While you are completing your lab and coursework, be sure to take time to build other professional and career development skills that will support you long after you graduate.

Career and Professional Development Roadmap

The Career and Professional Development roadmap is designed to help you navigate your path towards graduation and a successful career.

For Master's Students

For Ph.D. and Thesis Master's Students

Professional Development Resources

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Career Center

#1 Career Placement

(Princeton Review, 2023)

From the Graduate Internship Program to job and career fair resources, the Georgia Tech Career Center assists graduate students in their career and professional development journeys.

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Certificates & Training Programs

Access certificates and training programs designed to help you enhance your professional skills and prepare for your future career.

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Building Your Network

Learn how to develop a network of individuals who can help you gather career information, develop skills, build professional relationships, or obtain internships and job opportunities.

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Academic Career Development

The future faculty team in the Center for Teaching and Learning provides workshops and individual consultations to assist graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in their academic career development.

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View a variety of Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) opportunities for graduate students. From one-on-one leadership coaching to mentoring fellow students, discover ways to challenge yourself and develop others.

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Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Whether you have entrepreneurial aspirations or are set on joining an industry powerhouse, Tech gives you the capacity to define your own future.

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Graduate Conference Funds

The Georgia Tech Student Government Association (SGA) offers the SGA Conference Fund and Career Development Fund to provide graduate students with financial assistance to travel to conferences to present Georgia Tech research and to pursue career development activities.

Professional Development Events

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Career, Research, and Innovation Development Conference

The Career, Research, and Innovation Development Conference (CRIDC) is our annual professional development event for graduate students.

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Three Minute Thesis

Your graduate program research. 3 minutes. Big prizes. That's what Georgia Tech's Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition is all about.