Speaking and Presenting
Sharing your ideas with others is a key part of any career, from formal conference presentations and lectures to informal meetings or a chat in the elevator. You will have many opportunities to develop your oral presentation skills in grad school, including class presentations, TAing a course, conference presentations, and of course your thesis defense, so work on your techniques early and often.
Graduate Student Resource Center (Student Resource Building, Room 1215)
Workshops and resources on both public speaking, presenting, teaching, and more.
The GradPost Career and Tools Section
Browse the Career and Tools Section of The GradPost to find articles, resources, and information related to speaking and presenting. See also the Events page for an updated calendar of events and workshops.
UCSB Grad Slam
UCSB’s annual campuswide competition for the best 3-minute talk by a graduate student with cash prizes.
Your go-to campus resource for teaching-related speaking and presenting, Instructional Development offers a wide variety of services to support you in the classroom, such as: