"As a new graduate student transferring from a different institution the GRC has been a central hub to help me integrate into all the different areas that are necessary to have a successful graduate life."
Graduate Preparation Advising: Graduate Division staff hold weekly 20 minute appointments to address undergraduate questions about graduate school. This support includes exploring graduate school options, navigating the application process, understanding funding options, and building research experience. During Winter quarter this service is available by appointment. Contact the GRC (GRC@uci.edu) for availability.
Communications Consultants: Whether you are preparing a presentation, speaking at a conference, or reducing anxiety when speaking to others, one of our certified communications consultants can provide feedback and strategies to reduce stress, increase interaction with participants, and more. Appointments are available daily and can be made online.
Career Advising Drop-in: The GRC brings the Career Center to you. Drop by to meet with a Graduate Career Counselor who provides career advising for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars to review job application materials (CV, cover letter, resume, etc.), discuss career planning strategies, interview preparation, and more. Career advising meetings are on a first-come, first-serve basis. Click here for additional Career Center resources.
Fellowship Application Advising with Dr. Kayleigh Anderson-Natale: If you are applying for fellowship funding, including the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP), Fulbright U.S. Student Program or Ford Foundation Fellowships, Dr. Kayleigh Anderson-Natale can answer your questions about the application process and provide feedback on your application materials. For Fall 2019, Dr. Anderson-Natale provides fellowship advising office hours on Thursdays from 2-4 PM.