Professional Development Guide

Core Competencies

The core competencies provide a guide for your professional development at each stage in your graduate career. These competencies are inclusive of masters and doctoral students across disciplines and applicable to a wide range of professional settings.

Competencies:

Communication: Interpersonal understanding, mentoring, collaboration, networking
Academic Development: Scholarship, research, teaching, mentoring, critical thinking
Leadership & Professionalism: Ethics, planning, leading teams, problem-solving, evaluation
Career Development: Personal and professional organization, flexibility, success

Actions:

At different stages in your graduate career, there are various actions you can engage in to develop each competency.

Events:

Explore the Graduate School Professional Development (GSPD) events and workshops

 

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