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JEDI Program

Dr. Jessie Peter, Senior Coordinator at Northwest’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion

For students only, these sessions last 60 minutes and begin at 5 p.m. on Thursdays, September 8, 15, 22, and 29, in the Student Union Council Chambers.

(Attend three of the sessions to complete Level 1 of the JEDI program. To learn more about the JEDI program, visit email Dr. Jessie Peter at jpeter@nwmissouri.edu.)

September 8: Microaggressions
What are microaggressions? How can we respond to microaggressions when we experience or witness them?

September 15: Implicit bias
Become aware of your biases and how not to act on them.

September 22: Inclusive language
Build your vocabulary on inclusive terms that help create inclusive environments.

September 29: Power, oppression and privilege
Recognize oppressive practices, privileged positions and how to leverage your voice.

The Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) program offered by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion is an extracurricular series for students with learning experiences that aim to facilitate self-awareness and the formation of identity, understanding of diverse cultural experiences and advocacy to reduce structural inequalities.

Emotional intelligence training

Michele Burch Reid, director of the Legacy Consulting Institute and ohConsultant in organizational effectiveness and personal development
www.legacyconsultinginstitute.com

For all students and employees, these sessions are 60 minutes long and start at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. on Monday, September 12, in the student union council room.

Learn the emotional and social skills that influence how we perceive and express ourselves, develop and maintain social relationships, deal with challenges, and use emotional information effectively and meaningfully.

Mock Interview Day

Northwest Missouri State Career Services

For students only, this event will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, September 21 at the Carl and Cheryl Hughes Fieldhouse and via Zoom.

Mock Interview Day helps students gain interview experience by meeting real employers face-to-face, who provide students with feedback on their resume, interview responses, and overall impressions. Northwest encourages employers to use their own interview formats to make mock interviews as close to an actual interview as possible.

Each mock interview session lasts approximately 30 minutes, consisting of a 20-minute interview and the remaining time to critique the student’s resume and interview skills in addition to providing other feedback.

Registration closes Friday, September 16 or when all spots are filled. To register, visit Career Services in the Administration Building, Room 130.

Are your meetings more like an ambush?

Barbara Teicher, certified speaker and international TEDx presenter, LLC Executive Training and Coaching
www.PropelHerInfluence.com

For all students and employees, these sessions are 60 minutes long and begin at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. on Wednesday, September 21, in the Students’ Union Council Room.

Have you ever walked into a meeting and felt like your ideas were doomed before the meeting started? Did you feel like everyone but you knew what would be said and what the results would be? Do you feel like you’re not part of the “in” group? What are you doing or saying that could sabotage you? Are personalities vandalizing your efforts?

Join international speaker, published author and leadership coach Barbara Teicher as she shares answers to the questions your career may depend on.

Performance Leadership: Inspiring the Growth of Others

Todd Long, President, Leadership Innovations
www.leadkc.com

For all students and employees, these sessions are 60 minutes long and begin at 11 a.m., 2 p.m., and 4 p.m. on Monday, October 3, in the Student Union Council Room.

A fundamental leadership skill is helping others acquire skills and knowledge. Yet many leaders lack the ability and motivation to do it well. The purpose of this interactive presentation is to provide participants with a useful framework for leading people through the four phases of natural growth using seven leadership engagement skills.

Be a Champion in Chaos: Essential Strategies for Success in a Disrupted World

Steven Iverson, certified author and speaking professional, Aurora Pointe LLC
www.steveniwersen.com

For all students and employees, these sessions are 60 minutes long and start at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 18, in the student union council room.

Your ability to succeed while going through significant change is determined by your perspective and your ability to use disruption as the foundation for growth. Individuals and organizations that thrive in a season of disruption do so based on mindset, methodology, and the right motive. This combination of intention and implementation is what Steven Iwersen calls the “CHAOS Code”.

In this program, participants learn about the process winners and leaders use to create positive outcomes while navigating negative circumstances.

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Using Personality Type for Optimal Performance

Michele Burch Reid, director of the Legacy Consulting Institute and ohConsultant in organizational effectiveness and personal development
www.legacyconsultinginstitute.com

For all students and employees, this session is two hours and 30 minutes long and begins at 4 p.m. on Thursday, November 10 in the Student Union Tower View room. (Attendance to this session counts as two career path sessions.)

Participants will receive a guide to understanding personality type to improve communication, relationships, and peak performance. Burch Reid helps individuals discover their natural strengths, triggers, communication style, preferred work environments and more.

How to get hired for your first job

Career Services and asspecial eemployer gWest, Northwest Missouri State University

For students only, these sessions are 60 minutes long and begin at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Tuesday, November 15, in the Student Union Tower View room.

Finding your first full-time job can be stressful, but what if it didn’t have to be? Career Services and a special guest employer will discuss how to get recruiters to notice you, how to navigate career and networking events, and what they look for when recruiting talent.

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