Participation in professional development activities is encouraged. Employees and Supervisors should engage in regular discussions pertaining to professional development planning and opportunities. Upon request by the employee, at least one meeting per year shall occur between the employee and the Supervisor during the period of appointment to discuss goals and professional development planning and opportunities. A record of these discussions are expected to be documented by the Employee and Supervisor.

Subject to the written approval of the Supervisor, travel, registration and related expenses, in accordance with the employer’s travel policy, shall be paid by the employer.


The College of Graduate and Post-doctoral Studies will inform Post-doctoral Fellows of professional development opportunities.