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CPT/OPT Workshop
January 23 2015 at 1:30 PM
Welcome Center
This workshop is designed to provide expert in-depth analysis and information for international students on the eligibility, process, and regulations, for working in the United States on CPT and OPT. This workshop is one of the most popular workshops among international students. This event is limited to 100 people If you are planning on attending this event, please print the following document and bring it with you to the workshop.  Winter 2014 CPT/OPT Workshop Presentation
IOG Colloquium Professional Development: How to Find a Job
January 27 2015 at 9:30 AM
Freer House
Ann Stacks, director of the infant mental health program at MPSI, presents on how to find a job as part of the Institute of Gerontology's Winter 2015 Research Colloquium: Professional Development.   This is a free event and all are welcome to attend.   For a complete Winter 2015 IOG Colloquium Schedule, see the link below: http://www.iog.wayne.edu/pdf/fy_2015_iog_winter_colloq_final.pdf
How to Write a Successful Career Development Award (NIH-Focused)
March 4 2015 at 8:30 AM
Scott Hall
The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to offer this research career development award writing seminar for WSU faculty, post-docs, and space permitting, advanced doctoral students on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. The OVPR is sponsoring a major portion of the cost to bring Grant Writers’ Seminars and Workshops to campus to conduct this seminar presented by Dr. Peg AtKisson. Attendance at a Write Winning Grants seminar previously hosted by OVPR is a pre-requisite for this seminar. This seminar is for Career Development Award (CDA) candidates and their mentors. It emphasizes the ‘partnering’ between candidate and mentor that is necessary for one of these proposals to be successful. The kinds of CDAs that are highlighted include the National Institutes of Health’s mentored K Awards and NIH’s Ruth L. Kirschstein F32 National Research Service Award (NRSA) for individual post-doctoral fellows.  Positioning for success in advance of writing the proposal, tips and strategies that help to assure a successful application, and principles / fundamentals applicable to any agency’s CDA are taught. Seminar information How to Write a Successful Career Development Award (NIH-focused) March 4, 2015 – 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mazurek Medical Education Commons, Margherio Family Conference Center, 320 E. Canfield Registration deadline: February 20, 2015 The fee for seminar is $50 and may be paid by personal check or through a department index account transfer. Payment or index information must be received prior to the seminar to reserve your spot. Registration is limited! Registration and requested information needs to be completed by February 20, 2015. Attendance at a Write Winning Grants seminar previously hosted by OVPR is a pre-requisite for this seminar. Please contact sjames@wayne.edu if you have questions.
Write Successful NSF CAREER Award Proposals (NSF-Focused)
March 4 2015 at 1:30 PM
Welcome Center
The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to offer this research career development award writing seminar for WSU faculty, post-docs, and space permitting, advanced doctoral students on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. The OVPR is sponsoring a major portion of the cost to bring Grant Writers’ Seminars and Workshops to campus to conduct this seminar presented by Dr. Peg AtKisson. Attendance at a Write Winning Grants seminar previously hosted by OVPR is a pre-requisite for this seminar.   The purpose of the National Science Foundation’s CAREER Award is to create teacher-scholars – faculty members who will use their research to attract and motivate students to learn better. It is a very prestigious award.  Acquisition of a CAREER Award is particularly distinguishing in the developing career of an assistant professor, which is why so many apply for it – most without success. The principal reason for failure is lack of understanding of what NSF is trying to accomplish with the award, i.e., the purpose of the award, which is what this seminar teaches. Seminar information Write Successful NSF CAREER Award Proposals (NSF-focused) March 4, 2015 – 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. Welcome Center Auditorium, 42 W. Warren Registration deadline: February 20, 2015   The fee for seminar is $50 and may be paid by personal check or through a department index account transfer. Payment or index information must be received prior to the seminar to reserve your spot.   Registration is limited! Registration and requested information needs to be completed by February 20, 2015. Attendance at a Write Winning Grants seminar previously hosted by OVPR is a pre-requisite for this seminar. To register, visit events.wayne.edu Please contact sjames@wayne.edu if you have questions.  
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