Preparing and Presenting Your Project

Virtual Workshops for Intersections 


Looking for Research? Attend the info session, "All About Finding Research"  

Offered Virtually!  This 50-minute information session provides you with the basic information for finding research on and around CWRU during the academic year and provides some guidance for students looking for summer research.  Students need to attend only one of these sessions.

Register to attend on Handshake.

Note: All sessions will be offered remotely through Zoom.  The Zoom address can be found on handshake.  We offer this workshop at various times for all CWRU students, and our earlier offerings (e.g. 7:30 am) are designed to accommodate our international students. 

Join us at a time most convenient for you!  Questions, contact Source.

  • Date and Time TBD

The Graduate School Admission Process in STEM Fields: Organizing for Success 

Offered Virtually!  This workshop will provide the basics of the graduate admissions process.  In addition, participants will learn about the various application materials that are a part of the graduate application packet.  The goal of this workshop is to give its participants the knowledge, skills, and tools to successfully gain admission into competitive graduate programs. 

A recording of this session can be viewed by clicking here.

Applying to Graduate School in Social Sciences - and Writing Those Pesky Personal Statements

Offered Virtually! This workshop will have a particular focus on personal statements for students who plan to pursue graduate education in the Social Sciences field.  

A recording of this session can be viewed by clicking here.

Preparing for Intersections and the Celebration of Student Writing and Research

Improving Presentation Skills and How to Make a Poster

Jennifer DeSantis, Assistant Director of Academic Resources, Student Success

Date and Time TBD

Register at:

A recording of this session can be viewed here.

 KSL Poster Review Group Consultation

(This session requires a poster draft

Amanda Koziura, Digital Scholarship Librarian, Freedman Center for Digital Scholarship

Date and Time TBD

Register at:

This session will be conducted via Zoom and the Zoom address is noted in handshake.

 Giving Elevator Pitches on Video

Need tips for your Intersections and class presentations in video format? This workshop is for you! 

Led by Drs. Bill Doll, Barbara Burgess-Van Aken, and Sarah DeSwart, this session offers valuable advice on: 

  • Explaining a complex research project cogently and succinctly
  • Maximizing the potential of the video format
  • Strategies for answering questions about their research

For further information contact Barbara Burgess-Van Aken at

Register to attend on handshake. This session will be conducted via Zoom. The zoom link will be available in handshake.

Date and Time TBD

Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)

Conducted each Fall semester.

Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR), a 4-part seminar series focused on research ethics for undergraduate researchers:

  1. Laboratory Safety 
  2. Communication & Collaboration 
  3. Humans & Animals 
  4. Data Management 

Certificate of Completion is awarded for completing all four sessions. RCR is co-sponsored by the Office of Research Administration and SOURCE. These sessions are held each Fall semester.