Speaking about Science addresses the core issues of good scientific presentations. The interactive seminar focuses on refining structural elements to ensure that any talk is clear, concise and engaging. Topics include: identifying the focus and theme, how to create effective visual aids, and how to begin and end a talk.
Improving Spoken English for non-native English speakers covers scientific vocabulary, diction, voice production, tempo, cultural expectations and general guidelines for communicating with Americans. The follow-up workshops employ interactive exercises so that participants can practice scientific English in a variety of settings.
Interview Skills is designed to help scientists make a strong impression during a job interview. This seminar highlights the most common questions that students are likely to face and how to formulate the best responses.