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Workshops for Department of Economics Graduate Students

Workshops for Department of Economics Graduate Students

Economics Graduate Student Workshops

EPPIC offers specialized services for graduate students in Penn State’s highly international Department of Economics

    • Fall workshops focus on supporting job market candidates in years 4-6 as they prepare for upcoming job talks, interviews and fly-outs.
    • Spring workshops are designed for graduate students in years 2-4 to foster awareness of strategies for effective research presentations in Economics, and to help students develop their personal research spiels for networking and professional development.
    • Individual consultations are available for practice and feedback on research presentations, job interviews, spiels, abstracts, and job application materials.


Fall 2022 EPPIC-ECON workshops include:

    • Strategies for a Successful Economics Talk – Friday, October 14, 10-11:30 am (413 Kern)
    • Preparing for Job Interviews in Economics – Friday, November 4, 10-11:30 am (413 Kern)
    • Preparing for Flyouts:  How to Make a Good Impression – Friday, December 2, 10-11:30 am (413 Kern)


Registration links for these workshops are shared with departmental job market candidates by email.  For more information, please contact Meredith Doran at



EPPIC-ECON Individual Consultations

EPPIC offers weekly individual consultation appointments to graduate students in the Department of Economics.  During these one-on-one meetings with a language specialist, students can practice and receive detailed language feedback on research presentations & job talks, on 3rd-year papers and job market papers, on job interview preparation, on research spiels, and on communication for professional networking.

To schedule an individual consultation, please visit this scheduling calendar on Calendly.