Professional Development

  • Resources and Guides
  • Career Development
    • UWIDP: The UW Individual Development Plan in Science Careers complements the UW Grad School's workshops and speakers, and provides information about Individual Development Plans, dissertation help, career development guidance, and more
    • The Versatile PhD: website for students interested in exploring non-academic careers, includes resources such as succesful resume and cover letter examples and first-person narratives
    • Developing your career: information from the UW Grad School on career exploration, applying for academic and non-academic jobs, and finding postdoctoral positions
    • MyIDP: My Individual Development Plan in Science Careers helps students explore career possibilities and set goals to follow a career path that best suits each individual
    • @UWMadGSEd: Follow the UW Grad School on Twitter to stay up-to-date on graduate education issues in the news, event announcements, and online discussions
  • Community and Outreach
    • Science Outreach on Campus: this is your link to science outreach programs throughout the UW-Madison campus including Science Expeditions, Wisconsin Science Festival, etc.
    • Wednesday Nite @ the Lab: Discover the latest from UW-Madison researchers as they describe their investigations that are changing how we look at life and how we lead our lives
    • Biology Outreach Club (BOC): Brings hands-on science activities and presentations to all ages of the public to help others experience the wonder and excitement of science as well as provide a place for graduate students in the biological sciences to discuss ideas and issues in informal science education