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Professional Development: Writing Effective Cover Letters

November 4, 2015

Writing Effective Cover Letters:

Preparing for Careers in Non-Profit, Government, and Industry

 for Graduate Students & Postdoctoral Scholars

 

Career Center, 2nd Floor, Room 200 

November 4, 2015

10:00am - 11:30am

 

 Session will cover:

  •  Formatting and structure of an effective industry cover letter 
  •  Strategies for targetting your cover letter to industry positions
  •  Peer feedback on your own cover letter 

 

Professional Development: WRITING: AMERICAN STYLE - CITATION WORKSHOP

October 26, 2015

Did you know that 15% of Academic Misconduct Cases that went through the Dean of Students Office last year came from international students?  Don't be a statistic!  Get the tools you need to be a successful student in the U.S. and at UCLA!  We will explain citations, what they are, how to use them and when they are needed!  Claiming "I didn't' know" won't excuse you from acts of academic misconduct!  Plagarism and other such acts can result in you being sent home.  Don't let this happen to you! Get the info NOW!  Register below for the October 26th workshop!

Professional Development: Discovering Data and Making Maps

October 13, 2015

In this workshop you will discover and learn more about the United States census using Social Explorer. We will cover the basics of making maps in Social Explorer, including the numerous built-in features that it offers—from the storytelling tool to comparing maps to examining change over time. In addition, you will gain a better understanding of the United States Census and how you can use it in a broad range of research and academic areas.

Professional Development: Applying for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

October 1, 2015

Natsuki Atagi, NSF GRF Recipient, Graduate Writing Center Consultant
Estevan Hernandez, Graduate Division Fellowships and Financial Services

Professional Development: Introduction to R

October 27, 2015

R is a powerful statistical package that runs on Windows, Macintosh and Unix platforms. This class is designed for people who are just getting started using R. The students in the class will have a hands-on experience using R for statistics, graphics and data management. This is a hands-on workshop with no online component. Non-UCLA researchers are allowed to sign up and attend.

Professional Development: Introduction to SAS

October 6, 2015

SAS is a powerful statistical package that runs on many platforms, including Windows and Unix. This class is designed for people who are just getting started using SAS. The students in the class will have a hands-on experience using SAS for statistics, graphics, and data management. This is a hands-on workshop with no online component. Non-UCLA researchers are allowed to sign up and attend.

Professional Development: Introduction to SPSS

October 20, 2015

Introduction to SPSS, Tuesday, October 20 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, CLICC Classroom C Description: SPSS is a very easy-to-use statistical package that runs on Windows, Macintosh and UNIX platforms. This class is designed for people who are just starting to use SPSS. The students in the class will have a hands-on experience using SPSS for doing statistics, graphics, and data management. This is a hands-on workshop with no online component. Non-UCLA researchers are allowed to sign up and attend.

Professional Development: Introduction to Stata

October 13, 2015

Introduction to Stata, Tuesday, October 13 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, CLICC Classroom C Description: Stata is a powerful and yet easy-to-use statistical package that runs on Windows, Macintosh and Unix platforms. This class is designed for people who are just getting started using Stata. The students in the class will have a hands-on experience using Stata for statistics, graphics and data management. This is a hands-on workshop with no online component. Non-UCLA researchers are allowed to sign up and attend.

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