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Workshops & Events

Our workshops are open to undergraduate students, graduate students, and non-CSULB students! All workshops are free (except GRE Prep workshops, see below). You may also download a list of our workshops & events

FALL 2018

November

GSRC Event: Graduate Research Conference

Date: Wednesday, November 14th
Time: 4-7pm
Location: USU Ballrooms (map)
Description: The Graduate Research Conference provides a forum for graduate students (master’s, credential, certificate, and doctoral) to showcase their scholarly work and their promise as future innovators, researchers, and academics. This cross-discipli--nary event allows graduate students from all fields of study to present their research and network with members of the entire community. All graduate students are encouraged to participate, regardless of where they are at in their research projects. The conference is based on the assumption that research projects are at different stages of development. Undergraduates interested in exploring graduate studies and research are encouraged to attend.

Sally Casanova Pre-Doctoral Scholars - Info Session

Date: Tuesday, November 27th 
Time: 12-1pm
Location: KIN - 063
Description: This session provides information regarding the upcoming 2019-20 Sally Casanova Pre-Doctoral Scholars application (application deadline February 22, 2019). The information session will review benefits of the program and application process. Students may visit the Sally Casanova Pre-Doctoral Scholars webpage to learn more. Visit the link below to register for the information session.

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Sally Casanova Pre-Doctoral Scholars - Info Session

Date: Wednesday, November 28th 
Time: 3-4pm
Location: PH1-218
Description: This session provides information regarding the upcoming 2019-20 Sally Casanova Pre-Doctoral Scholars application (application deadline February 22, 2019). The information session will review benefits of the program and application process. Students may visit the Sally Casanova Pre-Doctoral Scholars webpage to learn more. Visit the link below to register for the information session.

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Graduate Writing Institute

Date: November 30th
Time: 9am - 4pm
Location: TBA
Description: The GWI provides an intensive writing opportunity for graduate students seeking a structured writing space with access to support from faculty and writing staff, including individualized writing consultations. The GWI is FREE for all CSULB post-baccalaureate students (credential, master's, certificate, doctoral) and honors undergraduates. It is ideal for students completing a class paper, thesis/dissertation, research project, statement of purpose, writing sample, or CV/résumé. Please visit the the Graduate Writing Institute page for more details.  

December

Thesis & Dissertation Formatting

Date: Tuesday, December 4th
Time: 3-4pm
Location: Spidell 2 - 2nd floor of University Library (map)
Description: This workshop provides graduate students with the basics of the University Style Manual rules and online submission process. The session includes online research techniques with database tips and a Q&A session with a thesis and dissertation format evaluator to address any formatting questions or concerns.

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January

GRE Registration Open - January 2019

The GSRC offers low-cost GRE preparation for all current and future graduate students (including non-CSULB students). These sessions cover all three sections of the general GRE exam and are taught by a GRE preparation instructor with over 20 years of experience. Visit event page for more information.

Meeting Time
Time: 11am-2pm

Dates
Session 1: Monday, January 7th
Session 2: Wednesday, January 9th
Session 3: Friday, January 11th
Session 4: Monday, January 14th
Session 5: Wednesday, January 16th
Session 6: Friday, January 18th

PAST WORKSHOPS

 2017-2018

GSRC Workshop: Applying to Grad School 101
GSRC Workshop: Grammar for Grad Students - Parts of Speech and Agreement
GSRC Workshop: GRE prep 
GSRC Workshop: Writing a Statement of purpose for Graduate School
GSRC Event: Graduate & Professional Schools Fair
GSRC Workshop: Applying to Grad School 101
GSRC Workshop: Applying to Doctoral Programs - What You Need to Know
​GSRC Workshop: Applying to Grad School for Undocumented/DACAmented Students
GSRC Workshop: Creating a CV/Résumé for Grad School
GSRC Workshop: Grammar for Grad Students - Verb Tense and Voice
GSRC Workshop: Writing a Literature Review
GSRC Workshop: CSULB Thesis & Dissertation Formatting
GSRC Workshop: Grammar for Grad Students - Punctuation
GSRC Workshop: Funding for PhD Programs
GSRC Workshop: Grammar for Grad Students - Complete Sentences
GSRC Workshop: Grammar for Grad Students - Modifiers and Parallelism
GSRC Workshop: Avoiding Plagiarism
GSRC Workshop: APA Formatting & Citations
GSRC Workshop: Overcoming Writing Anxiety & Developing a Writing Habit
GSRC Event: Graduate Research Conference 
GSRC Workshop: CSULB Thesis & Dissertation Formatting
GSRC Event: Graduate Writing Institute (GWI) 
GSRC Workshop: GRE prep
GSRC Workshop: Applying to Grad School 101
GSRC Workshop: Overcoming Writing Anxiety & Developing a Writing Habit
GSRC Workshop: CSULB Thesis & Dissertation Formatting
​GSRC Workshop: Avoiding Plagiarism
GSRC Workshop: Writing a Statement of Purpose for Graduate School
GSRC Workshop: Applying to Doctoral Programs - What You Need to Know
GSRC Workshop: CSULB Thesis & Dissertation Formatting
GSRC Workshop: Writing a Literature Review
GSRC Workshop: Essentials of Graduate Writing 1: Structuring Arguments
GSRC Workshop: Managing Time & Stress in Graduate School
GSRC Workshop: Applying to Grad School 101