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Life on the Grad Line

Making the Most of Your Time at Baylor

The Graduate School offers a series of free workshops designed to assist students in their adjustment to graduate school. The workshops cover topics such as stress management, handling finances in graduate school, and preparation for thesis and dissertation writing. Each session is approximately an hour long. Pizza will be provided!

Fall 2018

How to Begin the Job Search (Humanities and Social Science)

Friday, October 5th, 2018 from 12-1:30pm
Visualization Room, GRC

When should I start looking for a job?
Should I use a CV or resume?
Where should I look for job postings?
How do I maximize my chances of finding a job?

Join us on October 5th for FREE PIZZA and the answers to these and other pressing questions related to finding and securing a job after graduate school. Free lunch provided.


Spring 2019

Preparing to Write Your Dissertation

Visualization Room, GRC

Are you beginning to think about your dissertation or thesis? Or are you in the early stages of beginning your research? This session is for students like you.

During this workshop Dr. Rishi Sriram will comment on and answer questions concerning topics such as the committee selection process, creating a timeline for completion, and tips for staying on task throughout the research process. Free lunch provided.

Cultivate Your Professional Identity

Visualization Room, GRC

In a job marketplace that is increasingly competitive, what can you do to set yourself apart?

In this session, Dr. Candi Cann and Paul Putz will lead a discussion on how you can best cultivate a professional identity and strategically engage with those inside and outside your discipline. Free lunch provided!


If you have ideas for topics that you would like to see addressed during Life on the Grad Line email: Ted Cockle