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Announcement

Rackham Graduate School will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 22. We will return at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, November 27. During the holiday, there will be no processing of application materials and no updates to your Wolverine Access account. After we reopen, there will be a delay in processing application materials. Thank you for your patience as we process the high volume of materials.

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