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Workshops

Students and alumni are invited to attend our workshops to learn more about exploring careers, job search and interview strategies, and a number of other important career planning topics.

  • Workshop 1A: Contextualizing Your Research

    Tuesday, July 15, 2014

    10:30 AM-12:00 PM

    Library Learning Terrace

    • Current Students
    This is Part 1 of a 3 part Research Workshop Series. This workshop introduces students to the concept of research in context, whih will be the overarching theme for all three workshops. In this first workshop, we will discuss the idea of "context", explore what a literature review is and how a literature review is related to context, and begin mind-mapping the different contexts of students's STAR topics.

    Please RSVP via Dsicover.
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  • Workshop 1B: Contextualizing Your Research

    Thursday, July 17, 2014

    10:30 AM-12:00 PM

    Library Learning Terrace

    • Current Students

    This is Part 1 of a 3 part Research Workshop Series. This workshop introduces students to the concept of research in context, whih will be the overarching theme for all three workshops. In this first workshop, we will discuss the idea of "context", explore what a literature review is and how a literature review is related to context, and begin mind-mapping the different contexts of students's STAR topics.

    Please RSVP via Dsicover.

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  • Info Session: Fellowships

    Monday, July 21, 2014

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM

    Library Learning Terrace

    • Current Students
    Fellowships are nationally and internationally prestigious merit scholarship programs that support undergraduate students or graduate study, research or work experiences, here or overseas. Attend the fellowships info session to discover all the great opportunities available to you. The session will be led by Rona Buchalter.
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  • Workshop 2A: Finding and Reading Scholarly Articles

    Tuesday, July 22, 2014

    10:30 AM-12:00 PM

    Library Learning Terrace

    • Current Students
    This is the part 2 of the 3 part Research Workshop Series. This workshop will deal with the academic context of research - particularly in terms of how to read a scholarly article. Students will be asked to bring an article related to their STAR topic and will use that and a second article to visually depict common and unique elements among the two articles and their STAR topic.
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  • Workshop 2B: Finding and Reading Scholarly Articles

    Thursday, July 24, 2014

    10:30 AM-12:00 PM

    Library Learning Terrace

    • Current Students
    This is the part 2 of the 3 part Research Workshop Series. This workshop will deal with the academic context of research - particularly in terms of how to read a scholarly article. Students will be asked to bring an article related to their STAR topic and will use that and a second article to visually depict common and unique elements among the two articles and their STAR topic.
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  • "SENIOR SERIES" COVER LETTERS THAT POP

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014

    1:00 PM-2:00 PM

    Steinbright Career Development Center 3201 Arch Street, Suite 250

    • Alumni
    • Current Students
    • Senior Class

    Graduating students and recent alumni are invited to learn how to create a cover letter that will stand out to hiring managers.

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  • Workshop 3B: Research in Other Contexts

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    10:30 AM-12:00 PM

    Library Learning Terrace

    • Current Students
    This is the final part of the 3 part workshop series. The final workshop will ask students to consider contexts other than academic context in which their research exists, including real world applications and interdisciplinary connections. We will also explore the importance and value of understanding research in these various contexts.
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  • Abstract Writing Workshop

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    2:00 PM-3:30 PM

    Library Learning Terrace

    • Current Students
    Each student is required to write an abstract for a program booklet to be distributed at the STAR Summer Showcase. Attend the Abstract Writing workshop to learn not only the format of an abstract, but also how to communcate your research in a concise and effective way. 
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  • Abstract Writing Workshop

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    5:30 PM-7:00 PM

    Library Learning Terrace

    • Current Students

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  • Info Session: SCDC

    Friday, August 1, 2014

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM

    Library Learning Terrace

    • Current Students
    The research experience you are gaining as a STAR Scholar will set you apart when applying for co-ops, if you know how to use it to your advantage. Attend the SCDC info session to learn what you need to know about professional behavior, networking, and how to stand out to employers. The info session will be led by Amy Kramer.

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