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December 01

Preparing for Careers in the Academy: Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting My First Faculty Job

1:30 PM – 2:45 PM
Fenwick Library, Room 1014B

It’s hard to ask questions when you don’t know what you don’t know. This workshop includes a panel discussion with faculty from diverse backgrounds and disciplines. These faculty members will provide a perspective on what they wished they had been taught and/or mentored about prior to starting their first academic position. In addition, the panel will provide useful strategies that they utilized in transitioning into an academic position.

Audience: Graduate students who will be on the academic job market next year or are on the job market currently


December 04

Financial Aid Basics and Budgeting

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
SUB 1, room 3A

This workshop will focus on the proper use of financial aid to cover educational expenses.  It will focus on how financial aid is awarded, what options are available for additional aid, how to use a refund, and creating a budget.  Stay Mason applicants are encouraged to attend.

Students can RSVP at: https://doodle.com/poll/uyfee74w9235g7wb