Professional Development & Leadership

Educating and Training Tomorrow’s Leaders

Through our Professional Development & Leadership module, active mentorship from faculty members, and intensive career development counseling, WPI’s IGERT fellows receive the strong support they need to become future leaders of academia and industry.

The Professional Development & Leadership module, designed by faculty members from WPI’s engineering and science divisions, working in collaboration with personnel from our School of Business, ensures IGERT fellows learn leadership and management skills, as well as responsible conduct.

Topics covered in the Professional Development & Leadership module include:

  • Research skills
  • Research communications
  • Teaching skills
  • Mentorship training
  • Ethics workshop
  • Global perspective
  • Career development