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Additional Career Resources

Here is a list of resources that can assist you with finding placement in academia and industry from the Office of Graduate Studies:

At the following MSU websites:
http://grad.msu.edu/prep/docs/planyourwork.pdf
http://grad.msu.edu/prep/docs/jobsearchseries.pdf

At the following UVA websites:
http://artsandsciences.virginia.edu/gradschoolcareer/
http://artsandsciences.virginia.edu/gradschoolcareer/academiccareers/index.html

At the Learning Community, Center for Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning:
http://www.cirtl.net/
http://www.cirtl.net/coffeehour
http://www.cirtl.net/coffeehour/archive

In addition, the following 2012 report by the Commission on Pathways Through Graduate School and Into Careers examines:

  • Graduate student knowledge of career options
  • How students learn about career opportunities
  • The role of graduate programs and graduate faculty in informing and guiding students along the path to professional occupations
  • Career pathways that individuals with graduate degrees follow

Read the report here: http://pathwaysreport.org/

Commencement Awards 2013

Congratulations to all of 2013 Commencement Award Winners!

Commencement Awards
The Office of Graduate Studies runs a number of award competitions to recognize the achievements of graduate students. The following awards will be presented to master’s and doctoral students graduating in the period from Commencement 2012 to Commencement 2013.

Outstanding Master’s Awards
This award will be presented to master’s degree student at Drexel who demonstrated the highest standards of scholarship, leadership ability and strong commitment to civic responsibility among their peers. This award is designed for those who are receiving their master’s degrees and leaving Drexel. Students who are PhD and doctoral students collecting a master’s along the way are not eligible. A prize of $500 and a certificate of recognition will be awarded by the Office of Graduate Studies.

2013 Outstanding Master’s Graduate
Glenn Joseph Winters

Outstanding Dissertation Awards
Three awards are presented to doctoral students graduating at each Commencement who have written outstanding dissertations that reflect great research. The awards comes with a cash prize of $1000 and a certificate of recognition.

2013 Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation – Social Sciences
Monique Louise Bell

2013 Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation – Mathematical Sciences and Engineering
Blake Nicholls Johnson

2013 Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation – Mathematical Sciences and Engineering
Riju Mohan Singhal

Outstanding Promise Doctoral Awards
Three awards are presented to doctoral students graduating at every Commencement who are deemed to exhibit great promise in enhancing Drexel’s reputation in the future. The awards come with a cash prize of $1000 and a certificate of recognition.

2013 Great Promise to Enhance Drexel’s Reputation – Social Sciences
Scott Dust

2013 Great Promise to Enhance Drexel’s Reputation – Mathematical Sciences and Engineering
Nina Jeong Lane 

2013 Great Promise to Enhance Drexel’s Reputation – Physical and Life Sciences
Andrea Lynn Rosso