GRADUCon is the university’s annual spring career conference for graduate students, postdocs, and recent graduate/postdoc alumni. The event features distinguished guest speakers, panel discussions featuring alumni, 1-on-1 chats, and informal networking sessions.

GRADUCon 2022 will take place on April 1, 2022 in Ida Noyes Hall.


GRADUCon has several central objectives:

  • Empower graduate students and postdocs in their career search by helping to identify the transferable skills that they are developing in the course of their academic work
  • Provide concrete takeaways from the event, giving graduate students and postdocs specific next steps in their job search and a clearer vision of their career trajectory
  • Foster cross-disciplinary and cross-program conversations about various job markets and career skills
  • Connect graduate students and postdocs with advanced-degree alumni

Please see below for more information regarding upcoming and past GRADUCon schedules and panel details.

Questions about GRADUCon? See our FAQ about GRADUCon 2021 or email Mike Tessel (