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Developing a Social Media Strategy for Your Professional Career 12:30 pm
Developing a Social Media Strategy for Your Professional Career @ Assembly Hall, 4th Floor, Rackham Building
Feb 4 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Are you planning on going into the job market soon? Did you know 92% of companies (including colleges and universities) use or plan to use social media to recruit? Many graduate students have a love/hate relationship with social media. They know they “have to do it,” that it’s the “right thing to do,” but is it necessary in higher education? What if you are planning to go the faculty tenure route—is it really necessary? At this workshop you will learn how to think more strategically about your social media strategy[...]
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Applying Principles of Community Engagement for Graduate Students 12:00 pm
Applying Principles of Community Engagement for Graduate Students @ Assembly Hall, 4th Floor, Rackham Building
Feb 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
This workshop is intended for graduate students who have already attended an Entering, Engaging, and Exiting Communities workshop or those with some familiarity or experience with community engagement. In this intermediate level workshop, participants will apply core principles for thoughtfully engaging with communities into their practice, including motivations, impact of social identities, and strategies for engaging in reciprocal, ethical, and respectful ways, with an attention to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Particularly useful for students interested in community engagement, DEI, social justice, democratic engagement, advocacy, activism, and philanthropy. Pre-registration is required[...]
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DEI Symposium: Scholarship, Leadership, and Advocacy 9:00 am
DEI Symposium: Scholarship, Leadership, and Advocacy @ 4th Floor, Rackham Building
Feb 8 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Rackham Graduate School’s Professional Development DEI Certificate Program will be host a DEI Symposium on February 8, 2019. The symposium will feature keynote speaker Dr. Damon A. Williams, author of Strategic Diversity Leadershipand Founder of the National Inclusive Excellence Leadership Academy and brief presentations by graduate student DEI leaders. Showcased in the symposium will be graduate student scholars, leaders, and advocates that have been successful in creating an inclusive environment for their colleagues. The University of Michigan Chief Diversity Officer, Rackham Graduate School Dean, and Rackham Graduate School Assistant Dean[...]
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