Breakout Session Presentations

Resiliency & Well-Being
Presenters: Sarah Priebe, Jenna Gehl Jones, Katrina Conrad

Well-being is central to the mission of Notre Dame to develop and form the whole person. Come to this session to learn and practice skills that can promote your physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual well-being.

Managing Positive Professional Relationships
Presenter: John Lubker

An interactive discussion focusing on the advisor/advisee relationship and how graduate students can get the most out of this relationship.

Spirituality & Faith at ND
Presenter: Kayla August

Join Notre Dame's Campus Ministry to learn more about practicing your faith and finding spiritual resources on and off campus. All religious backgrounds are welcome! Graduate students from faith based organizations will be present to share their experiences. 

Hesburgh Libraries - The Resarcher's Best Friend!
Presenter: Mandy Havert

In this breakout session, you'll learn about the top 10 things you need to know about the Hesburgh Libraries and have time to ask your own questions about services and get answers to help you be successful.

Careers by Design
Presenter: Erik Oswald

A career coach's guide to the things that matter as you begin your graduate journey.

How to Win Grants & Fellowships
Presenter: Hannah Babbini

Last year Notre Dame graduate students won $6.47 million in prestigious grants and fellowships. Come learn how!

What I Wish I'd Known - Ph.D. & Master's Student Panel
Presenters: Current ND Ph.D. & Master's Students

An open Q&A session with current PhD students from across the University.

What I Wish I'd Known - Masters Student Panel
Presenters: Current ND Masters Students

An open Q&A session with current Masters students from across the University.

OIT & Tech Resources
Presenter: Lenette Votava

The Office of Information Technologies (OIT) will discuss some of the most frequently used IT services by graduate students and how to access them.

How to Grad School!
Presenter: Mae Kilker

Graduate studies differ from undergraduate in many significant ways. Come learn about and discuss the academic culture, rythyms, and realities you are entering as a new scholar.

Kaneb Center for Teaching & Learning
Presenter: Kristin Rudenga


Grad Life Well Lived
Presenter: Mimi Beck


Healthcare Secrets of St. Liam Hall
Presenter: Sharon McMullen