As partners in the educational process, we will support students and alumni through access to comprehensive career development programs, services, connections, and resources, empowering them to pursue their post-graduate plans and navigate lifelong career changes.

    • Master's Students
    • Doctoral Students
    • Alumni
    • Undergraduate Students
    Skills Emphasized
    • Professional communications
    • Resumes and cover letters
    • Interviewing
    • Social media
    • Networking/cultivating connections
    • Fellowships and grant writing
    • Non-academic job search strategies
    Services Offered
    • Career advising
    • Workshops
    • Networking events
    • Mock interviews
    • On-campus recruiting
    • Job and internship databases
    External Partners
    • Private companies
    • Government agencies
    • Other universities and/or colleges
    • Alumni
    University Collaborations
    • Graduate Schools
    • Academic Departments
    • Campus Libraries
    • Office of Sponsored Programs


    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.