Professional Development and Leadership


  • Academic Career Prep

    The Preparing for Faculty Careers course is designed for advanced doctoral students and postdoctoral scholars from any discipline who are considering a faculty career.

  • Question, Persuade, Refer Institute (QPR)

    To save lives and reduce suicidal behaviors by providing innovative, practical and proven suicide prevention training.

  • 1st Generation Mentorship Program

    The 1st Generation Mentorship Program's goal is to provide first-generation students with broadened academic and professional networking opportunities and advocacy through continued mentorship.

  • SoLID Mentorship Program

    The Solidarity, Leadership, Inclusion, Diversity (SoLID) Mentorship program connects biosciences students with faculty who can provide additional mentorship to guide and support students on issues that may be largely outside of their research.

  • Teaching Strategies for Diverse Classrooms

    In this interactive workshop, participants engage in a common experience as the basis for discussing how some students may experience science learning environments differently from one another.

  • Certificate in Critical Consciousness and Anti-Oppressive Praxis

    The goal of this certificate is to educate and prepare trainees with the tools necessary to navigate a dynamic future from a position of knowledge, empathy, and justice.

  • Someone Like Me

    The postdoc-graduate student mentoring program seeks to provide more professional guidance to graduate students from minoritized backgrounds, who often struggle to find relatable role models at the faculty level.