Why Hire Our Graduate Students and Alumni?
The Graduate Center’s students and alumni represent over thirty doctoral programs and eight master’s programs. Our students bring an exceptional range of skills to bear in their professional careers:
- Expert-level content knowledge
- Extensive teaching experience
- Outstanding data analysis and data visualization skills
- Expertise in tools such as SPSS, SAS, Stata, R, GIS and SQL
- Fluency in social media and other internet platforms
- Excellent writing and presentation skills
- Critical thinking and analytical skills including problem definition and research design
- Ability to work independently
Ways to Reach Our Students
Join our career fairs
The Office of Career Planning and Professional Development occasionally hosts career fairs, which provide employers with opportunities to:
- Promote their organization at the Graduate Center, the PhD-granting arm of the most diverse urban university system in the United States;
- Advertise open positions and recruit prospective job candidates from students with outstanding expertise across politics, economics, the humanities, and the social sciences.
- Network with other professionals in state and local government as well as non-governmental and not-for-profit organizations; and
- Establish valuable contacts with colleagues and university administrators that can potentially yield mutually-beneficial relationships.
Check back shortly for information about our upcoming Public Policy Career Fair.
Post jobs and internships
If you are a new employer to the Graduate Center, the first step is to create an employer account in GC Connect. To get started simply:
- Click on the link to GC Connect.
- Select “EMPLOYER” when asked “What type of user are you?”
- Select “Register” for first time users.
Once, you have created an employer account you will be able to post a position. NACELink also offers employers the option of posting to many schools at once for a fee via the “Multi School Posting” option. If you need assistance, please contact us at 212-817-7425 or email@example.com.
The Graduate Center Office of Career Planning and Professional Development reserves the right to refuse to post or remove job postings that are inappropriate for our student and alumni population. Please see below for additional information about policies related to posting jobs at the Graduate Center.