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In accordance with the University’s most recent guidance related to COVID-19 we are altering the schedule of upcoming PhD Plus programs and events.  See more about PhDPlus events >> 

Past Events

May 19, 2020 | 4:00 pm

Please join us in "Career & Professional Advising Check-In" sessions for all PhD students and Postdocs in May 2020.

May 12, 2020 | 4:00 pm

Please join us in "Career & Professional Advising Check-In" sessions for all PhD students and Postdocs in May 2020.

May 5, 2020 | 4:00 pm

Please join us in "Career & Professional Advising Check-In" sessions for all PhD students and Postdocs in May 2020.

April 28, 2020 | 4:00 pm

** Please register for the workshop to receive the latest information. We will use the same Zoom link for all April sessions.

April 21, 2020 | 4:00 pm

** Please register for the workshop to receive the latest information. We will use the same Zoom link for all April sessions.

April 14, 2020 | 4:00 pm

** Please register for the workshop to receive the latest information. We will use the same Zoom link for all April sessions.

April 7, 2020 | 4:00 pm

** Please register for the workshop to receive the latest information. We will use the same Zoom link for all April sessions.

March 31, 2020 | 4:00 pm

This 3-session workshop series is intended to introduce prospective applicants to the GRFP and assist them in preparing the content of their applic

March 30, 2020 | 3:30 pm

** Please register for the workshop to receive the latest information.

March 25, 2020 | 2:00 pm

** Please register to receive the latest information!

March 24, 2020 | 4:00 pm

This 3-session workshop series is intended to introduce prospective applicants to the GRFP and assist them in preparing the content of their applic

March 24, 2020 | 3:30 pm

**Please register to receive the latest information!

March 18, 2020 | 2:00 pm

This session will provide hands-on instruction and exercises covering basic statistical analysis in R.

March 17, 2020 | 4:00 pm

This 3-session workshop series is intended to introduce prospective applicants to the GRFP and assist them in preparing the content of their applic

March 17, 2020 | 3:30 pm

** To receive the latest information on participation online, please make sure you register for the workshop on time. 

March 5, 2020 | 3:00 pm

Prior to this session, students will be asked to purchase an online module that walks them through how to convert

March 4, 2020 | 2:00 pm

Exploring our data with graphs allows us to visualize relationships, spot unusual observations, or find unexpected patterns.

March 3, 2020 | 3:30 pm

Whether you are exploring careers or want to build career-specific skills, you need to plan well to fit

March 2, 2020 | 3:30 pm

In this 90-minute interactive workshop, we will together explore the creative and professional ways to present ourselves in networking, establishin

February 27, 2020 | 3:00 pm

Prior to this session, participants will be asked to purchase an online module that will walk them through the bui

February 26, 2020 | 2:00 pm

Data analysis involves a large amount of preparing, cleaning, and “munging” data to facilitate downstream data analysis.

February 26, 2020 | 12:00 pm

This event is organized in partnership with the Department of Religious Studies at the University.  We encourage PhD students in humanities discipl

February 25, 2020 | 3:30 pm

Once you have identified 2-3 careers of interest, spend time in this session to understand the skills valued in those careers.

February 24, 2020 | 3:30 pm

The unpredictability and risks associated with research can often derail best-laid plans, slow progress, and therefore, cause stress and anxiety in

February 20, 2020 | 5:00 pm

PhD Plus provides doctoral students in middle and advanced years, with the opportunity to pursue an internship with a University office or external

February 20, 2020 | 3:00 pm

In this session, we will see an example of a Bain style “interviewee led” case as well as delve deeper into case i

February 19, 2020 | 5:00 pm

Michael Straightiff, Executive Director of the UVA Licensing and Ventures Group, will lead our second workshop on the patent process.

February 19, 2020 | 2:00 pm

While many researchers want to jump right into developing statistical models and making predictions on their data, it important to first be able to

February 19, 2020 | 11:00 am

If you’re interested in learning more about the Praxis Program Fellowshi

February 17, 2020 | 3:30 pm

You are essentially managers of your research projects and dissertation during PhD and Postdoc training.

