Graduate Students: At a Glance
We're here to help you explore which path is right for you. We'll provide you with opportunities to discuss leaving or transferring programs with our trained staff.
Let us help!
As a graduate student, you will face challenges that differ from those you experienced as an undergraduate. You might need to write a CV, want to know about an academic interview or need specialized job search assistance. We can help!
Are you inside or outside?
Our services are organized based on your career goals. We have information for you to explore working in or outside of academia:
Careers in academia
Careers outside of academia (non-academic / industry)
You can address many of your career issues by attending one of our workshops.
We've compiled tips, examples and other job search resources to help you get started. Browse through the many resources and get started with your job search.
Other services available to Graduate Students
Our other services can help you Explore, Prepare and Start your job search.
CHOMP & MyPlan
Selecting a major and deciding what you want to do after graduation can be overwhelming, but it does not have to be. Career Help for Major Planning (CHOMP) program is designed to help you through this process with ease. The career exploration tool, MyPlan, is accessible through our CHOMP program.
Visit to access career resources including books and magazines on career topics, employer literature, and graduate school test-prep resources. Drop in for peer assistance with application materials and brief career related questions.
Career Planning Appointment
Request a Career Planning appointment for one-on-one help in a confidential setting. All academic disciplines are welcome to discuss career goals, options and strategies.
Prepare for an international career. Going Global is an online tool that prepares students interested in working outside of the United States. The Going Global database contains country specific information and resources for finding international jobs.
Resume / CV & Cover Letter
You can drop in to meet with a Career Ambassador for a peer review of your application, or make a one-on-one appointment with our full time staff to have your resume, CV and Cover Letter reviewed. Visit our Career Planning services for more information.
Employer Information Sessions
Learn about different employers that recruit at UF. Company and agency representatives discuss the hiring process, available positions and general company/industry information at an information session.
Online database of UF alumni interested in assisting current students. Use Career Connections to networking and learn more about fields or industries
You can practice your interview skills. Schedule a face-to-face or mock interview or practice with a Virtual Mock Interview. Log in to Gator CareerLink to schedule the face-to-face service or utilize the virtrual service called Interview Stream.
CareerSearch is a comprehensive, searchable database of almost 4 million potential employers, providing fast access to current, accurate content. You can also use this great resource to research employers. This database also includes academic and government research centers, colleges and universities.
The CRC hosts many workshops throughout the year on a range of career development and job search topics. Gator CareerLink has the latest workshop information.
Gator CareerLink Job Database
Access job listings for UF students. Find employers looking for students for both full and part-time jobs, as well as internship opportunities. Log in to Gator CareerLink today.
We hold various career fairs in the Fall and Spring that allow you to meet with company representatives.