We want to help you establish your career narrative, so that you can enter the job market with confidence.

If you have any questions about professional development, do not hesitate to contact our Professional Development Coordinators, David Lafferty (david.lafferty@carleton.ca) or Karim Abuawad (karim.abuawad@carleton.ca).

Most of our professional development services are offered online, so that they are as accessible as possible for graduate students

Grad and Postdoc PD Mailing List

If you would like to receive regular updates about upcoming workshops, events, and other opportunities relating to graduate and postdoc professional development at Carleton, please register here. You can unsubscribe anytime.

Your Career Narrative and Trajectories

Our two flagship programs are designed to help you focus your professional development activities. The Your Career Narrative program offers advice and tools intended to assist you as you plan your career and hone your overall PD strategy, while Trajectories offers you the opportunity to enhance your skillset by earning non-credit certificates in the areas of writing, communications, and research.

Check Out Our Bookshelf

Take a look at our Bookshelf for book recommendations on career planning, academic and professional writing, and on issues related to graduate studies.