February 13, 2020 | 3:00 pm

In this session we will discuss tips and strategies to best frame your experience as a PhD student to tell a compe

February 13, 2020 | 12:00 pm

WELDON COOPER CENTER FOR PUBLIC SERVICE 

February 12, 2020 | 2:00 pm

R is a free, open-source software environment and programming language designed specifically for statistical analysis; RStudio is a free, open-sour

February 11, 2020 | 5:00 pm

Bob Creeden, Managing Director of the Seed Fund and New Ventures for the UVA Licensing and Venture Group, will lead a discussion of the funding lan

February 11, 2020 | 3:30 pm

Following the first session on self-assessment and interest outcomes, you should have a fair understandi

February 10, 2020 | 3:30 pm

“Working long hours, yet not having enough time in the day to finish work" may lead to burnout, and a decline in health and wellbeing.

February 10, 2020 | 12:00 pm

OFFICE OF UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH (OUR)

February 7, 2020 | 12:00 pm

PhD Plus is collaborating with Cville Biohub to familiarize PhD students on careers in Entrepreneurship, Co

February 6, 2020 | 3:00 pm

In this session, we will explore a McKinsey style “interviewer led” case.

February 4, 2020 | 5:00 pm

Michael Straightiff, Managing Director of the UVA Licensing and Ventures Group, will provide background on the patent process—from landscape search

February 4, 2020 | 3:30 pm

In this session, reflect on your core values, skills and interests to evaluate which careers are likely to bear meaning and personal fulfillment in

February 3, 2020 | 3:30 pm

The challenges in Graduate School and Postdoc training may cause significant stress, anxiety, and imposter fears.

January 30, 2020 | 3:00 pm

This session will build upon some of the core concepts discussed during the

January 30, 2020 | 12:00 pm

Interested in career opportunities in national security? CNA is coming to UVA.

January 28, 2020 | 5:00 pm

Interested in learning more about the process through which University researchers launch new companies, and these inventions or discoveries become

January 28, 2020 | 12:00 pm

Does the New Year have you thinking about making changes in your life? What about making meaningful changes in the world around you?

January 27, 2020 | 3:30 pm

Navigating the various roles and responsibilities of a graduate program can be disorienting and stressful.

January 10, 2020 | 9:00 am

This is a week-long event that runs from Jan 6 to Jan 10. The program runs from 9:00AM to 12:00PM each day.

January 10, 2020 | 9:00 am

This is a week-long event that runs from Jan 6 to Jan 10. The program runs from 9:00AM to 12:00PM each day.

January 9, 2020 | 9:00 am

This is a week-long event that runs from Jan 6 to Jan 10. The program runs from 9:00AM to 12:00PM each day.

January 9, 2020 | 9:00 am

This is a week-long event that runs from Jan 6 to Jan 10. The program runs from 9:00AM to 12:00PM each day.

January 8, 2020 | 9:00 am

This is a week-long event that runs from Jan 6 to Jan 10. The program runs from 9:00AM to 12:00PM each day.

January 8, 2020 | 9:00 am

This is a week-long event that runs from Jan 6 to Jan 10. The program runs from 9:00AM to 12:00PM each day.

January 7, 2020 | 9:00 am

This is a week-long event that runs from Jan 6 to Jan 10. The program runs from 9:00AM to 12:00PM each day.

January 7, 2020 | 9:00 am

This is a week-long event that runs from Jan 6 to Jan 10. The program runs from 9:00AM to 12:00PM each day.

January 6, 2020 | 9:00 am

This is a week-long event that runs from Jan 6 to Jan 10. The program runs from 9:00AM to 12:00PM each day.

January 6, 2020 | 9:00 am

This is a week-long event that runs from Jan 6 to Jan 10. The program runs from 9:00AM to 12:00PM each day.

December 5, 2019 | 4:30 pm

The workshop is changed from December 3rd to December 5th for a networking event with multiple founders from Catalyst.

November 19, 2019 | 4:30 pm

Entrepreneurship seminars are a mix of case discussions, guest panels, and action-oriented workshops covering topics such as: founders agreements,

November 19, 2019 | 2:00 pm

Ever find yourself in the “hot seat” at your conference and you are not sure how to handle the Q&A portion of your presentation?

November 18, 2019 | 3:30 pm

In this session, you will actively explore strategies to manage stress, work-life balance, and lead a healthful lifestyle as an academic.

November 12, 2019 | 4:30 pm

Entrepreneurship seminars are a mix of case discussions, guest panels, and action-oriented workshops covering topics such as: founders agreements,

November 12, 2019 | 12:00 pm

Important Notice: The event is scheduled on November 12, 2019.

November 12, 2019 | 8:30 am

Social media has become an important part of the academic’s toolkit.

