Graduate Students

Let us help.

Your career journey is a process that takes time and preparation and, as a Graduate Student, you are well on your way. The Center for Career & Professional Development is here to help you throughout this process. Take advantage of the opportunities available to you and the services we provide to make the most of your time here at USF and become prepared for your next steps after graduation.

Here are some of the things you should be thinking about during each step of your career development process.


Getting to know who you are, what you enjoy, where you excel, and how you work can take time and should be examined before choosing a career or job. Take time to reflect on your interests, values, skills, and personality and use them to explore your career options.


As you make decisions for your future career, make an action plan for how you will achieve this goal. Do your research and make steps each semester to move closer to your goals by getting involved in organizations, research, part-time jobs, internships, informational interviews, and career workshops. Use the Career Pathways section of this website to help. Learn more about:


Make informed decisions and make it happen. You will gain the knowledge from your courses to excel, it is up to you to gain the experiences needed and launch your career.

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Career Resources

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Contact & Location


4202 E. Fowler Avenue, SVC 2088
Tampa, FL 33620, USA

Career Service Hours

Monday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.