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Workshops and Events

Propel is offering a series of workshops that will help you with your career and professional development. 

You can join these online workshops in our Blackboard Virtual Workshop and Advising Room.  The virtual workshop will be locked after it begins, so please log in 10 minutes before the scheduled workshop start time.

Click here for instructions on how to join our Blackboard site.

 

Most of the workshops will be recorded and posted on the CDEL Blackboard organization site under Career Tools and Resources -> Propel: Professional Development for Graduate Students -> Recorded Online Workshops.

 

CVs are typically used in academic and research applications. Gain an understanding of how to format a CV effectively and how CVs differ from resumes in the application process. 

Learn how to find non-academic career options for graduate degree holders and tips for preparing for these careers that will help to increase your chances of employment.

As our ways of communicating change with the digital age, it is increasingly important to be sure that you are an effective written and oral communicator. This workshop will go through the do's and don'ts of successful communication including professional document writing, delivering quality presentations, and interview tips and tricks. Participants will leave this workshop with resources to help them with their academic and professional communication skills.

 

A teaching dossier is a portfolio designed to demonstrate your teaching and inspire self-reflection. This portfolio allows for responsibilities, approaches, contributions, and evidence to be presented in a professional manner that summarizes the quality of one's academic teaching. This session focusing on the fundamentals of creating an effective teaching dossier that speaks to your beliefs about teaching and learning through a philosophy statement and highlights your teaching-related activities and accomplishments. This workshop will guide you through each component of the dossier and provide resources to assist you in the process.

If you Googled yourself today, would you hire you?  In this session, we'll use WordPress to connect your life, your passions, your education, and your career path.
 

Learn how you can prepare for a career in academia and tips for being successful in the academic field. A recent faculty hire will also share their experiences with hiring for academic careers and with going through the hiring process themselves.

  • April, 2022: specific date TBD

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