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Meet with a Career Advisor

No matter your career development needs, you can start by meeting with a dedicated UChicagoGRAD career advisor. With academic and professional backgrounds that align with those of the populations they serve, UChicagoGRAD’s career advisors understand the graduate and postdoctoral experience and the distinct value that rigorous advanced-degree training brings to the wider world.

To make an appointment, log in to GRAD Gargoyle and click on the “Student/Alumni/Postdoc” user icon. Once on the home page, follow these steps:

  1. Go to Advising & Calendar > Advising Appointment > Request New Appointment
  2. Select the appropriate TYPE (e.g. Career, Fellowship, Writing)
  3. Hit “Check Availability” at the bottom of the screen
  4. Click on the name of advisor from the list of options (if no options appear, extend the date range)

 

Search for Jobs & Internships

The GRAD Gargoyle job board features job and internship postings from organizations who are looking to hire UChicago graduate and postdoctoral talent. The job board also lists available on-campus jobs for graduate students and postdocs. To get started, log in to GRAD Gargoyle and click on the “Student/Alumni/Postdoc” user icon. Once on the home page, follow these steps:

  1. Go to Jobs > Jobs and Internships
  2. Select “Advanced Search” to view specific kinds of openings (e.g. full time, part time, student employment)
  3. Select a job’s title to view more information about the role
  4. Follow the instructions in the “How to Apply” box or simply click “Apply” and attach the required documents

Questions about the job board? Email Deborah Blumenthal at deborahb@uchicago.edu.

 

RSVP for Campus Events

To RSVP for a UChicagoGRAD event, log into GRAD Gargoyle and click on the “Student/Alumni/Postdoc” user icon. Once on the home page, follow these steps:

  1. Go to Events and select either GRAD Events, Info Sessions, or Career Fairs (most events can be found under GRAD Events)
  2. Click the event’s title to view additional information
  3. Select the event and click RSVP

 

Update Your GRAD Gargoyle Profile

GRAD Gargoyle allows each student or postdoc to create a profile that can be viewed by employers. To update your profile, llog into GRAD Gargoyle and click on the “Student/Alumni/Postdoc” user icon. Once on the home page, follow these steps:

  1. Click Profile
  2. Upload a recent resume
  3. Upload your LinkedIn URL
  4. Edit your cover image and profile photo by clicking on the pencil icon in the left-hand corner
  5. Add a personal statement
  6. Add current and/or past education
  7. Add experience (include prior internship and work experience)
  8. Add projects and skills/competencies
  9. Once your profile is complete, you can publish it to make it visible to employers
  10. To change your account settings, go to My Account