Human Development and Family Sciences
HDFS Grad Student Development and Discovery Series (GSDD)
Fall 2021 Schedule
Welcome to the HDFS Grad Student Development and Discovery Series!
See below for this semester’s schedule of events:
Date: Friday, September 24, 2021, 12:00-1:00 PM via Zoom
Welcome Meet and Greet
Date: Friday, October 22, 2021, 12:00-1:00 via Zoom
Mastering the Job Talk
Join us as Dr. Whitaker from the HDFS department shares her strategies for mastering the job talk.
Date: Friday November 12, 2021, 12:00-1:00 via Zoom
From Paper to Publication
Date: Friday December 10, 2021, 12:00-1:00 via Zoom
Join fellow grad students as we take some time to relax and “de-stress” from the busy fall semester.
The HDFS Grad Student Development and Discovery series began as a conversation between HDFS Graduate Students Laura Cutler, Kathleen McCallops, and Ginnie Sawyer Morris in the fall of 2016. Their discussion centered around the unspoken details of graduate student life—the first year experience, the best place to find student and professional resources, and how to acquire all of the skills necessary to be a successful graduate student. Laura, Kathleen, and Ginnie quickly realized that no departmental course could cover this wide range of material, and so with departmental support, the HDFS Grad Student Development and Discovery series was launched!
The HDFS Grad Student Development and Discovery series is a monthly professional development series organized by graduate students in the Department of Human Development and Family Sciences. Sessions are typically held on the second or fourth Friday of every month, from 1:00-2:00pm.
The Grad Student Development and Discovery series provides graduate students with a formal channel for learning about and accessing resources related to both graduate student- and professional-life, as well as an opportunity for networking with fellow graduate students. Monthly topics are carefully chosen based on graduate student needs and interests and have included subjects such as writing grants, attending and presenting at professional conferences, navigating sensitive academic conversations, instructing undergraduate courses, and securing non-academic positions post-graduation. Missed a session? No problem! Check out the zoom recordings posted below!
- Dr Gallo-Fox’s presentation on Teaching in Academia.
- Dr. Kenny Daughtry Presents Strategies for Navigating Academic Conferences
- Dr. Hallam Presents Comprehensive: Answers to frequently Asked Questions
- Gerilynn Slicker: How to Turn that Paper into a Publication
- Dr. Anamarie Whitaker: Mastering the Job Talk
- Dr. Heather Farmer: The Job Search
- Gerilyn Slicker and Ginnie Sawyer Morris: Preparing Your CV
- Dr. Tia Barnes Effective Writing Strategies
- Dr. Roderick Carey discussing the Publication Process
Organizers: Who We Are
Currently, the HDFS Grad Student Development and Discovery series is organized by:
Melissa Stoffers, email@example.com
Virginia Sticinski, firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are interested in learning more about the HDFS Grad Student Development and Discovery, have topic ideas for upcoming sessions, or want to get involved, please contact one of the Grad Student Development and Discovery Organizers.