you explore and learn more about possible career pathways
Campus resources that can help you further explore majors on campus so that you can make an informed decision in your major choice
Experiences that exist both on-campus and off-campus to help you learn more about potential fields of interest
How you can use what you learn to inform the next steps of your own career journey
This workshop will be conducted virtually on a monthly basis through the University Career Center & The President's Promise. If this date doesn’t work for you, check out the UCC’s events calendar for future offerings.
More information on https://careers.umd.edu/events/event-calendar/how-explore-career-options-3
Life After F-1
Time: March 28th, 12:30-1:30pm
Location: HJ Patterson Global Crossroads
Register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeXGVm2n0Vc7Ae1a9yDxwQDXcQ7s5iDuErI2gE_Y6xEOVZRnw/viewform
Language House Language Chats
Mon. Mar 20, 2023 4:00-5:30 PM
St. Mary's Hall
All are welcome to come practice, improve, or maintain language skills in a casual setting over coffee and snacks. Every Monday, we open the doors of St. Mary's Hall 4-5.30 PM to welcome people who want to share their language or practice any language that they are learning or have learned. The language tables that are available on a regular basis are Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. However, if you would like to practice a language that is not listed here, let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Masterful Strings: "The Nightingale's Sonata"
Mon. Mar 27, 2023 8:00 PM
The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, 8270 Alumni Drive
International Student Coffee Hour
Thursday, March 30th, 2023, 2:30-3:30pm
Location: Mckeldin Mall Steps
Graduate Student Circle Sessions: Creating Connections and Community
Thursday, March 30th at 12:30 PM
One factor which has helped graduate students be successful in graduate school is connecting with the community and maintaining connections. This session will focus on how to engage in community, resources to make connections and organizations which offer space for graduate students. This is a great opportunity to learn about resources, ask questions, connect with other students and support your wellness.
The session will be held virtually and students can register at https://go.umd.edu/SP23GSC
That's all for this month's updates, folks!