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Career Toolkit for Graduate Students: Workshop Series

Career Toolkit for Graduate Students is a workshop series that explores tools and best practices in managing research workflow, output, and your scholarship across the research lifecycle.

Career Toolkit for Graduate Students: Workshop Series

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Career Toolkit for Graduate Students is a workshop series aiming to provide early career researchers with tips, tools, and best practices across the research lifecycle. This workshop series is organized by the Library, the Center for Professional Development Education, and the Graduate Student Government in collaboration with the Career Center and the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

We welcome any requests for scheduling new workshops or customized sessions for your research group. Please contact the Scholarly Communications Librarian, Seth Vuletich,, for any requests or questions. 

Please visit the Library's event calendar to register for workshops or use the direct links belowUnless otherwise noted, all workshops are in-person in the Boettcher Room in the Library. Registered attendees for online workshops will receive the Zoom information one day in advance. 

Additionally, Mines is proud to be a contributing member of GradCO, a collaborative effort to share workshops with graduate students at institutions of higher education throughout Colorado. You can view and sign up for these shared workshops using the links below.

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Please Register: Lunch will be provided for registered attendees of in person workshops!!!

Making a Good First Impression with Potential Employers

Presented by the Career Center

September 7, 12-1 PM

Citation Management with Zotero

Presented by Seth Vuletich

September 14, 12-1 PM

Copyright for Theses and Dissertations

Presented by Seth Vuletich

September 20, 12-1 PM

Building a Career in Teaching

Presented by Justin Shaffer

September 21, 12-1 PM

How to (Not) Give a Truly Terrible Presentation (On Zoom)

Presented by Roel Snieder

September 28, 12-1 PM

Formatting Your Thesis

Presented by Kristin Steinholt

September 29, 12-1 PM

Introduction to LaTeX

Presented by Lakshmi Krishna

October 4, 12-1 PM

Working Internationally (Panel Discussion)

Presented by Roel Snieder

October 5, 12-1 PM

Literature Reviews (On Zoom)

Presented by Seth Vuletich and Brianna Buljung

October 11, 12-1 PM

Tapping Into Your Creativity

Presented by Roel Snieder and Sid Saleh

October 12, 12-1 PM

Searching for Unadvertised Job Opportunities

Presented by the Career Center and Sid Saleh

October 19, 12-1 PM

Postdoctoral Fellowships (Panel Discussion)

Presented by Lauren Guido (GSG)

October 26, 12-1 PM

Writing a Resume or CV

Presented by Career Center

November 2, 12-1 PM

DI&A in the Research Environment

Presented by Kate Youmans

November 8, 12-1 PM




GradCo is a collaboration of nearly ten universities across Colorado. It is designed  to deliver a variety of high-quality  professional development workshops,  information sessions, and trainings to our  graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.  Together, we are better researchers,  academics, and career professionals. 


This cross-Colorado-universities approach  provides early career researchers and  scholars a unique opportunity to learn from  experts at multiple institutions and to  connect with other early career scholars. 

GradCO provides development sessions that align with multiple career-readiness competencies:  

- Career- & Self-Development (CSD)

- Communication (Comm)

- Critical Thinking (Crit) 

- Equity & Inclusion (EI) 

- Leadership (Lead) 

- Professionalism (Pro) 

- Teamwork (Team) 

- Technology (Tech)

- Wellness (Well)


It’s easy!! You can sign up for one or all of the offerings through the Registration Link  provided next to each session title. All  offerings are accessible online through the  sponsoring institution. You will receive  registration confirmation or additional  participation information from the host  institution. 

September 12, 12-1:30 pm 

Thesis and Dissertation Writing Tips: How to Get Started and Stay Inspired (Comm) 

Hosted by CSU-Ft. Collins | Registration Link 

September 22, 12-1pm 

Proposal Writing 101 for Postdocs & Graduate Students (CSD, Comm) 

Hosted by CU-Boulder | Registration Link 

September 28, 12-1pm

How to (Not) Give a Truly Terrible Presentation (Comm)

Hosted by Mines | Registration Link 

October 11, 12:00-1pm 

Conducting a Literature Review (Crit, Tech) 

Hosted by Mines | Registration Link 

October 18, 12-1:30pm 

Imposter Syndrome (Well, CSD)

Hosted by CU-Boulder | Registration Link 

October 24, 12-1:30pm 

Strategies for Financial Success During and After Graduate School (CSD)

Hosted by CSU-Ft. Collins | Registration Link 

November 7, 12-1:30pm 

Leading from Where You Are: Models and Strategies (Lead)

Hosted by CSU-Ft. Collins| Registration Link 

November 14, 12-1:30pm 

Informational Interviewing (CSD, Pro) 

Hosted by CU-Anschutz | Registration Link 

November 27, 12-1:30pm 

Conflict Management and De-escalation (Comm) 

Hosted by UNC | Registration Link 

More about the Career Toolkit for Graduate Students Workshop Series

This workshop series is designed to help you become an efficient researcher in the digital age.



Please send any suggestions or requests on new topics to be covered to Seth Vuletich at