Your degree may be the foundation for your career, but the transferrable skills you develop through teamwork, communication, leadership, organization, etc. will make you especially competitive as a candidate for a broad range of career options. They will also help you develop valuable networking relationships. Check with your graduate program regarding guidelines for practicum, capstone, and thesis/project experiences.
Develop Your Skills
- Join the Graduate Student Advisory Committee in your department.
- Seek an active role in your field’s professional associations (campus chapter, regional, national).
- Join outreach opportunities offered by your department—or initiate one.
Prioritizing Self Care
School can be a lot of stress and pressure, which is why prioritizing self-care is crucial to your success. Review the
variety of FREE resources available to you at the U of U!