Exploring the Career Landscape: Navigating the Job Search
Leslie Blood from the Graduate School and Cat Diebel-Wilson from Career Services discuss best practices for navigating your job search in industry and academia.
Watch the Navigating the Job Search Video
Conversations with Alumni: Graduate Career Panel Series on Jobs in Health Care
The series of virtual question-and-answer sessions aim to help graduate students answer the question “What next?” We bring together successful and talented alumni at a variety of career stages around a specific career path so that they can talk about their experiences in the world of work with current and recent PhD grads from CU Boulder.
Watch Conversations with Alumni
Finding Your Fit in Industry
Alaina Nickerson in Career Services walks you through how to create a strategy for deciding what type of work you’d like to pursue outside of the academic career path.
Find Your Fit in Industry Video
Find Your Fit in Industry Powerpoint
Creating a CV for the Academic Job Market
Cat Diebel-Wilson from Career Services instructs students on how to make a CV. For more information, check out the guide to creating a CV.
Writing Your Academic CV PowerPoint
Career Planning 101
Learn about the importance of networking, skill-building, and publishing as a graduate student.
Career Planning 101 PowerPoint
Download the Six Attributes of a Successful Tenure-Track Candidate Worksheet
Request a Skills Success Report
Non-Academic or Industry Career Track Guides
Academic Career Track Guides
Online Job Searching Tools
Versatile PhD is an online resource designed to help members of the graduate community who are interested in exploring non-academic career options. All graduate students, postdocs and alumni have free access to premium resources provided through the CU Boulder's subscription to Versatile PhD.
ImaginePhD is a free online career exploration and planning tool for PhD students and postdoctoral scholars in the humanities and social sciences.