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

Photo placeholderRafael Delgado

As the Assistant Director of Career Services, Rafael advises graduate students and alumni. His background in social work, learning and development, and non-profit have provided him with the skills and experiences needed to drive his passion of educating and empowering individuals of diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.



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.




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


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

Spring: Graduate Student Professional Development Saturday Seminar, Session 3 (Interviewing)


Quick Links


Resume Cheatsheet

Cover letters

Cover Letter Cheatsheet


Networking Cheatsheet


Interviewing Cheatsheet

Video - click here

Interviewing and Salary Negotiation PowerPoint (coming soon)


Portfolio Cheatsheet

Video - click here


LinkedIn Cheatsheet