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November 12, 2019 | 8:30 am

Social media has become an important part of the academic’s toolkit.

https://sites.google.com/a/virginia.edu/academics-social-media/
November 11, 2019 | 4:00 pm

This seminar teaches stipend-receiving graduate students and postdocs the basics of personal finance and how they can set and reach financial goals

November 8, 2019 | 1:00 pm

This series is designed for advanced doctoral students and all Postdocs who are getting ready to transition towards diverse employment opportunitie

November 5, 2019 | 4:30 pm

Entrepreneurship seminars are a mix of case discussions, guest panels, and action-oriented workshops covering topics such as: founders agreements,

November 4, 2019 | 4:00 pm

“Communication” is consistently listed among the most desirable skills in many professions.

November 4, 2019 | 12:00 pm

Students come to your course with several attributes - one of them being their cultural background and experiences.

November 1, 2019 | 12:00 pm

Whether you are interested in founding a startup or want to learn more about venture, the panel session, Roadmap to Startups and Commercialization,

October 29, 2019 | 4:30 pm

Entrepreneurship seminars are a mix of case discussions, guest panels, and action-oriented workshops covering topics such as: founders agreements,

October 29, 2019 | 3:00 pm

Case interviews are becoming an increasingly prevalent part of the interview process.

October 28, 2019 | 4:00 pm

In this 90-minute interactive workshop, we will together explore the creative and professional ways to present ourselves in networking, establishin

October 25, 2019 | 1:00 pm

This series is designed for advanced doctoral students and all Postdocs who are getting ready to transition towards diverse employment opportunitie

October 24, 2019 | 4:00 pm

Whether you are exploring careers or want to build career-specific skills, you need plan well to fit your career development goals within your acad

October 22, 2019 | 4:30 pm

Entrepreneurship seminars are a mix of case discussions, guest panels, and action-oriented workshops covering topics such as: founders agreements,

October 21, 2019 | 12:00 pm

Do you often encounter non-STEM students getting overwhelmed/frustrated in your class?

October 17, 2019 | 4:00 pm

Once you have identified 2-3 careers of interest, spend time in this session to understand the skills valued in those careers.

October 15, 2019 | 4:30 pm

Entrepreneurship seminars are a mix of case discussions, guest panels, and action-oriented workshops covering topics such as: founders agreements,

October 15, 2019 | 3:00 pm

Part I: Consulting 101

October 14, 2019 | 4:00 pm

“Working long hours, yet not having

October 10, 2019 | 4:00 pm

Following first session on self-assessment and interest outcomes, you should have a fair understanding of some career sectors of interest.

October 9, 2019 | 12:00 pm

Triangle Insights Group is a management consulting firm that partners with pharmaceutical, biotech

October 9, 2019 | 12:00 pm

Triangle Insights Group is a management consulting firm that partners with pharmaceutical, biotech

October 8, 2019 | 4:30 pm

Entrepreneurship seminars are a mix of case discussions, guest panels, and action-oriented workshops covering topics such as: founders agreements,

October 7, 2019 | 12:00 pm

- Are you curious about the different sectors of Consulting?

October 7, 2019 | 12:00 pm

- Are you curious about the different sectors of Consulting?

October 3, 2019 | 4:00 pm

In this session, reflect on your core values, skills and interests to evaluate which careers are likely to bear meaning and personal fulfillment in

October 3, 2019 | 12:00 pm

Come to learn from Dr. James Savage, Professor of Politics and Public Policy during lunch (provided).

October 1, 2019 | 4:30 pm

Entrepreneurship seminars are a mix of case discussions, guest panels, and action-oriented workshops covering topics such as: founders agreements,

October 1, 2019 | 2:00 pm

Developed in collaboration with the UVA Dual Career Program. 

September 30, 2019 | 4:00 pm

Success of design-led companies such as Apple, Coca-Cola, IBM, Nike, among others have led to application of Design thinking approaches in strategy

September 26, 2019 | 3:30 pm

Community-based scholarship has long been a growing presence within higher education as faculty, students, and administrators alike have come to re

September 24, 2019 | 4:30 pm

Entrepreneurship seminars are a mix of case discussions, guest panels, and action-oriented workshops covering topics such as: founders agreements,

September 24, 2019 | 2:00 pm

Developed in collaboration with the UVA Dual Career Program. 

September 23, 2019 | 4:00 pm

Success of design-led companies such as Apple, Coca-Cola, IBM, Nike, among others have led to application of Design thinking approaches in strategy

September 18, 2019 | 3:30 pm

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September 17, 2019 | 4:30 pm

Entrepreneurship seminars are a mix of case discussions, guest panels, and action-oriented workshops covering topics such as: founders agreements,

September 17, 2019 | 2:00 pm

Developed in collaboration with the UVA Dual Career Program. 

