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Writing Works Workshops

Acing Your Next Interview & Thank You Email

Keyboard, house plants, airpords, candle, list

Saturday, Dec. 17
2-4 PM ET

online event; open to all mentees, mentors, program alumni

So you’ve sent out an application for your dream job or internship and after waiting patiently, you finally get an email offering you a chance to interview with the hiring manager of the company. Now you need to prepare for the interview that can change your life, but you are not sure how to move forward.

Look no further! Join Girls Write Now for a Writing Works Deep Dive on Interviews and Thank You Emails! Led by Girls Write Now Fellow Sally Familia, mentees will learn tips and tricks for both in-person and virtual interviews to land the role! Mentors, join the workshop to assist mentees in conducting or engaging in mock interviews that will cater to their current needs as future interviewees.

And don’t forget the thank you email! Mentees will learn the importance of the follow up and explore the components of a winning thank you email.

Meet the Teaching Artist

Sally Familia

Sally Familia

Sally Familia (they/them) is a queer poet and freelance editor. Born in the Dominican Republic and raised in Washington Heights, Familia has a rooted passion for their community. They spent a year serving as senior editor for La Galería Magazine, a Dominican-based magazine for the Dominican diaspora in Washington Heights. They hold a B.A. in creative writing with a focus on poetry from SUNY Oswego. Most recently, Sally’s passions have shifted; now incorporating a strong desire to work with and for the youth. Sally hopes to merge their love for literature, Queer and BIPOC communities, and the youth as they continue to navigate the artist/ professional dichotomy. Sally has been awarded the Academy of American Poets Prize for the poem, “The Trouble with Reminiscing” (2019). They were also nominated for a Pushcart Prize by Brooklyn Poets for the poem, “Esperanza, Republica Dominicana”. Sally is currently working on their first poetry collection.

This event is open to:

all mentees, all mentors and program alum

December 17, 2022 2:00 pm 4:00 pm EST

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