Career Management

Exploring diverse career paths, developing job search skills and materials, and building relationships that enable you to achieve your current and future professional goals.

Key Topics:  

  • Explore professional options within and beyond the academy
  • Develop a plan to acquire and hone the professional skills and competencies needed 
  • Prepare job search materials and practice interviewing
  • Leverage social and digital media to establish your professional brand
  • Build a professional network

 

 

Upcoming Events

Individual Professional Development Plans for Humanities Graduate Students
Jan 17, 2022, 3:00 pm
We'll use ImaginePhD together to:

-assess career-related skills, interests, and values
- explore careers paths appropriate to…
Location
Online Event
Individual Professional Development Plans: a Product and a Process for Social Science Graduate Students
Jan 18, 2022, 1:00 pm
We'll use ImaginePhD together to:

-assess career-related skills, interests, and values
- explore careers paths appropriate to…
Location
Online Event
Understanding Industry Options for Graduate Students: A Primer on Business Fields & Job Functions (GradFUTURES Learning Cohort Kick-off Session)
Jan 18, 2022, 3:00 pm
Join us for a primer on business fields and job functions to better understand and explore industry options for graduate students. Have you ever…
Location
Online Event
Podcasting for Graduate Students (Part 1 of 2)
Jan 18, 2022, 3:00 pm
This is Part 1 of a double workshop that meets on two days. When you register for this event, you will automatically be registered for Part 2 on…
Location
Online Event
Startup Bootcamp For Grad Students and Postdocs (part 2 of 3)
Jan 19, 2022, 9:00 am
This is Part 2 of a multi-day workshop that meets on three days. To register for this workshop, please register for Part 1 and you will automatically…
Location
Online Event
Individual Professional Development Planning Sessions for Engineering Graduate Students
Jan 19, 2022, 1:00 pm
Why is creating an individual professional development plan (IDP) so important? Having a structured plan and incremental goals aligned with your…
Location
Online Event

Suggested Career Management Roadmap

Student and Alumni Stories

Read how current students and alumni have leveraged the professional skills and resources that they’ve gained to explore a broad range of career paths.

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
Megan Armknecht, GS, HIS
Summer Intern, Bureau of Bureau of Public Affairs/ Office of the Historian in Washington D.C