Payson Center Events

This is a reverse chronological listing of all Payson Center Events since 2012.

Library Workshop: Creating a Comprehensive Literature Review

Need to find all the relevant scholarship on your current research project? Let us show you all the tricks of the trade to make sure your searching is efficient, effective, and interdisciplinary. (Room 309, 3rd floor of Howard-Tilton Library) (These are organized specifically for Payson students and we highly recommend participating as it is the last one!!)

Event Date: 
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 6:00pm

PGSA Get-Together at Bacchanal

Scheduled on a Mini-Course weekend so we can see some of our distance people!

Event Date: 
Saturday, November 7, 2015 - 7:00pm

Monthly PGSA Meeting

Everyone is welcome!

Event Date: 
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 6:00pm

Resume Writing Workshop

A resume that describes your skills and experience is a great starting place, but one that can land you an interview for a terrific position is a whole other kind of document. This session will walk participants through different options for resumes' content and format and provide an opportunity to work on individually tailored resumes.

Event Date: 
Monday, October 26, 2015 - 12:00pm

CV Writing Workshop

For those considering academic careers in any field, a stellar curriculum vitae is crucial. This session will cover the purpose of the academic CV, structure, organization, content, and format. Participants will also have an opportunity to work on their own CV, regardless of whether they are early or late in their graduate school or postdoc experience.  *While this session is open to all graduates and postdocs, it will include staff from the Office of International Students and Scholars and focus on the international job search.

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 12:00pm

Grad & Postdoc Donut Day

Location: Career Services Center (Diboll Parking Complex, across from the Reily Center)

Join members of GSSA and OGPS for Grad and Postdoc donut day! This informal get together has donuts, coffee, and a chance to get acquainted with the resources, offices, and faces that promote graduate and postdoctoral education at Tulane!

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 8:30am

Career Exploration Beyond Academia

Discover career opportunities for master's- and PhD-holders, as well as postdocs, in industry, non-profit, governmental, and freelance work. Informational interviewing, networking, career exploration, and personality and skills assessments will be covered, as well as where and how to look for non-academic job postings.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 3:00pm

CV Writing Workshop

For those considering academic careers in any field, a stellar curriculum vitae is crucial. This session will cover the purpose of the academic CV, structure, organization, content, and format. Participants will also have an opportunity to work on their own CV, regardless of whether they are early or late in their graduate school or postdoc experience. 

Event Date: 
Monday, October 19, 2015 - 12:00pm

Versatile PhD: "Career in Publishing" in the Humanities/Social Science forum

All panelists are PhDs from Humanities or Social Science fields:

·         A Humanities PhD who has served in several roles at an academic digital press and is currently its Director of Strategic Initiatives

·         A Historian who is now Editorial Director at a major academic press, and formerly the executive director of a small scholarly press

Event Date: 
Monday, October 19, 2015 - 8:00am

PGSA Monthly Meeting

PGSA Monthly Meeting

Event Date: 
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 6:00pm

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