What comes next in your professional journey after you complete your master’s degree or Ph.D.? Grad Career Week, April 15-19, helps you explore your options. Join us for a series of workshops designed to help you learn more about careers both inside and outside academia, how to add GTA experience to your resume and details about navigating the postdoc experience. Learn more and register: https://career.oregonstate.edu/careered/grad-career-week.

Join the Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) for the Spring Poster Symposium (SPS) 2024on Thursday, May 16 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Memorial Union Ballroom at Oregon State University’s Corvallis campus.  

Spring Poster Symposium (SPS) is an annual showcase for OSU undergraduates to present their research, scholarship, and creative projects to the broader university and Corvallis community. This event is open to community members and OSU faculty, staff, and students. Registration is not required. Light refreshments will be served.  

Students from all academic disciplines and across all years of study and stages of research will present research posters on a diverse range of topics and interests.  

For more information about this year’s symposium, visit: https://beav.es/wLP.  If you have any questions, please contact ugr@oregonstate.edu.  

We look forward to seeing you there! 

This award honors an outstanding Oregon State University inventor who has made a contribution leading to commercialization that significantly impacts their field and society. For details on the process, criteria and nomination form, please visit the OSU Advantage website: 2024 Faculty Innovator Award. Nominate yourself or someone you know that’s making an impact. Nominations are being accepted through April 19. The awardee will receive a $5,000 prize and desktop award, and their department/unit will also receive $5,000.

Applications for PCOSW scholarships to fund FY24 projects are now being accepted. The President’s Commission on the Status of Women provides funding to faculty, students and staff who are pursuing professional development, research, outreach or creative projects related to gender equity issues. The maximum amount offered is $1,000, although scholarships average $300, and funds are paid by reimbursement. Applications are due April 5. Visit https://leadership.oregonstate.edu/pcosw/funding-opportunities for detailed guidelines and qualification requirements. Apply for a scholarship. Have a budget outline and project justification statement prepared before beginning the application. Questions? Contact pcosw@oregonstate.edu

How to be a good host or guest: How do we harness podcasting for science communication? This panel presentation and workshop will give you practical advice on how you can use podcasting as a way to communicate science. Panelists will include Rachel Robertson (science communicator) and Desirée Tullos (professor) from College of Engineering. This workshop will be offered in person at Wilkinson Hall, via Zoom at the Mid-Valley STEM-CTE Hub’s MILL Makerspace (at LBCC), and via Zoom remotely. Please register for the session.Noon to 2 p.m., April 4, 129 Wilkinson Hall.

Trying to find a summer job or internship? Looking for the opportunity that will launch your career? Come network, learn and explore the possibilities with over 100 businesses, nonprofits and other employers at the Spring All-Industries Career and Internship Fair from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., April 17. This is the final career fair before summer break, and your chance to ask questions to professionals in your field, build your professional network and apply for jobs on the spot. Sign up here: https://beav.es/cih.

On Friday, April 19, the Family Resource Center is excited to welcome you to this fun family day. This OSU community event is a way to celebrate family and the importance of education and to highlight campus as a place where parents can share their work and studies, and families may spend the day together. Registration opens April 5. Check out some of the fun activities on the BYKTCD website.