2014-2015 Professional Development is coming soon!  

2013-2014 Graduate Assistant
Professional Development

Professional Development Programs

Time Management; September 5, AL 203, 1:00 - 2:30 pm

GA Experience Brown Bag Lunch; September 17, HSC Blackhawk, 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Professional Social Networking; November 4, AL 203, 1:00 - 2:30 pm

GA Experience Brown Bag Lunch; November 21, HSC Blackhawk, 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Mock Placement Exchange; January 22, Stevenson Dining, 12:30 - 2:00 pm

Student Affairs Professionals Panel; February 10, AL 203, 1:00 - 2:30 pm

Sub-Cultures on Campus: Non-Traditional Students; April 10, AL 203, 1:00 - 2:30 pm

GA Experience Brown Bag Lunch; April 16, HSC Blackhawk, 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Coffee with Colleagues

Coffee with Colleagues Series

The purpose of this series is to promote graduate assistant development of a knowledge base on a wide range of topics relevant to student affairs professionals. Discussion will be informal. 

Managing Your Office Environment; October 23, AL 203, 10:30 am - noon

Resume/Cover Letter Workshop; December 3, AL 203, 10:30 am - noon

Interviewing 101; January 14, AL 203, 10:30 am - noon

Assessment 101; March 11, AL 203, 10:30 am - noon

The GA Experience is a competency-based program.  For a complete listing of the 2013-2014 graduate assistant professional development programs and their associated competencies, view the GA Professional Development Curriculum.

If you have questions regarding these or other professional development programs offered by the Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management, contact Angela Branson at abranson@niu.edu or (815) 753-6112.