Professional Development Planning


Figuring out what kind of science career to pursue can be difficult, but an individual development plan (IDP) can help guide you through the process. myIDP is a free, Web-based career-planning tool that was created to help graduate students and postdocs in the sciences define and pursue their career goals.


ImaginePhD is a career exploration and planning tool for PhD students and postdoctoral scholars in the humanities and social sciences. Launched in 2017, this free online resource leads users through the process of assessing their skills, interest, and values; exploring career paths; setting goals, and mapping out next steps.