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Professional Development Program

Welcome to the Professional Development Program’s web page! During COVID-19, we are all wondering how we can manage our personal and professional lives to the best of our ability. The Professional Development Program (PDP) is here to serve you during this time with online classes in Mentoring & Leadership, CIRTL College Teaching, LEAD (Leadership and Professional Development Graduate Certificate), Research Laboratory Management, and Research Communication

We have classes, events, office hours, information sessions, a dissertation writing bootcamp through our Accelerate Your Dissertation series, and a writing group to help with everything from:

  • managing your time;
  • becoming a more adept online teacher; 
  • preparing job materials for a post-doctoral or faculty job search; 
  • communicating your important research more clearly and effectively, 
  • and more!


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