Important Documents & Links


Updated 09/01/2022

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The Individual Development Plan (IDP) is a tool to assist students with career and professional development. The IDP provides a platform for students to identify professional goals, assess competencies relevant to these goals, and develop a plan to achieve specific objectives related to their career goals. The student-developed IDP becomes a platform for discussion with mentors, to foster communication important for the student’s professional development. The process is interactive and reiterative to ensure training success and satisfaction.

M1G and M2G students complete their initial IDP with advising from MSTP Leadership.

During GRAD training, MSTP students update their IDP annually and discuss goals and accomplishments with their Thesis Mentor and/or other mentor.