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For Students & Alumni

GSEP Career Services operates from an innovative three-pillar model of career strategy, community engagement, and research insights. Through genuine care, we provide lifelong career development support to students and alumni as they enter and succeed in a rapidly changing workforce. We empower each individuals' self-efficacy and honor the intersectionality of identities through their unique career journey of purpose, service, and leadership. Choose from one of our five career tracks below.


Select a Career Track:

  1. Career transition - Changing job functions, industries, or employers
  2. Career advancement - Repositioning professional brand for promotion
  3. Career clarification - Determining next goal in your career journey
  4. Workplace navigation - Navigating intra/interpersonal dynamics and organizational culture
  5. Entrepreneurship - Launching your own business or practice

Based on your track, we can help you create a customized plan from our core services below. Not sure which track best fits your needs? Start with a Career Design Session!

Core Services & Events:

 Career Design Sessions

Clarify your purpose, create a strategy, and develop an action plan. Topics might include: Preparing for a career transition; Positioning yourself for career advancement; Determining your next career goal; Navigating workplace dynamics; Discussing your plans for launching a business or practice.

 Document & Social Media Consult

Receive feedback on your Resume/CV, cover letter, and LinkedIn profile. Learn about online career tools, like Handshake, PeppConnect, Jobscan, and more.

 Jamii: Communities of Practice

Participate in groups and webinars to strategize and connect with students and alumni on a similar track.

 Annual Career Events

Attend Retreats, Panels, and Fairs.