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ASPIRE to Connect 2016


ASPIRE to Connect: Building Professional Relationships
Monday, March 14, 2016
1:00-4:00 pm, Light Hall 208

ASPIRE to Connect is a half day workshop aimed at building professional relationships. Gain practical tips and learn techniques to meet new people and cultivate authentic professional connections.

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check out the slides from the event.

Dr. Hankel will focus on:

  • building professional relationships
  • every aspect of networking
  • body language
  • how you offer value to others in a professional setting
  • how to build rapport easily
  • psychological aspects of overcoming imposter syndrome
  • credibility indicators in the business world
  • how the business world differs from academia
  • how this difference impacts relationship building
  • how to demonstrate credibility so that others pay attention.

Check out the welcome video from Isaiah Hankel, the Cheeky Scientist:

Watch the full video here, as well as more resources exclusively for Vanderbilt University. 

Read about the Cheeky Scientist, Isaiah Hankel.


Enjoy a wine and cheese reception in the North Light Hall Lobby with raffle prizes to close out the day! 

BRET Office of Career Development
The Graduate School