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See the table below for the list of scheduled workshops and information sessions, for this term. 

Upcoming Workshops and Information Sessions

Workshops
Workshop Title Description Date/Time Register

External Summer Opportunities

This workshop will provide students with information about a variety of external summer opportunities as well as the application process. This program will encourage students to take advantage of the external research possibilities available this summer, as well as how to locate these opportunities and get their foot in the door. 1/27/2022 at 12 PM Rescheduled for 5/5/2022. Please see below for registration link. 

Applying for Student Research & Travel Grants

Need funding for your research and supplies? Join us to learn about the Student Research & Travel Grant and the funding for research-related items and activities. We will go over the application process and deadlines, and the do's and do nots for your submission.  

2/3/2022 at 12 PM  

Maximizing Your Conference Experience 

Learn about how to maximize your conference experience through preparing for conferences and taking advantage of every opportunity. Learn what opportunities are not to be missed, learn how to prioritize opportunities, time management and more. 2/10/2022 at 12 PM  

Research Ethics & Integrity 

This session aims to train students in meeting university and federal requirements when using human subjects in research. It will provide an overview of Protection of Human Subjects in Research, includes a brief look at human subject history, its scope, and institutional responsibility to ensure compliance with federal regulations.

2/17/2022 at 12 PM  

Introduction to the Mellon Mays Program

The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship program (MMUF) is designed to encourage underrepresented minority groups to enter Ph.D. programs that prepare students for professional careers. This informational session will review the details of the program and discuss its requirements and benefits. Students interested in applying are encouraged to attend.

*Note: This program is for undergraduates only and the student must have two years remaining in current program to qualify.

2/24/2022 at 12 PM

 
Introduction to the U-RISE program TThe CSUSB U-RISE (Research Training Initiative for Student Enhancement) program is seeking excellent undergraduate students who plan to continue their academic careers and gain a Ph.D. in research-based disciplines that have relevance to health (biology, biopsychology, chemistry, kinesiology, nursing, psychology, etc.). Students with interests in basic or more applied research are encouraged to apply.For students not yet eligible for the U-RISE program, there are U-RISE activities that can serve as a gateway into the U-RISE program. Join us! 3/3/2022 at 12 PM  
Planning Ahead for Graduate School - A Discussion for Freshman & Sophomores
 

This workshop focuses on how to apply for graduate schools, what your criteria for graduate schools should be and how to evaluate if a school or program is right for you. The workshop provides information such as: what is needed and what to expect during the application process, how to find the right graduate school and programs to apply to, what to expect when applying and the general requirements for admissions.

3/10/2022 at 12 PM  

Choosing the Right Graduate Program to Apply to

This workshop provides information about finding the right graduate program for you, what to expect when applying, and the general requirements for admissions. Most graduate programs require a general application to the graduate studies office, a separate more specific application to the program of choice, undergraduate transcripts, GRE test scores, recommendation letters, and an interview process.

3/17/2022 at 12 PM Rescheduled for 4/28/2022. Please see below for registration link. 

Creating a Personal Statement & CV Info Session

This informational session on how to write a personal statement and prepare a CV for graduate school applications. A review of the purpose of the personal statement and CV, how to draft and revise, how to find assistance, the do's and don'ts and more will be reviewed. Part one of a two-part workshop series. Students who want to attend part two of this workshop must attend part one.

3/24/2022 at 12 PM

 

Creating a Personal Statement & CV Workshop

This workshop will teach students how to write a personal statement and prepare a CV for graduate school applications. We will review the basics for a personal statement and CV such as: the purpose of the personal statement and CV, how to draft and revise, how to find assistance, examples, and more. Part two of a two-part series. Students who want to attend part two of this workshop needed to attend part one.

4/7/2022 at 12 PM  

Panel with Students Accepted to Ph.D. & Master's Programs

This workshop will consist of students accepted into Ph.D. programs. You will be able to ask the panel questions about their journey, the road bumps they encountered, the processes of applying to a Ph.D. program, the interviews, the work that is required to be considered to various programs, and the Ph.D. experience. You will also learn why getting a Ph.D. is favorable, how it has changed the lives of the panelists, and how their future perspectives have changed with a doctoral degree.

4/21/2022 at 12 PM  
Choosing the Right Graduate Program to Apply to

This workshop provides information about finding the right graduate program for you, what to expect when applying, and the general requirements for admissions. Most graduate programs require a general application to the graduate studies office, a separate more specific application to the program of choice, undergraduate transcripts, GRE test scores, recommendation letters, and an interview process.

4/28/2022 at 12 PM

Canceled

External Summer Opportunities

This workshop will provide students with information about a variety of external summer opportunities as well as the application process. This program will encourage students to take advantage of the external research possibilities available this summer, as well as how to locate these opportunities and get their foot in the door.

5/5/2022 at 12 PM Click here to register

 

 

   

Request a Speaker

The OSR staff are available for class presentations, workshops, and student club presentations. We offer various topics, including steps to getting involved in research, finding a faculty mentor, introduction to a Ph.D. program, and more. REQUESTS MUST BE SUBMITTED 3 WEEKS IN ADVANCE and must be during regular office hours (Monday-Friday 8 am to 5 pm), in person and virtual presentations available. We will make every attempt to accommodate your request.


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