Indiana University is made up of eight campuses statewide. Most offer several graduate degrees and all together support around 17,000 graduate students. Our flagship campus is in picturesque Bloomington, Indiana. Our medical school and many other graduate degrees are housed at our city campus, Indiana University - Purdue University in Indianapolis.

Sunday, February 10, 2008

Mega Midwest AGEP Conference: Elements for Success

The first annual Mega Midwest AGEP Conference at the Hilton Suites in Chicago on February 7-9. 16 Students from the Indiana University Bloomington and Indianapolis campuses came together for 3 days of professional development and networking. A recruiting fair was also available for students to be presented with opportunities for postdoctoral and faculty positions.

Workshops included:

  • Getting the Most from Mentoring
  • Grant Funding
  • First and Lasting Impressions: Organizing for the Job Interview
  • Is an Academic Career for you?
  • Preparing a Research Proposal
  • Setting Expectations and Resolving Conflicts in Graduate Education
  • Writing Papers and Getting Published: STEM
  • From Submission to Publication: Social Sciences
  • Bargaining & Negotiating for Academic Jobs
  • Creating a Business Plan for your Graduate Studies
  • Juggling Multiple Roles: Graduate Student, Parent, Partner, Future Faculty Member
  • PhD's in the Industry: Representatives from Dow and Shell Companies
  • How Departments Hire: Social Sciences
  • Controlling Graduate School Stress before it Controls You
  • Presenting your Research
  • Diversity Matters in the Classroom
  • Words of Wisdom: How to Thrive in Graduate School - STEM
  • Words of Wisdom: How to Thrive in Graduate School - SBES
  • How Departments Hire: STEM
  • How Departments Hire: Social Sciences