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Signature Programs


Three Minute Thesis

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) celebrates the exciting research conducted by PhD students around the world. Developed by The University of Queensland (UQ), the competition cultivates students' academic, presentation, and research communication skills.


Graduate Orientation

The Graduate School orientation is a supplement to your departmental orientation. The purpose of the orientation is to get you connected with the UConn Graduate community as a whole. During your orientation sessions there will be opportunities to learn about academic, professional and personal resources on campus.


Expand Your Career Options

Expand Your Career Options is brought to the UConn graduate and postdoc communities by the Center for Career Development.
The primary goal is to showcase a range of career paths pursued by doctorates. Presenters are most often UConn doctoral program alumni who share job search strategies, turning points, and challenges in their career journey. Typically two events are scheduled in the fall and two in the spring.