Faculty and Graduate Students:
Faculty: Provide a planning process that identifies both professional development needs and career objectives. Furthermore, IDPs can serve as tools to help facilitate communication between mentees and their mentors.
First, it provides a structure to systematically identify training needs and competencies, establish goals and take stock of year-by-year progress during your Graduate Education.
Second: helps you plan and prepare for your post-graduate future, while you are in graduate school.