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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.

  • Career Fair Preparation Workshops

    Monday, October 6, 2014

    10:00 AM-11:00 AM

    3201 Arch Street, Suite 250

    • Alumni
    • International Students
    • Current Students
    • Graduate Students

    Learn how to make your mark at the Fall Career Fair.

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  • Writing the NSF GRFP "Graduate Research Plan" Workshop

    Monday, October 6, 2014

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM

    2019 MacAlister (3260 Chestnut)

    • Alumni
    • Current Students
    • Faculty
    • Graduate Students
    • Senior Class
    Applying for the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program? Attend one of our two types of application workshop!

    This particular workshop will focus on writing the NSF GRFP Graduate Research Statement. The statement is where you outline a plan for future research and demonstrate that you can conceive and undertake original research that will advance knowledge in your field and have broader impacts for society. This workshop will review what to address, how to get started, and will go over revision strategies.
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  • Senior Series - Resume Repair All Day Drop-in

    Tuesday, October 7, 2014

    8:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Steinbright Career Development Center, Suite 250 Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Alumni
    • Current Students
    • Senior Class
     
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  • Writing the NSF GRFP "Personal, Relevant Background and Future Goals Statement" Workshop

    Thursday, October 9, 2014

    7:00 PM-8:30 PM

    This event is a Webinar. Please contact fellowships@drexel.edu for more information.

    • Alumni
    • Current Students
    • Faculty
    • Graduate Students
    • Senior Class
    This event is a Webinar. To register, please contact fellowships@drexel.edu.
     
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  • Lockheed Martin Technical Talk/Professional Developement Workshop

    Tuesday, October 14, 2014

    5:00 PM-7:00 PM

    Bossone Research Enterprise Center Room 709

    • Current Students
    • Senior Class
    The National Society of Black Engineers and The Society of Women Engineers would like to welcome you a Technical Talk and Professional Development workshop hosted in conjunction with Lockheed Martin.
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  • Senior Series - Cover Letters that POP

    Wednesday, October 15, 2014

    2:00 PM-3:00 PM

    Steinbright Career Development Center Conference Room, 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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  • Senior Series - Behavioral Interviewing

    Thursday, October 23, 2014

    3:00 PM-4:00 PM

    Steinbright Career Development Center, Suite 250

    • Alumni
    • Current Students
    • Senior Class

    Interviews for graduating students often include behavioral questions that require preparation. Come and learn how to respond to recruiters on interviews during behavioral questions, case questions, all day interviews and more so you're able to ace the interview.

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  • Senior Series - Creative Resume and Portfolio

    Tuesday, October 28, 2014

    3:00 PM-4:00 PM

    Steinbright Career Development Center 3201 Arch Street, Suite 250

    • Alumni
    • Current Students
    • Senior Class

    In industries where thousands of candidates apply, the creative resume may be a unique way to stand-out.  If your want to show that you go above and beyond, bring an amazing portfolio to the interview.  This session will introduce candidates to the creative resume and successes achieved with this unique approach and cover portfolio basics.

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  • 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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