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Degree Success: NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Location:
Alkek Library
Cost:
Free
Contact:
The Graduate College
shoptalks@txstate.edu
512.245.2581
gradcollege.txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
The Graduate College
This Shop Talk is for prospective applicants to the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). The GRFP provides three years of financial support for graduate students pursuing master’s and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), STEM education, and the social sciences. If you are an undergraduate senior or a graduate student in your first or second year of graduate school, this workshop is for you! Learn about the NSF Merit Review Criteria, find out how to craft the required statements, and get tips to share with your faculty advisor and reference writers.

Presented by: Dr. Andrea Hilkovitz – External Funding Coordinator, The Graduate College

Register today!*

*Off-campus students: This Shop Talk will be live-streamed. Please email shoptalks@txstate.edu to request access information.

The content for this Shop Talk is tailored for master’s/doctoral students and falls under the Degree Success category for the Shop Talk Certificate of Completion.
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Research Development: External Funding (Webinar)

Location:
Online Only
Cost:
Free
Contact:
The Graduate College
shoptalks@txstate.edu
512.245.2581
gradcollege.txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
The Graduate College
Are you looking for scholarships, fellowships, and grants to support your graduate study or research? This Shop Talk will introduce graduate students to the most common types and sources of funding, the mechanisms funders use to disseminate opportunities, and the search tools available at Texas State. You will also find out more about the services available through The Graduate College for students seeking external funding.

Presented by: Dr. Andrea Hilkovitz – External Funding Coordinator, The Graduate College

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The content for this Shop Talk is tailored for master’s/doctoral students and falls under the Research Development category for the Shop Talk Certificate of Completion.
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Degree Success: Funder Focus – American Association of University Women (A.A.U.W.)

Location:
Alkek Library
Cost:
Free
Contact:
The Graduate College
shoptalks@txstate.edu
512.245.2581
gradcollege.txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
The Graduate College
The American Association of University Women (AAUW) offers several fellowships and grants to support women in graduate school: American Dissertation Fellowships, Career Development Grants, International Fellowships, and Selected Professions Fellowships. Learn more about each award, find out if you are eligible to apply, and get tips for applying.

Presented by: Dr. Andrea Hilkovitz – External Funding Coordinator, The Graduate College

Register today!*

*Off-campus students: This Shop Talk will be live-streamed. Please email shoptalks@txstate.edu to request access information.

The content for this Shop Talk is tailored for master’s/doctoral students and falls under the Degree Success category for the Shop Talk Certificate of Completion.
Click here for more information
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Research Development: Pivot™ Funding Database Training (Webinar)

Location:
Online Only
Cost:
Free
Contact:
The Graduate College
shoptalks@txstate.edu
512.245.2581
gradcollege.txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
The Graduate College
Looking for funding? This training will provide you with all the information you need to take your search for external funding to the next level using Pivot™. Pivot™ is a powerful tool for finding funding opportunities and creating customized searches. In this interactive session, you will learn how to set up your account, how to use the advanced search features to generate the best results, and how to track opportunities and save searches.

Presented by: Dr. Andrea Hilkovitz – External Funding Coordinator, The Graduate College

Register today!

The content for this Shop Talk is tailored for master’s/doctoral students and falls under the Research Development category for the Shop Talk Certificate of Completion.
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Career Prep: Grants Part I: Grant Seeking for Graduate Students (Webinar)

Location:
Online Only
Cost:
Free
Contact:
The Graduate College
shoptalks@txstate.edu
512.245.2581
gradcollege.txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
The Graduate College
This Shop Talk is part of a series which introduces graduate students to the grant-writing process. This session will cover grant seeking and sponsored research. If you are wondering what a grant is, how to find one, and what role graduate student researchers play in the university’s grant submissions, this session is for you!

Presented by: Dr. Andrea Hilkovitz – External Funding Coordinator, The Graduate College

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The content for this Shop Talk is tailored for master’s/doctoral students and falls under the Career Prep category for the Shop Talk Certificate of Completion.
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Career Prep: How to Request Letters of Recommendation (Webinar)

Location:
Online Only
Cost:
Free
Contact:
The Graduate College
shoptalks@txstate.edu
512.245.2581
gradcollge.txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
The Graduate College
Requesting letters of recommendation can be stressful for many students. This interactive webinar will provide tips and best practices for requesting letters of recommendation for funding and employment applications.

