Career & Professional Development
The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and Graduate Studies presents a number of workshops, programs, and resources to support graduate students and postdoctoral scholars preparing for the next phase of their career.
Achieving Successful Careers, Exploring New Directions (ASCEND)
Modeled after the NIH BEST model of training, ASCEND provides graduate students and postdoctoral trainees the opportunity to explore diverse career options and build the skills to successfully launch the next phase of their careers. Visit the ASCEND website to learn more about the program, access an archive of ASCEND workshops, and find upcoming events.
In addition to ASCEND workshops, OPAGS frequently has the opportunity to present other career and professional development sessions, including guest speakers, networking events, and writing workshops. An archive of past events is available on the Archive page. View the OPAGS calendar to find upcoming events.