Academic Service Enhancement Ideas for PhD Students

First Steps

  • Attend Business Meetings for Topical Areas at NCA and Regionals
  • Volunteer to be a Paper Reader for NCA Student Section and Regional Topical Areas
  • Ask GradCo Leadership about Service Opportunities

Second Steps

  • Volunteer to be a Paper Reader for NCA Topical Area (if allowed by Division)
  • Consider Running for Graduate Student Senate Position
  • Volunteer for Student Representative Positions on COMS Committees

Third Steps and Beyond

  • Let Journal Editors in School of Communication Studies Know you are Interested in Reviewing
  • Volunteer for Positions like Student Rep or Secretary at Division Meetings at Regional Conferences and NCA

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Carson S. Kay
2019 Outstanding Doctoral Student. School of Communication Studies, Ohio University.


Elizabeth M. Jenkins
2019 Outstanding Graduate Teaching Associate. School of Communication Studies, Ohio University.


Courtney Hook
2019 Outstanding Researcher. School of Communication Studies, Ohio University.

 

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