Graduate Professional Development – NEW
Graduate Professional Development
In the Department of Applied Physical Sciences, we fully appreciate that our research accomplishments would not be possible without the hard work and dedication of APS graduate students. When we train graduate students, we not only commit to helping them build world-class research skills, but we also commit to nurturing well-rounded, professional scientists who are competitive in a wide variety of possible careers. UNC-Chapel Hill is home to a vast number of career and professional development resources, and we are here to help connect you to those resources so that you can make the most out of your time at UNC.
Professional Development Elements
Taking advantage of professional development opportunities during your time at UNC helps you to build the skills that will make you successful in the career of your choice. The following professional development elements represent different degrees of involvement in various opportunities, from developing core competencies, to participating in workshops and career-specific activities, to experiential learning opportunities such as internships.
GRADUATE STUDENT CAREER CLUBS
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TRAININGS
Professional Development Timeline
Professional development is a career-long endeavor. No one expects you to know everything about the professional world as soon as you walk onto campus for your first year of grad school. Use the timeline below to guide you as you progressively move through the various stages of your graduate training.
YEARS TWO & THREE