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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 2019 Professional Development Calendar

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UPCOMING SESSIONS

*Events with an asterisk are offered both in-person and via Zoom. Click on registration link for event descriptions

OCTOBER

  • 15  Minor in College Teaching (MICT) Info Session, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. in S110 Memorial Union (no registration necessary)
  • 16*  Grants 2.0 (advanced), 12:00 p.m. – 12:50 p.m. in 215 Tate Hall
  • 18  GPC Sponsored Grad and Postdoc Writing Retreat, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Conley House
  • 23*  Writing a Diversity Statement, 12:00 p.m. – 12:50 p.m. in 215 Tate Hall
  • 24  5th Annual Mizzou Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition, 7:00 p.m. in Leadership Auditorium, MU Student Center; open to campus and the public!
  • 29  Underrepresented in Academia: The Service Component, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. in 2206B, MU Student Center
  • 30*  Teaching Tips: Developing Your First Course, 12:00 p.m. – 12:50 p.m. in 215 Tate Hall

NOVEMBER
Registration and Zoom links to be posted closer to event dates

  • 1  LinkedIn Photo Day, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in MU Career Center
  • 5  GPC Meeting, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. in Leadership Auditorium, MU Student Center
  • 6  First Glance Review: Resume, CV, and Cover Letter, 12:00 p.m. – 12:50 p.m. in 215 Tate Hall
  • 8  Developing Your Professional Portfolio, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in N201 A&B Memorial Union
  • 9  Saturday Morning Writing Retreat, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in 2205 A&B, MU Student Center
  • 13*  Navigating Parenthood in Graduate School, 12:00 p.m. – 12:50 p.m. in 215 Tate Hall
  • 15  GPC Sponsored Grad and Postdoc Writing Retreat, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Conley House
  • 15  Diversity Workshop, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. in N201A Memorial Union
  • 16  Housing Fair, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., location TBD
  • 20*  From PhD to Postdoc to Faculty/Staff, 12:00 p.m. – 12:50 p.m. in 215 Tate Hall

DECEMBER
Registration and Zoom links to be posted closer to event dates

  • 4  First Glance Review: Resume, CV, and Cover Letter, 12:00 p.m. – 12:50 p.m. in 215 Tate Hall
  • 9  Grad School Writing Retreat, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Stotler 1 Lounge, Memorial Union