You’re a busy graduate student. So, what are the benefits of taking time out of your already hectic schedule to participate in professional development activities? 

Benefits of Professional Development

While your degree program will give you specialized knowledge in you discipline area, engaging in professional development activities can help you:

  1. Develop the “soft skills” such as communication and leadership that are transferable to a variety of different jobs.
  2. Gain greater awareness of different career paths and options available to you after graduation.

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G.R.A.D. Aggies Professional Development Certificate

All students who participate in G.R.A.D. Aggies workshops or seminars will earn a certificate as a no-cost way to enhance your resume or CV. The certificates are at three levels: Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced. Click here to learn more!