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Stephanie Rowe

Building career development into the public history graduate curriculum at IUPUI – Part II

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Editors’ note: This is the second part of a two-part series.  Part I was published on October 14, 2021.

Integration of new professional development coursework into the curriculum has addressed the challenges outlined in the prior post that IUPUI has faced with teaching professional development. Read More

Defining professional development and the challenges it brings – Part I

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Editors’ note: This is the first part of a two-part series.

In ensuring IUPUI’s Public History MA program remains an ethical leader in the field, program faculty are taking a new approach to professional development for students. Professional development focuses on assisting students in gaining proficiency in preparing for the job market, developing career pathways, addressing workplace issues, developing professional networks and relationships, furthering their professional goals, and facilitating their personal and professional identities. Read More

Striking a balance: Conference planning and environmental responsibility

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In her November 4, 2013, History@Work post, “My carbon offset piggybank: Thoughts on sustainability and professional conference-going,” Cathy Stanton opened a conversation about balancing the good that comes only from face-to-face meetings of peers with the harm to the environment that large national conferences can cause. Read More