• Graduate Students

Graduate Students

The Career Center is committed to providing quality career services and resources to support Florida State University graduate students. Graduate students may have unique needs related to career planning while in graduate school, as well as questions about how to achieve post-graduate career goals both inside and outside the academy. Career Center staff are prepared to provide career guidance and support to graduate students as they pursue their career goals.

Career Center Services for Graduate Students

Graduate Student Workshops

Summer 2020 - For more information visit here.  

Professional Development Series 

Writing Effective Cover Letters (PFF/PFP) | Thursday May 28 | 12 - 1 p.m. |  Provided Virtually Via Zoom

Presenter: Megan Crowe, Graduate Career Liaison

Description: Designed for students who want to learn how to develop and enhance their cover letters. We'll discuss the purpose of a cover letter, and strategies for writing and formatting.  NOTE: The zoom link will be provided after you register for the workshop.

Register Here: https://bit.ly/GradPD_CoverLetters

Preparing for Virtual Interviews (PFF/PFP) | Tuesday June 9 | 11 a.m. - Noon | Provided Virtually Via Zoom

Presenter: Megan Crowe, Graduate Career Liaison

Description: Designed to help students learn how to prepare for remote/virtual interviews in terms of researching the employer, knowing what to expect in an interview, technology concerns, how to combat anxiety, and more. NOTE: The zoom link will be provided after you register for the workshop.

Register Here: https://bit.ly/GradPD_Interviewing

Negotiating Job Offers (PFF/PFP) | Friday July 10 | 1 - 2 p.m. |  Provided Virtually Via Zoom

Presenter: Megan Crowe, Graduate Career Liaison

Description: Students will learn about job evaluation and salary negotiation skills, including ethical considerations and dealing with multiple job offers! NOTE: The zoom link will be provided after you register for the workshop.

Register Here: https://bit.ly/GradPD_Negotiating

Explore Post-Graduate Career Options

Consider Academic and Non-Academic Career Paths

FSU graduate students often consider a wide range of employment options both inside and out of the academy. The resources below provide some tips and strategies to help students think about their post-graduate options. The Career Center encourages students to also reach out to faculty and professionals in their desired fields for additional specialized information related to their disciplines. 

Select Related Career Center Guides

       Click here to see the full list of Career Center Guides

Get Occupational Information Online 

Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) and Preparing Future Professionals (PFP) Programs

Match Major Sheets

Career Decision-Making Information

 

Tools for Effective Career Planning

Employment Application and Opportunity Resources

Application Materials Resources

General Job Search Resources

Post-Doctoral Opportunities/Resources

International Job Boards

Think Tanks

Select Job Search Resources by Interest Area

The FSU Career Center Library created this list of links to help you quickly locate websites dedicated to career issues. The list is not intended to be exhaustive, and inclusion of these links should not be interpreted as an endorsement by the FSU Career Center.

Arts

** Password-Protected Sites: FSU students, staff, and alumni may contact a Career Center staff member at 850-644-6431 for guidelines on obtaining access.

Business

Computer and Information Science

Criminology/Criminal Justice/Law

English/Writing/Communication

Engineering/Mathematics

Environment

Government/Policy/Economics

Health/Human Sciences

Higher Education

Humanities

K-12 Education

Science/Technology

Social Sciences/Psychology

Important FSU Resources and Services for Graduate Students

How do I Sign-up for a Graduate Career Advising Appointment?

  1. Log into your NoleNetwork account at https://www.career.fsu.edu/nolenetwork.
  2. Select Appointments ⇒ Request a New Appointment ⇒ Graduate Student Advising Appointments => View the dates and times available.
  3. Complete the Appointment Request form to submit your request.
  4. Select a medium type (Video, Phone, Email)
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