How Students Learn [GSI Teaching & Resource Center]

See organizer’ page for details. While graduate students do not need to become experts in how students learn, a basic understanding of the research on learning can enable GSIs to make informed teaching decisions. Drawing on research findings from neuroscience, … Continued

Working with Student Writing [GSI Teaching & Resource Center]

See organizer’ page for details. Featuring experienced GSIs from the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, this workshop will introduce participants to research-based teaching practices and feedback strategies that help undergraduates improve their academic writing. Participants will learn strategies for teaching … Continued

Syllabus and Course Design [GSI Teaching & Resource Center]

See organizer’ page for details. Are you responsible for designing a course and syllabus for this coming spring or next summer? Are you​ ​interested in developing a syllabus for the academic job search? In this workshop, participants will learn ways … Continued

Assessing Teaching and Learning [GSI Teaching & Resource Center]

See organizer’ page for details. Improve your teaching and enhance student learning through the use of mid-semester evaluations and Classroom Assessment Techniques. Know how to respond productively to student feedback and use the information you receive on final course evaluations … Continued

Difficult Knowledge, Trauma-Informed Pedagogy, and Safe-ish Spaces [American Cultures Center, Center for Teaching and Learning, Division of Equity & Inclusion, Academic Innovation Studio]

See organizer’ page for details. Violence and trauma are all around us—fatal shootings by police, sexual violence, family separations, addiction, abuse, displacement of refugees. Often, these situations give rise to individual healing journeys and collective efforts to create change. But … Continued

Campus Climate Dialogue [Academic Innovation Studio]

See organizer’ page for details. Since Spring 2016, the Teaching in Troubled Times dialogue series has broached many topics essential to the well-being of our students and of our campus community. As we enter the next academic year, our first event will … Continued

Ramsay Boly

Self-Cultivation for Global Development

Ramsay Boly, a first year student in the Master of Development Practice Program, follows his passion, leading him to a life-changing experience in Taiwan.

CSU Chancellor’s Doctoral Incentive Program — 2/1/2019

The California State University (CSU) Chancellor’s Doctoral Incentive Program (CDIP) aims to increase the number of promising doctoral students applying for future CSU instructional faculty positions by offering financial assistance in the form of a loan and mentorship by CSU … Continued

Now Hiring! Adobe Program Evaluation Fellow

The American Cultures Center and Academic Innovation Studio are seeking a graduate student with expertise in survey study (or assessment of student learning, program evaluation) to contribute to the evaluation of the Adobe Fellows Program. About the Adobe Fellows program … Continued

Frederick Douglass Teaching Scholars Fellowship — 2/1/2019

The Frederick Douglass Institutes of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education offer teaching opportunities to graduate students who are pursuing careers as university faculty and who are entering the final year of terminal degree and/or doctoral programs. These fellowships are … Continued

Acknowledging the Work of Outstanding GSIs

Teaching in Berkeley’s academic departments as a Graduate Student Instructor (GSI) is an invaluable professional development opportunity. Being recognized as one of the University’s finest is an outstanding achievement.

Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship Program — 1/31/2018

The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship seeks to attract talented, committed individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields — science, technology, engineering, and mathematics — into teaching in high-need secondary schools in Georgia and New Jersey. The Fellowship has also prepared over a thousand … Continued

Knowles Science Teaching Fellowship — 11/26/2017

Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) Fellowships support individuals with exceptional science and mathematics content knowledge who are committed to teaching high school in the United States.

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Workshop on Teaching for GSIs

The GSI Center’s Workshops on Teaching for GSIs cover a wide variety of topics related to university teaching and the GSI experience.

Sciences Po Teaching Fellowship Positions

Sciences Po welcomes applications from post-doctoral and doctoral students close to their thesis submission for teaching positions on one of its three Anglophone undergraduate campuses in France: Reims, Menton or Le Havre. Each campus focuses on a world region and … Continued

NEW! Academic Innovation Studio (AIS) open to GSIs and GSRs

Academic Innovation Studio (AIS) is new a place where Graduate Student Instructors and Graduate Student Researchers can receive support and find inspiration for teaching and learning, and research tools on campus. Consultation, workshops, showcases, meetups, seminars and more are held regularly. … Continued

Summer Institute for Preparing Future Faculty — 3/14/14

The deadline for applying to the Graduate Division’s 12th annual Summer Institute for Preparing Future Faculty is fast approaching. The program is geared to graduate students who have advanced to candidacy and are preparing for academic careers. The program aims to enable graduate … Continued


Graduate Division Workshops: Fall 2011

(Several workshops in our fall series have already taken place, but more are coming up, as detailed below.) GROW Workshop September 20 (Tuesday), 2 to 4 p.m., 110 Sproul Hall How to Write an Academic Grant Proposal Registration is required … Continued


The GSI Center’s Workshops on Teaching – Fall 2011

A professional development series for Graduate Student Instructors presented by the Graduate Division’s GSI Teaching & Resource Center, these Workshops on Teaching cover a wide variety of topics related to university teaching and the GSI experience and offer GSIs, and … Continued

Learning to teach, with a little help

The GSI Center: from baby steps to national example BEING A GRADUATE STUDENT INSTRUCTOR is not only a good way to offset the expenses of your graduate education, it’s a heck of a good way to develop your skills and … Continued