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Professional Development

What is Professional Development and why is it important?

Professional Development means getting directly involved in aspects of their career and post-graduations goals. Students can ask questions, apply techniques, and gain knowledge on how to excel in their prospective field.

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How can students get involved in Professional Development?

Starting in their first year, students can take steps to help them define their Professional Development goals. If students need help along the way, PSP is here to provide campus resources, make suggestions and lay out options, and help them make informed decisions.

  • Students can accomplish the Professional Development Foundational Experience through:
    • Internship
    • Volunteering
    • Teaching Assistant
    • Resident Advisor
    • Professional Conference Attendance/Presentation
    • Research Project/Thesis
    • Honors College Thesis/Capstone (Honors College Students Only)

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