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  • Tuesday, February 26, 2019
    12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

    Small Talk Can Be Awkward but You Don‘t Have to Be!: A Workshop

    If small talk makes you nervous, come to this interactive workshop where you can practice topics to discuss, strategies for approaching people, entering/exiting conversations gracefully and how to follow up with people afterwards.

  • Friday, March 1, 2019
    10:00 am to 11:30 am

    Speed Networking with Duke Alumni

    Meet distinguished alumni who serve Duke as part of The Graduate School's Board of Visitors through this speed networking opportunity. Whether you're interested in connecting with professionals in industry, startup, government, or academia, you'll meet leaders in these fields. Register by February 24.

  • Saturday, March 2, 2019

    Graduate and Professional Students Tax Prep Party

    The Graduate and Professional Student Council, the Duke Law School, and The Graduate School will host two tax-preparation sessions for graduate and professional students on Saturday, March 2.

  • Tuesday, March 5, 2019
    9:30 am to 11:00 am

    Careers in International Development

    If you would like to learn more about the different types of employers in international development and the kinds of skill profiles they are seeking, join Caroline Korda Poole for an interactive session that will help you make sense of this crowded field. From geographic considerations to in-demand skills, salaries, and other benefits, Caroline will help you understand the complex and competitive job market in international development and will help you focus on the organizations and roles that would be the best fit for you.

  • Tuesday, March 5, 2019
    10:00 am to 11:30 am

    How to Prepare and Network Effectively at Conferences

    In this workshop we will practice making small talk and networking with others during a conference. We'll also cover tips and strategies on what to wear, how to ask engaging questions during sessions and the best ways to prepare overall.

  • Thursday, March 7, 2019
    9:30 am to 11:00 am

    Interviewing in the Real World: What to Expect and How to Prepare

    Are you planning to pursue a non-academic career path? If so, you will need to prepare for a style of interviewing that is quite different than the academic interview process, from the interview structure to the types of questions asked.

  • Thursday, March 7, 2019
    3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

    RCR Forum: Textual Recycling

    This forum addresses text recycling (AKA “self-plagiarism”) which refers to authors reusing material from their prior work in a new document.

  • Thursday, March 14, 2019
    2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

    How to Develop a Daily Writing Practice (Webinar)

    This webinar, sponsored by the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity, offers strategies for writing productivity tailored for graduate students and junior faculty.

  • Monday, March 18, 2019
    12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

    5 Active Learning Techniques in 45 Minutes

    In this workshop, participants will engage in five simple active learning methods that they can try in their own courses. Discover how to make your classroom more fun and engaging and how to encourage deeper learning with your students with techniques that can be used in both small seminars and large classes.

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