Learning ObjectiveThis course is intended to provide a foundation for success in graduate school and beyond.
By the end of the course, successful students will be able to:
- Build productive mentor/mentee relationships.
- Meet and exceed all requirement for Ph.D. in a timely manner.
- Design and structure experiences during Ph.D. to make themselves competitive in the job market.
- Take control of their professional image and curate it as appropriate for their career.
- Embrace the Ph.D. process as challenging but fulfilling experience.
Class meets Thursdays 5:30-7:00 in Butler 309
For more information email Dr. Blackmon.
|1||Welcome and Choosing rotations/advisors||
Huey and Stearns read for next week
|2||Starting off right in graduate school. Discuss Huey and Stearns.||
first semester compact
|3||Life Sciences Job Market||
|4||The publication process||
|5||Funding as a graduate student||
grant and fellowship list
|6||Equity in science - guest lecture by Dr. Dulin|
GitHub Pages tutorial
Example: Michelle Jonika
Strunk and White
Elements of style - Demas
year 4 - Jonika CV
graduation - blackmon CV
current - blackmon CV
Michelle Jonika resume
|10||Emails and other forms of communication|
|11||Internships - guest led discussion Michelle Jonika|