Schreyer Institute offers 'Preparing Your Job Talk' workshop

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Lauren Kooistra and Andrew Porter, graduate consultants with the Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence will lead “Preparing Your Job Talk” from 1:45 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, in Room 315 Rider Building. The workshop will also be offered from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, April 18, in the same location.

Are you a graduate student starting to look for a job? This interactive workshop will focus on how to give an effective job talk in an academic setting. Andrew and Lauren will provide insight into giving a memorable job talk for a variety of audiences. Learn important elements to be included in any job talk, how to structure your talk for a specific audience and more. This workshop is part of a three-seminar series focusing on professional development and preparation for the job market.

All graduate students are welcome and encouraged to attend.

To register for the April 17 session, visit

To register for the April 18 session, visit

Last Updated April 09, 2013