Graduate Professional Development

Career Services

The Graduate School’s professional development and career advising services can help you create a professional development plan, identify opportunities to define and develop skills, explore career resources, and create job application materials. We offer assistance with CVs, resumes, interviewing strategies, mock interviews, networking, job search, and salary negotiating. For help with cover letters and Teaching and Research Statements, make an appointment with a writing consultant in the Graduate Writing Center.

To make an appointment, contact Cara Mitnick, Director of Professional Development, at

Conquering the Cover Letter (PowerPoint)

Resumes: 5 Tips and a Trick (YouTube video)


Statistical Software and Resources (R, SAS, SPSS, MatLab)


Associate Director of Professional and Community Development

Quinn Hall 202