About Us

Purdue's Graduate Student Professional Development provides free services & programs to help students navigate and conquer the graduate school experience; however, we also partner with several entities across campus to help you achieve your professional development goals. For additional resources, please consider visiting the following sites:

Career Building Resources: Purdue's Center for Career Opportunities
Entrepreneurial Resources: Purdue Foundry
Teaching Resources: Purdue's Center for Instructional Excellence
LGBTQ Center: Safe Zone & Trans Inclusion Training

Additionally, for assistance in career exploration and planning for PhD students and postdoctoral scholars in the humanities and social sciences, please visit ImaginePhD and for graduate students interested in non-academic careers, please visit Versatile PhD.

Finally, if you're interested in participating in one of our Graduate Student Professional Development competitions, such as 3MT or Say It In 6, please visit our Competitions page!

For questions, suggestions and feedback feel free to contact us: profdev@purdue.edu. We would love to hear from you!

Melanie Morgan

Interim Associate Dean of the Graduate School
(765) 496-1969

Devona Gangwer

Administrative Assistant
(765) 494-0245

Brittany Wright

Graduate Communication Advocate
(765) 496-0475

Cyndi Lynch

Director, Fellowships & Professional Development
(765) 494-2598
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