Graduate Student and Postdoc Competencies

The Graduate College has identified six essential skills to help graduate students and postdocs become successful in their respective disciplines. The six core competencies are: Career, Communication, Leadership / Management, Research, Teaching, and Wellness.

The left-hand navigation shows multiple resources which are available free to our students and postdocs. Please note, for free membership for NPA register under "Affiliate Individual Member, Postdoc" and for NCFDD register under "Institutional Membership".

Time Category Event
09-19-2017 8:30am Research Postdocs Only: Reading a Request for Proposal (RFP) - VPR
09-19-2017 10:00am Research Learn the ins and outs of a request for proposal (RFP)
09-19-2017 12:10pm Teaching CELT - Workshop: Save Students Money: Adopt an Affordable Textbook for Your Course
09-19-2017 5:30pm Career Women’s Leadership Workshop - “STEMpathy: Valued qualities of STEM professionals in the modern age”
09-20-2017 11:00am Career Cyclone Career Strategy Workshop Series - Week 3 of 4 workshops
09-20-2017 12:10pm Teaching CELT - Canvas Workshop: Communication
09-20-2017 12:10pm Teaching CELT - Workshop: Engagement Strategies for Every Classroom
09-20-2017 3:00pm Research Learn the ins and outs of a request for proposal (RFP)
09-21-2017 10:00am Research Postdocs Only - How to work with the DOD's Army Research Lab
09-21-2017 12:10pm Teaching CELT - Canvas Workshop: Quizzes
09-21-2017 8:30pm Wellness Postdocs Only - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), AED & First Aid
09-22-2017 11:30am Teaching CELT - Series: Best Practices in Online Course Design (View Part 2 On Your Own)
09-22-2017 12:10pm Teaching CELT - Canvas Workshop: Gradebook
09-25-2017 12:10pm Teaching CELT - Canvas Workshop: Overview of Canvas
09-26-2017 11:00am Career Conference Networking: Secrets to Success!
09-26-2017 1:00pm Communication Postdocs Only - Emotional Intelligence - Session 2
09-26-2017 2:00pm Research Leveraging NSF programs for big data research
09-27-2017 10:00am Communication Creating and Editing Captions for your Videos Workshop
09-27-2017 11:00am Career Cyclone Career Strategy Workshop Series - Week 4 of 4 workshops
09-27-2017 12:10pm Teaching CELT - http://www.event.iastate.edu/event/43165
09-27-2017 4:10pm Communication Thesis Seminar
09-28-2017 12:10pm Teaching CELT - Canvas Workshop: Quizzes
09-28-2017 3:00pm Research Library Workshop - Getting Started with Zotero
09-29-2017 11:30am Teaching CELT - Series: Best Practices in Online Course Design (View Part 3 On Your Own)
10-02-2017 3:32pm Teaching CIRTL Online Course - Teaching with Technology
10-02-2017 12:10pm Communication Thesis Seminar
10-02-2017 1:00pm Teaching CIRTL Online Course - Teaching as Research
10-02-2017 10:30pm Teaching CIRTL Online Course - Creating Assessments for the STEM Classroom
10-03-2017 8:30am Research Postdocs Only - Sponsored Funding Budget Basics
10-03-2017 1:00pm Teaching CIRTL Online Course - The College Classroom: Teaching Inclusively
10-03-2017 8:30pm Research Sponsored Funding Budget Basics
10-04-2017 11:00am Teaching CIRTL Online Course - Diversity in the College Classroom
10-04-2017 11:00am Research Navigating Your Research with Human Subjects: The IRB Submission Process
10-04-2017 1:00pm Career CIRTL - Women in STEM: The Status of Women Scientists
10-05-2017 10:30am Teaching CIRTL Online Course - Gender Bias Intervention in STEM for Women and Men
10-05-2017 2:10pm Teaching Postdocs Only - CELT - Workshop: Inclusive Classroom Faculty Development Workshop
