Professional and Career Development

Graduate School Professional and Career Development is staffed to support you at every stage of your graduate or postdoctoral program, from your arrival on campus to your career ambitions and beyond. We offer comprehensive workshops, hands-on labs and individual appointments that address the many facets of life as a graduate student or postdoctoral scholar. We encourage you to visit us and attend our events offered throughout the year.

About Us: Learn more about our team and make an appointment to talk with us.

Teaching Assistant (TA) Program: Prepare for success as teachers, advisors and role models.

Career Exploration and Planning: Discover and prepare for a variety of career options.

Future Professoriate Program (FPP): Gain experience and confidence to excel as teachers and scholars in higher education.

Professional and Career Development Resources 

Events: See all Graduate School programs and events.

Meet With Us:  More in-depth guidance on professional development is available from our staff. If you are a current student or a postdoctoral scholar, requests for appointments can be made via Handshake. (Need help?).

During the academic year, our Professional and Career Development staff welcomes you to drop-in with questions. Our 15-minute drop-in sessions are Mondays, 1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m. and Thursdays, 2:00 p.m.- 4:30 p.m. and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Research Communication Digital Badge: Learn how to communicate your research to various audiences

Professional Development: Gain the skills you need to succeed in your program and in your career