Mark Your Calendars: Professional Development Series Starts September 22!


The University of Charleston, South Carolina at the College of Charleston is partnering with other departments on campus to provide numerous professional development opportunities: one-time events, workshop series, and career skills for graduate students. This variety of offerings allows students to develop a broad array of transferable skills while focusing on particular skill sets of interest throughout their graduate careers.

The Graduate Student Professional Development workshops will also help our graduate students to maximize the full potential of their degrees and certificates after graduation. The weekly workshops will be cover a broad range of topics relevant to students across all disciplines and stages of graduate study. The series will kick off on Monday, September 22, 2014 with a presentation from Environmental Studies program director Dr. Tim Callahan. “Choosing a Ph.D. Program” will focus on the key factors that students should keep in mind to determine the Ph.D. program that is the best fit for them. Dr. Callahan’s talk begins at 3:00 pm and will be held in the Beatty Center Room 301. If you would like to attend this event, please RSPV or call 843-953-1435 to RSVP.

The series will continue through October 2014 with more events to come in November! Check out the schedule below for more event information. Also, be sure to check out our website and Facebook to stay up informed about upcoming events and other professional development opportunities!

Wednesday, October 1Using Social Media for Professional Development, Avery Research Center (125 Bull Street) from 12:00-1:00 pm; led by Cicely McCray
Tuesday, October 7Resume vs. CV Workshop, Career Center Resource Room (Lightsey Center) from 12:00-1:00 pm; led by Linda Robinson
Tuesday, October 14Giving Research Talks for short time frames, i.e. 20 minute talks, Avery Research Center Smart Classroom from 12:00-1:00 pm; led by Dr. Jason Coy

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