Gaeun Seo

Senior Associate Director, Graduate Student Career Development
Professional Development Working Group Member
University Administrative Fellowship Program Mentor

Gaeun (Gwenn) Seo, Ph.D., CCSP, GCDF is Senior Associate Director, Graduate Student Career Development at the Center for Career Development. She oversees diverse career development initiatives for graduate students to explore, design, experiment and pursue their own meaningful careers inside and outside academia. As an experienced graduate career educator and scholar, she has devoted her career to advocate and support the idea that all graduate students benefit from pursuing any career path that they desire through career development practice, teaching, research, and assessment. Prior to Princeton, she worked at Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell University, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Besides, she has actively shared her work via a wide range of outlets, including peer-reviewed journals and career development practitioner magazines including her recent article, "Pursuing Careers Inside or Outside Academia? Factors Associated With Doctoral Students’ Career Decision Making." She can be reached at [email protected].

I work closely with GradFUTURES to support graduate student career development at Princeton. It is always great to connect with and work with the professionals who prioritize grad students' growth and success!

Pursue a career that makes you who you are, not the one that you have to become.