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ORICeLearn Professional Development Series

Monday, June 8, 2020 to Friday, July 31, 2020

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  • Virtually

Putting Undergraduate Research Front and Center

The Spelman community is invited to attend and participate in ORICeLearn, a series of engaging and strategic research-focused sessions for current and incoming students sponsored by the Office of Research, Innovation, Innovation and Collaboration.

Watch and See. Data is Better Than Bacon.

Professional Development Series Sessions

Resume/CV Series: Building a 1-page Resume

When: July 22, 29 |  1 p.m.
Presenter: Suneye Holmes, Ph.D.

One-hour sessions on building a one-page resume,constructing a multi-page CV, discerning content for both documents, formatting options, do's and don'ts, discipline-specific considerations to make your documents stand out.

Register for Resume/CV Series

Confidence, Boldness & Adversity Conversation

When: July 23 | 1 p.m.
Presenter:  Celina Wilder, Spelman Alumna, OnFire

A conversation about finding and standing in our confidence. We will talk about how important confidence is, whether we are introverts or extroverts or are still discovering ourselves. And finally, we will discuss how disappointment, adversity, boldness, action and timing all play a part in our confidence.

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Guided Meditation (7 Sessions/30 min.)

When: July 28 | 3 p.m.
Presenter: Lakesha Stevenson

In this session, students will be introduced to guided meditation as a coping strategy for stress reduction. Covering the basic principles of posture, breathing, attention, concentration and awareness, the intention of this course is to empower and inspire students to continue a lifelong, rewarding relationship with "just sitting". For those who are willing, the promise of the session and this art form is the cultivation of mind and heart.

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Applying for Graduate Fellowships

When: July 27 | 1 p.m.
Presenter: Frances Carter-Johnson, Ph.D
Spelman alumna, NSF Education Data Scientist/Education Specialist

In this one-hour workshop, attendees will learn about requirements for and strategies to successfully apply for the National Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship program with special attention to writing an awarding winning Graduate Research Plan Statement. Attendees would also benefit from attending the previous workshops on Applying for Graduate Fellowships and Personal Statement Dos and Don’ts as this workshop will build on knowledge gained in these earlier sessions to help students develop an entire package for the NSF GRFP application

Register for Graduate Fellowships

Personal Statement Do’s and Don’ts 

When: July 28 | 1 p.m.
Presenter:  Shayla Shorter, Ph.D.

Many times, personal statements suffer because they are written without a clear set of guidelines regarding what to include. Through this module, students will develop the tools for developing a strong personal statement that highlights their interest, skills, personality and future career goals.

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NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)

When: July 30 | 1 p.m.
Presenter:  Frances Carter-Johnson, PhD, Spelman Alumna
NSF Education Data Scientist/Education Specialist

In this one-hour workshop, attendees will learn about requirements for and strategies to successfully apply for the National Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship program with special attention to writing an awarding winning Graduate Research Plan Statement. Attendees would also benefit from attending the previous workshops on Applying for Graduate Fellowships and Personal Statement Dos and Don’ts as this workshop will build on knowledge gained in these earlier sessions to help students develop an entire package for the NSF GRFP application

Register for Graduate Research Fellowships

 

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