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More than 1,600 graduate students are pursuing degrees in engineering and applied science at CU-Boulder. Learn about the resources available for MS and PhD students.
The Graduate School
CU-Boulder provides a wide range of support to graduate students, including information about financial awards and academic counseling. Your department is another great source of information. Questions regarding academic programs, Teaching Assistant (TA) and Research Assistant (RA) positions, or fellowship opportunities should be directed to your department.
The Graduate School organizes a workshop every fall to help students prepare National Science Foundation graduate research fellowship proposals. The College of Engineering and Applied Science also has developed a list of externally funded graduate student fellowships to assist students in funding their education.
Graduate Teacher Program
The GTP offers professional development activities for teaching assistants and graduate part-time instructors that can help you to attain a faculty position after you graduate. Students who complete all requirements are eligible for a Graduate School certificate in post-secondary teaching.
CU-Boulder provides career placement assistance for graduate students, whether you are pursuing a career in academia or are exploring other professional options.
Postdoctoral Association of Colorado
Individuals holding postdoctoral positions can find information and resources through the PAC.
Stay in touch after you graduate through CU Engineering Alumni events and publications.