10-05-2017 3:00pm Research Library Workshop - Getting Started with Mendeley
10-10-2017 8:30am Research Integrating Broader Impacts Work Into Your Research - VPR
10-10-2017 8:30am Research Integrating Broader Impacts Work Into Your Research
10-10-2017 3:30pm Teaching CIRTL - Qualitative Research Primer: Using Narrative Data in Your Teaching-as-Research Project
10-10-2017 3:30pm Teaching CIRTL - Qualitative Research Primer: Using Narrative Data in Your Teaching-as-Research Project
10-10-2017 5:30pm Career Women’s Leadership Workshop
10-11-2017 1:00pm Career CIRTL - Women in STEM: Preparing for and Navigating the Job Market
10-12-2017 3:10pm Miscellaneous Library Workshop - Beyond the Text: Rare Books as Artifacts
10-15-2017 3:32pm Research The Story Collider: Communicating Your Research and Scholarship Using Narrative - VPR
10-16-2017 1:00pm Communication The Story Collider: Communicating Your Research and Scholarship Using Narrative
10-16-2017 2:00pm Communication NCFDD - Week 1: The Academic's Guide to Working with a Literary Agent
10-18-2017 9:00am Communication Thesis and Dissertation Boot Camp: Formatting your manuscript
10-18-2017 10:00am Research Informational Session: Legal Update on Digital Accessibility
10-18-2017 1:00pm Career CIRTL - Women in STEM: Women in STEM Careers Panel
10-19-2017 1:00pm Teaching CIRTL - 5 Things to Do on the First and Last Day of Class
10-19-2017 3:00pm Research Library Workshop - Getting Started with EndNote Web
10-20-2017 1:00pm Teaching CIRTL - Finding and Evaluating Educational Literature
10-20-2017 1:00pm Research Sponsored Funding Budget Basics
10-23-2017 2:00pm Communication NCFDD - Week 2: The Academic's Guide to Working with a Literary Agent
10-24-2017 4:00pm Career Cyclone Career Strategy Workshop Series - Week 1 of 4 workshops
10-25-2017 1:00pm Teaching CIRTL - Women in STEM: Careers Panel Exploring Critical and/or Feminist STEM Teaching and Research
10-27-2017 2:00pm Research Library Workshop - Data Management Planning, An Introduction
10-29-2017 3:32pm Communication NCFDD - 14-Day Writing Challenge
10-30-2017 2:00pm Communication NCFDD - Week 3: The Academic's Guide to Working with a Literary Agent
10-31-2017 4:00pm Career Cyclone Career Strategy Workshop Series - Week 2 of 4 workshops
11-01-2017 1:00pm Career CIRTL - Creating and Owning Your Individual Development Plan
11-02-2017 1:30pm Teaching CIRTL - Integrating Civic Learning into the STEM Classroom
11-02-2017 3:00pm Research Library Workshop - Getting Started with Arduino, Raspberry Pi and Makey Makey
11-07-2017 11:00am Research Navigating Your Research with Human Subjects: The IRB Submission Process
11-07-2017 4:00pm Career Cyclone Career Strategy Workshop Series - Week 3 of 4 workshops
11-07-2017 5:30pm Career Women’s Leadership Workshop
11-08-2017 8:00am Communication Writing Winning Grant Proposals
11-09-2017 2:00pm Communication Thesis and Dissertation Boot Camp: Formatting your manuscript
11-14-2017 8:30am Research Working with Sub-Awards
11-14-2017 4:00pm Career Cyclone Career Strategy Workshop Series - Week 4 of 4 workshops
11-15-2017 3:00pm Research Working with Sub-Awards
11-29-2017 10:00am Communication Testing Your Website for Accessibility Workshop
11-29-2017 10:30am Research Human Research Basics Series: Protecting Human Subjects
12-05-2017 5:30pm Career Women’s Leadership Workshop - Panel - “Habits of infl uential women in work and life”
12-06-2017 1:30pm Research Understanding and Implementing Physical and IT Protection for Controlled Unclassified Information
12-13-2017 10:00am Communication Accessible Forms and Pdfs Workshop