Skills Series

Career Design

The skills training series of PhD Plus Career Design module is comprised of 5 interactive sessions. Each session is 90 minutes long. This series is best suited for PhD students in year 2 and above, and Postdoctoral Scholars at all stages of training, collectively called “trainees”. Upon successful completion (75%) of this session, PhD students are eligible for non-credit credential (PhDP 9100) in academic transcript. 


Fall 2022: Topics and Schedule

PhD Plus Career Design series will be offered in Fall 2022 every Thursday between September 1st-September 29th at 3.30 pm – 5 pm (5 weeks; equal to 5 hours total workshop time. Excludes preparation time). This series will be offered via Zoom

  1. Connecting life and work: Sept 1
  2. Research self & PhD careers: Sept 8
  3. Community for career research and professional development: Sept 15
  4. Skills and experiences valued in diverse careers: Sept 22
  5. Career Development goals and plans: Sept 29

Note: Career Design will be a requirement for participating in the 2023-24 cycle of the PhD Plus Internship Program. 


Mallory Neil, PhD- Assistant Director of Experiential Learning, Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs


Register Here by Monday, August 29th to attend PhD+ Career Design series in Fall 2022.