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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Managing the Market: Curriculum Vitae

Monday, July 26, 2021 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Virtual
Let Grad Success help you get ready for academic jobs season. This week-long series will features webinars and workshops on common components of academic jobs packages. This session will focus on CVs with an informational webinar from 1:00-1:45 PM and then a workshop on that same document from 2:30-3:30 PM.  Register for the Managing the Market - Academic Jobs Series
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Managing the Market: Cover Letter

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Virtual
Let Grad Success help you get ready for academic jobs season. This week-long series will features webinars and workshops on common components of academic jobs packages. This session will focus on cover letters with an informational webinar from 1:00-1:45 PM and then a workshop on that same document from 2:30-3:30 PM.  Register for the Managing the Market - Academic Jobs Series
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Managing the Market: Teaching Statement

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Virtual
Let Grad Success help you get ready for academic jobs season. This week-long series will features webinars and workshops on common components of academic jobs packages. This session will focus on teaching statements with an informational webinar from 1:00-1:45 PM and then a workshop on that same document from 2:30-3:30 PM.  Register for the Managing the Market - Academic Jobs Series
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