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The MU Office of Graduate Studies is committed to aiding the holistic development of graduate students by providing comprehensive in-person and online resources, often in collaboration with campus partners. Our priorities of assisting with goal setting, skill building, leadership development, and career preparedness are designed for graduate students across all disciplines.

Professional development efforts align with one or more of the eight categories identified by MU Graduate Studies as essential transferable skills. Through engagement in our professional development program, students are empowered to transition into their chosen profession with confidence.

Fall 2018 Professional Development Calendar 

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Create your Individual Development Plan (IDP)

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  • 3; Copyrights, Patents, and Trademarks
         Noon-1:00pm in the St. Louis/Kansas City Rooms, 1209 A&B, MU Student Center. Register HERE
  • 6; Saturday Morning Writing Retreat; 9:00am – Noon in the Alumni/Faculty Lounge, S304 Memorial Union. Register HERE
  • 8 – 12; Graduate Education Week; multiple events throughout the week. See special schedule
  • 16; Scholarly Development Series: A Discussion on Navigating Grad School Forms, Writing a Thesis, and Writing a Dissertation; 1:00pm – 2:00pm in 2206C MU Student Center. Register HERE
  • 17; Minor in College Teaching (MICT) & College Teaching Certificate Information Session; 11:00am – Noon in S110 Memorial Union. Register HERE
  • 25; 2018 Mizzou Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition; 7:00pm in the Leadership Auditorium, MU Student Center
  • 26; Tenure-track or Non-tenure track faculty: Understanding the Differences & Opportunities
           10:00am – 11:00am in St. Louis/Kansas City Rooms, 1209 A&B, MU Student Center. Register HERE
  • 30; Teaching & Learning: How to Develop Learning Outcomes; Noon – 1:00pm in S110 Memorial Union. Register HERE

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