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A major goal of the CMBD Program is to enlighten and prepare its trainees to follow along the varied career paths available to today's biomedical PhD graduates. In addition to its own specialized programs for career development (e.g., annual CMBD Alumnus Event), CMBD encourages its trainees to take advantage of the many development programs at Northwestern.

Presentation & Communication Workshops

RSG Communications Workshop
Advanced Professional and Presentation Skills
Oral Communication Resources from  Northwestern’s CLIMB program


Writing & Editing Workshops

Dissertation writing bootcamp
Writing workshops


Writing & Editing One-on-One

The Writing Place
Office of Fellowships for grant proposal review assistance

Career Exploration & Job Search Workshops

Northwestern Career Advancement for Graduate Students


Career Exploration & Job Search One-on-One

Northwestern Career Advancement
McCormick Office of Career Development

Leadership & Management Workshops

Management for Scientists and Engineers Certificate Program


Leadership & Management One-on-One

Fellowship in Leadership

Teaching Workshops

Searle Center for Teaching Excellence: Teaching Certificate Program

Graduate Teaching Fellowship

New TA Conference Workshop
Center for Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning


Teaching One-on-One

Searle Center for Teaching Excellence: Individual Consultation

Entrepreneurship Workshops

Innovation and New Ventures Office
The Garage


Entrepreneurship One-on-One

Innovation to Commercialization Fellowship
INVO Practicum

Graduate Student Success Workshops

Graduate Engagement Opportunities
Graduate Student Associations
TGS Grants and Fellowships
CLIMB Program  
Resources for Student Parents
Center for Civic Engagement


Graduate Student Success One-on-One
Student Services Representatives at The Graduate School
Counseling and Psychological Services
The Women’s Center Counseling and Support Groups

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