Graduate Studies offers unparalleled opportunities and support for professional and career development.  Our nationally-recognized GradPathways program has served as a model for other graduate student and postdoctoral professional development programs across the nation. This comprehensive program is designed to help graduate students and postdoctoral scholars succeed both at UC Davis and in their chosen career paths.  

    Participants
    • Master's Students
    • Doctoral Students
    • Professional Students
    • Postdoc
     
    Skills Emphasized
    • Communication and presentation
    • Writing
    • Professional networking
    • Job search
    • Mentoring
    • Leadership
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Teaching
    • Research ethics
    Services Offered
    • Career Counseling
    • Individual Development Plan (IDP)
    • GradPathways
    • Professors For The Future
    • Versatile PhD
    • Internships
    • Interdisciplinary Graduate & Professional Symposium
    External Partners
    • Alumni
    • External speakers
    University Collaborations
    • Career services/career center
    • Writing program or writing center
    • Office of graduate fellowships & awards
    • Teaching and learning center
    • University libraries
    • Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center
    • Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

     

    CGS is the leading source of information, data analysis, and trends in graduate education. Our benchmarking data help member institutions to assess performance in key areas, make informed decisions, and develop plans that are suited to their goals.
    CGS Best Practice initiatives address common challenges in graduate education by supporting institutional innovations and sharing effective practices with the graduate community. Our programs have provided millions of dollars of support for improvement and innovation projects at member institutions.
    As the national advocate for graduate education, CGS serves as a resource for policymakers and others on issues concerning graduate education, research, and scholarship. CGS members receive regular updates of legislative and regulatory proposals impacting graduate education and are provided resources to use in advocacy efforts on their campuses and with policymakers and other constituents. 
    CGS is an authority on global trends in graduate education and a leader in the international graduate community. Our resources and meetings on global issues help members internationalize their campuses, develop sustainable collaborations, and prepare their students for a global future.