The Graduate School regularly schedules presentations to assist students in developing their professional skills. A list of upcoming events and an archive of past seminars is below. Contact the Graduate School for more information.
The Graduate Student Government also maintains an archive of their professional development events.
Slides, streaming video, helpful links and more resources are available for select seminars below. Note: Streaming video requires a high speed Internet connection and may require additional plug-ins.
Dissertation, Thesis, and Report Seminars
Submission 101: Submitting your Dissertation, Thesis or Report to the Graduate School
The video shows you the submission process from planning from your defense through submitting your final document. Recorded on September 13, 2023.
Dissertation, Thesis, and Report Updates for Spring 2021
In Spring 2021, scheduling a defense moved to MyMichiganTech. Join the Graduate School to learn how these changes impact your defense scheduling.
Formatting 102: Copyright for your Dissertation, Thesis, and Report
If you're planning on using content created by others, or material that you have published elsewhere, this seminar will discuss when to obtain permission and how to document that you can reprint copyrighted items.
Using a LaTeX Template
This presentation introduces the LaTeX template developed by a former student and available on our formatting webpage.
Alternative LaTeX resources are available at Overleaf. Sign up with your Michigan Tech credentials to access Pro features.
Professional Development Seminars
A seminar designed for new Michigan Tech graduate students. Learn about policies and procedures to help support your success as a graduate student. Topics included:
- Repeating courses
- Excused absences
- Emergency funds
- and more!
The Art of Proposal Development
Publishing, Presenting, and Building your Reputation
Teaching Portfolios: Building Today for Your Career Tomorrow
- Streaming Video
- Slides - includes links to more resources
- Selected links with resources