Resources for Academic Professional Development

In the course of being a graduate student and working in university organizations, I have found immense value in the resources that others have developed and generously shared online. I hope that materials I have developed can likewise help others. Materials and resources are organized below by topic, with brief descriptions of how they came to be.

Social Media

A Naysayer's Introduction to Social Media pdf

I put this together to start conversation about how to use social media for a monthly conference call for NSF RED grantees. This short handout covers three common complaints and provides encouragement about getting started.

Demystifying Social Media pdf

This two-page resource covers research-based tips for academic social media use and the anatomy of a tweet. I was leading an hour-long monthly NSF RED conference call and wanted to compile and organize my takeaway points in a shareable format.

Coming soon: Graduate Student Professional Development