Professional Development Resources 2018-02-27T11:47:32+00:00

Professional Development Student Resources

OGAPS (Office of Graduate and Professional Studies)

http://ogaps.tamu.edu/Buttons/Professional-Development-Opportunities

Brief Overview:

The Office of Graduate and Professional Studies strives to promote and expand opportunities for graduate students to engage in professional development activities that will prepare them for their future careers. It aims To provide customer-friendly, accurate, and timely support services to the graduate students, faculty, and staff to enroll and graduate highly qualified, diverse graduate students.

Services Offered:

  • Resources for Degree Completion
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Funding Opportunities
  • 3 Minute Thesis Competitions

G.R.A.D. Aggies

http://ogaps.tamu.edu/Grad-Aggies/

Brief Overview:

G.R.A.D. Aggies provide professional development activities, including workshops, seminars, training activities and online resources. These programs help graduate students develop professional skills to complement the discipline-specific knowledge they gain in their degree program.

Services Offered:

  • G.R.A.D. Aggies Professional Development Certificate
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Graduate Student Professional Development Month

Center for Teaching Excellence

http://cte.tamu.edu/Graduate-Student-Support

Brief Overview:

The Center for Teaching Excellence provides consultation and support services to faculty, programs, departments, and colleges in relation to teaching and learning. The Center has cultivated many collaborative relationships across campus to help provide interdisciplinary professional development opportunities for faculty, staff, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students.

Services Offered:

  • Consultations (individual, program, department, college)
  • Curriculum design/redesign
  • Graduate teaching assistant support/training
  • Professional development workshops

Aggie Research Leadership Program

http://aggieresearch.tamu.edu/for-grad-students-and-postdocs

Brief Overview:

It strives to bring together faculty with active research programs, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows seeking leadership experience, and undergraduates seeking research opportunities. A Texas A&M Tier One Program supported by OGAPS and LAUNCH has created the Aggie Research Leadership Program for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows and the Aggie Research Scholars Program for undergraduates.

Services Offered:

  • Resources for graduate and Postdoctoral students
  • Resources for undergraduates

Career Center

http://careercenter.tamu.edu/

Brief Overview:

To promote career learning and development and to  empower all Aggies to realize their potential.” It is located on the second floor of the Koldus Building in Room 209.

Services Offered:

  • Exploring Career Paths
  • Resumes and cover letters
  • Internships and co-op
  • Job Search Prep
  • Service for Specialized Populations
  • Graduate and Professional School Advising
  • Engineering Career Fair
  • Sciences Career Fair
  • Liberal Arts Career Fair

University Writing Center

http://writingcenter.tamu.edu/

Brief Overview:

To facilitate graduate and undergraduate students to develop their writing and verbal skills in English and to provide resources to faculty and instructors (like GAT) to integrate such pedagogical skills in their curriculum. Located in Evans library, the University Writing Center supports writing and public speaking for graduate and undergraduate students across the university, with particular emphasis on supporting W and C courses.

Services Offered:

  • Writing and speaking Guides
  • Writing and Communication Courses
  • In-person or online consultations through appointment
  • One-to-one appointment for graduate students regarding thesis, dissertations seminar papers and proposals.
  • Dissertation, Article and Thesis Assistance
  • Graduate student workshops
  • Black Box Writers Residency