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Professional Development

The Graduate College is dedicated to assisting graduate students through their entire graduate journey, including help prepare students start their careers. Explore our professional development events below!

Three Minute Thesis

An 80,000 word PhD thesis would take 9 hours to present. Their time limit… 3 minutes.

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition challenges graduate students to present their thesis or dissertation topic in just three minutes and one slide. This competition cultivates student’s academic, presentation and research communication skills, and celebrates exciting graduate research taking place at Boise State.

Learn more about the 3MT

Graduate Student Showcase

The 2023 Graduate Student Showcase was on April 11.

The conference provides graduate students with a skills development opportunity, while also serving to highlight graduate programs and the excellent scholarship taking place across campus.

Learn more about the Graduate Student Showcase!

Development Workshops