Career Paths


Career Connections Center Office Hours in the Graduate School Online

Tuesdays, 1:00-2:00 pm, Online

Wednesdays, 2:00-3:00 pm, Online

In light of the current shift towards online courses and programming, the UF Career Connections Center (C3) is offering virtual support and resources to continue to assist graduate students in their professional development and career readiness needs. Weekly C3 Office Hours in the Graduate School are currently being held virtually via Zoom. Graduate students interested in attending virtual office hours can make an appointment by emailing a C3 Graduate Assistant via this link.

Questions? Contact Talline Martins, Office of Graduate Professional Development.

image career development calendarThe GradDev calendar lists career development seminars sponsored by UF Health departments and graduate programs, with speakers from a variety of job sectors related to health sciences research.

To have your events included on the GradDev calendar, please contact Susan Gardner (


image Career Interest TeamsCareer Interest Teams are informal groups designed to provide introductory experiences for graduate students and postdocs to become familiar with the various career options available for health sciences research. Participation is voluntary. Please feel free to attend any sessions you may be interested in.

Do you have a plan?  Check out the Individual Development Plans page for more information about career and professional development planning while you are in grad school or a postdoc.

Online resources for career exploration:

Science Careers (career resources and tools provided by the AAAS)

New York Academy of Sciences Career Center

Exploring Alternative Academic Careers:  Utilizing informational interviews to get to know other career paths

More essays on “Alternative Academic” (alt-ac) careers

The Versatile PhD (humanities, social sciences and STEM)

Imagine PhD (humanities and social sciences)