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Our Career Development & Exploration staff understands that your career needs as a graduate student are individual and unique. We’re excited to empower you, no matter where you are in your professional development.

Graduate students can take full advantage of all CDE events, programs and resources.



Contact us using the Live Chat function on this website any time during our regular office hours (Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm) for a Peer Advisor to review your resume, help you update your Handshake account and look for internships and jobs!

Or, visit us any Monday through Friday from 9 am to 4 pm for a five-minute walk-in appointment with a Peer Advisor.


Log in to Handshake or email our office to make an appointment with one of our professional staff members for professional presence coaching and assistance with career planning and management.

We offer appointments Mondays, Tuesday, Thursdays and Fridays from 8 am to 5 pm.


Learn more about our events, which return Spring 2022, by visiting our landing page

  • Handshake: Search for internships and jobs that align with your studies.

  • Guide to Graduate School: Examine your reasons for pursuing an advanced degree, and receive advice on how to navigate the application process.

  • Elevator Pitch: Learn how to introduce yourself in a succinct and meaningful way that will help you capture an employer or professional prospect's attention. 

  • Networking: Our Viking Resources content library hosts a wide variety of tips for those interesting in improving their networking skills.

  • Graduate Career Consortium: A national organization comprised of professionals at research universities and medical schools in the U.S. and Canada, serving Ph.D. students and post-doctoral scholars. 

  • Versatile Ph.D.: A resource for graduate students interested in exploring non-academic career options.

  • Find A Post Doc: Job board dedicated to new and recently qualified PhDs.

  • ImaginePhD: A free, online career exploration and planning tool for PhD students and postdoctoral scholars in the humanities and social sciences.

For more job and career resources, click here. 

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