Graduate Students

Career Services

Graduate Students

As a graduate student you have unique needs when it comes to planning your career and finding work.  You may be headed towards a career in research or teaching, or preparing for a specific job in the private or not-for-profit sector.  What ever it may be, we have a variety of resources and programming designed to help you figure out where you’re going and how to get there.

In addition to the resources and services listed below, we encourage you to explore the entire Career Services website for further information and tools to help you with your next steps.

Vitae Essential Skills for Graduate Students

Career Services is an active partner of the Vitae program for graduate students.   To learn more about the partners, upcoming workshops and events, please visit the Vitae Essential Skills website.

Grad Plus Transcript

Students participating in professional skill development programs and activites while completing their graduate studies can track their involvement on a co-curricular Grad Plus transcript.  Click here for more information about Grad Plus.

Career Resource Guide

Navigating your Career Search is a career resource guide created specifically for graduate students.  If you are unsure of where your education may take you, this resource will introduce you to information and tools that will help you explore potential career paths and provide you with guidance on how to get there.

Job Search Resources

Job postings for both on and off campus opportunities can be found on CareerZone.  You will need your Brock ID and password in order to access this job posting portal.  

The Job Search Resources section of our website will also link you to additional online job boards and resources including Academic and Government job search sites as well as Work Abroad information.

For career information and resources specific to your major, check out our series of Degree Exploration Guides and discover what you can do with your degree!

Looking for interview help?  The interview preparation section of our website will provide you with tips and strategies for successful interviewing inside and outside the academy.

Career Services Workshops

Online workshops on the basics of resume/CV writing, cover letter writing, interviewing for employment and portfolio devlopment are available on CareerZone.  Alternatively, facilitated workshops are available on request if you are looking for more customized information.  For a listing of topics and how to request a workshop, please visit the workshops section of our website. magazine
University Affairs

University Affairs is both a monthly magazine and an online resource for the academic community that offers career development content, academic job listings, higher education news, and award-winning journalism.