Northwestern University

Mar
6
Wed 4:00 PM

Presentation Skills for Graduate Students and Postdocs in Humanities and Social Sciences

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When: Wednesday, March 6, 2013
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM  

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student

Contact: Kate Veraldi   +1 847 467 4108  

Group: Professional Development for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

Category: Training

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Description:

TGS Professional Development Series: Professional and Presentation Skills for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows in Humanities and Social Sciences

This series of lectures and one-on-one coaching for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows focuses on the development of presentation skills necessary for success within the professional world. Through 4 short group lectures and 2 one-on-one coaching sessions, each student will receive personalized attention tailored to the realities of professional practice that goes far beyond the basics offered in more general public speaking course offerings.  Participants will leave the workshop with increased skills in

·         non-verbal body language and the performance of self

·         critical listening and storytelling

·         audience analysis

·         structuring a clear message through visual design

·         awareness of physical and vocal qualities

·         providing constructive feedback

·         avoiding and overcoming nervousness

·         thinking on your feet

How:  Registration is required, as space is limited.  To register, please sign up at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DD3RHTF.  

 

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