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King-Chavez-Parks Distinguished Visiting Professors Forum on Career Development 2016
September 15 2016 at 10:00 AM
Alumni House
The Wayne State University Graduate School invites you to attend a  Forum on Career Development presented by the  2016 King-Chavez-Parks (KCP) Distinguished Visiting Professors. Ethriam Brammer, PhD Eastern Michigan University  Ypsilanti, MI   Kish Golden, PhD Merck & Co. Milton, GA   Crystal Hill-Pryor, PhD US Army Medical Research Fort Detrick, MD     Established by the Michigan Legislature in 1986, the goal of the Martin Luther King, Jr. - César Chávez - Rosa Parks (KCP) Initiative is to increase the number of Michigan's most educationally or economically disadvantaged citizens who have the opportunity to complete college degrees and experience career success as active participants in a knowledge-based global economy. The KCP forum showcases former Wayne State University graduates who were KCP Fellows. The presenters will speak on the challenges and opportunities they experienced during their careers and share their wisdom with current students and faculty about succeeding in graduate school and beyond.     Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Alumni Lounge Lunch will be served at 1 p.m. RSVP by Sept. 1, 2016.   Funding for this program is, in part, provided by the King-Chavez-Parks Initiative.  
DTE Energy Workshop - Behavioral & Situational Interviewing using the STAR METHOD
September 26 2016 at 12:00 PM
College of Engineering
Join DTE Energy for a workshop on Behavioral & Situational Interviewing using the STAR METHOD.
Graduate Open House
September 30 2016 at 3:00 PM
Student Center 5221 Gullen Mall Detroit, MI 48202
Join us anytime between 3 and 6 p.m. to learn more about advancing your education and career at Wayne State’s Graduate School. You’ll be able to meet with representatives from some of our most popular programs, get information on financial aid and career services, and take a campus tour. Alumni, faculty, staff, and current students will be on hand for networking and questions, plus: Enjoy light refreshments and free parking in Structure 5 and in Lot 31. Prepare for the event by viewing the Open House agenda.  
College of Engineering 2016 Annual Fall Career Fair (Info. for Recruiters)
October 6 2016 at 10:30 AM
Student Center
  Please join us for the  College of Engineering Annual Fall Career Fair  Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016WSU Student Center, 2nd Floor 8 a.m.Exhibitor setup  10:30 a.m. - noonEarly Access Career Fair Noon - 5 p.m.Career Fair Open to All  Please register by September 20, 2016at http://go.wayne.edu/2016COEFair Wayne State is a premier public, urban research university. Our academic excellence, diversity and Detroit location provide students with a competitive advantage in their fields. At the Wayne State College of Engineering, all students are exposed to global experiences, community partnerships, high-impact research, hands-on learning and career development. Our graduates are in demand--the 2014 graduating class had a 90% placement rate at graduation. Employer registration: $300Each standard registration includes 6' table, 2 chairs, display space and admission for up to four recruiters. Additional table space also is available for purchase. Add-on items:- Additional 6' table and two chairs, $100- Admission for more than four recruiters, $50- Add on package: Additional 6' table, two additional chairs, and admission for more than four recruiters.  Parking: Self parking is available in Parking Structure 1 for $7.50 per entry. Credit card payments are accepted. Parking Structure 1 is at the nortwest corner of Cass and Palmer.  Lunch:Lunch will be provided for all recruiters. Questions about the event? Contact information you need updated?   Please contact: Erin Rook, Program Coordinator, Engineering Career Resources Center at erin.rook@wayne.edu.
Write Winning Grant Proposals Seminar for Hypothesis-Driven Research (general audience) – Dec 8, 2016
December 8 2016 at 8:30 AM
McGregor Memorial Conference Center
Write Winning Grant Proposals in Hypothesis-Driven Research (general audience held on main campus) – Dec 8, 2016 The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to host a research grant writing proposal seminar for WSU faculty, post-docs, and space permitting, advanced doctoral students. The OVPR is sponsoring a major portion of the cost to bring Grant Writers’ Seminars and Workshops to campus. There will be two incidences of this seminar with similar content, this incidence being on main campus for a more general audience on December 8, 2016 presented by Dr. John Robertson). The fee for seminar materials for either seminar is $75 and may be paid for by personal check made payable to Wayne State University and can be dropped off or mailed to Sarah James, OVPR, 5057 Woodward, Room 6405.2, Detroit, MI 48202 or through a department index account transfer. Payment or index information must be received prior to the seminar to reserve your spot. The registration fee is non-refundable. Fall seminar (for a general audience and held main campus) – must register by November 16, 2016: December 8, 2016 – 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. McGregor Memorial Conference Center (495 Gilmour Mall) Winter seminar (for a mainly biomedical audience and held on the medical campus) – must register by February 8, 2017: March 2, 2017 – 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mazurek Education Commons, Margherio Family Conference Center, School of Medicine (320 E. Canfield) Seminar Information: Light morning refreshments and lunch will be served. The seminar will address both conceptual and practical aspects that are associated with the grant-writing process. It will emphasize idea development, how to write for reviewers, and tips and strategies that have kept the co-founders of Grant Writers’ Seminars and Workshops funded continuously for over thirty years. Those attending the seminar should learn, among other things, the following specific points: The three most common reasons that grant applications fail How to develop an irresistible, fundable idea for a grant application How to get the most important aspects of your message up front How to identify the most applicable sources of funding for an idea New-investigator programs, and how to take advantage of them How to assess your competition and benefit from your competitors ideas How to make an application maximally reviewer friendly The review process: mechanics and psychology What reviewers look for first! – next! – and last! Tips on how to write for reviewers with maximal clarity and compelling logic How to deal with changes in application requirements effectively (e.g., NIH) Tips and strategies applicable to writing the specific sections of an application Understanding significance/innovation and transformative research Tips and strategies for competing renewals The NIH application review – interpreting critiques Resubmission of the application (the A1 application) Registration is limited! Registration and requested information needs to be completed by November 16, 2016 for December 8, 2016 seminar and by February 8, 2017 for March 2, 2017 seminar. To REGISTER for either seminar, visit WSU Research Events and select the seminar date. Each attendee will receive a copy of The Grant Application Writer’s Workbook. You will need to identify which version of the workbook you need at the time of registration. Below is the list of available versions from which you can select. Please have your choice ready when you go online to register. Seminar attendees receive one workbook; if you would like more than one version of the workbook, you may order directly from Grant Writers’ Seminars and Workshops. The National Institute of Health edition. Required for all submitting National Institute of Health proposals The National Science Foundation edition. Required for all submitting National Science Foundation proposals The United States Department of Agriculture and National Institute of Food and Agriculture edition. Required for all United States Department of Agriculture and National Institute of Food and Agriculture proposals. Successful Proposals to Any Agency (Applicable to agencies other than National Institute of Health, National Science Foundation, and United States Department of Agriculture and National Institute of Food and Agriculture) QUESTIONS: Contact Sarah James at sjames@wayne.edu or 313-577-8997.
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