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Welcome!

Welcome to the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (OGPS) at Tulane University! OGPS advances graduate education and enhances postdoctoral training through program oversight, policy development, and implementation of focused activities. OGPS is part of the Office of Academic Affairs.

 

Graduate & Postdoctoral News

  • "I really want to help people who are disabled figure out their new road in life and what makes them happy.” Devon Walker, former Green Wave safety and football team captain, has returned to Tulane University this fall to pursue a master’s degree in neuroscience and mentor student-athletes during their collegiate careers. Read more at the New Wave.

  • "To learn Portuguese in a Tulane University language class, students such as Erin Morrissey, who is in the Latin American studies graduate program, chat with partners in Brazil via Skype as part of the Teletandem language program."  Learn more at the New Wave.

  • "Daniel Teles, a PhD student in economics, will use a dissertation grant awarded by the Corporation for National Community Service to study the effects of AmeriCorps grants to nonprofit organizations."  Read more at the New Wave.

  • External Funding Resources: Check out our list of external funding resources for fellowships, research grants, and postdoctoral training.


Events & Workshops


January 2016

  • Graduate "Re-Orientation": Thursday, January 7 from 1:00-5:00 PM in Freeman Auditorium, Woldenberg Arts Center.
  • Grad & Postdoc Donut Days: Thursday, January 14 from 9:00-10:30 AM. Location TBD.
  • Careers in Business for Humanities and Social Sciences, Versatile PhD [online]: Week of 1/25-1/29.
  • C.V. Writing Workshop. Wednesday, January 27 from 9:00 -11:00 AM. Race Conference Room, LBC Room 201. Sign up here.

February 2016

  • Interview Preparation Skills. Wednesday, February 3 from 12:00 - 2:00 PM. Kendall Cram Lecture Hall, LBC. Sign up here.
  • Grad & Postdoc Donut Days: Thursday, February 11 from 9:00-10:30 AM. Location TBD.
  • Careers in the U.S. for International Students. Wednesday, February 17 from 12:00-2:00 PM in McKeever Conference Room (LBC 210). Sign up here.
  • Careers in Software Development: Versatile PhD [Online] in the STEM forum. Week of 2/22-2/26
  • Resumes & Cover Letters for Non-Academic Positions. Wednesday, Febraury 24 from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM in Korach Conference Room (LBC 208). Sign up here.

March 2016

  • Career Exploration Beyond Academia. Wednesday, March 2 from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM in McKeever Conference Room, LBC 210. Sign up here.
  • Careers in Academia (Downtown). Wednesday, March 9 from 12:00 - 2:00 PM in Tidewater Building, 1440 Canal Street, Suite 1206. Sign up here.
  • Careers in Technical Writing: Versatile PhD [online in the Humanities/SocSci Forum]. Week of 3/14-3/18.
  • Grad & Postdoc Donut Days: Thursday, March 24 from 9:00-10:30 AM. Location TBD.
  • The 2 Hour Job Search (Part 1) - Led by Margie Cartwright. Wednesday, March 16, 2:00-5:00 PM in the Rechler Conference Room, LBC 202. Sign up here. *See details below.
  • Careers in Academia (Uptown). Wednesday, March 30 from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM in the McKeever Conference Room, LBC 210.Sign up here.
  • The 2 Hour Job Search (Part 2) - Led by Margie Cartwright. Wednesday, March 30 from 2:00 - 3:30 PM in the McKeever Conference Room, LBC 210. Sign up here.

Details on The 2 Hour Job Search (Parts 1 and 2):

This two-part workshop is an intensive, interactive program suited to students who are looking for a post-graduation job and/or to expand their professional network. Participants in these workshops will implement a precise method of outreach with guidance and support.

In order to participate, you must register for this event AND pick up the book and receive instructions about the workshop from Briana Mohan (bshaymoh@tulane.edu)  by Friday, March 11.  When you pick up your complimentary copy of The 2-Hour Job Search, by Steve Dalton, the book upon which the workshop series is based, we will also review the requirements of the program. The following are the expectations of the workshop series, and if these expectations are not met, you will be charged $20.

Read the book before the first session on 3/16.

Attend the first and second sessions in full:

o   3/16 from 2-5 pm in the LBC (Rechler Conference Room)

o   3/30 from 2-3:30 pm in the LBC (McKeever Conference Room)

This is a highly-interactive program, participants are expected to contribute to discussion and share their experiences. 


April 2016

  • Managing Stress, Anxiety, and Frustration During Your Job Search. Led by Dr. Donna Bender and CAPS Staff on Wednesday, April 6 from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM in the McKeever Conference Room, LBC 210. Sign up here.
  • Teaching and Research Statements. Led by Dr. Ana Lopez on Wednesday, April 13 from 12:00 - 2:00 PM in the McKeever Conference Room, LBC 210. Sign up here.
  • Grad & Postdoc Donut Days: Thursday, April 14 from 9:00-10:30 AM. Location TBD.
  • Academic Cover Letters. Wednesday, April 20 from 12:00 - 2:00 PM in McKeever Conference Room, LBC 210. Sign up here.

May 2016

  • Grad & Postdoc Donut Days: A Salute to our Graduates!  Thursday, May 12th from 9:00-10:30 AM. Location TBD.
  • Masters and PhD Hooding Ceremony: Friday, May 13th at 10:00 AM in McAlister Auditorium
*To register for a workshop or webinar, please click on the event title.  For more details on the workshops and seminars, please visit seminars and workshops.

 

Tulane University, 200 Gibson Hall, 6823 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-247-1213 ogps@tulane.edu