Workshops

 

Spring 2020 OGFA Workshops

 

FLORIDA LEGISLATIVE INTERN PROGRAM INFO SESSION

April 9 │ 2:00 PM │Join the meeting via Zoom https://fsu.zoom.us/j/365301278.

The Legislative Intern Program offers a unique opportunity for college graduates planning to pursue graduate study and current graduate students to gain 1st hand knowledge of the legislative process and to participate in the work of the legislative branch of state government. The info session an excellent opportunity to learn about the program (eligibility, criteria, and deadlines) and to ask questions about the application submission process and previous fellow experiences. To learn more about the Legislative Intern Program visit https://myfloridahouse.gov/default.aspx.

Funding your graduate education: database search
January 15 | 1:00 PM | HSF 3009 | January 28 | 9:00 AM | HSF 3009 | February 14 │ 2:00 PM │ HSF 3009
Identifying prospective external funding opportunities is the first step to applying for fellowships and awards. In this interactive session you will learn how to jump start your fellowship and award search using the comprehensive funding database Pivot as well as other external award databases. Create an account in Pivot prior to the workshop.

Personal Statement for Non-Native English Speakers 
January 27 │ 12:00 - 1:30 PM │ Hecht House Conference Room 
In this session, Dr. Jennifer Grill and Dr. Maria Mendoza, faculty in the Center for Intensive English Studies (CIES), will cover the vocabulary, phrases, and organizational patterns needed to draft a strong personal statement suited for various kinds of fellowship applications. Participants will be invited to attend Writing Sessions later in the semester where community, time, space, and assistance will be provided to help with strengthening writing skills and revising draft documents.

International Scholar Writing Session
February 3 | 12:30 - 2:30 pm | Hecht House Conference Room 
Do you need to jump start drafting a personal statement or research statement for a fellowship or award application? Here are a few quiet hours for you to write and receive help with strengthening your writing skills and revising drafts of your documents.
 

Writing the Curriculum Vitae (CV) Workshop and Lab
February 5 │ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM │ HSF 3009 
Megan Crowe, Graduate Liaison for The Career Center, will facilitate a workshop on how to tailor the Curriculum Vitae and/or Resume for a fellowship/award application. We will also discuss how the mission of a fellowship sponsoring agency affects this content. Bring a hard copy of your CV or Resume for review.  

 

Fulbright U.S. Student Program Workshop Series
The Office of National Fellowships (ONF) and the Office of Graduate Fellowships and Awards (OGFA) will host info session about various Fulbright award programs. There are multiple dates and times scheduled for each type of Fulbright award to accommodate different schedules. All workshops will take place in the Honors, Scholars, and Fellows House (HSF) 3008.

Academic Grant - workshops will focus on study and research grants and the application process.

Arts & Creative Projects - workshops will focus on the creative opportunities available through Fulbright including but not limited to the Fulbright National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship.

English & Teaching Assistant (ETA) Awards - workshops will focus on the English Teaching Assistant awards and the application process.

Writing Well: Drafting Successful Fellowship Application Statements
February 20 │ 3:00 AM - 4:00 PM │ HSF 3009 

Your ability to communicate your ideas in writing will directly impact your success in applying for fellowships and awards. In this workshop, Dr. Blake Jones, Postdoctoral Research (Department of Biology) will discuss the characteristics of good (and bad) writing and teach specific strategies for producing clear, coherent, and concise writing in competitive award applications.

ProfessioNOLE Branding and Communication Workshop
February 26 │ 3:00 AM - 4:00 PM │ HSF 3009 

Have you been told you need a LinkedIn or website portfolio? Do you have a portfolio but are unsure of what to include in it? Effective professionals understand and can communicate their value and unique assets (personal brand) to others in the work world. This workshop provides and overview of branding and communications concepts and engages students in exercises to help them begin creating and promoting their own personal brand.
 
Writing the Curriculum Vitae (CV) Workshop and Lab
March 10 │ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM │ HSF 3009
Megan Crowe, Graduate Liaison for The Career Center, will facilitate a workshop on how to tailor the Curriculum Vitae and/or Resume for a fellowship/award application. We will also discuss how the mission of a fellowship sponsoring agency affects this content. Bring a hard copy of your CV or Resume for review.

View past workshops and presentations here.

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