Committed to supporting our students’ academic and professional pursuits, The University of Alabama Graduate School hosts GradACTS, a compilation of workshops, training, speakers and resources to best prepare you for your career.

Through GradACTS, we also connect you to internship and project management opportunities that complement your coursework and fuel your engagement, equipping you with experience that sets you above your peers.

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Student Success Resources

Publisher-in-Residence Program

As part of our professional development mission, the Graduate School engages the services of George Thompson, a publishing industry veteran who offers tips and techniques to navigating the publishing process, from articles to books. Meet with Mr. Thompson, discuss your work and find your path to publication.

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Resources and Activities for Graduate Teaching Assistants

The best teachers hone their skills by constantly questioning, adapting and embracing new ideas. The University of Alabama’s commitment to strong pedagogy led us to develop the Workshop for New Graduate Teaching Assistants. We prepare new GTAs for university instruction by developing the necessary skills to manage an upper-level classroom.

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Thesis & Dissertation Writing Camp

Held in May, this three-week (12-day) seminar grants dissertation writers an opportunity to make progress on their projects and improve their writing with a network of fellow researchers. Prospective participants must complete an application in the spring semester. Details will be available closer to the date with announcements released through social media and email.

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Career-Launching Resources

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