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Graduate School Dissertation Completion Grant Program

Jun 27, 2023

NC State Graduate School helps final stage doctoral students through Dissertation Completion Grant Program

Completing a doctoral dissertation is a significant milestone in one’s academic journey, but it often comes with challenges that can impede progress. To support doctoral candidates in their final stages… 

Dr. Rhonda Sutton Assistant Dean for Professional Development

Feb 6, 2023

The Graduate School Welcomes New Assistant Dean for Professional Development—Rhonda Sutton

The Graduate School is pleased to announce longtime member of the Wolfpack Dr. Rhonda Sutton as new assistant dean for professional development. 

Jun 14, 2022

Accelerate to Industry (A2i) Provides Graduate Students and Postdocs a Deep Dive Into Industry

NC State graduate students and postdoctoral scholars had the opportunity to participate in the Graduate School's Accelerate to Industry (A2i) Immersion Week to enhance skills needed for a career in industry. 

Student works on her laptop in EB1 on Centennial Campus.

Jul 13, 2021

Professional Development Team Hosts Inaugural Career Retreat

NC State's inaugural Graduate School Career Retreat will be held virtually July 12-16. The Career Retreat will help students explore various career pathways in academia and industry. 

Giselle Cherbony

Aug 31, 2020

Expand Your Pack: The Graduate Writing Center

NC State’s Graduate Writing Center (GWC) offers one-on-one meetings with trained peer consultants to provide feedback and help you communicate your ideas clearly and effectively. To find out more about how the GWC can help you, we sat down with Giselle Cherbony, a veteran peer writing consultant and second year English master’s student. 

NC State Memorial Bell Tower

Aug 25, 2020

On Getting Started as a Grad Student

NC State graduate student Stella Jackman-Ryan shares some tips on transitioning to your first year in grad school and how a program offered through the Graduate School can help. 

Hafizul Islam

Aug 10, 2020

Virtual Three Minute Thesis

This year's Three Minute Thesis will be virtual. You can compete without stepping onto a stage. 

student explains whiteboard

May 4, 2020

Writing Retreat, Other Learning Opportunities Go Online

Starting May 4, the Graduate School kicks off a Virtual Writing Retreat for students. Find out about other professional development opportunities now offered online. 

A2i meeting

May 2, 2020

Join Us for the Industry Job Search Strategies (JSS) Online

From understanding what career options are available to you to creating resumes, the industry job search can bring a lot of questions and challenges. To help our gradpack, The Graduate School’s professional development team is offering an online summer session of Industry Job Search Strategies (JSS). 

Professional Development Team Group Photo at 2019's 3MT Event

Jan 24, 2020

2019 Professional Development Year in Review

Where has the year gone? Toward productivity and beyond! Take a look at everything we have done this past year as a team and hear what we all have to look forward to in 2020.