Spring 2021 Workshops Now Posted! 2020-2021 Graduate Student Workshops Schedule

Please join us at any of our drop-in series of remote workshops on a variety of topics that may be interesting/helpful to you.  

Feel free to send additional workshop ideas our way! Any topic related to your experience/needs as a grad student (both in and out of the classroom/lab) is welcome.

Come as you can, all are welcome!

Scroll below the flyer to access text descriptions and the Zoom links for each workshop.

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Upcoming Spring 2021 Graduate Workshops

CPT 101 (March 30th 12PM EST)

Come learn everything you need to know to apply for Curricular Practical Training! CPT allows you to participate in US-based internships. This event is hosted by the OIS, Life Design Lab, and Graduate Affairs.

Taxes in the US: (April 12th 1PM EST)

Completing taxes in another country can be very confusing. Come learn about resources available to help you understand filing your taxes. The tax filing deadline this year is now May 17th and covers the period January 2020-December 31, 2021.

Managing your financial future:  (Early April, TBA)

A local financial advisor will discuss the key strategies to a successful financial future.Topics will include navigating budgeting and various investment and retirement accounts.

Navigating Salary and Benefits Negotiations: (Mid-April, TBA)

Learn about the best ways to communicate with potential employers regarding salary and benefits options.

How to Succeed in Online Courses (Friday, October 2nd, 4PM)

Renter’s Rights (Friday, October 23rd, 4PM)

Whether you are currently renting in Baltimore, or are looking for your first apartment, it is important to know your rights and responsibilities, and how to ensure a safe home environment.

Healthy Habits During Quarantine (November 6th, 2PM)

Hosted by the Center for Health Education and Wellness: With the emergence of COVID-19, we have been very focused on hand-washing and other basic hygiene behaviors. However, what about other important health behaviors like keeping a proper sleep schedule, or eating well?

Managing Feelings of Isolation (December 22, 2020, 11AM)

In addition to potential stress at the end of a semester and the holiday season, during this unprecedented time of quarantining and social distancing, many of us are continuing to struggle with the loss of our social connections. Many students are away from family and friends and loved ones. Join members of our Counseling Center to learn tips on managing connection during this difficult time.

flyer with titles, dates, times of extended orientation workshops for Graduate Students Fall 2020