Professional Development

Outside the Classroom 

Fellowships. Research Ethics. Career exploration. Presentations. Meetings. Graduate student symposium. Professional Development. Discover and prepare for your career path with CWRU School of Medicine’s hands-on opportunities.


EnRICH is a voluntary program that gives trainees the opportunity to explore their career options available to them and receive hands-on experiences and interactions with biomedical companies and organizations. 

Find a career that you love and get experience to help you get there. 

Individual Development Plans (IDP) 

IDPs provide a planning platform that identifies both professional and development needs and career objectives and develops a plan for short term needs and tools to improve your current performance.

Plan ahead for your professional career path.

Graduate Professional Development Center

The Graduate Professional Development Center was created to provide professional development resources and programs for graduate students and postdocs. The center collaborates with CWRU schools and departments to provide these services.

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Professional Development Seminar Series 

Through the Graduate Education Office at the School of Medicine, this seminar series incorporates a wide range of content suited to meet the needs of both master’s and doctoral students as well as postdocs. The purpose is to provide various opportunities aimed at personal growth and professional development through introducing career paths available to biomedical graduates, giving workshops and seminars for those preparing for professional schools, and overall developing core competencies of leadership. 

Discover who you are and build your personal brand.