The course provides foundational training in career planning and professional development. Key skills that graduate students and postdocs build are:

increasing your capacity for self-directed career development
fostering life-long career management habits
maximizing your scholarly training success
shaping positive career outcomes

Students will engage in experiential learning, small-group discussions, and peer mentoring. These different approaches enable individually relevant and self-constructed understandings of career development, consistent with expectations of independence in scholarly activities. Areas for discussion include: self-assessments, exploration of different career options, how to set goals, career adaptability, and other topics identified by students.

Duration: 3-5 days
Course Code:  EC122/blockquote>