Welcome Grad Students

Personal Development | Strategies for Success | Academic Careers | Beyond Academia

The Career Center offers numerous resources to graduate students. Learn more about unique programming and resources by exploring the navigation box at right. For a printable flyer and more information on Grad Student resources, click here. We serve postdocs too! For a downloadable flyer about our postdoc services, click here. If you have questions about our grad student or postdoc services, please contact Briana K. Randall

  • Workshops and Events Calendar
    The events and workshops are offered by The Career Center and our campus partners for students, grad students and alumni. Events labeled "All" are open to all UW students and alumni unless otherwise noted in the description.
  • Personal Development
    Planning for a rewarding career while managing the responsibilities of an advanced degree program may seem daunting but making time to learn more about your preferences and explore the wide variety of careers available to graduate students is a smart idea.
  • Strategies for Success
    Resources on this page will help you maximize your graduate education, strengthen your network, enhance your level of professionalism, and prepare for your career - inside or outside academia.
  • Academic Careers
    The resources on this page were designed to help graduate students explore and apply for an array of teaching, research, and administrative careers in academia.
  • Beyond Academia
    The corporate, non-profit, and government sectors offer a diverse set of career opportunities. Use the information on this page to excel in careers beyond academia.
  • Grad Student Newsletter
    The Career Center puts together a printable newsletter and calendar featuring and discussing upcoming events and workshops.
  • Need Career Assistance?
    Participate in our 15-minute Same-Day Sessions daily (click here for our current schedule). Or, schedule an appointment or mock interview with a counselor.You can make an appointment online at: http://careers.uw.edu/About-Us/Online-Counselor-Scheduling .
  • Job Boards
    Grad students looking for work can find help and information through two different job boards. HuskyJobs contains hundreds of jobs and internships across a range of fields. The Bio Career Center has hundreds of jobs for life scientists.
  • Events and Jobs ListServs for Grad Students
    Join Grad Student Connections to receive four emails each month about upcoming grad student career events. The "GradStudentJobs" listserv is perfect if you want to receive periodic emails about internships and jobs suited specifically for graduate-level students. Just click on the links to join them.
  • Looking for a TA/RA/GA Position?
    In addition to using HuskyJobs to find assistantships, check out UW Hires (search for Academic Student Employee in the category box), the Graduate Funding Information Service and individual departmental homepages.