Presented by: Dr. Andrea Hilkovitz – External Funding Coordinator, The Graduate College

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The content for this Shop Talk is tailored for master’s/doctoral students and falls under the Career Prep category for the Shop Talk Certificate of Completion.
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Degree Success: Funder Focus – Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) International

Location:
Alkek Library
Cost:
Free
Contact:
The Graduate College
shoptalks@txstate.edu
512.245.2581
gradcollege.txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
The Graduate College
The P.E.O. Sisterhood supports several philanthropic educational projects that provide assistance to women pursuing graduate degrees: Educational Loan Fund, International Peace Scholarship, Program for Continuing Education, and Scholar Awards. Learn more about each program, find out if you are eligible to apply, and gain insights into the application process.

Presented by: Dr. Andrea Hilkovitz – Research Coordinator, The Graduate College

Register today!*

*Off-campus students: This Shop Talk will be live-streamed. Please email shoptalks@txstate.edu to request access information.

The content for this Shop Talk is tailored for master’s/doctoral students and falls under the Degree Success category for the Shop Talk Certificate of Completion.
Click here for more information
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Degree Success: Funder Focus – Boren & Critical Language Scholarship (CLS)

Location:
Alkek Library
Cost:
Free
Contact:
The Graduate College
shoptalks@txstate.edu
512.245.2581
gradcollege.txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
The Graduate College
This Shop Talk is for prospective applicants to the Critical Language Scholarship and/or Boren Awards programs, both of which provide opportunities for graduate students to study foreign languages overseas. The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS), a program of the U.S. Department of State, is a fully-funded, intensive language and cultural immersion program offered during 8-10 week summer sessions and is designed to promote rapid language gains. Boren Fellowships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide up to $30,000 for U.S. graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. (In exchange for funding, Boren Fellows commit to working in the federal government for at least a year after graduation.) Learn everything you need to know about the application process, including eligibility requirements, program preferences, and benefits.

Presented by: Dr. Andrea Hilkovitz – External Funding Coordinator, The Graduate College

Register today!*

*Off-campus students: This Shop Talk will be live-streamed. Please email shoptalks@txstate.edu to request access information.

The content for this Shop Talk is tailored for master’s/doctoral students and falls under the Degree Success category for the Shop Talk Certificate of Completion.
Click here for more information
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Career Prep: Take Control of Social Media for your Career

Location:
Alkek Library; 106
Cost:
Free
Contact:
The Graduate College
512.245.2581
shoptalks@txstate.edu
gradcollege.txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
The Graduate College
Social media has quickly become a necessary part of life. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn are just a few of the tools that we now use to stay in touch with friends and family, complete school assignments, receive news and information and entertain us in our spare time. We have all encountered businesses and professional organizations in our social media usage. How do professional organizations use social media, and how can you - as a professional - leverage social media to your advantage for your career? In this brown bag Shop Talk, you will learn effective ways to use social media for job hunting, developing a professional network and staying updated on trends. We’ll also discuss how to avoid the pitfalls of a social media presence, so you can put your best foot forward with your personal brand.

Presented by: Dr. Cindy Royal – Program Faculty, School or Journalism and Mass Communication

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*Off-campus students: This Shop Talk will be live-streamed. Please email shoptalks@txstate.edu to request access information.

The content for this Shop Talk is tailored for master’s/doctoral students and falls under the Career Prep category for the Shop Talk Certificate of Completion.
Click here for more information
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Career Prep: Grants Part II: The Grant Writing Process from Start to Finish (Webinar)

Location:
Online Only
Cost:
Free
Contact:
The Graduate College
shoptalks@txstate.edu
512.245.2581
gradcollge.txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
The Graduate College
This Shop Talk is part of a series which introduces graduate students to the grant-writing process. This session will provide a step-by-step guide to the grant writing process, from planning to submission. If you are thinking about applying for grant funding and wondering how to get started, how long it will take, and what steps are involved, this session is for you!

Presented by: Dr. Andrea Hilkovitz – External Funding Coordinator, The Graduate College

Register today!

Did you know we offer a professional development certificate for attending Shop Talks? Read more about how you can earn our Certificate of Completion!

The content for this Shop Talk is tailored for master’s/doctoral students and falls under the Career Prep category for the Shop Talk Certificate of Completion.
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Research Development: Graduate Funding Opportunities Database Training (Webinar)

Location:
Online Only
Cost:
Free
Contact:
The Graduate College
shoptalks@txstate.edu
512.245.2581
gradcollege.txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
The Graduate College
Looking for scholarships, fellowships, and grants? This training will introduce you to The Graduate College’s in-house funding database and teach you how to find opportunities that meet your needs.

Presented by: Dr. Andrea Hilkovitz – External Funding Coordinator, The Graduate College

Register today!

The content for this Shop Talk is tailored for master’s/doctoral students and falls under the Research Development category for the Shop Talk Certificate of Completion.
Click here for more information
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