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Feb
21
Wed
Integrating Effective Teaching and Assessment Practices in Biology Lab Courses through Case Studies @ online
Feb 21 @ 11:00 am

Prepare lesson plans for biology labs that pull from case studies and promote active learning in this three-part workshop.

For more information please click here.

Feb
23
Fri
BCLA’s 3rd Annual Bioscience Talent Connection
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Are you a life science professional in academia, industry, or a student interested in learning about career development tips and/or looking for local opportunities? Join us at our 3rd Annual Bioscience Talent Connection! It is a full day event which will commence with career development discussions followed by a showcase of life science companies in the SoCal area. Register now for free and take advantage of this opportunity to learn tips on how to advance your career and to meet local biotech companies face-to-face!

For more information and registration click here.

Feb
27
Tue
Planning and Effective Job Search Strategy – for Careers in Industry, Government & Nonprofits @ Career Center, Room 200
Feb 27 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Feb
28
Wed
Integrating Effective Teaching and Assessment Practices in Biology Lab Courses through Case Studies @ online
Feb 28 @ 11:00 am

Prepare lesson plans for biology labs that pull from case studies and promote active learning in this three-part workshop.

For more information please click here.

Mar
6
Tue
Career Planning with an Individual Development Plan 1 3/6/18 @ Career Center 200
Mar 6 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Registration opens February 20th

An individual development plan (IDP) helps you explore career possibilities and set goals to follow the career path that fits you best. By leveraging your analytical and research skills together with your IDP, you will be able to identify and position yourself for a satisfying and productive career.

Each session will build upon the next and it is required to attend both sessions.

To register click here.

Co-Sponsored By:
UCLA Career Center
UCLA Graduate Division
Office of Postdoctoral Affairs—
David Geffen School of Medicine
California Nanosystems Insititute (CNSI)
Fielding School of Public Health

Mar
7
Wed
Getting Ready to Teach in the American Classroom: Building Rapport and Effective Communication Skills @ Online
Mar 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Develop and practice your own strategies for effective communication in this case-study-based workshop focused on building and maintaining rapport with students. The workshop will include a facilitated case study discussion (see “Workload” below). In that discussion, participants will investigate sources of mis-communication between students and instructors, and discuss tangible strategies to increase effective communication (verbal and non-verbal) with others in and out of the classroom. Participants will: • Propose strategies to build rapport with undergraduate students • Generate a list of compensation strategies that will increase the effectiveness of their communications with students. Workshop Schedule This workshop has one online session, at 2-3:30PM ET / 1-2:30PM CT / 12-1:30PM MT / 11AM-12:30PM PT on Wednesday, February 7. Workload Participants will be expected to read the following case study before the workshop begins: Rybarczyk, BJ. Clear Communication: Compensation Strategies for When Student Just Don’t Understand. National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science, Buffalo, NY. (enrolled participants will be given access to this case study). Registration & Enrollment This workshop is limited to 25 participants. Registration runs from January 2 through Friday, February 2 at 12PM CT. STEM/SBE grad students and postdocs from CIRTL institutions receive priority; we refer to the institution, role, and discipline in your website profile when assessing priority.

For more information click here.