Professional Development Calendar

 

December 13: Three Minute Thesis Information Session

Wednesday, December 13
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
International Center for Public Health, PHRI/ICPH Auditorium (1st Floor)
225 Warren St.
Newark, NJ 07101

Are you interested in learning more about the first annual Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT)? 3MT is an international competition where doctoral candidates are challenged to effectively and efficiently present their dissertation research in three minutes or less. This information session will further explain the 3MT competition and guide students as they prepare to present their dissertation research in three minutes or less. The information session will cover a variety of topics including an overview of the competition, eligibility, benefits of participation, judging criteria, and prizes. In addition to these topics, videos of previous winners will be shown and evaluated to help students conceptually understand the requirements of 3MT.

It is strongly recommended that students interested in participating in 3MT attend one of the information sessions offered. For more information about 3MT and a full list of Information Session dates and times, please visit https://gsnb.rutgers.edu/3MT.

Please RSVP here. For more information, contact Doreen Badheka.

 


 

December 14: Three Minute Thesis Preparation Workshop: The Principles & Tactics of Informing

Thursday, December 14
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Medical Science Building, Room C600
185 South Orange Ave.
Newark, NJ 07101

In this session, Jay Stefanelli, Associate Director of Student Services for Enrollment Management for the School of Communication and Information, will help students develop their public speaking and presentation skills. With a focus on the elements of presentation structure as well as verbal and non-verbal communication techniques, this hands-on workshop will allow students to gain valuable information and feedback about the basics of effective communication.

Priority registration will be given to students interested in participating in the Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT), but the session is open to all School of Graduate Studies students. To learn more about 3MT and how to participate, please visit https://gsnb.rutgers.edu/3MT.

Please RSVP here. For more information, contact Dr. Doreen Badheka.

 


 

December 19: A Career in Drug Safety at Pfizer

Tuesday, December 19
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Medical Science Building, Room C686
185 South Orange Ave.
Newark, NJ 07101

Erika Cortizo, MS, MBA, has extensive experience working in various branches of drug safety at Pfizer. She will share her current work experience and how the MS and MBA degrees helped her plan her future.

Please RSVP here. For more information about Alliance for Career Development events, Dr. Doreen Badheka.

 


 

January 18: Three Minute Thesis Information Session

Thursday, January 18
12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
College Avenue Student Center, Room 411 AB
126 College Ave.
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Did you miss the fall Three Minute Thesis Information Sessions but are still interested in the competition? Attend the final 3MT info session to learn more about this exciting new opportunity at Rutgers. 3MT is an international competition where doctoral candidates are challenged to effectively and efficiently present their dissertation research in three minutes or less. This information session will further explain the 3MT competition and guide students as they prepare to present their dissertation research in three minutes or less. The information session will cover a variety of topics including an overview of the competition, eligibility, benefits of participation, judging criteria, and prizes. In addition to these topics, videos of previous winners will be shown and evaluated to help students conceptually understand the requirements of 3MT.

It is strongly recommended that students interested in participating in 3MT attend one of the four information sessions offered. For more information about 3MT and a full list of Information Session dates and times, please visit https://gsnb.rutgers.edu/3MT.

Please RSVP here. For more information, contact Steph Brescia.

 


 

February 1: Three Minute Thesis Preparation Workshop: Cultivating an Engaging Presentation

Thursday, February 1
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Medical Science Building, Rosemary Gellene Room
185 South Orange Ave.
Newark, NJ 07101

In this workshop, Associate Professor of Communication, Dr. Jennifer Theiss, will describe the tools necessary for effective public speaking and the presentation of scholarly research. The workshop will cover a variety of pertinent presentation strategies, including summarizing a large project into a concise oration, organizing a brief presentation for maximum impact, designing and incorporating effective visual aids, and cultivating an intriguing presentation.

Priority registration will be given to students interested in participating in the Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT), but the session is open to all School of Graduate Studies students. To learn more about 3MT and how to participate, please visit https://gsnb.rutgers.edu/3MT.

Please RSVP here. For more information, contact Steph Brescia.