Workshops and Panels for Undergraduate Researchers 

Fall 2021 Workshops

Register for any of our in person or Zoom-hosted workshops by clicking here. The Zoom link will be emailed to you 1-3 days before the workshop from lsudiscover@lsu.edu

We will continue to add more workshops throughout the semester so keep checking back!

Workshop Date/Time Instructor

How to Get Involved in Undergraduate Research

Friday, September 17th, 3:30-4:30 PM

Location: Zoom

Sarah Ferstel, Associate Director of LSU Discover

Writing a Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Friday, September 24th, 3:00-4:00 PM

Location: Zoom

Sarah Ferstel, Associate Director of LSU Discover

Networking Skills for Undergraduate Researchers

Friday, October 1st, 3:30-4:30 PM Location: Allen 139

Sarah Ferstel, Associate Director of LSU Discover

How to Apply for an LSU Discover Project Grant

Tuesday, October 5th, 4:30-5:30 PM

Location: Allen 139

Sarah Ferstel, Associate Director of LSU Discover

Writing a Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Friday, October 15th, 3:30-4:30 PM

Location: Student Union - Capital Chamber Room 329

Sarah Ferstel, Associate Director of LSU Discover

Establishing and Maintaining Professional Relationships

Tuesday, October 19th, 5:00 -6:00 PM

Location: Allen 139

Joshua Jones, Title IX Coordinator

Finding Summer Research Opportunities

Friday, October 29th, 2:00-3:00 PM

Location: Allen 139

Sarah Ferstel, LSU Discover Associate Director

Conferences 101

Tuesday, November 2nd, 3:00-4:00 PM

Location: Allen 139

Sarah Ferstel, LSU Discover Associate Director

Citation Management

Wednesday, November 3rd, 6:00-7:00 PM

Location: Zoom

Sarah Simms, LSU Librarian

Advanced Library Research Skills

Monday, November 8th, 6:00-7:00 PM

Location: Zoom

Sarah Simms, LSU Librarian

Writing a Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Thursday, November 11th, 3:30 – 4:30 PM

Location: Allen 139

Sarah Ferstel, Associate Director of LSU Discover

 

Fall 2021 NSF GRFP Workshops

The LSU Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED) and the LSU Graduate School, with the participation of LSU Office of Strategic Initiatives and LSU Discover, are hosting four workshops via zoom to help LSU students (undergraduate and graduate) prepare application packages for the 2022 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP).

For additional information and to register in advance for the workshops, please visit our registration page

Workshop Topic/Description Date/Time
1. Introduction and Overview Overview of the application process, optimizing your application to meet NSF’s assessment criteria in intellectual merit and broader impacts, receive tips from faculty who have reviewed fellowship applications for NSF. Wednesday, September 1, 5:00 - 6:30 PM
2. Develop your Personal Statement You will learn tips on how to write your personal statement using a high–impact written communication style that will get your application noticed. Thursday, September 9, 5:00 - 6:30 PM
3. Develop your Research Statement In this workshop, participants will receive support and writing prompts to help develop the broader impacts and intellectual merit of their research statement. Additionally, you will hear from GRFP award recipients in a discipline similar to your own. Wednesday, September 22, 5:00 - 6:30 PM
4. Review of Draft Applications The two essays that comprise the majority of the fellowship application will be evaluated by LSU faculty and your peers. Thursday, October 7, 5:00 - 6:30 PM

 

Pre-recorded Workshops and Panels

Can’t make any of the live workshops? Check out this list of recorded workshops!

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