Graduate Students | PostDocs

Graduate Student talking to staffThe value of a graduate degree extends beyond academia. As a graduate student or Postdoctoral Scholar, you have developed an advanced set of skills that can be used to tackle all kinds of industry challenges and work on interesting problems and opportunities around the globe, whether that's in or outside of the academy.

We support you in exploring where and how you can apply your unique skills and expertise. As a member of the graduate community, you have access to all Career Education unit offerings.

Western Resources to Advance Your Career

Graduate Student Internships

Paid, full-time 4, 8, or 12-month internship opportunities for Master's and PhD students.

E-Resume Help

Get feedback on your documents even while our in-person service is closed.

Email for feedback.

Own Your Future

A professional development program for PhDs. Maximize your success in graduate school and in your future career.

Engage with Community

Gain experience by taking a Community Engaged Learning course.

Some of Our Favourite Graduate Student Career Resources 

Imagine PhD

A free online career exploration and planning tool for PhD students and postdoctoral scholars in the humanities and social sciences.

Beyond the Professoriate

Information, tools, and support for launching a meaningful non-faculty career.

Government of Canada: Recruitment of Policy Leaders

Apply your expertise and experience to new public policy challenges, directly impacting issues that affect Canadians.

MyIDP - Science Careers

Create an individual development plan (IDP) to explore career possibilities and set goals. Follow the career path that aligns best.

10,000 PhDs Project

Career outcomes of 10,000 University of Toronto PhD Graduates from 2000-2015.

Where Historians Work

Career outcomes of 8,523 Historians who earned PhDs in the US.

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LinkedIn Alumni Search Tool

Use the keyword search (e.g. PhD) to find Alumni with your degree and see all of the amazing careers they have pursued.