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Classes | Trainings | Panels

Laura Koepsell's biggest passion, aside from career counseling, is public speaking. She loves connecting with audiences and using her natural extroversion and positivity to create engaging events. She has served as a keynote speaker, is an Adjunct Professor for the University of Maryland Smith School of Business, created and presented trainings for large conferences and small corporate groups, and worked with a wide range of audiences.

Laura is available for virtual and in-person speaking engagements. Although she is based in the DC area, she is happy to travel. Reach out to Laura to discuss your future events and how she may be of assistance!


Event Types

Virtual, in-person, or hybrid events

Keynote speeches

Professional organization events


Custom trainings

College or high school classes

Senior Managers

Junior Staff

Mid-Level and Young Professionals

College Students and Recent Grads

High School Students and Parents

All speaking engagements customized to you and your event!
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  • Interviewing (Interviewers or Interviewees)

  • Career Planning

  • Time Management and Productivity

  • Managing Up

  • Mentorship and Supervision

  • Team Building and Staff Retreats

  • Goal Setting

  • Public Speaking

Professional Organizations

  • Effective Virtual Networking 

  • Career Values and Planning

  • Job Search Optimization

  • Networking for Introverts

  • Interviewing Skills

  • Professional Brand Creation

  • Time Management and Productivity

  • Job Market and Trends in the US

Colleges/High School

  • College Application Process

  • College Planning for Home School Students

  • Personal Statement Writing

  • Resume and Cover Letter Writing

  • Career Assessment Analysis

  • Determination of Career Path

  • How do I Pick my Major?

  • Networking 

  • Next Steps for Recent Grads

  • Graduate School Planning

  • Your Move to DC - Jobs, networking, and apartments

  • Interview Skills




  • How to Stay Relevant in a Virtual World - Greater Washington Society of CPAs' (GWSCPA) Women's Leadership Conference (May 2022)

  • Transition Out of Education Info Session - Koepsell Career Counseling, LLC

  • 5 Common Resume Mistakes & ATS Resumes - BNI NOVA Connections

  • How to Start Your Own Business - Christopher Newport University President's Leadership Program, Passport Destination Series


  • Instagram Reel Training - Studio Collective Community Open House

  • Career Values & Exploration - Southern Association of Colleges and Student Affairs Undergraduate Symposium (2019 & 2021)

  • How to Effectively Navigate Virtual Networking - Accounting Finance Women's Alliance - DC (AFWA)

  • Interview Best Practices - Business Management Career Planning Course, University of Maryland - Shady Grove and College Park Campuses

  • Alumni Panel - Clemson University Graduate Assistant Recruitment and Selection (CU-GARS) 

  • Non-Student Affairs Careers Panel - Clemson University, Higher Education Student Affairs Program Course

  • Professional Dress and Networking - Hendrix College Career Term (2019 - 2021)

2018 - 2020

  • How to Get a Mentor 101 (2018 - 2019)

  • Job Applications 101 (2019 - 2019)

  • Networking for Introverts - Faculty Liaison Institute, The Washington Center (2019)

  • Your Move to DC (2018 - 2019)

  • How to Improve your Writing Skills (2019 - 2020)

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