I offer workshops and professional development services focused on written communication in the workplace (currently Richmond, VA and Washington, DC area). Past consulting has focused on writing strategies for various professionals as well as pedagogy workshops for integrating career development and/or intercultural perspectives into the college curriculum. Please email me (elifguler at gmail.com) for more information.
Education/Career Consultant, Evisor.com (The Career Advisor Network), since 2015.
Interactive Session Presenter, “Helping Students Practice International Public Rhetorics within the U.S. National Context,” Longwood’s Teaching and Learning Institute, Farmville, VA, May 2015.
Workshop Discussion Leader, “Deep Rewards and Serious Risks: Working Through International Higher Education Writing Research Exchanges.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, Tampa, FL, March 2015.
Judge for The Second Higher Education (adults aged 25-50) English Essay Contest, Department of Philology, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia, May 2014.
Faculty Co-Host, “Connecting Students with Research: Undergraduate Digital Poster Presentations,” Open House sponsored by Old Dominion University – Honors College, December 2013.
Lead Facilitator - Workshop on “Integrating Career Development into General Education Writing Courses” (with Alice Jones). The 34th ODU Annual Spring Conference on the Teaching of Writing, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, March 29, 2013.
Judge for The English Undergraduate Literary Essay Contest, Old Dominion University Department of English & Sigma Tau Delta – International English Honor Society, Spring 2013.
Evaluator/Rater for The General Education Assessment Committee, Old Dominion University – Office of Institutional Research and Assessment, January 8-10, 2013.
Mentor - Koç University Alumni, Career Coaching Program (Istanbul/Turkey), 2012-present.
Online Communication Consultant, NUR-AL Machinery Manufacturing and Welding Industry Ltd. Co., Izmir, Turkey, 2008-2012.