Professionalism Skills: Internship Preparation

Course Code: PWRT 5505

Academic Year: 2017-2018

In this course, students learn how to handle themselves in their future workplaces by practicing skills required in their future careers, including how to send professional emails, participate effectively in or even run meetings and give successful presentations. Students also learn how to participate specifically in a communications environment through workshops where they practise giving and receiving feedback, pitching ideas and working collaboratively. A series of guest speakers from various niches in the writing industry, many tied with the program's internships, provide students with an insider perspective on the world of professional writing.