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Professional Development

Brian Croxall

Considering alternative career options to the standard tenure-track professorship?  Check out the videos and presentations from Brian Croxall, Digital Humanities Strategist from Emory University.  

Graduate student professional development

The Graduate School’s Office of Professional Development offers nearly 250 workshops annually, addressing topics such as Communication & Networking, Mental Health, Teaching, Research, Industry & Academic Career Preparation, Grantsmanship, and more! In addition to workshops, this office hosts two major competitions, including Purdue University’s annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT)research competition, and Say It In 6, a competition aimed at highlighting the Purdue graduate student experience.



Looking for an opportunity to feature your research? Check out the Graduate School’s premiere research magazine, InnovatED. To discover all of the professional development opportunities available to Purdue’s graduate students and postdoctoral trainees, please visit:

Center for Career Opportunities

Need career advice as a graduate student?  Unsure of where to seek advice and mentoring?  Click on the link below for resources from the Center for Career Opportunities, including information on the Graduate Student Job Fair, professional development, and travel grant funding.