Lit Review Searching: Finding & Organizing Info (In-Person Workshop)

This workshop will cover how to effectively and efficiently search for information needed for conducting literature reviews. Lit reviews are an essential part of many aspects of graduate school, from coursework to dissertations to publications. Learn where and how to search for the literature you need to create a comprehensive and systematic literature review, and…

ChatGPT in Graduate Research (Virtual)

ChatGPT, and progress in Artificial Intelligence in general, has become a cutting edge topic in academia since late 2022.  This workshop examines the usefulness of this tool for assisting graduate students in scholarly research tasks, exploring use cases, limitations, and best practices in creating effective prompts, as well as considering the responsible use of this…

Fulbright U.S. Student Program General Info Session (Virtual)

Thinking of conducting research, teaching English, or earning a graduate degree abroad? Hear directly from the Institute of International Education, who manages the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, as they provide an overview of the program and application process. Then briefly meet with UH Mānoa Fulbright Program Advisers for institution specific information.

Fulbright-Hays DDRA Virtual Info Session

The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Program provides significant funding to fellows to conduct their international dissertation research. The application typically opens in early spring. Students normally have 3-4 weeks to submit their application materials to the institution (UH Mānoa). Learn about this funding opportunity and gain insight on the application process from UH…

UH Library Basic Resources (Hybrid)

UH Mānoa's Hamilton Library will be an essential resource throughout your graduate studies and research. Join us virtually or in person as we introduce basic library resources for graduate students. Topics covered will include: an overview of the library website, research guides, interlibrary loans, study rooms, using OneSearch to search collections, accessing e-Books, finding specialized…

Intro to Zotero Bibliographic Management (Hybrid)

Attend this hands-on workshop virtually or in person as we introduce Zotero, a free, easy-to-use tool for collecting, organizing, and citing your research sources. Topics covered will include: adding references and PDFs to a Zotero library, organizing and managing references using collections, creating notes, and inserting citations and creating a bibliography in Microsoft Word or…

What Can I Do With My PhD? (Virtual)

PhDs find fulfilling work in a wide range of careers, both in and beyond the academy. But how do you figure out which career path is right for you? Join Beyond the Professoriate in this upcoming webinar to learn how to construct your Optimal Career Pathway, a metric that will let you determine what kinds…

3 Common Mistakes PhDs Make in Their Job Search (Virtual)

Over the past seven years, the Beyond the Professoriate team has interviewed hundreds of PhDs about how to make a successful career transition. Through this research, they’ve learned what makes, and breaks, a non-academic job search. Join Beyond the Prof for this upcoming webinar where you’ll learn the common mistakes PhDs make time and time…

What Employers Value About Your Degree (Virtual)

It’s time to find a job where you can be paid for your education and training. In this webinar, you’ll learn how to articulate what matters most about your degree, and strategies you can use to confidently communicate your value to employers.

Lit Review Searching: Finding & Organizing Info (In-Person)

This workshop will cover how to effectively and efficiently search for information needed for conducting literature reviews. Lit reviews are an essential part of many aspects of graduate school, from coursework to dissertations to publications. Learn where and how to search for the literature you need to create a comprehensive and systematic literature review, and…

How to Find a Job You’ll Love (Virtual)

You’ve heard that PhDs can be happy in a nonacademic career, but will you be happy? How can you find a career that will be intellectually engaging, rewarding, and challenging? Join Beyond the Professoriate to learn how you can find a nonacademic career where you will thrive, engage in meaningful work, and be connected to…

Beyond the Professoriate Info Session (Virtual)

Now more than ever, PhDs work in a variety of career fields, leveraging their education and training wherever they are needed. But how do you find the right match and job search successfully? UH Mānoa Doctoral students and Postdocs are invited to join us for this exclusive info session to explore Beyond the Professoriate. Understand…

Beyond Graduate School Info Session (Virtual)

How are you supposed to accomplish everything you need to in your master’s while planning for a job search and your future career? Learn how Beyond Graduate School, a free platform for Master’s students, can help you create a job search plan, manage graduate school, and use effective and proven job search strategies.

