Graduate School Preparation

Overview

This course provides students with the knowledge, skills, practice and confidence needed to prepare competitive graduate school applications and interview well. At the end of the course students will have a well-crafted statement of purpose, honed their skills at case study analysis and be able to clearly and concisely share their graduate school and career goals in an interview.

 

Graduate School Prep students on a bench

Intended Audience

Students interested in applying for graduate schools in any discipline.


Benefits of Graduate School Preparation

  • Research and identify the best graduate school for your career goals
  • Communicate effectively with potential graduate schools
  • Learn how to develop a competitive graduate school application
  • Develop an effective personal statement
  • Create a professional resume and cover letter
  • Prepare and gain confidence in interviewing

 

 

 

 

CE 9200: Graduate School Preparation

This course provides students with the knowledge, skills, practice and confidence needed to prepare competitive graduate school applications and interview well. At the end of the course students will have a well-crafted statement of purpose, honed their skills at case study analysis, and be able to clearly and concisely share their graduate school and career goals in an interview.

 

 

Graduate students in class

 

 

Annette Cañeda
Annette Cañeda, Faculty

 

Faculty

Annette Cañeda

Dr. Cañeda has been a lecturer faculty member of San Francisco State University since 1999 where she teaches technical and business communications courses. She concurrently works as a learning and development professional, with over 20 years of experience in a variety of industries such as healthcare, insurance, biotechnology, software, manufacturing, research and oil and chemical. Her first career was in the field of environment, health and safety.

She blends her professional work with teaching and focuses on developing a learner's awareness and skills with processes that produce quality work and influence action. Her passion is in learning that brings about change.

Dr. Cañeda earned a Doctor of Education in Organization and Leadership from the University of San Francisco, a Master of Science in Environmental and Industrial Hygiene from the University of Cincinnati, and a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from the University of Washington.


Questions?

Please contact us at celglobal@sfsu.edu.