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Career Services

Talk to a Career Adviser

Career Advisement

We are happy to meet with students and recent alumni (up to 5 years out) to discuss any career-related issues. Our career advisers can help you:

  • Develop a career planning strategy
  • Take career assessments
  • Edit your job documents (e.g., CVs, resumes, cover letters)
  • Prepare for job interviews
  • Troubleshoot individual concerns

In-person appointments are available on Wednesdays.

Types of Appointments

Individual appointments

Current GC students can sign up for career advisement appointments using Handshake

If you are not a current GC student or if you need assistance using Handshake, please contact us at or (212) 817-7425.

If you have documents that you would like a career adviser to review, please bring hard copies. Also, if you are applying to a particular job, please bring the description with you. Be sure to take a look at some of the job search documents resources on this website before preparing your materials. Doing this will help to make your meeting with a career adviser more productive.

All meetings are confidential. Initial meetings last 30 minutes.

Virtual walk-in meetings

Walk-in meetings are 15-minute appointments offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Small group meetings

If you are interested in having someone come and speak with students in your program, please do not hesitate to contact our office. We would be happy to speak with your group about any career-related topic, including the following:

  • CV, resume, and cover letter writing
  • Interviewing skills
  • Preparing for an academic job search
  • Thinking about careers outside of academe
  • Networking

We also welcome your suggestions for additional topics.

To schedule a small group meeting, please contact us at or (212) 817-7425 with two or three dates and times what would work for your group.