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Graduate students' research, teaching and scholarship help make Oregon State into a world-class university. Join us in saying thanks to them and celebrating their efforts. We will send an email with the complete schedule and post the final schedule on our website soon.
If you're planning to graduate in the coming months, please find the Graduate School's degree completion steps and deadlines on the certificate, master's and doctoral degree pages. On those pages you can find graduation timelines and required tasks such as submitting your program of study, diploma application and final exam scheduling forms. Avoid last-minute surprises and set yourself up for a smooth finish to your well-earned degree! Please reach out to [email protected] with any questions.
Graduating master's and doctoral students are invited to celebrate their accomplishments with family and friends at OSU's annual commencement ceremony. This year's ceremonies will be held on Saturday, June 17 in Corvallis, and Sunday June 18 at OSU-Cascades. Visit the commencement participation and deadline information.
There is still time to register for a spring 2023 Graduate Writing Group. You will meet each week for an hour and a half each week with consultants from the Graduate Writing Center. Activities vary based on student needs, but mainly focus on practical peer review, individual writing time, and conversations about scholarly writing and communication.
Writing groups start week 2 of spring term.
Register for a spring writing group.
Kaku-Ixt Mana Ina Haws Writing Group
Master's Writing Groups
Ph.D. Writing Groups
Closes April 9
The Graduate Research Photo Competition provides an opportunity to win a cash award. First place = $500, second place = $250, third place= $100. Degree-seeking (master's or doctoral) graduate students can submit a maximum of one photo per competition year. Besides your photo submission, please provide the following information through the online submission form.
The abstract must explain your photo to a general audience outside of your field of study.
To be considered in the competition, all submissions must be:
Note: The Graduate School is required to report all awards to the Office of Financial Aid. This may cause your financial aid award to be revised.
This special webinar series is designed to give you a competitive edge and stand out in a competitive job market. Learn the strategies to help you find a job where you'll be paid for your education and training. The series runs each Thursday in April. Replays will be available. Advanced registration is required.
Register for the webinar series
Stats got you stuck? Online consulting is available for students working on projects. Get help designing your study or analyzing your data. Help is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2 to 4 p.m. weeks 2-10 of the term at the GSC. To learn more and sign up for a consultation, please visit the statistics consulting website.
The PNNL-OSU DGRP is a four-year opportunity designed to provide collaborative research and training to OSU graduate students. Students selected to participate in the program will benefit from having the expertise of graduate committee members from both organizations and access to the world-class research infrastructure at OSU and PNNL.
Nominations are considered on a rolling basis through 5 p.m., May 15, 2023, subject to award availability. Full consideration awards will be determined and nominees notified in mid-March 2023, and on an on-going basis for nominations received after Feb. 20.
Do you create or use data in your research? Looking for tips and tools to better help you manage and share your data? The OSU Library is offering Introduction to Research Data Management Planning, an asynchronous online workshop for OSU community members. The spring workshop is April 24-27. Register at https://beav.es/ot3.
OSU Libraries hosts free workshops throughout the term on various topics for graduate students and faculty. Visit the registration page to secure your spot.
Still looking for a summer job or internship? Wondering what to put on your resume, how to make the most of LinkedIn, or how to do your best in a job interview? The spring term Getting a Dam Job career workshop series (April 12 - May 23) will walk you through all these scenarios and more. Register for just one or all five of these sessions to gain job skills you'll use throughout your life.
The May 23 workshop is offered virtually; all other workshops will be held in the Valley Library, Willamette Room East/West, with a hybrid choice for online participation. Due to room capacity, in-person attendance is limited to the first 60 registrants; all additional attendees are welcome to join online.
Visit the website to register.
Non-Profit & Public Service Fair, Tuesday, April 11, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the MU Ballroom. We'll have more than 60 employers on campus, all representing organizations in the non-profit and public service sector. Students interested in careers in government, education, healthcare, social services or advocacy work will find plenty of opportunities here!
Spring Career & Internship Fair, Wednesday April 19, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center. This is the last big career fair of the year! Students who are still looking for summer work or their first post-college career can network with more than 100 employers all in one place at this fair.
Oregon State University offers graduate students a wide array of opportunities to engage in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E). Engaging in and learning the skills of I&E can make you a more attractive candidate to employers and employers will typically pay higher wages to those employees with those skills. I&E skills can help you become career resilient.
This spring, the Iterate program is open to community members and OSU students, researchers, and staff to inform and prepare them on essential aspects of starting a successful business venture. Iterate uses a proven process to test and refine a business idea. Applications for Iterate close on May 3, 2023.
Spend your Saturday making new friends, playing games, and being in meaningful conversations deconstructing communication, power, and dominance with other Oregon State students. This event is meant for white-identified students who are interested in having fun while learning communication skills that are essential to building the inclusive community we all want to see in the future. This opportunity is a great way to build your skills of self-awareness, reflection, and personal growth in community with other students interested in personal development and community building. Join us to learn and practice conversations and approaches that will support your relationships with friends, family, future coworkers, and beyond.
When: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, April 15, 2013
Where: Corvallis Museum (411 SW 2nd St, Corvallis, OR 97333)
Register here by Sunday, April 9, 2023.
Anyone is welcome to this Saturday event AND the organizers think this is most resourcing for white-identified students who want more skills connected to inclusivity, belonging, relationships, and communicating skillfully across difference.
For any additional accommodations related to disability or other questions about this experience please contact the facilitation team at [email protected].
2900 SW Jefferson Way
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331-1102