For all your professionalization needs:
Preparing Future Faculty Workshop: May 9-10
This 2-day workshop provides detailed information on applying for college faculty positions, working at different kinds of institutions, and the criteria for promotion and tenure. See http://grad.wvu.edu/graduate_academy for more details and registration information.
STEM Entrepreneurship Essentials: June 4-6
Science Entrepreneurship Essentials is a 3-day program for doctoral students in the science, technology, engineering, and math disciplines. The program will prepare you for a leadership role in developing or managing a business. You will learn how to best negotiate personnel issues, financial planning, marketing, and strategy for your company. See http://be.wvu.edu/execed/stem/index.htm to register and apply for scholarship funding.
Grant Writing Summer Course GRAD 593 (2 credits): summer session 1
This course prepares students to write a grant to any major funding agency or private foundation.
WV Institute for Undergraduate Science Education: June 3-8
This one-week seminar provides tangible ways to promote active learning in teaching undergraduate STEM courses. See http://www.nasummerinstitutes.org/wva/ for more information.
Write Winning Grants Workshop: June 21
This one-day workshop offers an overview of how to create a persuasive grant proposal. A registration form will soon be available on grad.wvu.edu.
Dissertation Boot Camp, Humanities and Social Sciences: May 14-18
Dissertation Boot Camp, Hard Sciences: July 9-13
These one-week programs combine structured writing time, workshops on writing topics, peer critique, and individual consultations. They provide a supportive environment to help doctoral students refine their projects and structure their writing.
See http://grad.wvu.edu/graduate_academy for more details and registration information.