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How Graduate Students Work With the Steinbright Career Development Center

  • Amina Floyd-Murphy
Posted on May 19, 2020
Why Drexel

When I speak with potential graduate students, one question that I receive is why would I go to graduate school and what will my life look like after I graduate? Making the decision to complete a graduate degree is a big one, whether it is about continuing your education or gaining a new degree to change your career. This is where the Steinbright Career Development Center comes into play to fully support our graduate students no matter which path they take.

Students who are in transition or looking to understand their options for their education or careers can find support through counseling offered by Steinbright. Here, students can schedule an appointment to have either educational or career counseling to determine what will best help them achieve their professional goals. Advising through Steinbright aims to help individuals clarify what they are interested in while looking for educational and career opportunities that position each student for a successful future.

The Steinbright Career Development Center works with our graduate students to ensure that they can achieve their dreams.

For those students who have settled on the path to graduate school, Steinbright has facilitated several graduate cooperative education opportunities. Here, graduate students are introduced to unparalleled experiences in their chosen fields. Whether completed domestically or internationally, the six-month co-op experience allows our students to expand upon their professional network while enhancing their professional résumé in a unique way. The type of opportunities afforded to our graduate students is a direct result of the work of the Steinbright Career Development Center to ensure that we are preparing our graduate students to be as successful as possible in their chosen fields.

The Steinbright Career Development Center works with our graduate students to ensure that they can achieve their dreams. After completing a graduate program, the Center offers support to assist students in obtaining jobs in their specific fields. Graduate students can schedule appointments with career advisors, attend on-campus job fairs with vendors that are specific to their career goals, and have access to hundreds of potential employers through Drexel University's Handshake page. The Steinbright Career Development Center is a pillar of the Drexel community. It allows the University to continue its commitment to all our students by giving them the support and access they need to achieve their goals.

Amina Floyd-Murphy is an Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions at Drexel University. In her spare time, she listens to way too many podcasts, eats a startling amount of Flamin’ Hot Nacho Doritos, and loves watching movies.

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