Professional Development

ESL/Accent Reduction Programs
Many students at Northwestern University do not speak English as a native language. There are a wide variety of English as a Second Language (ESL) programs available.

Writing Assistance
Northwestern has consolidated many resources on writing through our NU Write program. Students can get advice, handouts, and help with the most common grammar/punctuation errors.

Professional Development Opportunities through The Graduate School
The Graduate School at Northwestern offers students a wide variety of resources and programs each quarter – many services are free.  Programs include presentation skills, writing and editing, career exploration, teaching, leadership/management and more!

Job Market
PhD students are also encouraged to view resources found under the Job Market section of the PhD student intranet website.