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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

September Events:
Unless otherwise noted, please register using the Gateway
2, 3, & 4     Prioritizing Professional Development (same session offered separate dates/times)
3                  Choosing a Citation Manager: Introducing Zotero, EndNote Basic, & Mendeley; register through MU Libraries
4                  Demystifying the Literature Review; register through MU Libraries
4                  Finding Funding (sponsored by Office of Research); register Here
9                  Choosing a Citation Manager: Introducing Zotero, EndNote Basic, & Mendeley; register through MU Libraries
10                Conferencing during COVID: Attending, Presenting, & Networking Virtually
11                Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) Info Session
11                Maximizing Your Research Identity & Impact; register through MU Libraries
15                Drop in with the Deans
16                Demystifying the Literature Review; register through MU Libraries
17                Mobilizing Tools & Technology for Online Teaching
18                Imposter Syndrome (sponsored by GPC); register through MU Engage
19                Saturday Morning Writing Retreat
23                Resiliency & Persistence in Graduate School (will be offered in Spring 2021)
28                Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) Info Session
29                Creating a Poster for an Academic Conference
30                Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) Info Session

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: PageL@missouri.edu