Professional Development Calendar


April 21: Speaking the Language of Diversity in Higher Education

Friday, April 21, 2017
9:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation
Auditorium (Room 209)
100 Brett Rd.
Piscataway, NJ 08854

Register here for the event. Click here for more information.

Graduate students from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds often lack support systems for personal and professional development. This event is designed to help scholars from all backgrounds discover the tools they need to create more inclusive environments in academia and to succeed in graduate school and beyond.

9:00 AM          Breakfast
9:30 AM          Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ricky Jones, University of Louisville
10:30 AM        Interactive Workshop: Dr. Mark Schuster, Rutgers University
11:30 AM        Coffee Break
11:40 AM        Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Associates Panel
12:25 PM        Closing Remarks: Dr. Evelyn Erenrich, Rutgers University

The event is open to all graduate students, postdoctoral associates, advanced undergraduates, and faculty.



April 26: Career Pathways Beyond Academia

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Livingston Student Center, Room 201
84 Joyce Kilmer Ave.
Piscataway, NJ 08854

This workshop will be led by a panel of 3 Rutgers PhD alumni in the humanities, social sciences, and life sciences. They are currently working in local industries and will discuss their experiences in graduate school and the pathways that led them to successfull careers. The workshop will conclude with a Q&A session, and a representative from Career Services will be on hand.

Please click here to RSVP. If you have further questions, contact Dr. Ramazan Gungor.