Optional IDP Resources


You may follow the RAM IDP guide and template <insert link when available> for discussions with your mentor, use one of many other IDP templates specific to your discipline, or use a template required by your department.

In addition to the self-assessment quiz provided by the Graduate School <insert link) there are a number of self-assessment tools you may consider .

Some suggested resources are below.  Resources will be updated periodically.

Social Sciences

STEM fields


IDP Examples

US Government Office of Personnel Management

CSU Career Center

Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Timely (S.M.A.R.T.)  Goals