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Faculty Development Workshop: Fostering STEM Careers with Individual Development Plans

Have you ever asked yourself: “How can I best facilitate the career development of my trainees?”

Come to this session to talk about tools that you can use to better prepare your graduate students and postdoctoral fellows for successful careers. 

These tools can help you too - they encourage trainees to stay focused on goals and can be used as part of the mentoring plans required for some grant applications.


Facilitator: Philip Clifford, PhD, is Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Kinesiology and Nutrition at the University of Illinois Chicago. Dr. Clifford is recognized nationally for championing career and professional development for PhD scientists. He is a co-author of the widely acclaimed career website, and a frequent speaker at seminars, workshops, and symposia on career issues for PhD scientists. In 2012, he was awarded the National Postdoctoral Association's Distinguished Service Award and was a part of the team that received the Association of American Medical College's Innovative Institutional Partnerships Award in 2013.



Event Details


  • Tuesday, September 30, 2014
    2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Student Center Theater

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Sponsored by the Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Faculty Affairs and the Atlanta BEST (Atlanta Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training) Program. Contact Jana Stone ( for more information.