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Graduate student career development and job search

Career and Professional Development recognizes that graduate students have diverse career interests and goals. We encourage you to seek our advising, support, and resources, and let us help you meet your individual needs.

Career advising

Make an appointment with a career advisor on career and job search topics.

Career workshops

CPD offers workshops on job search topics tailored for graduate students.

Academic job search

As a graduate student, this process spans your graduate experience from preparing yourself as a professional to the logistics of your job search. 

Industry, government job search

Many elements of your industry and goverment job search are the same as for undergraduate students, but employer expectations are higher.

Contact for questions:

Ms. Kerry Spitze
Career Advisor (Remote) for Greater Washington, D.C., metro area campuses
Career and Professional Development
kspitze@vt.edu