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Communication Skills: LinkedIn, Social Media

November 12, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The TraCS Professional Development Seminar series covers foundational skills useful for career development in clinical/translational research. It is split into 4 modules. In the Communication Skills module, learn more about delivering your message in research papers, gaining outside interest in your team and research program, and effectively utilizing various types of media to promote your ideas.

Registration is open for the 2021-2022 TraCS Professional Development Seminar series. This seminar series is aimed at research professionals, graduate students, postdocs, and early-stage faculty researchers. In this series, we cover foundational skills useful for career development in clinical/translational research.

The TraCS Professional Development Seminar series is split into 4 modules: Finding Funding, Communication Skills, Mentor-Mentee Training, and Rigor and Reproducibility.

Communication Skills Module – Schedule

October 8, 2021
12-1:30 pm — Paper writing

October 15, 2021
12-2 pm — Pitching yourself and your research program

October 22, 2021
FALL BREAK — no session

October 29, 2021
12-2 pm — How to give a 10-minute scientific talk

November 5, 2021
12-2 pm — Working with the media

November 12, 2021
12-2 pm — LinkedIn, Social Media

November 19, 2021
12-2 pm — Effective meetings

November 26, 2021

December 3, 2021
12-2 pm — Leadership

December 10, 2021
12-1 pm — Identifying and managing your communication style

Through the UNC Event Registration system, you will be able to select which sessions you would like to attend. Please note: the Zoom link that you receive upon registration will work for all sessions within the Finding Funding module. Each session will be held in-person and/or via Zoom on Fridays.


November 12, 2021
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Contact Name
Michelle MaClay
Contact Email/Phone