Assessment of Skills and Competencies

Self-Assessment of Skills and Competencies

An important step in the career development process is understanding ones skills and competencies.It may be difficult for PhD students to identify the transferability of their academic experiences to non-academic contexts. Additionally, employers expect graduate students to have developed key professional competencies upon graduation. Provided is a list of transferable skills and competencies that can be developed in graduate school and promoted during the job search.

Graduate Student Professional Skills and Competencies Checklist 

National Postdoc Association Competencies Checklist