Graduate Student Resources

graduate students at december 2017 graduation
Graduate Students at the Decemeber 2017 Graduation Ceremony

Graduate Student Opportunities


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Check out the Fall Semester Graduate Workshops! Click here to view the offerings and RSVP. 


National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program Workshop

When: Monday, September 24, 9:00am - 11:00am

Where: LRC 224 (the room at the back of the library)

What is this program?  The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions.

What does it do?  Awards a stipend and tuition for 3 years of graduate school.

Who can apply? Undergraduate seniors and bachelor's degree holders may apply before enrolling in a degree-granting graduate program, and graduate students enrolled in a degree-granting graduate program.  

Why should you come to this workshop?  Learn more about this program, how to apply, and how to get your application in by the deadline (October).  More importantly, food and beverages are provided for all attendees.

Please RSVP  by going to: or email



External Grant Opportunity for Female Graduate Students

The American Association of University Women has a call for applications to their 2019-2020 fellowships and grants programs. Awards range from $2,000 to $35,000 and are open to women who are furthering their careers, working on a program to benefit women and girls, or pursing postgraduate studies. Due dates are November to December 2018. Details are available here.


Webinar Series: "Getting Started in Sponsored Research"

Follow this link to access a series of six webinars to help guide you through the ins and outs of conducting informed and meaningful research. "The Getting Started in Sponsored Research webinar series is ideal for faculty, staff, undergraduate and graduate students, postdocs and residents, community members, patients and others who want to see the 30,000-foot view of sponsored research. This live webinar series is offered at no cost." Upon successful completion of the 30-min. webinars, participants will receive a certificate!


Details about NMU Career Services' Workshop Series announced for Fall!

Each semester NMU Career Services partners with the Student Leader Fellowship Program and hosts several career-oriented Skill Builder workshops. All workshops are held in 2303 C.B. Hedgcock.  Registration is free and can be done at  

Writing Great Resumes and Cover Letters
Tuesday, October 2 @ 4 PM

Job Fair Prep
Thursday, October 4 @ 6 PM

How to Research Employers
Monday, October 15 @ 4 PM

Creating a Job Search Strategy
Tuesday, November 6 @ 5 PM

Positive Psychology and Your Career
Tuesday, November 13 @ 4 PM


Follow this link to Career Services' list of skillbuilders, where students can learn about honing resumes and cover letters, preparing for interviews, and more. Workshops hosted by Career Services are open to all NMU students, and last approximately one hour.


Below are links that provide information on ways to stay connected with NMU, available services and other links you might find helpful about the Marquette and campus communities. 

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