Community Resources

BU URBAN is committed to helping trainees succeed in graduate school and beyond. Below you can find resources related to health, wellbeing, community, and professional development.

Health, Wellbeing, and Community

For a comprehensive list of health and wellness resources from Graduate Affairs, visit here.

Professional Development

  • BU Professional Development and Postdoctoral Affairs supports BU doctoral students in their professional development journey. Whether you’re exploring career options or looking to build transferable skills, resources and programming exist to support you.
  • Broadening Experience in Scientific Training is a network of 17 academic organizations in the country selected by the National Institutes of Health that enhance career development for biomedical trainees. BU belongs to this network and offers several resources for Ph.D. students to explore careers both inside and outside standard academic research.
  • BU Career Center offers many career resources and professional development opportunities for STEM graduate students.
  • Center for Teaching and Learning supports teaching that is inclusive, centered on student learning, and guided by research. 
  • ARROWS – Advance, Recruit, Retain, and Organize Women in STEM keeps a current listing of funding sources and career resources for graduate students.
  • Graduate Women in Science and Engineering offers workshops, seminars, social events, mentoring, outreach opportunities and fosters interaction across disciplines at BU and connects graduate students to postdocs, faculty, and broader networks in Boston and beyond.

For a comprehensive list of professional development opportunities at BU, visit here.