Graduate Development Conference

The Graduate Student Development Conference sponsored by The Graduate School in collaboration with faculty from the five colleges and schools, provides students with workshop sessions that cover topics for academic and professional development.

The Graduate Development Conference is held twice a year.  The Fall 2015 Graduate Development Conference will be held on August 25, 2015.  Click here for additional information and registration.

You can review materials from previous conferences below.


Recent Conferences


Saturday, January 17th, 2015

 APA Writing Style

Are you Linkedin or Left Out?

Chicago Writing Style

Grants: Funding Opportunities for Graduate Students and Valuable Grant Writing Tips and Resources

IRB Survival Guide: What to do when your research involves human participants

MLA Writing Style

Public Speaking: Tips and Techniques

Writing at the Graduate Level and Academic Integrity

Saturday, September 6th, 2014

A basic guide to Canvas

APA Writing Style

Are you Linkedin or Left Out?

Chicago Writing Style

Grants: Funding Opportunities for Graduate Students and Valuable Grant Writing Tips and Resources

IRB Survival Guide: What to do When Your Research Involves Human Participants

MLA Writing Style

Public Speaking Tips and Techniques

Writing at the Graduate Level and Academic Integrity

Working in the US as an International Student and Beyond

Your Online Persona: Hurting you or working for you?



Previous Conferences



Excel for Beginners

Excel for Non-Beginners

Finding a Job in a Tough Economy 2013

Networking and Mentoring in the Academy
Prezi for Beginners

PowerPoint for Beginners

PowerPoint for Non-Beginners

Research Mentoring: Maximizing your Research Experience and Training

Staying Sane in the Job Search

Tools for Managing Time and Stress in Graduate School

Research Mentoring: Maximizing your Research Experience and TrainingUsing Computer Programs for Quantitative Data Analysis

Writing a Master's Thesis in the Sciences



For suggestions for workshops at future conferences, please email gradstudentservices@mail.montclair.edu