We offer one-on-one appointments for graduate students to help them reflect on their values and strengths, pursue opportunities that match their unique interests and design personalized plans to achieve their goals. There are no prerequisites to make an appointment and graduate students in all departments, years and stages of their program are welcome.

You can make an appointment with an adviser in Handshake.

Common topics for graduate students include:

  • Career assessment or personality inventory
  • Help identifying your skills, values, and interests
  • Exploration of possible career options both within and outside of academia
  • Develop and/or assess your job search strategy
  • CV, resume and cover letters development and review
  • Identify contacts and resources for your search
  • Refine communications and network skills
  • Interview assistance

If you are in one of the Woodrow Wilson School graduate programs, be sure to consult the Woodrow Wilson School Career Services and Alumni Relations office.

  • Susanne Killian

    • Susanne Killian
      • Senior associate director, graduate student career development
    • Phone: 609-258-8766
    • Email: