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Student Professional Development Series




Spring 2021

April 1

USAID Internship Talk

February 16

West Bank Story (Film Screening)


Fall 2020

December 1

November 18
September 30


Spring 2020

February 21

A Legal Perspective on Intellectual Property 


Fall 2019

October 16

The Art of Letter Writing 


Spring 2019

April 19

Round Table on Finishing Degrees and Receiving Jobs

January 25 

The First Book: Guidelines for Turning Your Dissertation into a Manuscript


Fall 2018

November 2

Applying to and Working at a Non-Profit

September 28

The Art of Letter Writing

September 21

The Art of Writing a Budget


Spring 2018

April 20

Fulbright career conversation focused on MENA region 

February 16

U.S. Government Careers

January 17

Applying to and Working at a Small Liberal Arts College (SLAC)


Fall 2017

December 7

Academic Job Applications and Interviewing


Spring 2017

February 15

Foreign Service Careers


Fall 2016

November 4


Fall 2015

December 7
November 18


Spring 2015

February 2


Spring 2014

March 25
April 2


Fall 2013

November 6


Spring 2013

April 22
Research Dos and Don'ts
March 18

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