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Building Your Career

Career Planning

Graduate and Professional Students Guide to Career Planning

Career Development Services: University Counseling and Consulting Services

Links to Career Services in Your College

Preparing Future Faculty

Internships/Experiential Learning


Career Networking Event

Resume/CV Building

Résumé, C.V., Cover Letters: Including sample CV ’s and Cover letters as well as weblinks that offer helpful tips on putting together successful resumes and services for job seekers

Resume formatting: Presentation

CV formatting: Presentation | CV Template | Recording


Interviewing: Helpful links to a variety of interviewing tips including a link to the PhD Interview Preparation Guide

Effective Interviewing for Academia and Industry: Presentation | Interview questions

Interviewing for International Students: Presentation

Job Search

Jobs Inside and Outside Academe: Helpful links to job databases and articles about jobs inside and outside academia.

Job Searching Tools: General job search tools including departmental profiles and opportunities to post your resume/CV online

Non-academic Job Search: Presentation | Recording

Academic Job Search: Presentation | Matrix | Recording

Job Search for International Students: Presentation

External Resources

VersatilePhD: The Versatile PhD is a web-based, woman-owned, socially positive business that helps universities provide graduate students with non-academic professional development. The mission of VersatilePhD is to help graduate students identify, prepare for, and excel in possible non-academic careers.

Information on Federal Internships and Jobs for Graduate Students (PDF)