Professional Development Resources


Undergraduate Resources

Graduate Resources

  • New Graduate Student Orientation
  • Graduate School Teaching Certificate - A self-directed certificate program for wanting to enhance their teaching skills
  • The Penn State Course in College Teaching from the Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence - A free, non-credit course open to anyone who teaches at Penn State, from TAs to senior faculty
  • The Graduate Writing Center - Workshops and Individual instruction by appointment on topics, such as thesis/dissertation writing, journal articles, conference abstracts and talks, professional bios, social networking profile content, and C.V.s
  • Grant Writing Workshops - Introductory and discipline-specific workshops that focus on the basic aspects of grant writing, including types and sources of funding, grant terminology, and characteristics of proposals that have been funded
  • Mentoring Toolkit - Tips and information on finding and developing mentor relationships
  • Penn State Career Services Workshops - In-person, online, and pre-recorded workshops on resumes, interviewing, and job searches
  • Style for Students - Online workshop on technical writing, resumes, professional letters, and other writing topics

Other Resources