Preparing to be a Professional

This workshop will be geared towards graduate students who wish to know how to begin to build networks, choose a mentor, effectively manage time and succeed in both the academy and non-academic workplaces.

August 1, 2022, 11:00am Eastern Time – August 1, 2022, 2:00pm Eastern Time

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Elizabeth ChackoElizabeth Chacko, George Washington University

Dr. Elizabeth Chacko is a human geographer who has worked as a high school teacher, a professor in three countries (USA, Singapore, India) and as a consultant for the Organization of American States, the United Nations and the World Bank. Her research focuses on migration and its spatial effects.

Eligibility and capacity

We will select up to 20 recent graduates (prioritized), graduate students, and undergraduate students to participate in this workshop. Selection will be based on your AAG membership status, your career needs, and time of registration. If you are selected, we will notify you ahead of the workshop and provide you all the workshop details and session links. If you are selected, the expectation is that you will participate in all sessions of the workshop.


This workshop is open to graduate students and recent graduates who are interested in the topic, but upper division undergraduate students are also welcome.