Appointments and Resources (Arts and Letters, 5+1)
Graduate Career Services is in the process of hiring a new Career Consultant to work with Arts and Letters graduate students, 5+1 Postdoctoral Scholars, faculty, and staff. Dawn Rizek (GCS Associate Director - firstname.lastname@example.org) will be the main point of contact until the position is filled. In addition, students and 5+1 postdocs will be able to schedule career consulting meetings in Handshake with the option to meet with any one of our Graduate Career Consultants until the position is filled.
- How to Best Utilize Graduate Career Services - Graduate Students, Postdocs/Alumni
- How to Best Utilize Graduate Career Services - Faculty and Staff
The Graduate Career Services team will be on different in-person and virtual schedules during the 20-21 school year for appointments to minimize the amount of staff in our office due to the current health situation. Virtual appointments will also be available on days staff are in the office. You can schedule appointments and view GCS staff availability through our career management system "Handshake". Feel free to email staff directly if you have any questions or are having any challenges with finding times in the system. If you choose to meet in-person, please make sure to view the new Graduate Career Services appointment protocol for in-person appointments. Job Search Peer Groups
Join a "Job Search Peer Group"
Meet regularly with a small group of your graduate student and postdoc peers to create accountability and community when preparing for the academic and/or non-academic job search process. Graduate Career Services will provide overall structure, resources, and suggestions to stay on track, but it will be each group's decision on how to best proceed to meet the goals and needs of their group:
Online "Career Communities" (Hosted in "Google Classroom")
Join an Online "Career Community" ("Google Classroom") - If you are unable to meet regularly with a small group of your peers, consider joining online "Career Communities" to receive up-to-date information specific to your career paths of interest. Each community includes targeted resource libraries, curated alumni contacts, live updates/notifications, and messaging for questions and resource sharing. You can opt-in and opt out whenever you would like. You can join each group using the following codes: