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The workshops will happen on Wednesdays from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm (Brasília time).


There will be 1 to 2 meetings per month.

Topics to be covered during the workshops:

  • Introduction, expectations and orientation

  • Establishing a good mentoring relationship

  • Building support and community

  • Skills and Strategies for Persistence

  • Combating Impostor Syndrome

  • Funding opportunities - hearing from young peers

  • How to write your personal essay: what to do and what not to do

  • How to prepare for a graduate school interview

  • Soft skills in Science

  • Creative Thinking in Arts and Science

  • Bedrocks of science: essential practices in the lab

  • Successful stories in academic careers

  • Being a foreigner in Science

  • Successful stories in non-academic careers

  • Outreach projects - impact of science

  • How to choose the right program and lab for you

  • Career planning: setting goals and developing strategies

Note: The workshops might not be given in the same order as above. 

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