Career Services

Graduate Students

Resources for Graduate Students

Career Services has developed resources for graduate students for professional development, and has extensive resources specific to each school and program. The career counselors work closely with Graduate School Advisors to make sure the content is relevant to student needs.

Graduate Career Counselor

Jill Rand

As a Career and Internship Specialist, Jill advises graduate students and alumni. She has a background in environmental policy, internship program management and student services and outreach.

 

 

STEM Graduate Career Counselor

STEM Career Counselor, Michael Kimball-Bryant

Michael Kimball-Bryant

A career services professional with experience advising  masters and engineering students. He has worked closely with employers in the engineering and technology industries in Chicago.

 

 

Appointments

How to Make an Appointment

We offer in-person, Skype, and phone appointments. If you would like to schedule a Skype or phone appointment, please include your contact information in the appointment description.

Schedule an appointment for Graduate Advising here.

To make an appointment with the STEM Graduate Career Counselor, call the STEM Graduate office at (425) 352-5490.

Types of Appointments

  • Graduate Student Advising
  • Continuing Education
  • Graduate Resumes, CVs, Cover Letters
  • Job & Internship Search Strategy
  • Interviews
  • Portfolio Development

Events

These are just a few of our many events that are designed to help you explore your interests, build job search skills and connect with the employment community. Be sure to check out our events calendar for additional events and updates.

October: All-Industries Career Fair

October: Technology & Engineering Career Fair

Fall: Graduate Student Professional Development Saturday Seminar, Session 1 (Networking)

Winter: Graduate Student Professional Development Saturday Seminar, Session 2 (Application Materials)

April 18: Spring Job & Internship Fair, 10:30am-2pm, ARC

May 12: Graduate Student Professional Development Saturday Seminar, Session 3 (Interviewing), 8:30am-12pm, UW1-103

 

Quick Links

Resumes

For more information please click here.

Resume Cheatsheet

Cover Letters

For more information please click here.

Cover Letter Cheatsheet

Networking

For more information please click here.

Networking Cheatsheet

Interviewing

For more information please click here.

Interviewing Cheatsheet

Video - click here

Interviewing and Salary Negotiation PowerPoint (coming soon)

Portfolio

Portfolio Cheatsheet

Video - click here

LinkedIn

For more information please click here.

LinkedIn Cheatsheet