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Professional and Career Development

The Graduate School's Professional and Career Development services provide graduate students with opportunities to explore and prepare for a wide range of careers.

Engaging in purposeful professional development and career planning are important parts the graduate experience and essential to maintaining a personally satisfying career across one's life-time. From day one, all graduate students should actively engage with their adviser, participate in departmental events, attend career workshops and pursue professional development opportuntities in and outside of the university. 


We welcome suggestions for workshops from doctoral students, postdocs, faculty/staff colleagues, and departments. Please contact Dr. Yi Hao (, Program Director of Career and Professional Development, with questions.  

Career services for Master's and doctoral students are provided by:

To learn more about upcoming career events visit the Graduate School Events Calendar and The University Career Center & The President's Promise Events Calendar.