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Professional Development

Accessing the following courses and trainings will expand your knowledge and skills in a variety of topics related to professional development including professional etiquette, using technology to solve problems, and time workload management.

UConn’s Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning offers seminars and workshops including a Friday Seminar Series on Innovation in Teaching and Learning and Lunchtime Seminars on Reflecting on Teaching.

UConn School of Fine Arts Digital Media and Design Online Graduate Certificate Program

This online graduate certificate program teaches digital application skills as well as design and marketing skills to enhance competitiveness in digital media and the digital realm.

Professional Etiquette Online Course

This course gives an overview of workplace etiquette including communication and diversity in the workplace.

Time and Stress Management Online Course

This course offers information and strategies on how to effectively manage time, identify the impacts of stress, and learn stress reduction techniques.

Human Rights: The Right to Freedom of Expression

This online course offered by Amnesty International covers the basics of freedom of expression and how to advocate for this right for yourself and others.

Interested in learning more about professional development?

While there are many opportunities presented here, it is by no means an exhaustive list. Several websites, including edX, Coursera, Class Central, and Saylor Academy offer many additional opportunities.

The Center for Career Development staff can guide you with all aspects of exploring careers and searching for jobs within or beyond academia. The services include one-to-one career counseling, individualized CV, résumé, and cover letter review, and a variety of presentations and events to support your career exploration and job search. Learn more about meeting with a career counselor or call (860) 486-3013. Consider developing the habit of periodically engaging in the Center’s career preparation offerings throughout your academic journey. See our calendar of workshops and events.

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