Professional Development often refers to practical skills, including those in the area of personal development, needed to sustain and succeed in a specific career. Professional Development includes training to keep abreast with advancing technology, up-to-date practical skills in any profession, and the path to lifelong learning. Professional Development may also include training to become more effective in the classroom, enhance leadership and communication skills, develop management skills, successfully collaborate with colleagues, manage conflict, and negotiate in the workplace. 

    • Doctoral Students
    Skills Emphasized
    • Communication and presentation
    • Research development
    • Mentoring
    • Leadership
    • Teaching
    • Grant-writing
    Services Offered
    • Career Counseling
    • Courses
    • Seminars
    • Workshops
    External Partners
    • No external partners identified.
    University Collaborations
    • Graduate and Professional Student Association
    • Office of Grant and Research Development
    • WSU Teaching Academy
    • Faculty Mentors


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