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Take Your Teaching Skills Anywhere: Identifying Transferable Skills from your Teaching Experiences


Melissa Bostrom, Ph.D., Assistant Dean for Graduate Student Professional Development

Melissa Bostrom

How can you capitalize on the skills you’ve developed through the many hours you’ve devoted to teaching? These skills can help you position yourself for success in industry, government, nonprofit, or even academic administration. In this interactive workshop Dr. Melissa Bostrom, assistant dean for graduate student professional development, will help you uncover how your teaching experiences are an ideal way to help potential employers understand the crucial skills you’ve learned in graduate school—skills that are transferable to a variety of careers beyond faculty positions.

This workshop is open to Graduate School students, postdocs,  and Graduate School alumni within five years of graduation. It is part of the College Teaching Workshops as well as the Academic Job Search Series and the Careers Beyond Academia Series sponsored by The Graduate School and the Office of Postdoctoral Services.


Academic Job Search Series, Careers Beyond Academia, College Teaching Workshops, Communication, Open to Alumni Attendees, Professional Adaptability, Professional Development