Professional and Career Development
A key mission of the Graduate School is to work closely with departments, faculty, and students to provide the information and support for successful graduate study. The Graduate School offers a number of opportunities through workshops and events. Additionally, staff members are very willing to provide more focused assistance regarding topics such as recruitment, thesis and dissertation preparation, or financial awards to groups of students or faculty in individual departments.
Professional Development Listserv:
Our Professional Development Listserv gives graduate students a range of professional development information. Topics include applying for jobs in a range of fields, resumes and curricula vitae, leadership, professional networking, teaching, communication, etc. Please follow the instructions below to subscribe to the list:
To Subscribe, send an e-mail to Listserv@listserv.nodak.edu
- Leave the subject line blank of the e-mail
- In the body (not subject) of the e-mail enter the following:
SUB NDSU-GRADSTU-PRO-DEVELOP yourfirstname yourlastname
Note: yourfirstname and yourlastname are your name (must be at least two words).
To access previously sent messages, go to the Professional Development Listserv Archive.
Upcoming Professional Development Events
Three Minute Thesis Competition: Overview and Helpful Hints
Wednesday, Sept. 16
1:00-2:00 pm, MU Prairie Rose
NDSU Graduate School & NDSU Communication Research and Training Center
Translating Science Research for a Nonspecialist Audience
Wednesday, Sept. 23
1:00 – 1:30 pm, MU Hidata
Guest Speaker Carol Renner, Communications Manager—NDSU Office of Research and Creative Activity
Graduate Student Career Success Series: Building Your Network Now
Tuesday, Sept. 29
12:00 – 1:00 pm, MU Arikara
Guest Speaker Annie Wood from Emerging Prairie