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College of Graduate Studies

Physical Address:
Morrill Hall Room 104

Mailing Address:
College of Graduate Studies
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3017
Moscow, ID 83844-3017

Phone: 208-885-2647

Fax: 208-885-6198

Email: uigrad@uidaho.edu

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Professional Development Initiative (PDI)

Welcome!

Professional Development Initiative (PDI) creates and coordinates events, workshops, classes and provides services that will help ensure the success of graduate students, postdocs and other early career trainees academically and in their careers.

These workshops cover:

  • Career planning
  • Job readiness
  • Writing
  • Science communication
  • Work-life balance skills

Certificates of completion are available for graduate students who complete all of the workshops in either the writing or career preparation tracks. For more information contact the PDI Coordinator (yvonnen@uidaho.edu).

Workshops schedule 2018-19

*Overview to Career Services & Career Planning Strategies (Options, Resources)

Date: Sept. 18, 2018
Facilitators: Rachel Otto and Wendy Wegner
Venue: IRIC Atrium

*Citation Management and Library Resources for grad students and postdocs

Date: Sept. 20, 2018
Facilitator: Jylisa Doney
Venue: Library, Room 120

*Career: Resume and CV Writing

Date: Oct. 18, 2018
Facilitator: Eric Anderson and Drew Moreno
Venue: TBD

*Tips for Writing: Cover Letters, LOQ, Teaching Statement, and Research Statement

Date: Nov. 15, 2018
Facilitators: Jen Smith and Drew Moreno
Venue: IRIC Atrium

*Networking: How to and Why Network

Date: Jan. 17, 2019
Facilitators: Wendy Wegner and Jen Smith
Venue: IRIC Atrium

*Career: Interviewing Strategies

Date: Feb. 19, 2019
Facilitators: Wendy Wegner and Drew Moreno
Venue: IRIC Atrium

*Career: Salary & Benefit Negotiations

Date: March 21, 2019
Facilitators: Jen Smith and Eric Anderson
Venue: IRIC Atrium

*Career: How to Identify & Sell Your Transferable Skills as a Grad Student/PostDoc

Date: April 9, 2019
Facilitators: Rachel Otto and Drew Moreno
Venue: IRIC Atrium


Preparing Future Faculty Seminar

Begins Aug 22. View our webpage for details.


Contact

College of Graduate Studies

Physical Address:
Morrill Hall Room 104

Mailing Address:
College of Graduate Studies
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3017
Moscow, ID 83844-3017

Phone: 208-885-2647

Fax: 208-885-6198

Email: uigrad@uidaho.edu

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