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General Writing Workshops

Summer 2020 Workshops

The Writing Lab offers free workshops for all Purdue students, staff, and faculty to get hands-on practice with different aspects of writing in an interactive, small-group setting.

Please sign up in advance with our online scheduler. During the summer, all workshops are held from 10:30-11:30 am and are virtual workshops.

The following workshops will be offered during Summer 2020:

Resumes and CVs

  • Date: June 3
  • Audience: All
  • Content Level: N/A
  • Description: Working on a resume or CV? Whether you’re about to send out job applications or are looking to get started on building your professional profile, the Writing Lab can help you craft a powerful resume or CV. Register for our online workshop to find out how to put your best foot forward on some of the most important documents of your life. This is a virtual workshop.
  • Watch the video.

Incorporating Feedback on Scholarly Writing Projects

  • Date: June 24
  • Audience: Graduate Students
  • Content Level: Advanced
  • Description: Review! Revise! Resubmit! (Join us for) Strategies for responding to feedback, evaluating suggestions, and strengthening articles, dissertations, and other scholarly writing. This is a virtual workshop.
  • Watch the video.
Citations and Documenting Sources
  • Date: July 8
  • Audience: All
  • Content Level: Beginner
  • Description: Survey the formatting landscape as we explore how to cite sources and avoid plagiarism in your work. We'll give you tools to manage all the references and articles in your research. This is a virtual workshop.
Personal Statements
  • Date: July 29
  • Audience: Juniors, Seniors, & Graduate Students
  • Content Level: Intermediate
  • Description: Preparing for Grad School? Applying for scholarships? The personal statement workshop will provide you with tips and strategies to efficiently highlight your holistic experiences, skills, and related aspirations for any application process! This is a virtual workshop.

For more information, contact our Writing Lab Associate Director.

Past Workshop Videos


Tutoring Schedule & Locations

Schedule a tutoring appointment at any location or register for our group programs with our online scheduler.

Please note: If you have issues logging in, please call the Writing Center for assistance scheduling your appointment. We've prepared a helpful guide to using our online scheduler, WCO, for the first time.

Locations & Hours (Fall 2020)

Stay tuned.

Contact us

Phone: (765) 494-3723
Fax: (765) 494-3780

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