Offering a range of programming that encourages students to develop their professional skills and engage with broader professional communities.

    • Master's Students
    • Doctoral Students
    • Professional Students
    • Postdoc
    Skills Emphasized
    • Communication and presentation
    • Grant writing
    • Professional networking
    • Job search
    • Mentoring
    • Leadership
    • Teaching and pedagogy
    • Research ethics and scholarly integrity
    Services Offered
    • Panel Discussions
    • Seminars and Workshops
    • Career Counseling
    • Mock Interviews
    • English Language Support
    • Student Ambassadors
    External Partners
    • Private companies/industry
    • Non-profit organizations
    • Federal agencies
    • Other universities and/or colleges
    • Alumni
    • Entrepreneurs/Self-employed
    University Collaborations
    • Emory Career Center
    • Rollins School of Public Health Office of Career Development
    • Graduate Writing Support Service
    • Emory Writing Center
    • Office of Postdoctoral Education
    • Emory Center for Digital Scholarship
    • University Libraries
    • Center for Faculty Development and Excellence
    • Development and Alumni Relations
    • Emory Alumni Association Career Services


    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.