Professional Development

The Graduate School collaborates with campus partners to provide professional development workshops to support graduate student research and scholarship, academic success, wellness, and career readiness.

Do you have ideas for future workshops or events, or would you like to partner with us? Please contact gradschool@wwu.edu or GSAC@wwu.edu.

Winter 2022 Workshops

Digital Media Skills

Tuesday, January 25, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Join Sandy Brown from Career Services to learn about using LinkedIn and other tools to advance your job search and career.

Workshop will be held remotely via Zoom. Please use this link to register for this event. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Fellowship and Scholarship Opportunities

Tuesday, February 15, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Tom Moore of the WWU Fellowships office presents fellowship and scholarship info for graduate students.

Workshop will be held remotely via Zoom. Please use this link to register for this event. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Art and Creativity in Research

Tuesday, March 1, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Justene Merriman of the College of Fine and Performing Arts will present on incorporating art and creativity into your graduate research in any discipline.

Workshop will be held remotely via Zoom. Please use this link to register for this event. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Past Events

Fall 2021 Workshops

Zotero Research Management and Other Tools

Join Gabe Gossett, head of the Hacherl Research and Writing Studio, on Tuesday, October 26 from 4:00pm – 5:00pm via Zoom  to learn more about the resources offered by the Hacherl Research and Writing Studio and receive an in-depth overview of the helpful research tool, Zotero.  

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) recognizes and financially supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees in fields within NSF’s mission. 

Join former WWU faculty member and GRFP director Gisèle Muller-Parker in a Zoom workshop On Tuesday, October 5 at 4:00 pm to learn how to apply for this incredible program.