The Graduate Professional Council (GPC) is the official democratic government for all graduate, professional, postdoctoral, and postbaccalaureate students at the University of Missouri. Learn more about us.

Services offered by GPC

GPC offers a variety of services for the graduate and professional community at MU.

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  • Professional Development

    The GPC Professional Development Series gives graduate and professional students the opportunity to build their professional networks, develop their academic portfolio, gain feedback on research, and more. The workshops and events that make up the Professional Development Series are led by faculty experts from Mizzou, as well as experts from beyond campus. Events are held […]

  • Group Funding

    Each month, the GPC General Assembly provides funding to events across campus that benefit graduate and professional students. By increasing the visibility of these funding opportunities, GPC has set a record for both the number of organizations funded and the amount of funding provided.

  • Legislative Recognition Event

    Each year, GPC recognizes state and national legislators who are fighting hard to make the graduate and professional student experience at Mizzou as valuable as possible. These legislators have fought for higher education funding that results in new lab equipment, teaching stipends, and student insurance.

Apr. 25- Annual Poster Competition and BBQ presented by CSGSC

Date of Event: April 25 2014 Time for Poster Competition: 11:00-12:15 PM Time for BBQ: 12:15-2:30 PM Last Date for Abstract Submission : April 23 2014 Email your request for participation to Avimanyou Vatsa at with the following information:  Full Name, Pawprint, Title, and Abstract. Ist Prize $200 2nd Prize $150 3rd Prize $100

Professional Development Seminars for Graduate Students

A series of professional development seminars for graduate students will be offered throughout the semester.  Topics include: LinkedIn:  Optimize Your Profile to Get Noticed From CV to Resume:  Looking for Jobs Outside of Academia Job Interviews:  How to Prepare, What to Expect Competitive Résumés Cover Letters for Business, Industry, NonProfit & Government Jobs Job Search […]