September 16, 2019 | 4:00 pm

The challenges in Graduate School and Postdoc training may cause significant stress, anxiety and imposter fears.

September 10, 2019 | 4:30 pm

PhD Plus Entrepreneurship seminars are scheduled to meet weekly, and are a mix of case discussions, guest panels, and action-oriented workshops cov

September 10, 2019 | 2:00 pm

Developed in collaboration with the UVA Dual Career Program. 

April 16, 2019 | 12:00 pm

THe Science Policy Initiative (SPI) and the Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy present "Science and Foreign Policy: A Perspective on the

April 10, 2019 | 4:30 pm

Doctoral dissertations and theses are general...

April 9, 2019 | 5:00 pm

Launch! is the third and final stage of the UVA Entrepreneurship Cup

April 8, 2019 | 3:00 pm

This series is designed for advanced Doctoral Students, and all

April 4, 2019 | 3:00 pm

The UVA Library’s Research Data Services Team is partnering with UVA’s PhD Plus program to pilot a new module – Data Science Essentials in R – a six-session...

April 2, 2019 | 3:00 pm

This series is designed for advanced Doctoral Students, and all

April 1, 2019 | 4:00 pm

In this series, learn some strategies to expand your profession

March 28, 2019 | 3:30 pm

Description: The first few meetings of ...

March 26, 2019 | 4:00 pm

Description: Research shows that a strong sen...

March 26, 2019 | 2:00 pm

Description: Research shows that a strong sen...

March 25, 2019 | 4:00 pm

Success of design-led companies such as Apple, Coca-Cola, IBM,

March 19, 2019 | 5:00 pm

Our discussion this evening will center upon the formation of an initial team at a startup, the role/relationships of these team members, and even

March 7, 2019 | 3:30 pm

Designing your career requires extra deliberation and strategic

March 6, 2019 | 3:00 pm

In this workshop, incorporate intentionality in the iterativ

March 5, 2019 | 10:30 am

Description:

March 4, 2019 | 4:00 pm

Research productivity is highly dependent on healthy team dynam

March 1, 2019 | 5:00 pm

Applicants must compile the following materials, in the order presented below, into a single PDF and 

February 27, 2019 | 3:30 pm

In this workshop, analyze career-specific skills inventory, 

February 27, 2019 | 12:00 pm
https://phdplus.virginia.edu/three-minute-thesis-3mt-2019-schedule
February 27, 2019 | 11:00 am

Equity, inclusivity, and diversity are buzzwo...

February 20, 2019 | 12:00 pm
https://phdplus.virginia.edu/three-minute-thesis-3mt-2019-schedule
February 19, 2019 | 5:00 pm

Bob Creeden, Managing Direc

February 18, 2019 | 3:30 pm

“Communication” is consistently listed among the top skills bus

February 13, 2019 | 3:00 pm

Following first session on self-assessment and interest out

February 13, 2019 | 12:00 pm
https://phdplus.virginia.edu/three-minute-thesis-3mt-2019-schedule
February 7, 2019 | 5:00 pm

Q&A on Data Science and Consulting – Perspective of Data Scientist Consultant

February 6, 2019 | 3:00 pm

In this workshop, reflect on your core values, skills and interests to evaluate which careers are likely to bear mean

February 6, 2019 | 12:00 pm
https://phdplus.virginia.edu/three-minute-thesis-3mt-2019-schedule
February 5, 2019 | 5:00 pm

Michael Straightiff, Managi

February 5, 2019 | 3:30 pm

You are essentially managers of your research projects  and dis

January 29, 2019 | 5:00 pm

goal for this discussion is to come to grips with the instituti

January 29, 2019 | 3:30 pm

Brandon Walsh, PhD,  Head of Graduate Programs at Scholars’ Lab, UVA Library will

January 24, 2019 | 12:00 pm

Join us to learn about how you can compete in the 2019 Three-Minute Thesis Competition. Lunch is provided!

January 23, 2019 | 12:00 pm

Join us to learn about how you can compete in the 2019 Three-Minute Thesis Competition. Lunch is provided!

January 17, 2019 | 10:00 am
shapethefuture
January 7, 2019 | 9:00 am

Introduction to Science Policy

December 4, 2018 | 8:30 am

The Office of Graduate Studies and Postdoctor...

December 3, 2018 | 3:30 pm

In this session, learn to build healthy habits through the cultivation of heart-centered practices and self-care.

