Professional/Career Development

National Career Development Day

2017-11-15 00:00 2017-11-15 00:00 15 Penn GSE Event: National Career Development Day Amy Benedict DD/MM/YYYY

The Penn GSE Career and Professional Development and Alumni Relations teams invite you to celebrate National Career Development Day with us on Wednesday, November 15.

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Drop-in Hours
 Penn GSE Student Lounge (1st Floor of 3700 Walnut Street)


Event Contact

Amy Benedict
gse-cpd@gse.upenn.edu

7th Annual Language Educator Symposium

2017-12-09 09:00 2017-12-09 16:30 15 Penn GSE Event: 7th Annual Language Educator Symposium Co-sponsored by the Educational Linguistics Division and Penn Language Center, this year's Language Educator Symposium is themed "Open-Source Learning and the Future of Language Education." The plenary session and workshops will investigate the benefits and challenges of language teaching and learning in open environments. Sarah Peyton Kaufman DD/MM/YYYY

Speakers and workshop leaders will examine the reasons for why many institutions have transitioned away from traditional textbooks to Open Educational Resources (OERs) and in-house-produced materials.  Language program coordinators and instructos of both commonly- and less-commonly-taught languages will describe their experiences creating their own materials and will guide workshop participants through examples of the effectiveness of these materials in the classroom. 

 


Event Contact

Sarah Peyton Kaufman
speyton@upenn.edu

School Recruiter "Meet & Greet"

2017-11-30 16:00 2017-11-30 18:00 15 Penn GSE Event: School Recruiter "Meet & Greet" Meet with recruiters from a variety of public, public charter, independent and parochial schools who are interested in recruiting personnel for their schools. Maureen Cotterill DD/MM/YYYY

Recruiters from a variety of public, public charter, independent, parochial and educational management organizations who are interested in meeting Penn GSE students and alumni to fill open or anticipated position openings will gather on Thursday, 11/30, 4:30-6 pm in the Second Floor Lounge of Huntsman Hall. Bring your resume and questions!

Sponsored by the Urban Teaching Apprenticeship Program

 


Event Contact

Maureen Cotterill
maureenc@upenn.edu

Penn Alumni Career Tools Webinar Series: Identifying and Maximizing Your Strengths

2017-12-05 12:00 2017-12-05 13:00 15 Penn GSE Event: Penn Alumni Career Tools Webinar Series: Identifying and Maximizing Your Strengths The Alumni Education Office partners with Career Services to offer a wide array of professional development seminars and workshops exclusively for alumni. December features Penn GSE alumna Jenna Tesauro, Associate Director, Academic Affairs and Advising for Identifying & Maximizing Your Strengths. DD/MM/YYYY

CliftonStrengths, an assessment developed by Gallup and used in a variety of educational and professional contexts, provides a framework for individuals to first identify their unique combination of talents and then develop them. This program will focus on providing participants with an understanding of what a strength is, what their strengths are, and how they can approach maximizing them personally and/or professionally. Participants will need to take the online assessment and will receive instructions for doing so in advance of the session. 

Registration: $10

Penn Alumni Career Tools Webinar Series: Networking for Introverts

2017-11-16 12:00 2017-11-16 13:00 15 Penn GSE Event: Penn Alumni Career Tools Webinar Series: Networking for Introverts The Alumni Education Office partners with Career Services to offer a wide array of professional development seminars and workshops exclusively for alumni. November features Elise Betz, Executive Director for Penn Alumni Relations, for Networking for Introverts. DD/MM/YYYY

Over 50 percent of the U.S. workforce self-identifies as introverts. The good news is that you’re not alone, and you can learn how to network. In today’s world, we all need multiple networks: those that provide support and those that provide connections. This webinar will explore ways that you can strategically play to your strengths as an introvert to network, and how you can leverage your existing relationships. 

Penn Alumni Career Tools Webinar Series: LinkedIn for Networking

2017-10-26 12:00 2017-10-26 13:00 15 Penn GSE Event: Penn Alumni Career Tools Webinar Series: LinkedIn for Networking The Alumni Education Office partners with Career Services to offer a wide array of professional development seminars and workshops exclusively for alumni. October features Dr. Joseph Barber is a Senior Associate Director at the University of Pennsylvania’s Career Services, and an Adjunct Professor at Hunter College (CUNY), for The Nervous Networkers Guide to Using LinkedIn. DD/MM/YYYY

It is easy enough to set up a LinkedIn account, but can feel much more daunting to actually use LinkedIn to grow your network in a way that helps your own career development. If you are nervous about networking, cautious about connecting, and generally confused about what concrete next steps to take with your outreach using LinkedIn, then join this online webinar. We will talk about getting started with your personal branding, leveraging alumni and other professional networks, and being active on LinkedIn to increase your visibility and potential value to others. 

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