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Graduate Students


Graduate students of Arts & Sciences, students in the School of Education, and the Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences (VIMS) are welcome to:

  • Use the job and internship databases available through TribeCareers
  • Schedule one-on-one career advising appointments
  • Attend networking receptions and employer information sessions
  • Participate in campus-wide workshops on resumes, federal jobs, and interviewing
  • Attend career fairs on and off campus
  • Utilize Quick Advising at the Career Center (please note that regular Quick Advising is staffed by undergraduates)
Meet with a Career Advisor

Monday - Friday, 8am-5pm
Located between Sadler Center and Zable Stadium on Stadium Drive.

Call us at (757) 221-3231, or visit the front desk.

View the Staff Directory to find a Career Center advisor that can assist you.

Canceling an appointment:
If for any reason you cannot attend your scheduled appointment time, out of courtesy and professional practice, it is your responsibility to call the front desk at (757) 221-3231 at least one business day prior to your scheduled appointment. By giving notice you are providing a fellow student the opportunity for an appointment.

Quick-Advising Hours

Monday: 2 - 4 pm
Tuesday: 2 - 4pm
Wednesday: 2 - 4 pm
Thursday: 2 - 4 pm
Come in with quick questions regarding cover letter, resume, interviews, upcoming events, etc.

Quick Advising Hours with Executive Partners

Monday: 12 - 2 pm
Wednesday: 12 - 2 pm
Friday: 10 am - 12 pm
Come meet with an experienced Executive Partner to discuss quick questions such as cover letter, resume, interviews, applications, etc.

In addition, the Career Center offers several graduate-level workshops throughout the year on topics such as careers outside academia, developing fellowship proposals, and writing CVs. We also organize mock interviews with members of the Graduate Studies Advisory Board. The Arts & Sciences Graduate Assistant in charge of graduate programming can be reached at [[csga04]].

For advice about careers in academia, graduate students are encouraged to consult with faculty in their departments.

 (Law and MBA students should refer to their own career centers for assistance and information.)


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