Join the School of Public Policy for a new virtual professional development series, “Strategies for Career and Leadership Success.” The series will provide career and leadership skills for students, recent graduates, and current professionals. Viewers will have the opportunity to improve interview skills, develop an effective professional presence, maximize the internship experience, learn to build organizational relationships, and more.
Each session will be held via Zoom and will consist of a brief interview followed by questions from the audience. Participants will have the option to ask questions during the live discussion or in advance of the presentation by submitting questions to email@example.com.
To register: publicpolicy.psu.edu/careerstrategies
|Wednesday, June 24||11:30 a.m.||Maximizing Your Internship and Creating Career Networks|
|Wednesday, July 15||11:30 a.m.||Building Your Professional Presence and Portfolio Online|
|Wednesday, August 19||11:30 a.m.||Writing Cover Letters and Interviewing|
|Wednesday, September 16||11:30 a.m.||Advice from the Field — Feedback from Hiring and Recruiting Managers|
|Wednesday, October 21||11:30 a.m.||Navigating Organizational Change with Kevin Richman|
|Wednesday, November 11||11:30 a.m.||The Power of a Mentor with Jeremy O’Mard|
|Wednesday, December 9||11:30 a.m.||Leading with a Focus on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion with KerriLaine Prunella||
|Wednesday, February 17||11:30 a.m.||Communicating Policy Research with Lauren Knoth, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate, Washington State Institute for Public Policy|
|Wednesday, March 17||11:30 a.m.||Emotional Intelligence with Maureen Dodson, Ph.D., Senior Manager, Baker Tilly and faculty member with Penn State World Campus|
|Wednesday, April 21||11:30 a.m.||Skills for driving action and accountability in the public/private sector with Lauren Bryson, Executive Director of Focus Central Pennsylvania|
|Wednesday, May 19||11:30 a.m.||Data science in the context of decision-making with Marc Berson, Chief Information Officer, Gilead Sciences|