Tuesday: Professional Development Resources

Professional development is a key part of the grad student experience. As part of Grad Student Appreciation Week, we've curated a collection of free online resources to help you in your professional develoment journey. Check out the collection below!

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning is an online database of video tutorials for learning software, programming, business and creative skills, study skills, and more - and UC grad students can access this platform for FREE! 

To get started, you'll need to create an account with your UC log-in. You can choose to connect your LinkedIn account, but you don't need one to use the database. Once you're in, check out some of our favorite courses: 

Resumes and Cover Letters

Resumes and cover letters are essential during your job and internship hunts. But these documents can feel daunting - where do you begin? Check out these helpful resources on getting started with resumes, cover letters, CVs, and more!

Preparing for Interviews

Interviews are a great opportunity to show potential employers your personality and strengths. They're also a great chance to check out the company's culture and see how you'd fit. Explore these interview prep resources to help you ace your next interview! 

Finding a Job

Searching for a job can seem like a never-ending task, but we're here to help! Here are some great tips and resources for starting your job search:

Preparing for a Conference

Do you have a conference or research presentation coming up? Brush up your presentation skills with these videos!