Current Students

Professional Development

Graduate school is a holistic experience designed to prepare students to succeed in school and in their careers.  To further those goals, SMU offers a series of workshops designed to help students in all phases of their graduate school tenure.  

2016-2017 Graduate Student Workshops

Please be sure to check the list regularly for updates or changes.  RSVP through the links below to attend any session.

Date Workshop Time RSVP
Thursday, September 1 Citation Management 5:00 pm here
Wednesday, September 14 Creating an ePorfolio for Jobs in Academia 12:00 pm (90 min) here
Wednesday, September 14 Grant Writing for the Arts 2:00 pm here
Thursday, September 15 Grant Writing for the Arts 11:00 am here
Monday, September 19 American English Pronunciation for International Graduate Students 12:00 pm here
Tuesday, September 27 Researching Populations: Demographics & Psychographics 5:00 pm here
Thursday, September 29 Graduate Research Essentials 12:00 pm here
Tuesday, October 4 Leveraging Social Media for Academic Success 5:00 pm here
Monday, October 10 Graduate Research Essentials 5:00 pm here
Thursday, October 13 Citation Management: RefWorks 5:30 pm here
Thursday, October 20 Fellowship Applications 12:00 pm here
Tuesday, October 25 MLA Workshop 12:00 pm here
Tuesday, October 25 APA Workship 12:30 pm here
Wednesday, October 26 MLA Workshop 4:00 pm here
Wednesday, October 26 APA Workshop 4:30 pm here
Wednesday, November 2 Citation Management: RefWorks 12:00 pm here
Monday, November 7 Collaborative Teaching Techniques 12:15 pm here
Monday, November 14 Body Language and Non-Verbal Communication for International Students 5:00 pm here
Tuesday, November 15 MLA Workshop 12:00 pm here
Tuesday, November 15 APA Workshop 12:30 pm here
Wednesday, November 16 MLA Workshop 4:00 pm here
Wednesday, November 16 APA Workshop 4:30 pm here
Tuesday, January 31 Graduate Research Essentials 5:00 pm here
Tuesday, February 7 Avoiding Plagiarism 5:00 pm here
Wednesday, February 8 Creating Your Own Courses 12:00 pm here
Thursday, February 9 Grant Writing for the Arts 5:00 pm here
Friday, February 10 Grant Writing for the Arts 12:00 pm here
Thursday February 16 Preparing a CV for an Academic Position 5:00 pm here
Wednesday, February 22 Citation Management: RefWorks 12:00 pm here
Monday, February 27 Presentation Skills for International Students 12:00 pm here
Thursday, March 2 Faculty Positions in Academia - What to Expect 12:00 pm here
Tuesday, March 7 Fellowship Applications 5:00 pm here
Thursday, March 9 Advanced Internet Searching 5:00 pm here
Wednesday, March 22 Finding Places to Publish and Author's Rights 5:00 pm here
Monday, March 27 Teaching Through Online Education 12:00 pm here
Tuesday, March 28 MLA Workshop 12:00 pm here
Tuesday, March 28 APA Workshop 12:30 pm here
Wednesday, March 29 MLA Workshop 4:00 pm here
Wednesday, March 29 APA Workshop 4:30 pm here
Wednesday, April 5 Job Search Strategies and Interview Language Skills for International Students 12:00 pm here
Tuesday, April 11 MLA Workshop 12:00 pm here
Tuesday, April 11 APA Workshop 12:30 pm here
Tuesday, April 11 Citation Management 5:00 pm here
Wednesday, April 12 MLA Workshop 4:00 pm here
Wednesday, April 12 APA Workshop 4:30 pm here
Monday, April 17 Teaching Tools for Engagement with Students 12:00 pm here
Tuesday, April 25 Setting Short-Term Writing Goals in Large Projects 12:00 pm here
Thursday, April 27 Advanced Google Searching 12:00 pm here