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The MU Graduate School is committed to aiding the holistic development of graduate students by providing comprehensive in-person and online professional development resources, often in collaboration with campus partners. Our priorities of assisting with goal setting, skill building, leadership development, and career preparedness are designed for graduate students across all disciplines.

Professional development efforts align with one or more of the eight categories identified by MU Graduate School as essential transferable skills. Through engagement in our professional development program, students are empowered to transition into their chosen profession with confidence.

Fall 2020 Professional Development will be VIRTUAL

Download calendar below, or access a pdf by clicking this LINK
View full event descriptions and register in advance using the Gateway

November Events:
Unless otherwise noted, please register using the Gateway
4                  Communicating Science (specifically for students from science disciplines)
6                  Communicating Your Research (specifically for students from non-science disciplines)
10                Drop in with the Deans
12                Getting Started with Grant Writing
12-14          Research and Creative Activities Forum (RCAF), sponsored by the Graduate Professional Council (GPC)
14                Saturday Morning Writing Retreat
18                Writing Recommendation Letters

December Events:
Unless otherwise noted, please register using the Gateway
9                  End of Semester Reflection & Goal Setting for Spring 2021
14                All-day Writing Retreat!

Document Review: by appointment
Students seeking feedback on their resume, CV, or cover letter may contact Dr. Laura Page for an individual Zoom appointment. Once scheduled, students should email the document in advance for review. The 30-minute Zoom meeting is to discuss feedback and suggested revisions: