Professional Development

A graduate student’s or postdoctoral fellow’s first resource for professional development is their faculty advisor/PI. However, for those who seek a broader range of information, there are rich resources and tools available for career exploration and development. These lists can be used as a starting point.

Department Resources

  • Connect with Cognitive Science PhD alumni and MA alumni
  • AS.050.860 Professional Seminar in Cognitive Science: Addresses professional issues such as research ethics, success on the job market and in an academic career, teaching and mentoring and differing professional standards in the sub-disciplines of cognitive science. Typically offered in the spring.

Johns Hopkins Resources

External Resources

Relevant professional organizations (e.g. LSA, SfN, APA etc.) are also a great place to start. They usually have jobs boards, may offer professional development workshops or webinars, and can be good networking resources.

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