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VIP and our campus partners offer a variety of engaging and interactive professional development workshops that touch on several of our core competencies. Please see below for a current listing of the various workshops hosted by VIP.

Current Workshop Offerings
  • An Awkward Professional’s Guide to Networking
    • Competencies: Professionalism / Communication / Career Self-Management
    • Navigate the discomfort of networking in part one of the Awkward Professionals series. Learn best practices for networking and connecting with professionals in a variety of settings—all while remaining true to yourself!
  • An Awkward Professional’s Guide to Small Talk
    • Competencies: Professionalism / Communication
    • Navigate the discomfort of small talk in part two of the Awkward Professionals series. Learn to engage in meaningful discussions—all while remaining true to yourself!
  • Conversational Control
    • Competencies: Communication, Collaboration
    • When communication is effective, everyone involved leaves the conversation satisfied and feeling accomplished. Conversational control mitigates the potential for misunderstandings or alteration of messages, decreasing the potential for conflict. This workshop focuses on empowering students with the skill sets needed to communicate effectively in both professional and personal interactions.
  • Creating Your Purpose
    • Competencies: Career Self-Management
    • Knowing your strengths and purpose in life can help guide you towards the careers you are most likely to enjoy, but how do you go about navigating this process? Explore self-analysis and career exploration techniques to aid in determining your strengths, purpose, and aligning career paths.   
  • Elevators to Doors: Following Up After the First Conversation
    • Competencies: Professionalism, Communication
    • Take your connections to the next level with the power of email! This workshop covers general writing tips, email etiquette, and gives participants the opportunity to practice their newfound skills—perfect for your post-Career Day or interview needs!
  • Navigating a Conference
    • Competencies: Professionalism, Career Self-Management
    • Navigating a conference for the first time can be very overwhelming! Learn tips and tricks to successfully navigate your first conference and make it a meaningful experience!
  • Team Collaboration and Communication
    • Competencies: Professionalism, Communication, Collaboration
    • This workshop reflects on the importance of good team collaboration and listening skills in a professional setting. This workshop focuses on interpersonal communication between team members and covers various methods on establishing good team dynamics.