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CAREER RESOURCES

It's important for graduate students to think about next steps after completing their degree. The Graduate Division offers a number of resources, workshops, and events to support graduate students in their career and professional development goals. Explore the options early so you can be prepared to make a successful transition from graduate school to a career – whether inside, outside, or alongside academia.

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GradPost Career & Tools Articles

Career Services Website

Graduate Student Career Guide

Individual Development Plans (IDPs):
UCSB's IDP ​(for all disciplines, includes student section, advisor section, and instructions)
ImaginePhD (for SHEF students)
myIDP (for STEM students)


KEY PEOPLE TO KNOW

Lana Smith-Hale, Graduate Career Counselor
Schedule Appointments Online: Handshake (select "Career Center," then "Appointments")

​​Vash Doshi, Graduate Career Peer Advisor
(please email Vash to make an appointment)


Click HERE for a list of other Career Resources

For access to professional identity resources for graduate students—including branded letterhead, slide templates, business cards, high-quality digital images, and more—click here.