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Professional & Career Development

Engaging in purposeful professional development and career planning are important parts of the graduate experience and essential to building a fulfilling career across one's lifetime. From day one, it's valuable for all graduate students to self-reflect values and interests, establish connections with academic and professional mentors, and identify meaningful career pathways, as well as the requisite skills and experiences that pave the way for a fruitful job search. The Graduate School's Career and Professional Development services offer a wealth of invaluable resources to graduate students in preparation for a wide range of careers. 


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

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