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.

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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.

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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.

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Career Planning 101

Learn about the importance of networking, skill-building, and publishing as a graduate student.

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Download the Six Attributes of a Successful Tenure-Track Candidate Worksheet

Non-Academic or Industry Career Track Guides

Academic Career Track Guides

Online Job Searching Tools

​ Versatile PhD

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

ImaginePhD is a free online career exploration and planning tool for PhD students and postdoctoral scholars in the humanities and social sciences.


Exploring Career Options?

Contact Information

If you have any questions or need more information, please contact the graduate student advisers in Career Services.