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Workshops

Please find the list of scheduled workshops in the table below for this term. 

Workshops for Fall 2021 will be announced soon. 

Upcoming Workshops and Information Sessions

Workshops
Workshop Title Description Date/Time Register

Applying to Prestigious External Fellowships

This workshop will provide an in-depth look into the distinguished fellowships and their application procedures.

7/23/2021 at 12 PM  

Getting Involved in Research Workshop

This workshop introduces undergraduate students to what undergraduate research is, how to get involved and specific opportunities at CSUSB.  The presentation includes an overview of the Research and Creative Activities Database website, including dedicated web pages for each college. 

8/26/2021 at 12 PM  

OSR Grants and Opportunities 

This workshop will provide an overview of the OSR's grants and opportunities for both students and faculty. 9/2/2021 at 12 PM  

Grant Proposal Writing Part I: Introduction 

This workshop will help students write and revise grant proposals for research funding in all academic disciplines (sciences, social sciences, humanities, and the arts). While it is primarily targeted towards graduate students, it will also be helpful to undergraduate students who are seeking funding for research.

9/9/2021 at 12 PM  

Grant Proposal Writing Part II: Writing a Grant Proposal

Receive one-on-one support with your grant proposal and application. 

9/23/2021 at 12 PM

CE 355

Must have attended Part I. Invitation only
Goldwater Scholarship Information Session Scholarship opportunities in the Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Engineering. This scholarship supports student interest in research careers. The scholarship covers undergraduate expenses for tuition, fees, books, and room and board up to $7,500 per academic year for up to two years. 9/16/2021 at 12 PM  
Creating a Personal Statement & CV Info Session Part I
 

This workshop will teach students to write a personal statement and prepare a CV for graduate school applications.

10/7/2021 at 12 PM  

Evaluating Resources

The key to good research is not only finding information on a topic, but finding quality information that is appropriate to your level of research and field. Join us and find out how to properly evaluate resources. This presentation will introduce the importance of evaluating resources when conducting research, the tools to use will be outlined and library resources will be discussed.

10/14/2021 at 12 PM Register for Workshop

Creating a Personal Statement & CV Part II

Receive one-on-one support with your personal statement and CV.

10/21/2021 at 12 PM

CE 355

Must have attended Part I. Invitation only

Applying to Graduate Programs

This workshop shows how to apply for graduate school, and it introduces what is needed and what to expect during the application process. The workshop also provides information about finding the right graduate programs, what to expect when applying, and the general requirements for admissions. 

10/28/2021 at 12 PM Register for Workshop

Introduction to MMUF Program

This presentation will present the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program (MMUF) details to discuss its requirements and benefits. Students interested in applying are encouraged to attend.

11/4/2021 at 12 PM Register for Workshop
Workshopping Your Graduate Applications
 

This workshop will cover the ins and outs of graduate applications, from crafting a personal statement and writing sample to the proper formatting of CVs.  

11/18/2021 at 12 PM Register for Workshop

Hit The Ground Running: Research Opportunities for Transfer Students

Explore the opportunities to get involved with Research, Scholarly, and Creative Activities at CSUSB and why your involvement in these activities matters for your long-term goals.  12/2/2021 at 12 PM Register for Workshop

Orientation to the CSUSB and CSU Research Competition

We will discuss the application process and details involving the competition logistics and the next steps if selected as a delegate.

12/9/2021 at 12 PM Register for Workshop

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 2 WEEKS IN ADVANCE and must be during regular office hours (Monday-Friday 8 am to 5 pm). We will make every attempt to accommodate your request.


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