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Professional Development

    The Graduate College is Your Partner in Skill Development, Scholarly Growth, and Professional Success!

    Graduate students and postdoctoral scholars, seize professional development opportunities to actively shape your future career trajectory.

    Achieving your career aspirations calls for a continuous professional development process to be woven throughout your graduate education experience. The Graduate College offers many forms of professional development support designed to assist you throughout the entire process—from onboarding to graduate school, to succeeding in your graduate studies, to exploring potential career paths, to enhancing competitive skills needed to thrive in those paths, and to effectively managing your future career. Be proactive! Engage with the multifaceted opportunities provided through our professional development programs to build competencies valued across academia, industry, entrepreneurship, government, and in the broader workforce.