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Workshop: Ethnographic and Semiotic Approaches in Consulting

October 11, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Emily Levitt (PhD 2018 Cornell, Anthropology) made the transition from academia to commercial consulting. In this workshop, she’ll provide an overview of how ethnography and other methods from the humanities are used today in commercial consulting, using case studies from her own career as examples. In addition, she’ll discuss some of the pitfalls and difficulties of going from academia to consulting, and how to prepare for them.

1:00pm – 4:30pm at AD White House, room 109

Bring a laptop and writing materials to participate in some interactive exercises that will dive into these techniques.

Please email ek61@cornell.edu to register or for more information.

Facilitated by a faculty Mini-grant for the Humanities co-sponsored by the Society for the Humanities and Careers Beyond Academia/BEST to promote alumni engagement, and organized in concert with Marina Welkner, Anthropology.

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Date:
October 11, 2019
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Topic
Careers - Non-Academic
Focus Area
Build Your Skills
Unit
Careers Beyond Academia

Venue

A.D. White House
121 Presidents Drive
Ithaca, NY 14853 United States
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