Synopsis: So, you have worked as an Au pair and soon you are going back to your country to take the next step - pursuing your CAREER! This class will focus on helping you to build your brand and online image,
Start Time: Saturday, March 23, 2019 8:30 AM
End Time: Sunday, March 24, 2019 5:00 PM
Location: Cook Student Center Csc
Address: 59 Biel Road
Campus: George H. Cook
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: See website
Sponsor: Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education
Category: Workshop, Course
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Contact Name: Suzanne Hills
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (848) 932-7234
Additional Information:

Au pairs who participate in this two-day weekend class will gain an appreciation for how they are perceived online through communication and information sharing (social media). The course will help students develop their own brand and online image, as well as learn about communication etiquette.

Topics covered include:

  • Your online image, including social media accounts, private settings, picture posting guidelines, when not to "like, retweet, or share"
  • Creating or improving your LinkedIn account, including headshot guidelines, profile writing, and posting
  • Email writing and etiquette, including initial contact and reply etiquette
  • Verbal, written, and visual communication, including texting, phone call, in person
  • Interview skills
  • Language skills and etiquette

NOTE: Please bring your smartphones, tablets, and/or laptop.

This program will give attendees three of the six educational credits required under the J-1 visa.

Target Audience: Researchers,  Faculty,  Staff,  Alumni,  General Public,  Parents & Families