College of Graduate Studies




Contact Us

Main Campus
University Hall

Room: 3240
Phone: 419.530.GRAD (4723)
Fax: 419.530.4724

Health Science Campus
Mulford Library
Reception Desk Room 113
Phone: 419.530.GRAD (4723)

Professional Development Resources

GradHacker - A blog from GradHacker and MATRIX: The Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online Blog Graduate Student Blogs

GradShareTM - Online community offering full breadth of the graduate experience

PhDComics - Piled Higher and Deeper: life (or the lack thereof) in academia

Phinished - Online community support group for those trying to finish their Ph.Ds.

Survive and Thrive in Grad School - blog by Dr. Mike Kaspari

Graduate School Survival Guide - concise, practical suggestions and other resources

Inside Higher Ed - online source for news, opinion and jobs for all of higher education

The Chronicle of Higher Education - news, advice, and jobs for people in academe

The Informational Interview - blog post from GradHacker

The Ph.D.'s Guide to a Nonfaculty Job Search - article from The Chronicle

The Professor/Grad Relationship - article from GradShare

Third-Party Recruiters and PhD Candidates - article from Inside Higher Ed

My Science Career - from Science and AAAS

You Need A Game Plan - creating an Individual Development Plan (IDP) for grads and post-docs in the sciences

UT College of Graduate Studies - academic, financial, and professional development resources

UT Office of Career Services - Career-Related Resources For Graduate Students

UT Graduate Student Association - get connected - A faith-based non-profit offering practical support services to all students - Get Informed on life during and after grad school - the top PhD resource on the web

Resume vs. CV: What’s the Difference? - PowerPoint presentation from UT Career Services for Graduate Students

How Do I Know What I Know?: Critical Thinking and Analyzing Test Questions – Presentation from the Academic Enrichment Center for Graduate Students

Last Updated: 10/8/15