Success and Socialization Handout

GradPathways Institute LogoSuccess and Socialization

Success in graduate school or a postdoctoral experience requires taking a proactive role in your professional development. Along with the assistance of your mentors, you will enhance and acquire the knowledge and skills needed to both master your field of study and learn its norms (socialization).

Workshops

 

New Postdoctoral Scholar Orientation
Wednesday, April 1 |1:00-3:00pm | SCC Rm. E
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First-Gen Grads: Back to School Networking Event
Thursday, April 2 | 5:00-6:00pm |

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New Postdoctoral Scholar Orientation
Wednesday, April 22 |1:00-3:00pm | SCC Rm. E
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First-Gen Grads: Community Connections Brownbag

Thursday, April 23 | 12:00-1:00pm |
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New Postdoctoral Scholar Orientation
Wednesday, May 13 |1:00-3:00pm | SCC Rm. E   
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First-Gen Grads: Community Connections Brownbag

Thursday, May 14 | 12:00-1:00pm |
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First-Gen Grads: Community Connections Brownbag
Thursday, May 21 | 12:00-1:00pm |
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First-Gen Grads: Community Connections Brownbag
Thursday, May 28 | 12:00-1:00pm |
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First-Gen Grads: End of Year Networking Event
Thursday, June 4 | 5:00-6:00pm |
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New Postdoctoral Scholar Orientation
Wednesday, June 3 |1:00-3:00pm | SCC Rm. E

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Success Coaches

Meet with a Success Coach! Staff and graduate student success coaches offer 30 minute appointments in South Hall, supporting the design, pursuit, and achievement of academic, personal, and professional goals. Your coach will listen and ask questions to help you reflect on your goals, plan out your actions, and monitor your progress. Sessions with your coach can be ongoing—bi-weekly or monthly.

Graduate Diversity Officer

Diversity Officers Devin Horton (STEM) and Josephine Moreno (Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences) offer workshops, provide academic support, and are committed to diversity graduate student success, and overall contribute to a welcoming and supportive campus culture for a diverse graduate student population.

Professional Development Specialist

GradPathways Director Teresa Dillinger, Assistant Director David Blancha, and Coordinator Lynne Arcangel all develop and coordinate professional workshops, classes, and activities to help ensure the success of graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. They are also available to consult with graduate students and postdoctoral scholars seeking information about professional development opportunities and provide assistance in creating Individual Development Plans.

 

Additional Handouts:
Success and Socialization | Writing and Publishing | Presentation Skills | Teaching and Mentoring
Leadership and Management | Professionalism and Ethics | Career Management | Wellness and Life Balance

Contact Us

  • Office Phone: 530-754-1457
  • Email: gpi@ucdavis.edu