Career preparation is part of the graduate experience at Syracuse University. Whether a career has already been identified or you are exploring the many options that lie ahead, we’re with you along the way. Our office works to provide you with a wealth of resources and events that are informative and motivating. In addition to our staff, there are online resources available for career research.
Our Job Search Preparation workshops, combined with drop-ins and individual coaching sessions, with help you to make a lasting, positive impression on prospective employers. Make an appointment with us today to see how we can help you advance your professional knowledge and skills.
General Career Exploration and Planning
- Beyond Graduate School Career Training Platform
A professional development platform featuring five modules to help graduate students learn how to leverage their education and build a meaningful career.
- Student Jobs 101 at LinkedIn
This handbook series within LinkedIn will guide you along in the transition from university student to the professional world.
- Cover Letter Resource Guide
This resource guide provides insight on how to write an effective cover letter to be utilized in job applications.
- VMock Tutorial
This overview of resume-builder tool VMock will enable you to utilize the software to create an effective professional resume.
Ph.D. Students and Postdocs
An assessment and career planning resource for graduate students and postdocs in STEM fields.
Start planning your graduate school career and assessing your skills, values, and interests. It’s a free, confidential and online tool especially designed for humanities and social sciences students.
- InterSECT Job Simulations
InterSECT allows PhD-level scientists and humanists to explore future career options.
- Beyond the Professoriate PhD Career Training Platform
Professional development platform featuring a 4-stage program helping Ph.D. students and postdocs successfully transition into an academic or nonacademic career, available at no cost through the Graduate School’s institutional subscription.