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UCLA Graduate Writing Center
Graduate Student Resource Center

The Master’s Thesis Mentoring Program is free of charge for registered UCLA graduate and professional students (and only UCLA graduate and professional students are eligible to participate).

Program Description: This program is designed to support master’s students who are writing theses or capstone projects (such as client projects). We are also happy to assist doctoral students working on qualifying papers related to advancing to candidacy. The program kicks off with an overview workshop on best practices for writing a master's thesis. Graduate students who would like to work with a writing consultant mentor during winter and spring quarters should fill out the linked here by January 12, 2022. (Spaces are limited.) The mentoring program will begin in winter quarter.

Getting Started on the Master's Thesis (STEM Focus)
This workshop will give an overview of how to write a master's thesis for students in STEM fields. It will include writing activities and discussion to help participants develop their thesis topics. We will also present strategies for organizing research and literature reviews, as well as tips for drafting and revision.
Tuesday, January 25th, 5:15-6:45 p.m.
This workshop will be conducted remotely via Zoom. RSVP on Handshake to receive an invitation: https://ucla.joinhandshake.com/edu/events/917451

Getting Started on the Master's Thesis (Humanities and Social Science focus)
This workshop will give an overview of how to write a master's thesis or project of similar length (like a qualifying paper) for students in the Humanities and Social Sciences. It will include writing activities and discussion to help participants develop their thesis topics. We will also present strategies for organizing research and literature reviews, as well as tips for drafting and revision.
Wednesday, January 26th, 5:15-6:45 PM
This workshop will be conducted remotely via Zoom. RSVP on Handshake to receive an invitation: https://ucla.joinhandshake.com/edu/events/917430