Preparing Scholars for Professional Success
At UC San Diego we aim to prepare graduate students and post-doctoral scholars for a range of careers, from industry to academia. Gradvantage was developed with input from industry leaders in the San Diego Community and provides a suite of resources to help participants develop essential leadership, teamwork and communication skills to become successful leaders in their field.
- Expand your Leadership and Teamwork Abilities
The UC San Diego Extension Specialized Certificate in Leadership and Teamwork is designed to equip participants with strong “soft skills” to help them excel in any working environment.
- Engage with Industry Leaders
Engage with industry leaders from a wide range of career fields at GSA Career Nights. Speakers from a variety of companies will share their stories and offer advice.
- Assess Your Strengths and Explore Your Career Options
Explore and identify your career options. Career Services offers a variety of resources, including support group for doctoral students who are anticipating the next step in their career.
- Develop Your Ability to Communicate Your Research
Attend the Communication Skill Development Workshop, where you will learn public speaking techniques informed by the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science.