Professional Development

professional development

IRW regularly hosts professional development workshops for students and faculty. In 2019-20 IRW will continue to 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. 2019-20 workshops will include:

November 7, 2019. Public Speaking Workshop with Karla Jackson-Brewer.

November 11, 2019. 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.

December 5, 2019. Creative Nonfiction for Academics Workshop with Mimi Schwartz.   

February 13, 2020. Writing Books for General Audiences Workshop with Arlene Stein.

March 12, 2020. Storytelling for Podcasting Workshop with Chenjerai Kumanyika.

April 2, 2020. Academics as Writers: How to Overcome Blocks, Find Time to Write, and Polish Your Prose,” with Angelique Haugerud.