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Graduate Student Services offers professional development for PhD students.
Each workshop has a theme related to professional development goals for McKelvey Engineering PhD students. Topics include:
Core competenciesOffered in August & March
- Equity, diversity and inclusion
Research skillsOffered in August, October & February
- Responsible and ethical conduct of research
- Lap and project management
- Intellectual property (IP)
Teaching skillsOffered in November & February
- Syllabus design
- AI workshops
- Lab course design
- Instructional design
- Teaching and diversity statements
Career explorationOffered in October & January
- Individual development plans (IDPs)
- Job searches
- Alumni panels
- Industry visits
The program goal is to educate students in a broad manner, utilizing skills that will be useful for careers, whether in academia, industry or government.
In addition to the above, a mental health workshop is offered each semester specifically for McKelvey students.
Click here to see upcoming workshops and events or to review past sessions.