Professional Development

Below you will find resources and organizations you can join for professional development:


Toastmasters is an international organization that helps people learn and practice skills for public speaking. You must join and pay dues for at least 6 months, but they are transferrable to clubs in other states and countries. Please see the following websites for details:

Visiting Graduate Student Resources

Leadership and involvement opportunities at the Graduate Student Association Also check with your academic department for other social activities and professional development opportunities.

Posdoctoral Scholar Associations


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