Event Information

Graduate Student Professional Series: Striking a Balance in Graduate School

Day one of two half-day conferences for current CSU graduate students. Sponsored by The Career Center, The Graduate School, The Institute for Learning and Teaching, and CSU Ventures, this event is a great opportunity for graduate students to think about their professional development by hearing from current faculty about how to maintain balance between work and life, things to think about in terms of attending, presenting, and networking at conferences, as well as a keynote address related to finding meaning in your work.

8:30-9:00 am Registration, Breakfast, Networking
9:00-9:15 Welcome
9:15-10:15 Faculty Panel: Managing the Pressures and Priorities of Graduate School
10:15-10:30 Snack Break
10:30-11:15 Navigating a Professional Conference Successfully (Dr. Ellen Fisher, Chemistry)
11:15-12:00 Keynote address: Finding Balance and Meaning in Your Work (Speaker TBA)

The second half-day conference will be Saturday, April 12 and will focus on the job search, application materials, and interviewing in (1) academia, (2) government, (3) business/industry, and (4) entrepreneurism/small business. Students will have an opportunity to attend break-out sessions on three of the four employment areas. Students can attend one or both of the half-day conferences, and should register for each day they would like to attend.

Dates and Times:
February 15 - February 15, 2014 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Registration Deadline: February 1, 2014 8:30 AM
Registration is closed.
Behavioral Sciences 131
Learn More:
Heather Landers, 970-491-1324, heather.landers@colostate.edu