Find Your Career
Does this sound familiar?
- What job titles are available for someone with my degree?
- Do I want to work in higher education, government, industry, or the nonprofit sector?
- What if I change my mind and want to pursue a different career path?
Here is a fact that may help you worry less: According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, between the ages of 18-46, people in the US will change jobs about 11 times. source
Lesson: Don't panic. It is highly unlikely that your first job will be your job forever.
This section is designed to help you (a) develop professional networks, (b) explore career options for advanced degree holders, (c) prepare competitive job search documents, (d) search for jobs within and beyond the academy and (e) prepare for a job interview and salary and benefit negotiation.
Tip: The best time to start exploring career options is in the early stages of your graduate studies.