Professional Development

The Department of Government offers a number of professional development resources for students of the PhD program including information databases covering topics like grants,  professional development in academia, and jobs in applied political science.  In addition to the these web-based information resources, the department also offers a series of workshops for students covering topics such as writing and publishing, research ethics, and academic networking.  Students of the program should contact Maricruz Luna or Professor George Shambaugh to suggest any additions to ProDev content. See the sections below to access the information resources and workshop schedule. 

Professional Development Information Resources

The Department of Government maintains a collection of professional development information resources for students in the PhD. program. You can review the bibliography of available resources and the collection below:

Bibliography of available ProDev resources

ProDev full-text resources (NetID required)

Applied political science database – workshops, fellowships, employment (NetID Required)

“Schedule for Professional Development (ProDev) and Academic Development (AcDev) Workshops for Fall 2020 Coming Soon!”