Carnegie Mellon University

Professional Development Resources

The Mellon College of Science works through our MCS Graduate Student Advisory Committee to identify the professional development needs that can be well-served across departments within the college. Previous activities have included MCS GSAC–sponsored poster sessions and alumni career panels.

Sciences Teaching Club

organized by students in Biological Sciences and open to students through the college.  Go to the club website

Eberly Center

teaching resource for faculty and graduate students. Go to the Eberly site

Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship

offers entrepreneurial courses for scientists and engineers.  Visit the center's site

GSA Graduate Conference Funding

enables CMU grad students to make presentations at key conferences and exhibition in their fields. Go to funding page

Graduate Career Resources

a page dedicated to professional develop for graduate students.  Visit the GCR page

Public Communication for Researchers

offers workshops and opportunities in public speaking. Visit thE PCR website


online recruiting platform for students and employers. Visit the Handshake site

Intercultural Communication Center

provides extensive support for non-native speakers of English.  Visit the ICC

Graduate Education at CMU

hosts additional resources and information for graduate students.  Visit the GE site

Graduate Events

Graduate Women's Gathering

focuses on issues of particular concern to graduate wome.  Visit the GWG site

Inter-University Graduate Students of Color Dinner/Speaker Series

networking and lecture dinner series for under-represented students on campus.  Visit the event site

Professional Development Workshops and Seminars

skills development seminars and workshops for graduate students.  Visit the events page