Professional Development

The Graduate School guides students and postdocs to the resources they need for planning and professional development. Our program offering and resources provide the key skills that all graduate students need before completing their degree with foundational skills.

See the Events link for calendar and registrations.

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    Career Development

    The Graduate School offers several annual career-development programs, click here find upcoming events or here PhD Career Services Office.

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    MSU offers a wide array of resources to help students and trainees enhance scholarly endeavors and become better mentors.

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    At Michigan State University, we are committed to the professional development of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows at postsecondary instruction.

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    Community Engagement

    Michigan State University's Graduate Certification in Community Engagement is an initiative of University Outreach and Engagement and The Graduate School.

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    There are many opportunities to be a leader at MSU, especially through COGS, our Leadership Institute, and programs like AGEP.

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    Cohort Based Programs

    There are several fellows programs that enhance a student’s ability to make meaningful contributions to undergraduate education like the FAST, RCAH, Hub, IIT, SUTL and Bailey scholars.

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    Personal Well-being

    Workshop and programs involve learning the necessary skills and applying wellness principles in order to maintain a well-balanced life.

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    Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) is valuing multiple social identities and sponsoring for access and belonging for all individuals.


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