Professional Skills Development Workshops


The West Texas A&M University Graduate School hosts a monthly workshop series that focuses on professional skills development. Presented by WTAMU faculty, staff, and alumni, these workshops are open to currently enrolled doctoral and graduate students at WTAMU.

Workshops will be posted online for distance learning students after the event. Please note that there is a delay in posting videos online.

Interested in seeing a workshop that hasn't been offered? Contact the Graduate School with your suggestion.

Upcoming Workshops:

"Research Compliance and You"

October 22, 2020 12:15 - 1:15 PM (Postponed)
Presented by: Tara Cash, AR-EHS Coordinator
Presentation to commence live via Zoom Meeting

The "Research Compliance and You" workshop scheduled for October 22, 2020, has been postponted and will be rescheduled for a later date.


Past Workshops:

"Natural Born Researcher"

"Surviving Your Thesis"

  • Presenter: Dr. Rex Pjesky, Associate Dean of the Graduate School and Professor of Economics
    Full Video Presentation

"Writing Your Thesis: Formatting Tips"

  • Presenter: Daniel Klaehn, Director of the University Writing Center and Instructor of Rhetoric, Composition, and Technical Communication

"Research Compliance and You"

"Recognizing Opportunities, Setting Expectations, and Providing Constructive Feedback"

  • Presenter: Dr. Bryan Vizzini, Professor of History

"LinkedIn and The Job Search"

"How to Survive Your Thesis"

  • Presenter: Dr. Rex Pjesky, Associate Dean of the Graduate School and Research

"Poster Presentations"

  • Presenter: Dr. Allison Berry, Assistant Professor of Business Communication & Management and Assistant Director of Continuous Improvement
    Full Video Presentation

"Graduate Student Research Grant Workshop"