Office of Professional Development

The Office of Professional Development (OPD) provides biomedical graduate students and postdoctoral trainees with resources and opportunities in career education and professional development. 

BGREAT & OPD Fall 2020 Events and Series

Contact the OPD for help with:

  • Strategies to succeed in graduate and postdoctoral training, such as managing mentoring relationships, time management, assertiveness, and resilience
  • Exploring career options in the biomedical sciences
  • Finding and transitioning to your next opportunity, including cover letter/resume/CV feedback and interviewing/negotiating practice

All appointments are taking place virtually at this time. 

  • Graduate Students
  • Postdocs
  • Prospective Grad Students and Postdocs
  • Faculty

About the Office

Contact the Office of Professional Development
Sharolyn Kawakami-Schulz, PhD, Director | sharolyn@umn.edu
Jenna Hicks, PhD, Program Manager | richt310@umn.edu
Twitter @UMNMedOPD | phone: 612-625-2297