At the graduate level, research and advanced coursework help you achieve disciplinary expertise; faculty mentoring helps to acclimate you to your profession.
Professional development equips you with leadership abilities and the transferable skills that are in high demand by employers across job sectors.
Here's how to proceed:
Compare your transferable skills to the skills that are in demand by employers. Consult with your mentor. Learn to set goals and target dates for acquiring new skills and abilities.
After you chart your path, start building your transferable skills: leadership, teaching, spoken communication, scholarly writing, and more.
Explore career options. Ready job search documents. Prepare for interviews. Network. Search for jobs.