SEED Workshops & Online Courses

All professional development experiences below are open to undergraduate and graduate student employees. Choose your workshops from one area below, or mix and match.

Graduate-student specific career and professional development advising, workshops and events are offered by Texas Career Engagement and the Faculty Innovation Center.

If you need accommodations to attend a SEED workshop, please contact us at

To earn a Level 1 Certification, you must:

  • Participate in at least six professional development experiences. A student can attend a mix of campus workshops, online classes from LinkedIn Learning, or other experiences.
  • Sign up for Playlists in UTLearn for one or all of the three topic areas below.
  • Attend classes and collect proof of attendance, or complete LinkedIn Learning class and complete all quizzes, if applicable. 
  • Email Student Employment Specialist when you have completed all experiences

To earn an Advanced Certification, you must complete the requirements for Level 1 and, in addition:

  • Participate in at least four additional professional development experiences (a total of 10 activities)

You must complete the workshop attendance within three long semesters.

Professional Development Experiences

Learning Playlist: Skills for Working On-Campus

  • Communicating in the Workplace

  • Time & Procrastination

  • Motivation & Productivity

  • Enhancing Your Productivity

  • Leading Yourself

  • Customer Service Foundations

  • Communication Foundations

  • ​Business Etiquette: Phone, Email, and Text

  • Developing Your Professional Image

  • Managing Your Emotions at Work

  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

  • What is Generative AI?

Learning Playlist: Leadership Development 

  • Leader Identity   

  • Teamwork and Relationships   

  • Public Speaking   

  • Conflict Better

  • Non-Violent Communication

  • Leading and Working in Teams  ​ 

  • Influencing Others

  • Leadership Style & Models   

  • Communicating with Diplomacy and Tact

  • Leadership Strategies for Women

  • How to Boost your Productivity with AI Tools

  • Ethics in the Age of Generative AI


Learning Playlist: Career Development

  • Resume and Interview Skills

  • Rock your Profile in LinkedIn Learning   

  • Communicating about Culturally Sensitive Issues

  • CV Success Master Class

  • Interview Master Class 

  • Developing Self-Awareness 

  • Discovering Your Strengths   

  • Resume Makeover: Including Leveraging AI for Your Resume

  • ChatGPT Prompts for Job Seekers