Academic Research Career (A.R.C.) Development is a multi-track program affording Master's and Doctoral students the ability to enhance skills in a variety of areas through a whole host of topics. Tracks vary by semester and include development of skill sets in research, master's year-1 proficiencies, job placement in industry and academia, and leadership. Register here.
Workshops are offered each semester at both the Main and Downtown Campuses. Offerings vary and may included sessions on writing the literature review, citation management, time and task management, and more.
Each fall and spring semester, the Tomás Rivera Center offers a 6-week group to help graduate students with technical aspects of writing a thesis or dissertation and to offer encouragement across campus disciplines. Register here.
Each Spring Break and May Intersession, the Tomás Rivera Center offers a 4-day writing-instruction workshop for students who are working on long-term projects like a thesis or dissertation. This institute best serves students who have started their project and are in need of a refresher on topics such as organizing research, motivation, passive voice, and grammar and mechanics for academic works.