The Grad Success Center supports graduate students' professional, academic, and personal success during graduate school and beyond. We're here to help you plan to make the most of your time here in graduate school, to apply for external grants and fellowships to fund your work, to find and apply for jobs, to hone your teaching practice, and to communicate your research to a variety of audiences.

Whether you have no idea what you want to do after graduate school or know exactly which pathways you want to pursue, we're here to help. Check our our services, make an appointment, or sign up for our professional development newsletter today.

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Fellowship and Grant Support

Grant writing is a vital skill for the academic, government, and non-profit sectors, and it is best developed with supported practice.

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CIRTL at Iowa

The Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching & Learning helps future faculty integrate research skills with teaching to become a better teacher.

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Career Exploration & Planning

Whether you’re just starting, mid-program, or about to graduate, it’s important to be proactive about your career preparation.

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Workshops

Schedule a one or our workshop offerings or professional development series for your department or student organization.

Upcoming Events

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Careers in Translation: Communicating your Experiences Outside the Academy

Thursday, April 22, 2021 12:00pm to 12:30pm
Virtual
The Grad Success Center’s CareerCore Professional Development Series will focus on helping graduate students hone their professional skills from improving their cover letters and resumes to preparing for interviews. These lunchtime webinars will run from 12-12:30 pm Central Time on Thursdays in April. Register for sessions here. Please email braden-krien@uiowa.edu with questions.
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Ace the Interview: 5 Steps to Prep for Interviewing Success

Thursday, April 29, 2021 12:00pm to 12:30pm
Virtual
The Grad Success Center’s CareerCore Professional Development Series will focus on helping graduate students hone their professional skills from improving their cover letters and resumes to preparing for interviews. These lunchtime webinars will run from 12-12:30 pm Central Time on Thursdays in April. Register for sessions here. Please email braden-krien@uiowa.edu with questions.
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