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Friday Graduate Students Commons

FRIDAY GRADUATE STUDENT COMMONS
Quiet space: 10 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Individual consultations: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: N-119 Elliott Hall, East Bank

The "Friday Grad Commons" is a collaboration of multiple units across campus to provide graduate students with a quiet space in which to read/write and to also consult with staff and faculty on a wide range of topics related to the graduate student experience. Each Friday will feature a specific topic and University staff/faculty with expertise on that topic will be available for individual consultations.

Registration is required to use the space and to seek consultation.
Register at: www.grad.umn.edu/GradCommons

Topics of individual consultations:
March 5 Getting published (quiet space starts at 10:30 a.m.)
March 12 Grant seeking and writing
March 26 Job searches/current job markets and networking
April 2 Academic and non-academic job searches
April 9 Integrating work and life
April 16 Job searches and networking

Virtual Graduate Student Commons: www.umn.edu/ohr/teachlearn/graduate/gradcommons
Academic/Professional Development Workshops: www.grad.umn.edu/career/workshops

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