Professional Development | The Graduate School

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Professional development is an essential part of your graduate education at Princeton. The Office of the Dean of the Graduate School developed GradFUTURES™, a campus-wide professional development initiative, to empower you with the professional competencies and connections you need to chart your future with clarity and confidence.  

In collaboration with academic departments, campus offices, centers, student organizations, alumni and industry partners throughout the University community, GradFUTURES provides you with a framework to build competencies and skills that support your scholarly and research goals while preparing you for professional success within your chosen field of endeavor.

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Professional Competencies

Serving as the foundation of our GradFUTURES model, acquiring and honing these six core competencies will help you on the path to achieving your professional goals.


Saturday, Oct 19, 2019

This summer, the Graduate School embarked on a strategic planning process involving meetings with...