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January 2019

Global Grads Tax Information Session 1

Thursday, January 24, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Are you an international graduate student who needs assistance with filing your US federal and North Carolina state income tax returns?  The federal income tax filing deadline (midnight on April 15, 2019) will be here before you know it! Staff from the UNC Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program will be providing two 45-minute information sessions to our Global Grads (international graduate students) on how to get tax preparation assistance through VITA, how and where to sign up for their appointments, and what documents…

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Meaning-Making for Graduate & Professional Students (3-week series)

Monday, January 28, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, February 11, 2019

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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What is meaning-making? According to Roger Kegan’s theory of meaning-making development, meaning-making “is a conceptualization of how human beings make meaning of themselves, of others, and of their experiences throughout their life-span.” In this 3-week series, you’ll have the opportunity for personal self-reflection through free writing and small group discussion, which will be supported by short articles and readings on meaning-making and purpose of life. All sessions will be held at the Graduate Student Center at 211A West Cameron Avenue.…

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Resiliency and Imposter Syndrome Workshop

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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As graduate students, it’s critical to learn how to deal with challenges and set-backs to progress and advance personally and professionally. Participants will learn evidence-based strategies to develop a growth mindset, reduce ANTs, minimize imposter fears, increase optimism and how to use feedback constructively. Lunch provided. REGISTER

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Global Grads Tax Information Session 2

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Are you an international graduate student who needs assistance with filing your US federal and North Carolina state income tax returns?  The federal income tax filing deadline (midnight on April 15, 2019) will be here before you know it! Staff from the UNC Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program will be providing two 45-minute information sessions to our Global Grads (international graduate students) on how to get tax preparation assistance through VITA, how and where to sign up for their appointments, and what documents…

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Communication Styles and Conflict Resolution Workshop

Thursday, January 31, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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  Effective communication is critical to success in our professional careers as well as daily interactions. This workshop will provide opportunities to assess your communication style, learn strategies on how to best interact with others who may not share your style, determine issues that are impacting your progress and how to respond to conflict in constructive ways.  REGISTER

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February 2019

Meaning-Making for Graduate & Professional Students (3-week series)

Monday, February 4, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, February 11, 2019

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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What is meaning-making? According to Roger Kegan’s theory of meaning-making development, meaning-making “is a conceptualization of how human beings make meaning of themselves, of others, and of their experiences throughout their life-span.” In this 3-week series, you’ll have the opportunity for personal self-reflection through free writing and small group discussion, which will be supported by short articles and readings on meaning-making and purpose of life. All sessions will be held at the Graduate Student Center at 211A West Cameron Avenue.…

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Meaning-Making for Graduate & Professional Students (3-week series)

Monday, February 11, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, February 11, 2019

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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What is meaning-making? According to Roger Kegan’s theory of meaning-making development, meaning-making “is a conceptualization of how human beings make meaning of themselves, of others, and of their experiences throughout their life-span.” In this 3-week series, you’ll have the opportunity for personal self-reflection through free writing and small group discussion, which will be supported by short articles and readings on meaning-making and purpose of life. All sessions will be held at the Graduate Student Center at 211A West Cameron Avenue.…

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Global Grads:  Communicating with Employers Part I The Interview

Friday, February 22, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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  Global Grads workshops focus on support for international graduate and professional students. This two part session will allow you to gain knowledge and practice in communicating with employers for your job search. Part I will focus on the interview about the types of interviews (phone, in-person, Skype) and how to prepare what are employers really asking how to use the STAR method to frame answers Please Register by February 15th: http://go.unc.edu/GGTheInterview Lunch will be served. (Please note—These workshops repeat some of…

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March 2019

Strengths Lunch & Learn

Friday, March 1, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Discover your innate natural talents, then learn how to apply them to achieve your goals. Understanding your strengths will help as you explore careers, work in teams, and find strategies that are best suited to you and what you already do well. Registrants will be contacted to take the Strengths Finder test and results will be discussed in a group setting at the workshop. Register by February 22 at http://go.unc.edu/StrengthsLunchNLearn Lunch will be served.

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Global Grads: Communicating with Employers Part II Networking

Friday, March 22, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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  Global Grads workshops focus on support for international graduate and professional students. This two part session will allow you to gain knowledge and practice in communicating with employers for your job search. Part II will focus on networking as a technique for meeting employers and conducting your job search.Participants will learn: advice from a successful graduate basic information on how to identify and build your network US/Western format for mingling Please Register by March 15th: http://go.unc.edu/GGNetworking Lunch will be served.…

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