Graduate Student Resource Center

Career & Leadership Development Series

Missed the program?  Click here for Career & Leadership Development resources from program presenters.  Watch for upcoming videos of the three-part series and additional resources.

Professional Leadership Panel, April 16, 2015

Duane Crockrom, MBA, Executive in Residence, Washkewicz College of Engineering, CSU
Nancy A. Dilulio, Ph.D., Senior Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies, CWRU
Julian M. Earls, Ph.D., Executive in Residence, Ahuja College of Business, CSU
Deirdre Mageean, Ph.D., Provost and Senior Vice President, Academic Affairs, CSU

Senior leadership in Business, Engineering/HR and Academia will gather in a panel discussion to prepare, support and empower graduate students to seek out leadership positions in their field. Students will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to compete for leadership and management positions to advance within their profession.

How to Prepare for an Academic Job Search, April 22, 2015

Chandrasekhar Kothapalli, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Chemical & Biomedical Engineering, CSU
Michael A. Nichols, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, JCU
Julia Phillips, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Counseling, Administration, Supervision & Adult Learning, CSU
Ilya Yaroslavsky, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, CSU

Interested in a faculty position, but not quite sure where to begin? This panel discussion comprised of university faculty in a variety of disciplines will provide information about various types of faculty positions to help graduate students determine their best match. Panelists will discuss the unique roles of faculty members from institutions that differ in their emphasis on research, teaching, and service. Participants will also gain strategies for writing statements describing their program of research and teaching philosophy.

Time to Prepare a Professional Curriculum Vitae, April 27, 2015

Karen Lieske, Senior Manager, Talent Development, Career Success Network
Dan Simon, Ph.D., Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering
Kristine Still, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Teacher Education
Crystal Weyman, Ph.D. Professor and Chair, Biological, Geological and Environmental Sciences

CSU graduate faculty and career experts will assist graduate students in preparing a professional vitae and cover letter. Faculty from various Colleges will provide information specific to your discipline.

Workshops are provided to enhance professional and career development opportunities and promote community-building activities for all Cleveland State University Graduate Students.  Services are provided, free of charge, by the College of Graduate Studies in partnership with CSU service providers and greater community resources. ­­