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Making A Successful First Impression (and How to Handle Mistakes If You Make Them)


Joy Javits, President, In the Public Eye

Joy Javits

Do you have an upcoming conference presentation, challenging conversation, or other situation for which you'd like advice? In this workshop, communication expert Joy Javits, President of In the Public Eye, will help you build the skills you need to make a good impression. Learn to express yourself with clarity and conviction. Practice being engaging and engaged, curious, open, and persuasive. We will dedicate our interactive time together to these goals. You'll receive feedback on how to sharpen and establish your professional image.

Pizza will be provided; please bring your own beverage to enjoy.

First impressions happen in seconds and can last forever.

This event is part of the Mentoring and Communication Series sponsored by The Graduate School and the Office of Postdoctoral Services. Questions? Contact the Graduate Professional Development team at


Making A Successful First Impression - 2/22/2023


Communication, Core Competencies, Master's Series, Professional Development