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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, and Developing and Formatting Theses and Dissertations. 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 each semester. Check back for upcoming workshop dates. 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.

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. Check back for upcoming workshops this fall. Food will be provided, courtesy of the Graduate and Professional Student Association. Topics include: CV Writing Workshop, Components of the Academic Job Search, Navigating the Academic Job Search, and Navigating the Non-Academic Job Search.

  • CV Writing Workshop - October 19
  • Components of the Academic Job Search - October 20
  • Navigating the Academic Job Search - October 21
  • Navigating the Non-Academic Job Search - October 22

All workshops held in SU 222 at 4:00 p.m.

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 Rivka Felsher at rfelsher@fau.edu.

  • Managing Multiple Roles - September 17, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., AL 345
  • Stress Management - October 21, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m., CU 129
  • Healthy Communication - November 10, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., CU 131

Click here to RSVP for the CAPS Workshops.

University Library Workshop Schedule

FAU students, staff and faculty are invited to attend these workshops on research and information sources. All workshops held in Instruction Lab LY 136. Contact lyilis@fau.edu or call 561-297-4318 to register.

APA Boot Camp
Monday, September 14 at Noon
Thursday, October 29 at 4:00 pm
How is an APA citation created, and how is a paper formatted?  This session provides an introduction to APA format.

RefWorks
Wednesday, September 16 at Noon
Wednesday, October 28 at 5:00 pm
Use RefWorks to organize articles and library resources, and also to create a reference list or bibliography.

Finding Information on Companies & Industries
Thursday, September 24 at Noon
Thursday, October 15 at 5:00 pm
Locate facts, statistics, and additional information about business and industries through FAU library resources.

Library Research 101
Monday, September 28 at Noon
Wednesday, September 30 at 5:00 pm
Find out how to use the library catalog, databases and more to get good information for research assignments.

Effective Job Search
Wednesday, September 30 at Noon
Thursday, October 22 at 5:00 pm
The FAU Career Development Center and the FAU Libraries demonstrate how to look for jobs and get information on companies.

Web of Science: Not Just for Science Majors!
Tuesday, October 6 at Noon
Wednesday, October 7 at 5:00 pm
Learn how to use the Web of Science, a tool that can identify important articles, researchers, and trends within a field.

Primary Sources:  Using Government Documents
Wednesday, October 14 at Noon
Discover print and online government resources which provide useful primary source materials for researchers.

Literature Review
Tuesday, October 20 at Noon
Wednesday, October 21 at 5:00 pm
One of the first steps in research is the literature review; know how to identify, examine and evaluate key publications on your topic.

Finding Census and Government Statistics
Wednesday, November 4 at Noon
Covers where to locate and how to use needed statistics for different subject areas in Census Bureau and other government agency websites.

 

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

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