When beginning your graduate school search, be sure to start at Career Services . We are ready to be your partner in this search and have many resources that can help you find the “perfect” school or graduate program for you.
How can we help? What an excellent question!
Career Services has advisors who are available on a walk-in basis to assist you in exploring your graduate school plan, evaluating schools, searching for financial resources or any other question you may have. Stop by Career Services in the Global Education Office at the Bagley House, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Our advising hours are posted on our homepage under Events. No appointment is necessary.
Career Services in the Global Education Office at the Bagley House has many resources. Our books, videos and this web site can provide you with excellent background information on graduate programs, entrance exams and financial resources for graduate students.
Clarifying Career Goals
Choosing to pursue an advanced degree is an important commitment that greatly influences future professional opportunities and personal goals. Our advisors will be happy to assist you in exploring how graduate studies may fit in your long term-career plan. You may also want to consider taking advantage of our career guidance software program, Choices 2010, to better define your goals.
Writing a Personal Statement
Considering most graduate programs will require a personal statement that addresses your strengths, weaknesses, academic preparation, related experiences, and future goals. It is critical that your essay be interesting, informative and accurate. Our advisors will be happy to review your statement and offer feedback where appropriate.
Preparing Your Resume
Advisors will edit and polish your resume and/or cover letter. Some students visit us more than once. All we require is a typed draft of your resume or cover letter.
How can you find us?
We are located on the north side of Highland Street, in the tan house with brown shutters at the crosswalk from Blair Hall towards Pemi and Belknap Halls. We are across the street from Lamson Library. Our office hours are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. – 4 :30 p.m and our advising hours are listed on our home page under Events. Be sure to visit Career Services in the Global Education Office at the Bagley House today to get your graduate school education started on the right path!