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Career Development Courses

We have identified graduate courses that, based on their description in Explore Courses, appear to align with VPGE's Graduate Professional Development Framework or with our Preparing for Faculty Careers, Interdisciplinary Learning, or Diversity Initiatives portfolios. 

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Please note that courses may have prerequisites or limited enrollment or may require permission from the instructor. You should contact the instructor if you have specific questions. The VPGE office does not have any influence over the courses offered by departments.

Title Instructor(s) Quarter Day, Time, Location
BIOE 374A (section 1)
Biodesign Innovation: Needs Finding and Concept Creation (ME 368A, MED 272A)

In this two-quarter course series ( BIOE 374A/B, MED 272A/B, ME 368A/B, OIT 384/5), multidisciplinary student teams identify real-world unmet healthcare needs, invent new...

2020-2021 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
4:30pm - 6:20pm
Remote
BIOS 281 (section 1)
Career Explorations Opportunities: Transitioning to your Career Choice

The Career Exploration Opportunities (CEO) program highlights the skills necessary to make significant contributions to scientific research, business, policy,...

2020-2021 Winter
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
4:30pm - 5:20pm
BIOS 281 (section 1)
Career Explorations Opportunities: Transitioning to your Career Choice

The Career Exploration Opportunities (CEO) program highlights the skills necessary to make significant contributions to scientific research, business, policy,...

2020-2021 Summer
BIOS 282 (section 1)
Clarifying Career Choices: Your Self-Reflective Research Project

Using the ADAPT Integrated Development Model, this course will focus on the areas of Development and Awareness. It is designed for students who aspire to gain clarity and...

2020-2021 Winter
BIOS 289 (section 1)
Preparation & Practice: Finance of Biotechnology

Tailored lectures and case studies lead to a practical final project. Leaders from local firms and companies will help you gain insight into the biotechnology industry,...

2020-2021 Winter
Wednesday
4:30pm - 6:30pm
Remote
BIOS 291 (section 1)
Preparation & Practice: Management Consulting

This course is designed for students who are interested in learning about consulting including tools and techniques to gain a consulting mindset. The course requires...

2020-2021 Spring
Friday
3:00pm - 7:00pm
BIOS 292 (section 1)
Preparation & Practice: Science Communication & Media

Through tailored lecture, case study, and a practical final project, academic and professional leaders will help you gain insight into the science communications and media...

2020-2021 Summer
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
2:30pm - 4:30pm
CEE 227 (section 1)
Global Project Finance

Public and private sources of finance for large, complex, capital-intensive projects in developed and developing countries. Benefits and disadvantages, major participants...

2020-2021 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
2:30pm - 3:50pm
Remote
DLCL 303 (section 1)
Language Program Management

Administrative Internship in Language Program Management. Experiences can include, but are not limited to, the following: Shadow faculty and staff in select areas of...

2020-2021 Summer
DLCL 311 (section 1)
Professional Workshop

Meets regularly throughout the year to discuss issues in the professional study of literature. Topics include the academic job market and the challenges of research and...

2020-2021 Winter

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