Stay Smart and Keep Your Career on Track

Whether you’re looking to refresh your skills with a workshop or executive certificate, prefer an intensive graduate studies program or hope to garner more respect by obtaining a professional credential, the Washington, DC area is filled with professional development opportunities for communicators. Staying current is vital, whether you’re hoping to move up or to land a new job. Here’s a list of options to help you get started.

Workshops

Need a workshop to further develop your skills or add new ones? Consider one of these upcoming topics and check with the area chapters of communications professional societies for more throughout the year:

  • Be an Expert on Working with Experts – don’t get caught–creative communications consulting, August 23
  • Put More Power and Precision in your PR/PA Writing – offered twice yearly by the Public Relations Society of America National Capital Chapter (PRSA NCC)

Executive Certificates

Looking to update or add a new focus to your educational background? One of these certificate programs might be the right match:

Accreditation

Do you feel that adding a professional credential will enhance your resume? Two local chapters of professional development organizations for communicators can help:

Graduate Programs

Have you reached the point in your career where you’d like to pursue a Master’s or Ph.D.? The Washington area provides many options:

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About Melanie Jordan

Melanie Jordan is Managing Director of PRofessional Solutions, LLC, a public relations temporary staffing firm located in Washington, DC.
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One Response to Stay Smart and Keep Your Career on Track

  1. Thanks for the shout-out for the experts workshop. The August 23 session’s registration has closed, but anyone can get on the waiting list for future sessions by signing up here: http://bit.ly/Kcn6xU

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