Professional Development


professional development

The IRW regularly hosts professional development workshops for students and faculty. In 2017-18 IRW will administer the Rutgers Public Engagement Project. This will enable the university community to continue to take advantage of skills training designed to help scholars communicate their research to a broad audience. 2017-18 workshops will include:

September 28, 2017. Developing Your Academic Presence on Twitter  
A workshop on Twitter for academics, discussing strategies, policies, and best practices for its safe, productive, effective use.

October 19, 2017. Community Organizing
A workshop for students and faculty who wish to learn how to organize local campaigns.

November 13, 2017. Job Market Basics 
A panel providing strategic advice for graduate students contemplating an academic job market that is increasingly comprised of visiting positions and post-doctoral fellowships.

February 15, 2018. Op-Ed Workshop
A workshop that provides tools for transforming academic work into publishable op-eds aimed at a general audience.

April 12, 2018. Persuasive Speaking and Storytelling for Leadership
A workshop that explores how storytelling techniques can be used to persuade audiences that range from a room full of skeptics to a foundation or grant-making entity.


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