Career Counseling

Career services at the Graduate Center

The Graduate Center at the UArizona can support your career development. The Graduate Center Career Services offer support in:

  • researching and identifying diverse careers
  • developing effective job search strategies
  • creating professional connections and developing your LinkedIn profile
  • reviewing job application materials such as CVs, resumes, statements, and cover letters
  • preparing for interviews, including mock interviews
  • negotiating your best offer

Please find more information about their services here or get connected with the Graduate Center Career Services on Handshake. Use our Handshake Instructions to access our events, services, and programs easily. Postdoctoral scholars, please get in touch with David Bradshaw ( for assistance in accessing Handshake.

Shawn Nordell

Associate Director of Graduate Career Services

Dr. Shawn Nordell is the Associate Director of Graduate Career Services and Assistant Professor of Practice. An alum of the University of Arizona, Dr. Nordell has years of experience helping graduate students and postdocs with job searches and applications, particularly with self-assessment, career exploration, networking, and translating transferable skills. For more information on Dr. Nordell, see this link.

You can schedule an appointment with Dr. Nordell directly via email at