Professional Communication Workshops Offered Singly

The professional communication workshops of the Graduate Student Professional Communication Certificate Program are available to graduate students not in the program to take on an individual workshop basis.

Bri McWhorter

Bri McWhorter
CEO and founder
Activate to Captivate

Activate to Captivate
Public speaking warmups, including dealing with nerves; crafting your pitch, such as for Grad Slam; audience engagement

Friday, October 19
12:00–2:00 p.m.
Graduate Student Commons
Fireside Lounge

Christina Hall

Christina Hall
Career Coach
Career Center

Resume Writing for Industry Jobs
The resume as distinct from the curriculum vitae, the SOAR model of resume structure

Monday, October 29
12:00–1:00 p.m.
Graduate Student Commons
Fireside Lounge

View Christina Hall’s slide presentation for this workshop here.

Gwynn Benner

Gwynn Benner
Assistant Vice Provost
Division of Student Success

CV Writing
When to send a CV instead of a resume, CV structure and sections, changes to make depending on academic position sought, additional CV-writing resources

Monday, October 29
1:00–2:00 p.m.
Graduate Student Commons
Fireside Lounge

Christina Hall

Christina Hall
Career Coach
Career Center

LinkedIn
Mastering for Professional Networking

Monday, November 5
12:00–1:30 p.m.
Graduate Student Commons
Fireside Lounge

Michelle Waters

Michelle Waters
Senior Trainer
Claire Laughlin Consulting

What’s the (Power)Point?
Designing Professional Slide Presentations

Thursday, November 8
12:00–2:00 p.m.
Graduate Student Commons
Fireside Lounge

Jason Chafin

Naomi Cholst

Jason Chafin
Senior Web Developer
University Relations


Naomi Cholst

Graduate Programs Coordinator
Anthropology Department

 

WordPress
Creating and Designing a Professional Profile Website

Monday, November 26
12:00–2:00 p.m.
Graduate Student Commons
Fireside Lounge

Ellen Newberry

Ellen Newberry
Lecturer
Writing Program

Voice and Body
Tools for Effective Public Speaking

Tuesday, November 27
4:00–6:00 p.m.
Graduate Student Commons
Fireside Lounge

Janina Larenas

Janina Larenas
Graduate Student Adviser
Graduate Programs Coordinator
Literature Department

Research Poster Design
Info Flow, Color Contrast, Text Sizes, Citing Sources

Thursday, November 29
12:00–2:00 p.m.
Graduate Student Commons
Fireside Lounge