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Workshops

Students and alumni are invited to attend our workshops to learn more about exploring careers, job search and interview strategies, and a number of other important career planning topics.

  • True Stories Well Told--About Science and Society

    Monday, November 3, 2014

    2:00 PM-6:30 PM

    Drexel University ExCITe Center Suite 100 3401 Market Street Philadelphia

    • Alumni
    • Current Students
    • Faculty
    • Prospective Students
    • Public
    • Staff
    • Graduate Students
    • Senior Class

    True Stories Well Told--About Science and Society is a workshop, discussion and double magazine launch featuring Lee Gutkind, Think Write Publish Fellows Gwen Ottinger, David Schleifer, Brian Kahn and Emily Fertig, and the special “Think Write Publish” issue, entitled “Telling Stories That Matter,” of Creative Nonfiction and the summer issue of Issues in Science and Technology.

    Schedule for November 3rd:

    2:00 pm - Writing True Stories: Turning Research into Real Life Through Narrative

    Lee Gutkind, Arizona State University, provides a tutorial on the art, the craft, the challenges and the techniques of creative/narrative nonfiction.

    3:30 pm - How We Collaborate and Connect—The Process and the Impact of Infusing Policy into Narrative

    Think Write Publish Fellows Gwen Ottinger, David Schleifer, Brian Kahn and Emily Fertig discuss their work and experiences about writing their recently published pieces, What Fish Oil
    Pills Are Hiding: One woman's quest to save the Chesapeake Bay from the dietary supplement industry
    and Ice, Ice Maybe Glaciers are growing in the Himalayas. What does that mean for climate policy?

    5:00 pm - Launch of the Two Collaborating Magazines

    Mix and mingle with the wonks and the writers. Complimentary copies of "Telling Stories That Matter," the special "Think Write Publish" issue from Creative Nonfiction and the summer issue of Issues in Science and Technology.


    This event is co-sponsored by Drexel's Center for Science, Technology and Society and the ExCITe Center, and Arizona State University's Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes. This project is funded in-part by the US National Science Foundation (Award#1149107). Any findings, observations or opinions expressed are those of the principal investigators.

    This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP by emailing your name
    and contact info to Irene Cho at irene.cho@drexel.edu.

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  • Senior Series - Become a LinkedIn Expert

    Thursday, November 6, 2014

    6:00 PM-7:00 PM

    TBD

    • Alumni
    • Current Students
    • Senior Class

    Over 300 million people use LinkedIn and recruiters utilize this tool to find and evaluate candidates.  Come learn how to use LinkedIn to network with alums and professionals to turn relationships into opportunities.  LinkedIn can help you develop warm job leads and make it possible to communicate with people in your field at companies of interest. 

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  • Creating Integrated Health Care Services

    Saturday, November 8, 2014

    8:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Behrakis Grand Hall, Creese Student Center

    • Alumni
    • Current Students
    • Faculty
    • Prospective Students
    • Public
    • Staff
    • Graduate Students
    • Parents & Families
    Attendees will learn how to:
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