Professional Development

The Department of Physics & Astronomy provides students with an array of exciting professional development and high-impact learning opportunities all over the world. From fellowships and internships to teaching in tutorials and labs, community outreach, the 3-minute thesis, and poster competitions, to working in tandem with our industry partners and collaborators, there is no shortage of opportunities to broaden your skills. 

Own your Future

The Own Your Future doctoral professional development program creates career-ready graduates with the Power Skills necessary to excel in their studies and achieve their future goals.


Through internships, graduate students can further develop their skills and advance their professional portfolios while also contributing to the goals and outcomes of their host agency.

Development Opportunities

Discover development opportunities to improve your ability to communicate complex ideas, foster positive working relationships, manage projects and teams, engage learners, and develop strategies to launch your career.