Northwestern University

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TGS Professional Development Series: Presentation Skills for Graduate Students and Postdocs

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When: Wednesday, August 7, 2013
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM  

Where: Wieboldt Hall North Entrance, TBD, 339 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student

Contact: Kate Veraldi   1.847.467.4108

Group: Professional Development for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

Category: Other

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TGS Professional Development Series: Professional and Presentation Skills for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

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

When: Workshop meets four times on August 5, August 7, August 12, and August 14 from 4:00 – 5:15 PM (one-on-one coaching will occur throughout the week)

Where:  Chicago Campus (exact room to be announced)

How:  Registration is required, as space is limited.  To register, please sign up at   

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