National FWS Communications Workshop


Target Audience:

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service External Affairs employees and others within the Service whose primary role is communications work.

Summary and Objectives:

This course focuses on the multi-disciplinary work of public affairs, tribal relations, congressional outreach, and digital strategy within the Service. The goal of the course is to provide participants with professional development, engagement, and inspiration. During the course, successful communications practitioners from the private sector and other federal government agencies will provide inspiration and show off the latest trends and tools. Through peer presentations, Service communicators will present their thought-provoking projects and share their most innovative ideas. Participants will collaborate and dialog with their colleagues on topics of shared interest or concern during facilitated brainstorming sessions. Throughout the course, participants will be able to network and build relationships with other Service communications professionals.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Apply the tools, techniques, and strategies learned in the course to their work.
  • Engage with a network of Service communications professionals.
  • Be inspired to innovate and meet future communications challenges.

Competency Addressed: 

Communication - Basic, Communication Approaches - Basic, Communications and Media - Awareness, Communications Security Management - Awareness, Customer Service - Awareness, Oral Communication - Basic

Course Short Name
Course Type
Course Category
Training Tuition Cost
20 hours
Training Credit Hours
Semester Hours

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