The Office of Career Planning & Professional Development (CP&PD) supports the Graduate Center’s students in exploring career paths and achieving their professional goals.
The work experience section of your resume should be written in easily-skimmable bullet points. This post provides helpful tips for how to write readable bullet points that successfully communicate your expertise.
Many graduate students are interested in teaching at K-12 schools, but might not be sure how to get started. This blog post explains the different pathways to certification.
Thank you notes are an important part of conducting a job search and making professional connections. Once you begin writing thank you notes, you’ll be amazed at how little time it takes and how big of an impression they make.
Sara Flowers received her Doctorate in Public Health from the Graduate Center and is now the Vice President of Education and Training at Planned Parenthood.
The elevator pitch is a form of networking. Your introduction, be it spoken or written, creates a first impression, and we all know that first impressions are very important.
Lisa V. Gale received her PhD in Social Welfare from the Graduate Center and is now the Chief Program Officer at StoryCorps.
At the end of virtually every interview, your interviewer will ask if you have any questions. This blog post provides advice for what to ask.
Marissa Barrera received her PhD from the GC’s Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences program. She is the owner of New York Neurogenic Speech-Language Pathology P.C., as well as the Program Director of Yeshiva University’s Graduate Program in Medical Speech Language Pathology.
Micro-Internships help you gain new skills and explore career paths. Parker Dewey's website is one way you can find them.
Susan Croll received her PhD from the Neuropsychology program at the Graduate Center and is now the Director Emeritus of Regeneron’s Postdoctoral Program.
Elisa Lee received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from the Graduate Center and is now a psychologist in private practice.
Networking during the pandemic can sound like a challenge. This blog post provides five tips for how to make the most of your virtual networking efforts.
Careers in Science Communication & Outreach (feat. Rachel Weintraub-Brevda, Saranna Belgrave, & Maria Strangas)
This is a special edition of Alumni Aloud that was recorded at our alumni panel in February 2021. At the time of the panel, Rachel Weintraub-Brevda (PhD Psychology) was the Education and Outreach Program Manager at NYU Langone’s Center for Cognitive Neurology, Saranna Belgrave (PhD Psychology) was the STEM Research Manager at CUNY K16 Initiatives, and Maria Strangas (PhD Biology) was Manager of the Science Research Mentoring Program at the American Museum of Natural History.
As they near graduation, many graduate students are left wondering, “What can I do with my degree?” While it may be hard to come up with an immediate answer, there are steps you can take to begin exploring the types of careers you might enjoy.
Evan Dawson received her PhD in Psychology with a concentration in Experimental Psychology and Law from the Graduate Center. She is now a Senior UX Researcher at Robinhood.
Alongside your resume, your cover letter is one of the most important parts of your job application. Here are 10 common cover letter mistakes to avoid.
Melissa Wansin Wong received her PhD from the Theatre and Performance program at the Graduate Center. She is now the Director of Institutional Relations at the Museum of Chinese in America.
Even during a pandemic, there are actions you can take to find and secure a worthwhile employment opportunity.
Alongside your resume, your cover letter is one of the most important parts of your job application. In a cover letter, you will expand on the skills you identify in your resume, providing concrete examples of how you’ve put them into action.