Professional Development Series

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CSEP together with multiple groups, departments, faculty and staff at UCSB offers an intensive Professional Development Series that focuses on the knowledge and practical experience essential for the success of graduate students and postdoctoral scholars and their future varied careers in science, engineering and mathematics.

The program covers topics such as:

  • Basic skills (e.g., writing, time management)
  • Communication skills (e.g., science presentation, teaching, grant writing)
  • Career skills (e.g., career awareness, networking)

Workshop and seminars are usually offered bi-weekly, are approximately 1-2 hours in duration, and are led by professionals in the field or faculty from various STEM departments.

Series Partners:

  • Center for Bioengineering
  • Beyond Academia at UCSB
  • Graduate Division
  • Graduate Students for Diversity in Science (GSDS)
  • Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) Graduate Chapter at UCSB
  • Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE)
  • and many others . . .


  • Voice: 805.893-7472
  • Fax: 805.893-6132


Center for Science and Engineering Partnerships
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-6105