Grad Success appointments are available to current graduate students, postdocs, and alumni within 1 year of their graduate degree. Prospective graduate students with questions about graduate school may make appointments with Vivian Ta or Jackie Chu.

Meng Xiao

Meng Xiao, PhD


Meng can help you with:

  • Career exploration/planning
  • LinkedIn/social media
  • Job materials (CV/resume, cover letter, etc)
  • Interview prep & salary negotiation
Elizabeth Savelkoul

Elizabeth Savelkoul, PhD


Elizabeth can help you with:

  • National fellowship application feedback
  • Identifying/planning for fellowships
  • Job materials feedback, practice interviews
  • Advice on job options/search/preparation
Vivian Ta

Vivian Ta, M.Ed.


Vivian can help you with:

  • Navigating graduate school 
  • Grad school application preparation
  • Grad ambassador opportunities
Jacquelyne Chu

Jackie Chu


Jackie can help you with:

  • Summer Research Opportunities Program
  • Graduate admissions 101
Jennifer Teitle

Jennifer Teitle, PhD, ICF-ACC


Jen can help you with:

  • Career advising
  • LinkedIn Review
  • Academic career preparation
  • Mentoring


A maximum of three (3) appointments per semester are allowed to ensure availability to campus. Please send any materials for review five (5) days before your appointment.

If none of the default meeting times work well for you, please contact to discuss additional scheduling options with the Grad Success team.