Read GradStories & Alumni and Faculty Perspectives

Read testimonials from current students and alumni sharing about their experiences, the impact professional development has had on their decision-making, and the ways they have applied professional skills and competencies within a variety of fields. We’ve also included faculty perspectives from every division on the value of building professional competencies via curricular and co-curricular experiences.

Whether you are a current graduate student, graduate alum, faculty or staff member, or a partner beyond Princeton's campus, we invite you to share your story to encourage graduate students as they navigate their professional development journey!

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Browse Profiles of Graduate Students, Faculty, and Partners!


Diya Abdeljabbar, *12 (CBE)
Director of Technical Operations, Merck
Avery Agles, GS, CBE
University Administrative Fellow
Jonathan Aguirre, GS, SPO
Professional Development Working Group Member
Participant, American Higher Ed GradFUTURES Learning Cohort
Participant, Ethics of AI GradFUTURES Learning Cohort
Kimberly Akano, GS, REL
University Administrative Fellow
Mai Alkhamissi, GS, ANT
University Administrative Fellow
Genevieve Allotey-Pappoe, GS, MUS
University Administrative Fellow
Scott Alpizar
Senior Venture Associate with the Foundation Venture Capital Group
Anna Arabindan-Kesson
Assistant Professor and Director, Art Hx
Jill Arbeiter
Professional Development Working Group Member
Emilia Arguello, GS, CHM
Community College Teaching Fellow
Megan Armknecht, GS, HIS
Summer Intern, Bureau of Bureau of Public Affairs/ Office of the Historian in Washington D.C
Soha Aslam, *20 (MAE)
Pathways with a Ph.D. Participant
GradFUTURES Forum Participant
Joseph Avery, GS, PSY
GradFUTURES Learning Cohort Participant
Yuzhou Bai, GS, EAS
Professional Development Associate
Vandana Bajaj
Assistant Director, Princeton Center for Language Study (PCLS)
B. Ben Baldanza, *86 (SPIA)
Star Lessons in Leadership Keynote Speaker
Carol Barash *89 (ENG)
GradFUTURES Forum Speaker
Melvin Barnes Jr.
Program Officer, Ohio Humanities
John Barr, GS, CHM
Community College Teaching Fellow
Udit Batra, *96 (CBE)
President and CEO, Waters Corporation
Michael Baysa, GS, REL
Community College Teaching Fellow
Mary Bechler
Senior Associate Dean for Finance and Administration
Wendy Laura Belcher
Professor of Comparative Literature and African American Studies
André Benhaïm
Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Studies
Dan Berbecel, *19 (POL)
Community College Teaching Fellow
Natalie Berkman, *18 (FIT)
University Administrative Fellow
Kristin Bietsch, *15, POP
GradFUTURES Virtual Meetup Speaker
Sophie Brady, GS, MUS
Community College Teaching Fellow
Marc Brahaney, *86 (ARC)
President, Lasley Brahaney Architecture + Construction
Cara Bramson
GradFUTURES Learning Cohort Participant