Undergraduate Professional Development, College of William and Mary
Heather Macdonald gave a presentation on What Opportunities, When: A Framework for Professional Development (PowerPoint 4.2MB Jan19 07) at the 2007 workshop on the Role of Departments in Preparing Future Geoscience Professionals. In it, she asks: What professional traits do we want our students to develop? How can we help them to develop those traits? How does this relate to career advising at different stages?
HazMat Training, Alfred University
When Michele Hluchy wanted to help her students find internships in the environmental industry, she discovered that most such positions required 40 hours of OSHA training in handling hazardous materials. So she developed a course to fulfill that need, described in this presentation: Hazardous Materials: A Course to Help Prepare Geologists for Employment in the Environmental Industry (PowerPoint 3.3MB Jan11 07)
Professional Development for Graduate Students, MIT
Vicki McKenna gave a presentation on Enhancing the EAPS Graduate Program: Designing a series of professional development workshops (PowerPoint 386kB Jan11 07) at the 2007 workshop on the Role of Departments in Preparing Future Geoscience Professionals.
Internships, Shippensburg University
Sean Cornell describes his department's mandatory internship program for majors (Walk the Plank (Acrobat (PDF) 126kB Jan8 07)) in this poster from the 2007 workshop on Preparing Future Geoscience Professionals.
Internationalization, College of William and Mary
Laurie Koloski, Director of the Reves Center for International Studies at the College of William and Mary, suggests ways to help your students develop a global perspective in this presentation: Internationalization: Implications for Your Students Within and Beyond the Curriculum. (Microsoft Word 24kB Jan19 07)