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Career growth and development

UGA’s employees play a crucial role in the University’s commitment to excellence in service, research, scholarship. Career growth and development at UGA includes the development and expansion of skillsets and abilities that allow employees to be successful in their work as well as be prepared for future opportunities.

The University’s learning environment offers employees a wealth of resources that enables them to expand and grow their career. UGA’s goal is to provide opportunities for every employee to move from simply “working” here to building strong and meaningful careers here.


Career tools Learning opportunities

The Development and expansion of your career is rooted in a unique combination of your interest (those things you enjoy doing and commit time to), personality (qualities that form your distinctive character) and skillsets (combination of learned behaviors and abilities that you may possess or need to develop). Take time for some self-examination of these areas… a recommended first-step!

O*NET Interest Profiler
Holland Code Career Test

Big-Five Personality Test
The 300 Question Personality Test

Department of Labor Skills Center
Disc Behavior inventory

UGA offers hundreds of career-related classes, events and engagements every semester! Unit-level training, T&D courses/certificates, and the UGA Master calendar provide access to professional enrichment opportunities.

T&D Courses

UGA Master Calendar

High Impact Leadership Certificate

Supervisory Excellence Program

Professional Development Book Club



 Updated 10.4.2017