Preparing Future Faculty and Professional Program

Preparing Future Faculty and Professionals (PFFP) engages current IUPUI graduate students and postdoctoral fellows* in a full range of career options, responsibilities, and mentoring in academic and non-academic careers through year round programming. This includes our annual fall “Pathways” conference. The PFF track provides participants targeted seminars and hands-on activities related to research, teaching and service.

The PFP track provides career awareness, and management through outcome-based activities for the versatile use of their degrees. PFFP collaborates with campus offices, various higher education institutions, and industry partners and complements professional development activities and programs within the IUPUI schools and departments.

*Indiana University School of Medicine Ph.D. students cannot begin the PFFP program until they have selected a permanent Ph.D. program and joined the laboratory of a permanent faculty mentor, typically in the second year.

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Contact Us

  • pffp@iupui.edu
  • or visit us in the Graduate Office, located in University Library UL 1170