Workshops & Resources

The Graduate School provides interdisciplinary workshops and online resources for graduate students and postdoctoral trainees at the University of Minnesota. 


 Upcoming Workshops

Recorded Workshops for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Researchers

Writing Support

Career Development/Job Searching Resources

University Counseling and Consulting Services

Collegiate Career Services Offices

External Resources

Career Development

  • VersatilePhD: The Versatile PhD is a web-based, woman-owned, socially positive business that helps universities provide graduate students with non-academic professional development. The mission of VersatilePhD is to help graduate students identify, prepare for, and excel in possible non-academic careers.

Grant Writing

  • Grantspersonship: An Instruction Manual: Beth Fischer and Michael Zigmond from the University of Pittsburgh provide sage advice on how to write successful grant proposals.
  • The Grant Doctor: A useful compilation of articles on various aspects of obtaining grants and fellowships by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.