Graduate Student Career Resources

Preparing for the next step in your career is top of mind for graduate students. 

At Seattle University, our mission is dedicated to educating the whole person, to professional formation, and to empowering leaders for a just and humane world.

Our Career Engagement Office aims to empower students to lead lives of purpose and impact in a changing world. 


Career Engagement: Graduate students can get personalized career coaching on: 

  • Identity and career search
  • How to get started 
  • Job search/exploration 
  • Promotions/internal mobility 
  • Branding: Resumes, cover letters, social media, and networking 
  • Interview prep 

A career engagement advisor talks about a form with a graduate student

A student in a wheelchair stops by a booth at a job internship fair

Online Career Resources and Jobs Portal:

  • Use Handshake to look for jobs and internships, shared by employers with specific outreach to SU; join remote and in-person recruiting events hosted by employers.
  • Vault is a great resource to research organizations.
  • Career Shift helps with making connections and is a job search engine. It also highlights which employers have sponsored H1 visas. 
  • Lockin provides listings of international job openings, with an emphasis on Asia. 

Alumni Connections: Redhawk Landing connects you to fellow students and a diverse alumni network to explore career paths and establish new connections in your network. 

An older African American man talks about his career with a younger Asian student