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Individual Development Opportunities

In today's fast-paced and ever-evolving professional landscape, the key to success lies not only in your current skills and expertise but also in your commitment to continuous learning and growth. Whether you're just starting out in your career or looking to take it to the next level, investing in your personal and professional development is vital.

Beyond the required training, individual development opportunities encompass a wide range of activities and resources designed to help you enhance your skills, expand your knowledge, and cultivate your talents. From formal training programs and workshops to self-directed learning initiatives and mentorship relationships, there are numerous avenues available to support your development journey.

Throughout this journey, it's essential to approach individual development with intentionality and purpose. Take the time to identify your Why, assess your Strengths, determine areas for growth, set clear goals for your development, and celebrate accomplishments. Whether you're focused on honing technical skills, improving communication abilities, or developing leadership qualities, having a clear career map will help you make the most of the opportunities available to you.

Explore the following learning opportunities to acquire or hone your skills further.

Additional development resources:

If you are interested in continuing education at Virginia Tech or another university, check out tuition assistance benefits offered as part of the full-time faculty and staff benefits package. 

For information on required training for all new Virginia Tech employees, visit the onboarding website. Additional training may be required based on your role at Virginia Tech. For questions about required training, talk to your manager or supervisor. 

Assistance available

8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday 

Phone: 540-231-9331

Development Action Plan