Graduate Student Resource Center

Workshops and Professional Development

Workshops are provided to enhance professional and career development opportunities for all Cleveland State University Graduate Students.   These services are provided free of charge to graduate students by CSU partners and the Graduate Student Resource Center. Participants will be eligible to win gift cards from Viking Outfitters!  Registration is required.

Setting Yourself Up for Success in Grad School
Monday, September 8, 2014, 4:00-5:00PM

(Registration now closed.)  Graduate School presents unique opportunities and challenges from your previous educational experiences. Learn how to get the best from your experience - right from the start.

Catherine H. Monaghan, MBA, Ph.D.
Assistant Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence
Associate Professor, Graduate Programs in Adult Learning and Development

Professional Writing for Graduate Students
Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 4:00-5:30PM

(Registration now closed.)  Having receiving excellent grades in their undergraduate majors, many graduate students are alarmed when they receive lesser scores in graduate school.  Understanding professional writing structure offers you a chance at higher grades, less time spent writing, and a chance to study parts of article and grant writing.

Mary Murray McDonald, Ph.D.
Director of The Writing Center and Writing Across the Curriculum
Lecturer, English Department

Building a Powerful Resume
Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 4:00-5:30PM

(Registration now closed.)  Learn from the experts of the Career Success Network.  It’s never too soon to learn how to write a powerful resume.  Learn about the critical the components of professional resumes that employers want to see and get tips on how to tailor your resume for each position.

Karen Lieske
Assistant Director
Career Success Network

Developing a Self-Care Plan for Success in Graduate School
Monday, October 20, 2014, 4:00-5:00PM

(Registration now closed.)  Learn how to develop and practice a plan for self-care that will help you to deal with the challenges of graduate school and other life challenges.  Revisit your perspective of what it takes to achieve optimal performance and success.   It is only natural- you do your best when you are at your best, mentally, physically, and emotionally.

Paul Snowball, M.Ed.
Professional Clinical Counselor, Supervising Counselor
Counseling Center

GSRC Partner Events and Workshops