This session focused on building your oral communication skills. Topics include strategies for high quality oral and poster presentations.
CRA-WP Grad Cohort 2015
This session addressed the confidence crisis that grad students often face: how to recover from not doing as well as you expected, from not passing the PhD candidacy exams on your first try, to the feeling that you don’t know as much as your fellow grad students, and more.
This session focused on the different career paths in academia. Discussing the challenges and rewards of research, teaching, and service, and the skills for success in each. It also discussed changing career paths.
This session was a discussion of the various career opportunities for Master’s graduates and how to find a position that is best for you. Discussion included possible career paths and the role of mentors in industry.
This session focused on the different career paths for new Ph.D.’s in industry and government laboratories.
This session addressed strategies for maintaining balance and a positive perspective in your life during graduate school and throughout your career.
This session focused on the importance of carefully choosing an advisor, how to get the most out of your interactions with your advisor, and the responsibilities of both student and advisor in making the graduate research experience successful.
Slides from the Grad Cohort 2015 Workshop. This session discussed avenues for publication and what is required for the different types of publications. Also the ethical concerns of publishing such as plagiarism, dual submissions, and author ordering.
The Grad Cohort Workshop is a two day conference, where participants interact with about 20 senior female computing researchers and professionals. The workshop includes a mix of formal presentations and informal discussions and social events. By attending Grad Cohort, participants are able to build mentoring relationships and develop peer networks that will form the basis for ongoing activities during their graduate career and beyond. The Grad Cohort Workshop is generously funded by sponsors from industry, academia, the National Science Foundation, and the computing community.