Events
Professional Development Workshops

NEW: The Cohen Center, in conjunction with the University Writing Center, will be sponsoring a Writing Studio on Tuesday, Oct. 24, from 9–11 am in the University Writing Center (1st floor of the Student Success Center). Dr. Laura Schubert, Peer Education Coordinator for the UWC, will begin the session with a short presentation. Graduate students will then have the opportunity to work on a project of their own in a quiet setting and/or do consultations through the Center.

NEW: The Cohen Center, in conjunction with the Communication Center, will be hosting a roundtable discussion on giving conference presentations on Thursday, Oct. 26, from 3:30-4:30 pm in The Cohen Graduate Student Professional Development Center (Madison Hall 4000). Faculty from a variety of disciplines will discuss best practices and strategies for giving conference presentations in their respective disciplines. As part of our mission to serve the needs of all graduate students, the Cohen Center will be live-streaming the roundtable on the Cohen Center YouTube Channel. On site and online viewers will be able to submit questions to the panelists in real time.

The Cohen Center is pleased to announce that in partnership with Career and Academic Planning (CAP), we will be hosting a series of workshops for graduate students this fall focused on transitioning from graduate school to the workplace or further professional studies. All workshops will be held in the Cohen Graduate Student Professional Development Center (Grad Center), which is located in Madison Hall room 4000, and are open to all graduate students. Contact us at cohencenter@jmu.edu if you have any questions.

Resumes and Cover Letters
Wednesday, September 20, 3:00 pm          
Thursday, September 21, 9:00 am

Interviewing
Postponed until spring 2018

Using LinkedIn
Wednesday, November 8, 3:00 pm          
Thursday, November 9, 9:00 am

Speakers Series

The Cohen Center sponsors a speakers series to stimulate engaging conversation on a range of topics. A listing of previous speakers is available here.

Back to Top