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NIH Career Development Series for High School Students and Recent Graduates: IV. Effective Communication in Research Environments

Workshop/Seminar: Career Exploration; Leadership - Personal/Group Interactions; Personal Development

Jul 21, 2021

Speaker(s): Amanda (Dumsch) Langer, MS, Career Counselor, Laura Marler, PhD, GPP Student Services Coordinator
This event is recommended for: Summer Interns.


Good communication is a key success factor in science and all careers. The workshop will cover both written (such as effective email) and verbal (networking and elevator talks) forms of communication. Communication also includes listening skills, such as receiving feedback without feeling criticized. Join us to learn both valuable skills to enhance your professional image and strategies for meeting NIH expectations for professional behavior.

Note: Students who attend at least five workshops will be eligible to receive a certificate of completion.

Read more about the NIH Career Development Activities/Resources for High School Students.