Please Note:  The office will be closed Monday, October 10. There will be no drop-ins next Monday 10/10 or Tuesday 10/11.

Graduate Students

Welcome UAlbany Graduate Students!

The Career and Professional Development office provides a wide range of services and resources to support our grad students. From exploring careers options, to helping you leverage your advanced skills and expertise, to crafting a targeted resume or CV, the staff are here to help in your career growth and development.

To make an appointment to meet with a career staff person, please visit Handshake.

How to Pay for Grad School

How To Pay For Grad School

By:  Kat Tretina,  Rachel Witkowski

https://www.forbes.com/advisor/student-loans/how-to-pay-for-grad-school/

By Jessica Pugliese (she/her)
Jessica Pugliese (she/her) Career Advisor
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4 Job Search Strategies That Get International Grad Students Hired

If you’re an international student in grad school looking to land a great job offer after graduation, know that it won’t be easy. So here are four job search strategies that separate international graduate job seekers who receive U.S. job …

By Marcelo Barros - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Career Opportunities for MBA Graduates in Healthcare: Discover Your Path

Career opportunities for MBA graduates are wide-ranging. From the excitement of running a startup to the rush of managing a big project, there are hundreds of unique ways to use the degree. Right now, one of the most dynamic industries—healthcare—is …

By Megan Williams, Abbott - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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What’s In Your Quiver? Leadership Skills for the Future of Work

We often hear about the “toolbelt” of skills, where we apply our know-how and experience to a variety of workplace contexts. But Rhonda Joy McLean, President and CEO of RJMLEADS LLC, a New York City leadership consulting firm, envisions this …

By Ivy Exec - Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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D&I Internship Fair: Fireside Chat with Gorick Ng

Gorick Ng, the Bestselling Author of The Unspoken Rules: Secrets to Starting Your Career Off Right, and a career adviser at Harvard College provides helpful insights about the job and internship process during Firsthand’s D&I Internship Virtual Career Fair as …

By Megumi Kim (she/her)
Megumi Kim (she/her) Career Advisor
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Workshop Request Form

If you would like to request a Career and Professional Development Workshop, please do so here.

Contact & Location

Phone
(518) 437-4900
Address

Science Library - G50
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12222

CPD Service Hours

Office Hours Undergraduate Drop-ins
M 8:30 - 5:00 12:00 - 4:00
T 8:30 - 5:00 12:00 - 4:00
W 8:30 - 5:00 12:00 - 4:00
TH 8:30 - 5:00 12:00 - 4:00
F 8:30 - 5:00 12:00 - 4:00