Howard Women STEM Faculty Undergo Intensive Media Training

Howard Women STEM Faculty Undergo Intensive Media Training

Howard University’s Office of University Communication (OUC) partnered with HU ADVANCE-IT to host multiple media training sessions for Women STEM Faculty.  Two training sessions have already occurred and more are being planned in the future.

Besides using this training to advocate for Women STEM Faculty, OUC pulls from the list of trainees for its Speakers Bureau.  Media Training is required in order to participate in this speakers bureau and HU ADVANCE-IT helps Women STEM Faculty meet this requirement.

Women STEM Faculty undergo a 3 hour training (with lunch), which includes key strategies for interviewing, regardless of interview type; a mock-interview with is recorded and then critiqued; followed by a second mock interview designed to implement improvements.  Women STEM Faculty are get a professional photo (headshot), which they can use at will of course.

Have YOU ever been nervous about an upcoming interview? How did you handle it? What was your experience? Please share in the comments section below. We’d love to hear how this training might help others.

If you’d like to sign-up for the next training session, please contact us immediately.  We look forward to it!






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