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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.

Spring 2019 Professional Development Calendar 

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  • 1-5, National Graduate & Professional Student Appreciation Week, various times during week. See Mizzou Grad School Facebook page for announcements!
  • 2, Professional Headshots, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, Academic Support Center (505 E. Stewart). No registration necessary; walk-ins welcome!
  • 3, Financial Success, Noon – 1:00 pm, St. Louis & Kansas City Rooms (1209 A&B) MU Student Center. Register
  • 6, Grad Academy, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm, 2205 A&B, MU Student Center. THIS EVENT IS FULL. REGISTER FOR WAITLIST HERE
  • 9, Teaching with Technology, Noon – 1:00 pm, St. Louis & Kansas City Rooms (1209 A&B) MU Student Center. Register
  • 11, Crafting a Resume, CV, and Cover Letter, Noon – 1:00 pm, S110 Memorial Union. Register
  • 18, Starting a Lab: What you need to know, Noon – 1:00 pm, location TBD. Register
  • 24, From Minority Grad to Minority Faculty/Staff: Lessons and Strategies for Progressing in the Academy, Noon – 1:00 pm, 2206A, MU Student Center
  • 27, Saturday Morning Writing Retreat, 9:00 am – Noon, location TBD


  • 7, Goal Setting & Time Management Strategies for Next Semester