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Professional Development Institute


Interested in becoming a PDI Mentor?

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Put your career in motion by joining the Professional Development Institute (PDI) at the University of Baltimore. PDI is a program coordinated through the Career and Professional Development Center that matches students with UB faculty, staff and alumni to explore interests and set career goals. As a member of PDI, you’ll receive one-on-one mentoring and a tailored plan for growth at UB to give you a competitive edge for success in the job market.

Anthony mentors ShannaIn PDI, you will:

  • Receive one-on-one mentoring from an alumnus, faculty or staff member

  • Devise a customized plan for your personal and professional growth and success

  • Create and polish your resume

  • Prepare for job interviews

  • Develop comfort at public speaking

  • Identify and maximize your strengths

  • Explore how diverse perspectives play a vital role in our global society

  • Practice leadership and ethical decision-making strategies

PDI is where you carve out your path for success. Getting a job requires more than having a degree. Employers want well-rounded graduates with professional attitudes and skills developed through experiences beyond the classroom. Your career starts right here, right now, with the right type of planning, mentoring and practice. It’s never too early to plan for your future.

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