Graduate Student Resources

Current Graduate Students

If you are studying to earn your masters or doctorate degree and wish to pursue a career in industry, you will follow many of the same best practices for a job search an undergraduate student.  You’ll develop an industry focused resume vs. a more lengthy CV, write cover letters, utilize HuskyJOBs, attend career fairs and corporate information sessions and experience industry style interviews.

Once again, we highly recommend you schedule a one-on-one appointment with a career advisor for guidance, and in the meantime, we offer the following on-line assistance:

If you wish to pursue a career in academia, you’ll need a number of specialized application materials, including a comprehensive CV, cover letter, research/project/publication portfolio, statement of research interest/intent and teaching philosophy.  Each position will have specific but diverse requirements, and we once again, highly recommend you schedule a one-on-one appointment with a career advisor for guidance.  We also recommend you work closely with your academic advisor and other faculty members to learn about their experiences with an academia job search.  They are also, many times, your best resource for post-doc, instructor or professor opportunities.