The Office of Graduate Education

Graduate Professional Week

Graduate Professional Week will feature a series of events focused on graduate students from each school. All graduate students and postdocs are invited to a blend of academic, professional development and social events, plus free food and giveaways. Refreshments will be served at all events. Read more on last year's inaugural Graduate Professional Week.

Professional headshots will be available at some of the OGS on the Road events. See below for details.

Make sure to participate in the scavenger hunt for a chance to win $100 giftcard.

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Monday, October 2

OGS on the Road
9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Green Pit (on the 1st floor of Green Hall)

Writing and Researching the Lit Review
Thomasina Hickmann
Loreen Henry
(sponsored by OGS & Eugene McDermott Library)
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. MC 2.524

Plagiarism in Academic Publishing with special guest Gary Hoover
Daniel Arce
(sponsored by EPPS)
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. SSA 14.245

Dignity and Respect in the Workplace: Dealing with Difficult People
Terry Cartwright
Marion Underwood
(sponsored by OGS & Human Resources)
1:30 - 3:00 p.m. SSA 14.510

Kickoff Social and Taco Bar
Music, Giveaways,
Games and Prizes
(sponsored by OGS & Student Affairs)
3:00 - 5:00 p.m. North Mall (next to the the TI Plaza fountains)

Tuesday, October 3

OGS on the Road
Professional headshots available.
9:00 - 10:00 a.m. ATEC Lobby

CVs, Resumes, and Interviews
Panel Discussion
John Gooch
(sponsored by A&H)
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. SSA 14.244

ImaginePhD: a Career Tool for Humanists and Social Scientists
Robert Pearson
(sponsored by OGS)
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. SSA 14.510

Presenting at Conferences and Exhibitions
Jessica Murphy
(sponsored by the Feminist Research Collective)
1:00 - 2:30 p.m. SSA 14.245

Finding your Rhythm
Danica Harris
(sponsored by Student Counseling Center)
2:30 - 4:00 p.m. SSA 14.510

Graduate Student/Post Doc Joint Downtown Social with UT Southwestern
For students at downtown campuses.
Advanced registration required.
(sponsored by OGS and UT Southwestern)
5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Center for Vital Longevity (1600 Viceroy Drive, Suite 800, Dallas, TX 75235)

Wednesday, October 4

OGS on the Road
Professional headshots available.
9:00 - 10:00 a.m. ECS North Atrium

Academic Copyright for Researchers and Instructors
Travis Goode
(sponsored by Eugene McDermott Library)
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. MC 2.524

Teaching in Community Colleges with special guest Scott Cheney
Panel Discussion
Advanced registration required.
(sponsored by Center for Teaching and Learning)
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. MC 2.410

Work-Life Balance
Panel Discussion
Daniel Arce
Shalini Prasad
Marion Underwood
Katrina Watland
(sponsored by OGS & The Galerstein Gender Center)
1:30 - 3:00 p.m. SSA 14.510

Katie Knable
Advanced registration required.
(sponsored by The International Center)
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. SSB 3.107

Your Dream Job Awaits - Expand Your Opportunities with LinkedIn
Tom Kim
(sponsored by The Naveen Jindal School of Management)
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. JSOM 12.110C

Thursday, October 5

OGS on the Road
9:00 - 10:00 a.m. JSOM Atrium Lobby

Taking Ownership of your PhD
Jeremiah Gassensmith
(sponsored by NSM)
10:30 - 12:00 p.m. SSA 14.510

Building Communities of Practice
Panel Discussion
Xtine Burrough
(sponsored by ATEC)
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. ATC 1.201

Academia Versus Industry
Panel Discussion
Shalini Prasad
(sponsored by ECS)
1:30 - 3:00 p.m. SSA 14.510

Faculty Panel Discussion on Publishing Articles/Meet & Greet
Thomasina Hickmann
Loreen Henry
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
(sponsored by OGS and Eugene McDermott Library)
2nd Floor Founder's Atrium

What Every International Student Should Know About U.S. Employment, with special guest Dan Beaudry
(sponsored by the International Student Services Office and Career Center)
5:00 - 7:00 p.m. SSA 13.330

Campus Map

Friday, October 6

OGS on the Road
9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Founders 1st Floor Atrium

Shelley Cook
Limited number of mats available. Please bring your own if you have one.
(sponsored by OGS)
9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Founders 2nd Floor Atrium

Dallas Comedy House
Advanced registration required.
(sponsored by OGS)
10:30 - 12:30 p.m. Faculty Dining Hall - SU2.905 A and B

Persuading Other People with special guest Jean-luc Doumont
(sponsored by OGS)
1:30 - 3:00 p.m. TI Auditorium ECSS 2.102

Faculty 3MT (3 Minute Thesis Competition)
3:00 - 5:00 p.m. TI Auditorium ECSS 2.102
with Closing Reception
(sponsored by OGS)


2016 Graduate Professional Week (inaugural)