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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.

  • Workshop 2: Finding and Reading Scholarly Articles

    Thursday, July 24, 2014

    10:00 AM-11:30 AM

    Library Learning Terrace

    • Current Students
    This is the part 2 of the 3 part Research Workshop Series. This workshop will deal with the academic context of research - particularly in terms of how to read a scholarly article. Students will be asked to bring an article related to their STAR topic and will use that and a second article to visually depict common and unique elements among the two articles and their STAR topic.
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  • DGWISE hosts: Writing Boot Camp

    Thursday, July 24, 2014

    12:00 PM-4:00 PM

    Graduate Student Lounge Main Building, Room 010A

    • Current Students
    • Graduate Students
    Come to Writing Boot Camp to help get your proposal, dissertation or research papers into the best shape possible! The Boot Camp will run Tuesdays and Thursdays for four weeks starting Tuesday, July 22.
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  • "SENIOR SERIES" COVER LETTERS THAT POP

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014

    1:00 PM-2:00 PM

    Steinbright Career Development Center 3201 Arch Street, Suite 250

    • Alumni
    • Current Students
    • Senior Class

    Graduating students and recent alumni are invited to learn how to create a cover letter that will stand out to hiring managers.

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  • Workshop 3: Research in Other Contexts

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    10:00 AM-11:30 AM

    Library Learning Terrace

    • Current Students
    This is the final part of the 3 part workshop series. The final workshop will ask students to consider contexts other than academic context in which their research exists, including real world applications and interdisciplinary connections. We will also explore the importance and value of understanding research in these various contexts.
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  • Abstract Writing Workshop

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    2:00 PM-3:30 PM

    Library Learning Terrace

    • Current Students
    Each student is required to write an abstract for a program booklet to be distributed at the STAR Summer Showcase. Attend the Abstract Writing workshop to learn not only the format of an abstract, but also how to communcate your research in a concise and effective way. 
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  • Abstract Writing Workshop

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    5:30 PM-7:00 PM

    Library Learning Terrace

    • Current Students

    RSVP via Discover.
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  • Info Session: SCDC

    Friday, August 1, 2014

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM

    Library Learning Terrace

    • Current Students
    The research experience you are gaining as a STAR Scholar will set you apart when applying for co-ops, if you know how to use it to your advantage. Attend the SCDC info session to learn what you need to know about professional behavior, networking, and how to stand out to employers. The info session will be led by Amy Kramer.

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  • "SENIOR SERIES" BECOME A LINKEDIN EXPERT

    Tuesday, August 5, 2014

    4:00 PM-5:00 PM

    Steinbright Career Development Center 3201 Arch Street, Suite 250

    • Alumni
    • Current Students
    • Senior Class

    Begin to use your LinkedIn Profile to turn relationships into opportunities, develop warm job leads and use the advanced search to find openings.

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  • Poster Design Workshop

    Thursday, August 7, 2014

    11:00 AM-12:00 PM

    Library Learning Terrace

    • Current Students
    In this workshop, we will discuss the principles and best practices for creating effective scientific posters. Learn what to include (and exclude) and how to arrange the elements so that your poster stands out in the crowd. We will address common mistakes in poster layout and design and how to avoid them.

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  • "SENIOR SERIES" JOB AFTER DREXEL

    Tuesday, August 12, 2014

    11:00 AM-12:00 PM

    Steinbright Career Development Center 3201 Arch Street, Suite 250

    • Alumni
    • Current Students
    • Senior Class

    This session will introduce students to what
    they need to know to find a job after Drexel.
      The transition to a career beyond Drexel requires a strong resume, cover letter and effective job search
    strategies.   

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Workshop Calendar