Career and Professional Development

The Office of Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs offers career and professional development resources for all postdocs at the University of Virginia. 

Whether pursuing an academic career or exploring the wide diversity of careers outside of academia, our office provides students with up-to-date and relevant resources that will help postdocs make informed career decisions and conduct effective job searches. 

Online Resources:

Assess your current skills, learn about competencies necessary for the job market, explore personality and career assessments.

Guidelines and recommendations for creating your online presence through social media, websites, and more.

Guides and samples to aid in the creation of CVs and resumes.

Learn about interviewing styles and networking, sample interview questions, and networking opportunities. 

Search job databases by discipline, industry, and more.