The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

Dissertation and Thesis Boot Camp

Graduate and Professional Student Association (Penn State)

When: Monday, October 5, 2015 - 9:00am - 5:00 pm
Where: Various locations including Pattee/Paterno Library

This week long workshop is designed to support graduate students working on their dissertations and theses to meet their writing goals by providing a quiet and supportive writing environment. The event includes workshops as well as dedicated writing time in the library to help participants better understand and practice healthy writing habits. Included in the $20 fee to participate is a light breakfast, lunch everyday and a support group of people who are also trying to achieve their writing goals.


In order to participate in Dissertation Boot Camp, taking place from October 5th to October 9th, 2015, a completed application form must be submitted by Friday, October 2nd at Midnight. If you meet the qualifications for participation, you will be contacted by Sunday, October 4th. Please note that space is limited, and priority is given to those who are furthest along in their PhD or Masters program.  To apply, please visit here


To learn more, please visit here or contact Casey Millburg at 


This event is organized by the Graduate and Professional Student Association's Professional Development Committee.