Professional Development Workshops

Graduate Student Success Series

Collaborating with a number of units across campus, the Graduate Net brings together a free workshop series to help enhance your graduate experience in all stages of your career. The workshops will help you sharpen your skills in the areas of academic, professional/career, and personal development. The workshops will help graduate students learn about resources and strategies to maximize their success at Fresno State and beyond.

Please come back and revisit the schedule as we add dates and workshops to the series.

For questions or ZOOM presentations, please contact Andrea Cortes at

Academic Development Workshop

These workshops focus on supporting graduate students academic development. In collaboration with the Graduate Writing Studio and the Henry Madden Library, we offer workshops that will prepare you to write that next paper, from using online library tools to formatting your thesis or dissertation. Additional workshops guide students in applying for graduate research fellowships, presenting and publishing their work, and other topics important for successful researchers.

Professional Development

Partnering with the Career Development Services and SupportNet, we offer workshops to prepare you for life after graduation. These workshops include career support, resume assistance, networking, preparing for interviews, establishing successful mentoring relationships, and writing successful PhD applications.

Personal Development

Collaborating with SupportNet and the Student Health & Counseling Center, we are happy to offer workshops focused on graduate student needs. These workshops will present tips and strategies to help graduate students battle common stressors facing graduate students, improve time management, and healthy living.



Stay tuned for upcoming dates!


Stay tuned for upcoming dates!


Stay tuned for upcoming dates!


Stay tuned for upcoming dates!