Certificate Seminar Series for Graduate & Professional Students and Scholars

Certificate Series

Certificate Seminar Series
for International Graduate/Professional Students & Scholars

Attend all sessions and obtain a certificate


Returning Winter 2018

Registration Required


In today’s world of economic globalization, cultural competency is increasingly becoming a “must have” in any professional setting. This discussion series will introduce students to the potential challenges of navigating academic and industry workplaces in the United States. The purpose is to provide insight and support pertaining to intercultural communication skills and how to apply them in US professional settings.

Winter 2017 Topics:

Intercultural Communication in the Workplace 

    • Monday, January 30th, 12:00-1:30pm

Conflict Management: How to say no, get what you want out of your education, and set your own boundaries

    • Monday, February 6th, 12:00-1:30pm

Learning to Proactively Engage with your Research Mentor

    • Monday, February 13th, 12:00-1:30pm

Understanding US Laws and Culture as it relates to sexual harassment in workplaces

    • Monday, February 27th, 12:00-1:30pm

Work Life Balance: How to optimize performance and efficiency while having fun

    • Monday, March 6th, 12:00-1:30pm


Program Contact info: Gabriel Castillo, International Graduate Student Assistant - SISSIGSA@ucdavis.edu