Graduate School Resources

Professional Development

The Graduate School compiles information on professional development resources on this page. More information on mentoring as well as research and writing support is available. 

Graduate Teacher Program

The GTP provides workshops and other resources so that graduate student TAs and instructors can reflect and improve on their teaching practices. The GTP oversees the criteria for recieving a Certificate in College Teaching or a Future Faculty Development Certificate. 

Career Services

CU Career Services provide resources to current students and alumni in exploring and preparing for various career paths. Find information on career fairs, schedule an individual appointment, register for CU's career networking website Handshake.

Careers in Academia


A suggested timeline of when and how to prepare for the academic job market.

Further Resources for Academia

AMS Awards, Fellowships, and Other Opportunities

Information on applying to fellowships and grants and nominating colleagues for awards.

AMS Graduate Student Blog

A blog "by and for graduate students". Our very own Sarah Salmon is Editor in Chief and has been wiritng posts since 2014.

PhD + epsilon

Blog about the experiences and challenges of early-career mathematicians.

Math Jobs

Automated job application site sponsored by AMS. The service is free to applicants.  

Math Jobs Wiki

Information on the academic mathematics job market. Job postings, application deadlines, short lists, offers, and acceptances are among information compiled.


Find information on applying to external funding through Professional Research Experience Program (PREP). A program designed to provide valuable laboratory experience and financial assistance to undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate students with research in chemistry and biological and materials sciences. Fellowships are awarded to assure continued growth and progress of science and engineering in the United States. 

Careers in Industry


A suggested timeline of when and how to prepare for the industry job market.

Further Resources for Industry

Meet Up Boulder or Denver

Find local networking events.


Career networking site. Apply for jobs, read articles related to your career of interest, and grow your network.

Angel List

A networking site aimed at job candidates interested in start ups, start ups recruiting employees, and those looking to invest.


Job search site. Explore job postings and apply seamlessly.


Job search site. Explore job postings and apply seamlessly.


Online courses in data science and related topics. Free and subscription options are available.


Online courses in programming, web development, and data science. Inexpensive subscriptions available.


Online courses from universities and educational institutes in a board range of topics and fields. Certificate awarded upon completetion. Pay by class. 


Improve your coding skills by joining small scale coding competitions.