The WSU Graduate School hosts a wide variety of events that consult experts to share their insights and prompt discussions on trends and issues within graduate education and beyond. Prospects, students, and staff will gain insight in how to advance their careers, achieve work-life balance, and develop lasting professional relationships.
Whether you're starting a new job or asking for a raise, learn tips and tricks on how to negotiate your salary.
Former Wall Street investor Josh Kaufman will provide an overview of the stock market and how to make an informed decision in investing your hard-earned money.
Collaboration is a part of everyday life, and in the marketplace of ideas, conflicts are bound to arise. When they do, it is critical that both sides come to a resolution so they can continue their work. In this session, Christine Jackson, professor and chair in the Mike Ilitch School of Business Department of Management will share how to find common ground in areas of fundamental disagreement. These best practices lead to quick resolutions where all parties can move forward together.
The ability to meet people and build relationships is a critical skill to develop throughout your career. And contrary to popular belief, you do not need to be an extrovert to succeed. In this interactive session, Nick Mattar, the Graduate School’s associate director of marketing, will lead a full networking simulation. You’ll learn best practices for meeting new people, how to start conversations with strangers, and the networking mindset for success.
Snacks and soft drinks will be provided. Please be comfortable and come prepared to meet new people!
To kick off the Wayne State University Graduate School’s 2023-24 Professional Development Series, Dean Amanda Bryant-Friedrich will share her perspective on this monumental ruling, and how it could change the admissions process for prospective graduate students.
Start off your fall semester with one of the Graduate School’s most popular events! Students will meet Graduate School Dean Amanda Bryant-Friedrich, get a free t-shirt, and enjoy complimentary food and soft drinks at Tony V's Tavern in Midtown.
Maintaining a clear mind and balancing life, school, and work is important during the end of term as finals approach. Learn simple tricks and tips to keep a steady life balance and finish the semester strong.
Meet Dean Amanda Bryant-Friedrich, network with students across discipline, and get your questions answered about all things graduate school at Tony V's in Midtown.
A well-structured training plan can dramatically increase the effectiveness of mentoring activities. Learn how to plan out their meetings with mentees and set the proper goals for both sides of the mentor-mentee relationship.
Learn how to find common ground in areas of fundamental disagreement - and how to quickly move forward together.
Daily until March, 8th 2023
The annual Graduate Research Symposium returns March 6-8 to showcase the breadth of research conducted at Wayne State University and neighbor institutions.
With the Graduate Research Symposium quickly approaching, graduate student researchers must know how to condense years of research into a succinct presentation. Associate Professor of Psychology Emily Grekin will share best practices for presenting research in 10 minutes or less.
This special half-day event will focus on the practical application of statistics, applicable to all students and faculty across disciplines.
Led by former 3MT champion Nisansala Muthunayake, attendees will learn how to present their research in three minutes or less.
Mike Ilitch School of Business Professor Marick Masters will lead an overview of unions and their role in the workplace today.
Learn simple tricks and tips to maintaining a steady life balance and optimizing your academic performance.
Learn the essential elements of building a positive credit score through various everyday activities, as well as the myths and truths about building credit.
Learn more about pursuing a graduate degree at Wayne State University.
Did you know that Wayne State has its own Office of Business Innovation & Technology Commercialization? Executive Director Lindsay Klee will provide an overview of offerings with a particular emphasis on student innovation and entrepreneurship resources.
Meet Dean Amanda Bryant-Friedrich, network with students across discipline, and get your questions answered about all things graduate school at Common Pub Detroit.
Learn more about advancing your education and career at Wayne State University.
Terms like HMO, PPO, out-of-pocket expenses and premiums will be explained. You will learn background information on the United States health care system and alternatives to employer-sponsored health insurance.
Hear an overview and best practices for mentorship, including what the role of a mentor should be and the advice that mentees often seek. Plus, you will learn the boundaries that should be observed in any mentoring relationship.
How can we make diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts more intentional and impactful?