The Graduate Adviser to the Huck Institutes is a position(s) held by one or two graduate students in one of the six Huck graduate programs. The Adviser acts as a voice of their peers in the Huck Institutes by serving as a liaison to the Huck administration, and as a leader for the community by serving as chair of the Huck Graduate Student Advisory Committee.
The Graduate Adviser to the Huck Institutes is a one-year term beginning August 1. The months of June and July prior to the position are used for training and guidance with the current chair(s).
Your current Graduate Advisers to the Huck Institutes for 2022-2023 are Alenka Hafner, a student in the Plant Biology Program, and Corrine Smolen, a student in the Bioinformatics and Genomics program.
- Act as Chair of the Huck Graduate Student Advisory Committee (HGSAC)
- Communicate with members of the HGSAC, Huck faculty and staff, and invited speakers
- Attend weekly graduate education meetings with Huck administration
- Gather feedback about Huck-related events to report to the faculty adviser and/or Huck administration
- Organize and run the Career Exposure Seminar Series & Events page as well as the Career & Professional Development page.
The Graduate Adviser to the Huck Institutes fellowship is a one-year fellowship appointment beginning August 1. The months of June and July prior to the fellowship appointment beginning are used for training and guidance with the current fellow. The time commitment for this position is 20 hours/week as full stipend and tuition are covered by the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences during the fellowship appointment period.
Graduate students participating in one of the Huck Institutes graduate programs who have passed both their qualifying and comprehensive exams.
A call for applications will occur each year starting March 1st, and a final decision will be made by April 15th.
|2019-2020||Dominika Dec Peevey and Amanda Van Buskirk||Ecology|
|2020-2021||Isabel da Silva||Physiology|