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Grad Student Workshops on Writing. Nov. 17 & Nov. 19

In Grad Student Success Seminar, PROMISE: Maryland's AGEP on November 1, 2010 at 8:28 PM

UMBC and the University of Maryland College Park (UMCP)  will hold Writing Seminars in November as past of their respective Graduate Student Success Seminar and Ph.D. Completion Project Workshop offerings.

UMBC  Success Seminar

Protean Prose: Identifying and Overcoming the Challenges of Academic Writing (A Graduate Level Writing Seminar)
Wednesday, 11/17/10
4:30 – 6:00 PM
University Center (UC) Ballroom Lounge, 3rd Floor

RSVP: http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/4943

Daniel Burge, Writing Advisor for the UMBC Graduate Student Association, will host this seminar.  http://www.umbc.edu/gsa/Daniel_Writing_Advisor_Flyer.pdf

 

John Rollins will also be present to discuss academic integrity and unintentional plagiarism.

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UMCP  Ph.D. Completion Project Workshop

CVs and Cover Letters
Friday, 11/19/10
3:00 – 5:00 PM
Ulrich Recital Hall, Tawes Hall

RSVP: http://www.training.umd.edu/index.cfm?fuseaction=catalog.CourseDetail&CLASS_ID=82307

An essential component of an effective job search for positions in education, government, industry and the private sector as well as for applications for fellowships and grants is a carefully crafted, in-depth curriculum vitae (CV). This workshop provides the following: a discussion of the parts of a CV, how to write it, what to include in it, how to use it and how it differs from a resume. Writing tips for preparing a CV will be given, and sample CVs and cover letters will be disseminated.