Michael Laughter is the Educational and Outreach Communications Manager in the Center for Career Discovery and Development. He has an MA in Technical and Expository Writing from the University of Arkansas and an MFA in poetry from the University of New Orleans.
He began at Georgia Tech in 2001, teaching technical communications in the School of Literature, Communication, and Culture, and later, in Electrical and Computer Engineering, where he taught the communications components to junior-level labs and senior design. At every level of instruction at Tech, he incorporated career preparation, work shopping resume and cover-letter crafting, as well as interview tips, and targeting job openings based on an acquired skill or skill sets. Laughter authored the chapters in the GT 1000 freshman introduction class textbook on resume and cover letter-crafting, and has served as guest lecturer in numerous departments across campus on all aspects of career acquisition and preparation.