November 29, 2018 | 5:00 pm

Attend this event to meet Mr.

November 29, 2018 | 3:00 pm

As researchers, we often cling to our data as our main source of presentation content.

November 27, 2018 | 5:00 pm

Staging Innovation - Kleiner Perkins and Genentech

November 27, 2018 | 3:30 pm

In this session, you will actively explore strategies to manage stress and manage work-life balance as an academic.

November 27, 2018 | 3:30 pm

In this session, you will actively explore strategies to manage stress and manage work-life balance as an academic.

November 19, 2018 | 4:30 pm

Facilitators: Bailey Troia and Victoria Mauer...

November 15, 2018 | 3:00 pm

When you give a presentation, do you wonder how to stand, where to put your hands, and where to look?

November 13, 2018 | 5:00 pm

Acumen and Embrace: Corporate forms and hybrid impact

November 12, 2018 | 5:00 pm

Living from paycheck to paycheck can add stress to the already complex Graduate School and Postdoc training experience.

November 12, 2018 | 4:30 pm

Facilitators: Jessica Kansky (Psychology) and...

November 11, 2018 | 11:59 pm

 

November 8, 2018 | 3:00 pm

Learn how to design a PowerPoint slide that complements you as the presenter rather than competes with you for your audience's attention! For more

November 7, 2018 | 4:00 pm

Facilitators: Breanna Brenneman (Pathology) a...

November 6, 2018 | 5:00 pm

Acumen and Embrace: Investor rubrics and social impact.

November 6, 2018 | 5:00 pm

Anatomy of a startup (pitch)

November 6, 2018 | 12:30 pm

Facilitators: Kelsey Huelsman (Environmental ...

November 2, 2018 | 10:00 am

Facilitators: Alexi Garrett (History) and Kev...

November 1, 2018 | 3:00 pm

Analogies are a powerful tool for translating complex ideas, but how do you develop a good one? In this workshop, you will learn a step-by-step app

October 31, 2018 | 11:00 am

Facilitators: Shraddha Praharaj (Civil and En...

October 30, 2018 | 5:00 pm

Discussion will focus on two topics: (1) the operational aspects of a venture (e.g., key resources, processes, paths to market), particularly as th

October 30, 2018 | 3:30 pm

"Not having enough time in the day to finish work" is a key cause of  anxiety and stress.

October 29, 2018 | 12:30 pm

Description: What are the most effective ways...

October 23, 2018 | 5:00 pm

Our discussion will center upon Zipcar in its early days, as the founders worked to reckon the various components of a business model for the ventu

October 15, 2018 | 3:00 pm

PhD Plus Foundations series is designed to prepare first-year PhD students to navigate challenges and manage expectations early in their Graduate t

October 11, 2018 | 9:00 am

The CASE (Catalyzing Advocacy in Science and Engineering) workshop is successful program hosted by AAAS, which brings together graduate s

October 10, 2018 | 5:00 pm

 Graduate Consulting Club (GCC ) at UVA invites you to Roadmap to Management Consulting Oct 10th , 2018; Wednesday 5–6:00 pm; Thronton Hall D221 

October 9, 2018 | 5:00 pm

Discussion will focus upon the market dynamics underlying this effort to develop a new type of grocery store.

October 3, 2018 | 6:30 pm
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October 2, 2018 | 5:00 pm

Discussion will center upon the challenge of defining and u

October 1, 2018 | 3:30 pm

PhD Plus Foundations series is designed to prepare first-year PhD students to navigate challenges and manage expectations early in their Graduate t

October 1, 2018 | 3:30 pm

PhD Plus Foundations series is designed to prepare first-year PhD students to navigate challenges and manage expectations early in their Graduate t

September 25, 2018 | 5:00 pm

Case study: Savage Beast 

DO NOT SEARCH ONLINE FOR FURTHER BACKGROUND ON ANY ASPECT OF OR CHARACTER IN THE CASE. 

September 24, 2018 | 2:00 pm

Panel discussion with UVA Faculty

September 18, 2018 | 2:00 pm

Academic Job Search Series Sponsored by the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs/PhD+ and the UVA Dual Career Program. 

September 11, 2018 | 2:00 pm

Academic Job Search Series Sponsored by the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs/PhD+ and the UVA Dual Career Program. 

September 10, 2018 | 5:00 pm

Attend this session to know more about the Startup Series and enroll. 

September 4, 2018 | 2:00 pm

Academic Job Search Series Sponsored by the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs/PhD+ and the UVA Dual Career Program.