Graduate Professional Development Conference (GPDC) 2022

February 23 – 25, 2022

The GPDC aims to enhance your transferable skills in order to better prepare you for your studies and for a competitive job market. It is a great place to make meaningful professional connections with staff, faculty, and other graduate students. All of the workshops offered are eligible for MyGPD credit. You will receive one MyGPD credit for every three hours you spend attending sessions. Whether you are at the beginning stages of your graduate career or close to your next steps, we are sure the GPDC will help you reach your career aspirations!

Choose from two streams: Research Skills Development or Career Skills Development, or come to all the sessions!

Happening virtually; please register with the 'Register here!' button below to receive the links.

*In lieu of our traditional lunch, those who come to two or more sessions will receive a food delivery gift card.


Date Time (ET) Session Name
Wednesday, February 23 2:00 - 3:15 PM Getting Things Done: Time Management for Grad Students
Wednesday, February 23 3:15 - 3:30 PM Break
Wednesday, February 23 3:30 - 4:30 PM Informational Interviews
Thursday, February 24 3:00 - 4:00 PM Career Management
Thursday, February 24 4:00 - 4:15 PM Break
Thursday, February 24 4:15 - 5:15 PM Learning from Failure across Disciplines
Friday, February 25 1:00 - 2:00 PM Anatomy of Data Visualization: Telling Stories with Your Data
Friday, February 25 2:00 - 2:15 PM Break
Friday, February 25 2:15 - 3:45 PM Alumni Panel and Networking

Check out the program for the conference!

Register here!