STEM graduate students and postdoctoral researchers, we invite you to apply to attend the first annual ComSciCon-Rock Mountain West Workshop! This workshop will take place September 23-24, 2017 on the University of Colorado Boulder campus. We will be accepting applications from all Colorado schools, Montana (University of Montana), Wyoming (University of Wyoming). Apply now! Workshop is free of charge. Travel will be covered for accepted applicants from out-of-state schools, thanks to our wonderful sponsors. Applications are competitive.
At our workshop, participants will network with and learn from professional science communicators—including but not limited to science journalists, writers, researchers, industry professionals, policy makers—and work closely with these experts on learning how to construe and deliver the perfect elevator pitch, deliver a winning interview, write an original piece for a popular science outlet and more! This workshop will also feature a keynote speaker, workshops, and expert panels on the following topics: science writing & multimedia, science communication in industry, science policy and advocacy settings, diversity and inclusion as well as community engagement. Participants will walk away with insight on how to utilize communication skills throughout their careers, regardless of career path.
Thank you to our wonderful sponsors: