Nov. 16, 2016: Writing for Professional Development Workshop


We will be hosting our annual graduate writing seminar, sponsored by GSA and PROMISE AGEP! Our guest speakers will discuss writing topics for professional development. Susan Hindle, Assistant Director of Internships and Employment at the Career Center, will be talking about writing to acquire employment – personal statements, cover letters, resume. Susan will also likely touch on other resources available through the career center. Dr. Kevin Omland, Professor in the Biological Sciences Department, will discuss about writing for publications:  how to choose journals to submit to, how to evaluate those journals to curtail one’s own writing, how to improve one’s chances at finally acquiring publication. Please come to listen to seminars on writing for professional development! Refreshments will be served.

Event Details:

Event: Graduate Student Writing for Professional Development

Date: November 16, 2016

Time: 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Location: UMBC Campus, Performing Arts, Room 214



4:30 – 4:45                             Arrivals & Dinner Service

 4:45 – 5:00                             Susan Hindle

 5:00 – 5:15                             Dr. Kevin Omland

5:15 – 5:30                             TBA

 5:30 – 6:00                             Panel Q&A




Members of the UMBC Community:

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Members outside the UMBC Community:

Please RSVP by writing in the comments section below of your interest in attending the seminar.


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