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.

The Key Attributes Employers are Looking for on Graduates’ Resumes

Students hoping to catch the eye of potential employers through their resume should forego relying only on their strong GPA and instead highlight the attributes and skills they developed in their classwork and through their various experiential assignments, according to 

By Claire Martino
Claire Martino
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🐟Research, Fish, and Tennessee🐟

By Peyton Heisch
Peyton Heisch
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NEW Video Tutorials for using SkillsFirst: GPT AI Resume Builder

The Career Mentors in CORE have create three new Video Tutorials on how to use SkillsFirst.

By Laura Kestner-Ricketts
Laura Kestner-Ricketts Executive Director, Career and Professional Development
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University of Kentucky Toxicology & Cancer Biology Graduate Programs

Explore the world of forensic science and analytical genetics with University of Kentucky’s comprehensive graduate programs! From a Master’s in Forensic Toxicology & Analytical Genetics to a PhD in Toxicology & Cancer Biology, all offerings cater to diverse career paths.

By Minh Nguyen
Minh Nguyen
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Message Employers on Handshake!! 🤝

One great way to network and get ahead in your internship/job search is to message employers BEFORE you apply! Check out how it works and what to write ⬇️ ⬇️ ⬇️ ⬇️

By Claire Martino
Claire Martino
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Law School Comparison Worksheet

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Kristi Moynihan

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Career Service Hours

Day of the week
Office is Open Drop-Ins (When Classes Are In Session)
Monday 8:00 am- 4:30 pm 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 am- 4:30 pm 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Wednesday 8:00 am- 4:30 pm 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Thursday 8:00 am- 4:30 pm 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 am- 4:30 pm 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Drop-in topics include:

  • Resume & Cover Letter Review
  • Resume & Cover Letter Writing
  • Viking Score Overview
  • LinkedIn Headshot Photo
  • Career Resources Overview