Graduate Students

The Center for Career Development has counselors specifically dedicated to helping students in each academic college, including graduate students.

Graduate student services include:

  • Individual career counseling
  • Workshops and presentations
  • Career fairs and employer info sessions
  • Email alerts and information
  • Job listings through Handshake
  • On-campus recruiting

Whether you are interested in pursuing a career in academia or exploring the broad range of other professional options, the Center for Career Development has workshops, events and online resources that can help you find job announcements, prepare your credentials, and bring you face-to-face with potential employers. Take a look at the services we offer, and be sure to login to your Handshake account and complete your profile to get started.

If you're not sure what you want to do after grad school, consultants can provide counseling and assessments that can assist you in that decision-making process.

Academic Job Search

The following information and resources are designed to ease your way through the process and give you a sense of the perspective search committees and departments bring to the task of reviewing your materials and making their decisions. It generally tends to focus primarily on research universities, which constitute only a fraction of the available jobs.

CV`s - If you've never written a CV or cover letter, login to Handshake and check out our "Resources" which have samples of CV`s and cover letters. Or make an appointment with your career consultant for assistance.

To locate academic positions, consider looking at the following resources: