Institutional Seminars

Co-Curricular Institutional Programming (CCIP)

PLEN can offer a unique co-curricular content for professional and career development as you navigate these unprecedented times:

General Workshops

  • Advocacy 101 (in collaboration with ONE Global Campaign)
  • Running for Office (in collaboration with with Running Start) 
  • How Washington Works

Introductory Panels  to Careers in...

  • STEM Policy
  • Health Policy
  • Lobbying
  • Advocacy/Law
  • Public Service
  • Capitol Hill
  • Campaigns
  • Global Affairs
  • Public Policy

Financial Literacy Sessions

  • Finances 101 (in collaboration with with Prudential)
  • Salary Negotiation
  • Planning for life after undergrad

Career Development Sessions

  • Networking 101: Do’s and Don’ts
  • Making the Most of LinkedIn
  • One-on-One Resume Reviews
  • One-on-One Informational Interviewing
  • Storytelling/Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch
  • Working on Your Writing Sample
  • Interviewing in a Virtual Environment
  • Graduate School Dos and Don’ts

Topic or Issue-Based Panel Sessions

  • Energy and the Environment (i.e. Combating Climate Change; Effective Renewable Energy Policy; Policy Responses to Natural Disasters)
  • Technology (i.e. Data Policy  and Personal Privacy; Cybersecurity; Telecom Policy)
  • Health (i.e. Community Public Health Policy; Elder Health; Health Innovation; Telemedicine)
  • Global Affairs (i.e. International Development; Responding to Global Crises; Trade Policy; International Public Health; National Security)
  • Other Domestic Policy topics (i.e. Voting Rights; Education Policy, Gun Violence; Reproductive Health Policy; Tax Policy; Immigration Policy; Combatting Poverty; Communicating Policy)

...and many more!


All speakers and panelists are volunteers!

More information:

  • Mix and match sessions to meet your needs and timetable. Most sessions are 60-75 minutes long including 15 minutes of Q&A with the speaker or panelists. 
  • For an additional cost, some sessions can be tailored to meet the needs and/or majors of your students and/or coordinate with class readings or syllabi. 
  • There is no limit on the number of students who can participate with the exception of, one-on-one resume or informational interviews, which are limited to groups of 20 students.
  • All sessions will take place via Zoom. Attendees must have a working internet connection.
  • All sessions will be recorded for use by institutions after the live session. 
  • Sessions must be booked at least 4 weeks in advance. While we will do our best to accommodate a shorter timeline, we cannot guarantee the availability of our speakers.

Cost*

  • $1,000 per live session
  • $2,000 for a ½ day (2-3 sessions)
  • $4,500 for a full day (4-5 sessions) OR 5 weekly or bi-weekly 60-75 minute sessions

*We are happy to work with you to accommodate your specific needs and budget constraints as much as possible.

For questions or to schedule your program today, please email plen@plen.org with your institution, your desired session(s), and your preferred date/ time and someone will be in touch with you shortly.