Tackling the Literature Review (Virtual)

Reading lots of journal articles? Are you ready to write your literature review? This workshop may be for you.  The lit review is one of the most important components of academic writing. In this workshop, UH Mānoa's The Writing Center, will cover general information on the purpose of literature reviews, strategies for organizing the literature,…

How to Write an Academic CV That Will Make You Stand Out (Virtual)

Your CV serves as a comprehensive record of your educational background, teaching experience, academic research, and scholarly service. This document represents your academic credentials when applying for postdoctoral positions or for faculty positions at four-year institutions. Join Beyond the Prof in this webinar where they review how to write an academic CV that will help…

Lit Review Searching: Finding & Organizing Info (In-Person)

This workshop will cover how to effectively and efficiently search for information needed for conducting literature reviews. Lit reviews are an essential part of many aspects of graduate school, from coursework to dissertations to publications. Learn where and how to search for the literature you need to create a comprehensive and systematic literature review, and…

How to Decide Between an Academic and Nonacademic Career (Virtual Series)

PhDs work wherever smart people are needed – industry, nonprofits, higher education, and government. But what career pathway will be right for YOU? This special workshop series is designed to walk doctoral students, PhDs and postdocs through a series of exercises to help them evaluate career options and identify next steps in building their career…

ChatGPT/AI & the Graduate Research Process (In-Person)

AI such as ChatGPT has rapidly become an important tool in the research process, but like any tool it can be used incorrectly. This workshop examines the usefulness of this tool for assisting graduate students in scholarly research tasks, exploring use cases, limitations, and best practices in creating effective prompts, as well as considering the…

How to Decide Between an Academic and Nonacademic Career (Virtual Series)

PhDs work wherever smart people are needed – industry, nonprofits, higher education, and government. But what career pathway will be right for YOU? This special workshop series is designed to walk doctoral students, PhDs and postdocs through a series of exercises to help them evaluate career options and identify next steps in building their career…

How to Decide Between an Academic and Nonacademic Career (Virtual Series)

PhDs work wherever smart people are needed – industry, nonprofits, higher education, and government. But what career pathway will be right for YOU? This special workshop series is designed to walk doctoral students, PhDs and postdocs through a series of exercises to help them evaluate career options and identify next steps in building their career…

How to Decide Between an Academic and Nonacademic Career (Virtual Series)

PhDs work wherever smart people are needed – industry, nonprofits, higher education, and government. But what career pathway will be right for YOU? This special workshop series is designed to walk doctoral students, PhDs and postdocs through a series of exercises to help them evaluate career options and identify next steps in building their career…

Fulbright U.S. Student Program General Info Session

Thinking of conducting research, teaching English, or earning a graduate degree abroad? Learn about the Fulbright U.S. Student Program and application process as a UH Mānoa student. Meet Institute of International Education (IIE) staff as they provide an overview of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, then meet in a smaller group with a UH Mānoa…

East-West Center Student Affiliate Program Info Session (Virtual)

The East-West Center (EWC) Student Affiliate program provides graduate students at UH Mānoa (UHM) the opportunity to participate in the Center’s educational programs and leadership development opportunities, and to live in its affordable international residence halls adjacent to the UHM campus. Open to current and prospective UHM students from all areas of the world, including…

How to Prepare for Interviews (Virtual)

Hosted by Beyond Graduate School and free for all UH Mānoa graduate students, this webinar will take you through the interviewing process. You’ll learn why and how employers make hiring decisions. We’ll also talk about steps of the job interview process — because chances are, you’ll go through multiple rounds of interviews.

UH Mānoa Fulbright U.S. Student Info Session (Virtual)

Interested in research, study, or teaching English opportunities abroad?  Learn more about the Fulbright U.S. Student Program and application process as a UH Mānoa student or recent alum. Hear from former Fulbrighters about personal experiences and speak with Fulbright Program Advisers for additional tips and advice. Registered students will be sent webinar details prior to…

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