Graduate/Professional School

Each year about 40% of students graduating from Augustana College head directly to graduate/professional school.  In Career Development & Vocation we consider graduate/professional school a stepping stone along the way to achieving an initial career goal.  Whether you are considering graduate/professional school or you are certain that is your next step, we’ve provided some resources to guide you through the process.

Preparing for Graduate School

Preparing For Graduate School

By: Michel Hoffman

Original article found here

There are many moving parts to take into consideration when planning your education. If you decide to pursue your education beyond a bachelor’s degree, planning becomes even more complex. …

By Jessica Estes
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NEW COURSE: Career and Life Design: Strategies for Career Success

New J-Term Course designed for juniors and seniors focused on Career Success!

Develop short- and long-term career strategies
Dive into the career reflection and planning process
Gain the necessary knowledge and key tools to design a career strategy
Execute a …

By Laura Kestner-Ricketts
Laura Kestner-Ricketts Executive Director, Career and Professional Development
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Viking Score

The Viking Score is Augustana College’s career-readiness program to support students through college and post-graduate life by tracking experiences and awarding points to earn incentives along the way. The Viking Score motivates students to take small steps ensuring they are …

By Laura Kestner-Ricketts
Laura Kestner-Ricketts Executive Director, Career and Professional Development
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8 Reasons Why Graduate School Is Worth the Effort

Someone wearing red sneakers heading towards his master’s degree. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Most students cease their college careers after obtaining bachelor’s degrees. However, there is also the possibility of continuing your education into grad school. The rewards can be …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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7 Skills to Set You Apart in the Remote Work Environment

The joys of working remotely — especially if you're lucky enough to work from home. Your commute from the bedroom to the living room, dining room, or wherever you've set up your home office takes seconds and you're ready to go.

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Office is Open Drop-Ins (When Classes Are In Session)
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  • Resume & Cover Letter Review
  • Resume & Cover Letter Writing
  • Viking Score Overview
  • LinkedIn Headshot Photo
  • Career Resources Overview