The MU Graduate School is committed to aiding the holistic development of graduate students by providing comprehensive in-person and online professional development resources, often in collaboration with campus partners. Check the Grad Essentials page for professional development events, and individual development plan tools.
Established in 1968, the Graduate Student Association (GSA) is the original campus-wide graduate student organization. Every graduate degree program on campus is eligible to have a representative at monthly meetings, where we plan professional development opportunites and discuss issues relating to academic policies and processes across campus.
Many students elect to join one of several College of Veterinary Medicine student organizations for fellowship and to gain experience in a specialized facet of the profession.
The mission of the MU Postdoctoral Association (MUPA) is to foster professional development and social interaction to provide community and a collective voice; and to liaison between postdoctoral fellows, faculty, and administration.
Mizzou also provides many types of support and assistance for international students.