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Professional Development: Upcoming Programs

Improve Your Productivity and Time Management
This Thursday, February 16, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Room 180, College of Pharmacy
How is it that some do and achieve more with their time, even though we all have the same number of hours in a day? Join us to learn strategies you can implement easily and immediately to increase your productivity!  Organize your day and clarify your ambition to get the most out of your time.  Refreshments served.
Colleen Mouw, Ph.D. – Moderator & Panelist
Asst. Prof., Graduate School of Oceanography
Alycia Mosley Austin, Ph.D.
Asst. Dean, Graduate Recruitment and Diversity Initiatives
Assoc. Dir., Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program
Rose M. Martin, Ph.D.
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, Post-Doc
Kim Evelyn, Ph.D.
Per Course Instructor – Writing & Rhetoric and English
Interview Tips Workshop
Thursday, February 16, 5:00-6:00 p.m., Room 180, College of Pharmacy
Wednesday, February 22, 4:00-5:00 p.m., Swan Hall, 313
Interviewing is a skill you can master with practice.  You just need tips to learn how to effectively and confidently communicate your experience and education.  This session will provide them!
Learning to Lead
Thursday, March 9, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Room 180, College of Pharmacy
You hold an advanced degree, so you will be called on to lead.  Leadership is a skill employers seek.  You are likely leading right now in a variety of ways.  Learn what makes a great leader and how can you demonstrate that to employers!
Colleen Mouw, PhD – Moderator & Panelist
Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Oceanography
Abigail Anthony, Ph.D.
Director, Grid Modernzation Initiative & RI Office of the Acadia Center (Clean Energy Non-profit)
Amanda Clarke, MA 
Senior Economic & Policy Analyst, State of RI Office of Management & Budget
Additional Panelist TBD
Introducing the Professional Development Badge in Diversity and Inclusion
Coming Spring 2017, this program provides students with the conceptual framework and practical skill development necessary to cultivate inclusion in diverse work environments.  To complete the Badge, students will attend five (5) sessions offered by the Diversity and Inclusion program. One of those sessions must be Fundamentals of Diversity. Click here for more information regarding the workshops.
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