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Graduate Workshops and Resources

The Graduate College offers workshops and resources to assist graduate students in completing their degree. Some of the regularly scheduled workshops include: Producing and Presenting Scholarly Work, Developing and Formatting Theses and Dissertations, and the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) series. There are various other professional and personal development workshops offered to students throughout the year.

Scholarly Writing Workshops

The Graduate College is pleased to offer a series of Scholarly Writing Workshops. There is no fee to attend, and students may participate in one, two, or all three workshops. All currently-enrolled FAU graduate students are encouraged to attend. Class sizes are limited; be sure to reserve your space early. Topics include Presenting Scholarly Work, Producing Scholarly Publications, and Developing Theses & Dissertation.

  • Scholarly Presentations, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
    This workshop focuses on preparing and presenting scholarly work at conferences, seminars, and other academic settings. Topics covered will include following  presentation format/guidelines, tailoring presentations to a specified audience, presenting arguments concisely and appropriately, selecting the best media for presentations, and producing handouts and other visuals.

  • Producing Scholarly Publications, 12:30 - 2.30 p.m.
    Writing is an important part of graduate students' intellectual and professional development.  This workshop will focus on writing conference and journal papers, strategies for converting seminar papers and/or dissertation chapters into publishable articles, and producing book reviews and editorials. Participants will learn best practices for managing writing time as a graduate student; systems for planning, composing, and revising written work; and strategies for seeking publication.

  • Developing Theses & Dissertations, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
    Writing is an important part of graduate students' intellectual and professional development.  This workshop will focus on writing conference and journal papers, strategies for converting seminar papers and/or dissertation chapters into publishable articles, and producing book reviews and editorials. Participants will learn best practices for managing writing time as a graduate student; systems for planning, composing, and revising written work; and strategies for seeking publication.

All workshops will be held on Friday, June 12, in GS-118. Click here to RSVP. For more information, please contact Julie Farkas at jfarkas3@fau.edu.

Graduate Student Career Workshop Series

The Career Development Center developed workshops on career topics specifically geared for graduate students to be better prepared for the job search after you graduate. Food will be provided, courtesy of the Graduate and Professional Student Association.

CV Writing Workshop
June 1, 3:00 p.m., AL 338

Components of the Academic Job Search
June 2, 3:00 p.m., AL 344

Navigating the Academic Job Search
June 3, 3:00 p.m., AL 338

Navigating the Non-Academic Job Search
June 4, 3:00 p.m., AL 344

The Professional Development Workshop Series

The Graduate College in conjunction with Counseling and Psychological Services present several Professional Development workshops, such as Healthy Communication, Stress Management, and Finding Balance in Graduate School and Work Life.These workshops are generally offered each fall and spring semester. For more information, please contact Julie Farkas at jfarkas3@fau.edu.


The Graduate College also sends out a monthly newsletter to all graduate students with upcoming events and important deadlines. If you would like to be added to the email list, please send an email to zgreatho@fau.edu.

Available Resources

Career Development Center

Counseling and Psychological Services Center

Department of Campus Recreation

Graduate and Professional Student Association

Office for Students with Disabilities

Student Health Services

Writing Center

 Last Modified 5/28/15