Activities and resources that teach, support, and strengthen professional development
Undergraduates transitioning to Master's level: Graduate Degree: Is a Graduate Program right for me?
Master's students transitioning to Doctoral level: Doctoral Degree Career Paths
Connect with people like you: Our department's Student Association, HASSA, or First-Generation College Students: First Cats!, or Graduate & Professional Student Council (GPSC)
Connect through job listings, meet-ups, casual mentorship: Bear Down Network
Connect through student membership in professional societies:
- Learn how to lead: Blue Chip Leadership Experience
- Practice how to lead: Become an officer in HASSA, the HAS Student Association
- Learn the ropes (for new PHD scholars) or help others learn the ropes (for faculty mentors of PHD scholars): Postdoctoral Affairs
Build a better poster: Better Poster Format (APA Style)
Develop conference presentation skills: Begin with the department's student conference, El Día del Agua y la Atmósfera, progress to the wider campus with Student Showcase or GradSlam, Graduate & Professional Student Council (GPSC), then take it to another level with a poster presentation at a regional or national conference. Don't forget to apply for a GPSC Travel Grant!
Everyone: Success & Help Resources and Test Anxiety or Other Anxiety
Graduate students and postdoctoral scholars: Graduate Center
Graduate student social life, travel-to-conference grants: Graduate & Professional Student Council (GPSC)