Professional Development

UW-Madison offers a wealth of resources intended to enrich graduate studies and enhance professional skills. The Program encourages students to take advantage of the resources that best fit their needs and support their career goals. 
 
 

Professional Development Courses

Life Sci Comm 560, Scientific Writing, 3 cr. 
Neuroscience 700, Professional Development for Biomedical Graduate Students, 1 cr. 
Grantmanship professional development is part of the Path 809 (Prelim A) course.
 
Academic and Professional Skills: Fellowship announcements and professional development opportunities
 
GradLink @Madison and GradConnections. 
 
Programs, Awards, and Workshops: For information on teaching, research, and entrepreneurship programs, graduate student awards, grants, travel money, and fellowships, as well as yearly events and symposiums. 
 
Career planning: Choosing an advisor, developing a portfolio, applying for positions, getting funding, and negotiating a salary.
 
 
Other professional development