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Professional and Academic Development

Helping You Prepare for Your Future

Rackham offers a variety of resources, programming, and funding to contribute to your professional and academic development. We want to help you:

  • Identify and expand your transferrable skills
  • Discover the many career options available to gradate students
  • Develop effective job search strategies

Workshops

Rackham hosts a variety of workshops around core professional and academic development skills.

Rackham DEI Professional Development Certificate

The Rackham DEI Professional Development Certificate is designed to prepare graduate students to work in a diverse environment while fostering a climate of inclusiveness.

Rackham Professional Development Leaders Program

The Rackham Professional Development Leaders Program will identify and train a core of graduate students from across the university to serve as Rackham graduate student professional development leaders within departments.

Rackham Program in Public Scholarship

The Rackham Program in Public Scholarship supports collaborative scholarly and creative endeavors that engage communities and co-create public goods while enhancing graduate students’ professional development.

Certificate Programs

Certificate programs supplement your primary field of study with a concentrated inquiry into another field.


More Resources and Programming

Rackham Professional Development Calendar

Our calendar of campus wide professional development events. Add it to your calendar by clicking the Google Calendar button in the lower, right-hand corner of the calendar.