​Career Exploration

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Explore opportunities and match your skills, interests, and values to a career path. Then determine the unique skills needed to achieve your career goal, whether academic, industry, government or non-profits.

Seek advice from working professionals on how to best prepare for success. Your advisor and other faculty can help and connect you with graduate alumni and other great sources of information.
Explore options and alternatives for MS and PhD graduates in your discipline.

Action Items

  • ​Match your skills to a career path using AAAS IDP toolkit​
  • Discuss career options with your advisor and graduate alumni and other professionals
  • Participate in career workshops on campus and at professional society meetings
  • Explore internship options
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