PhD & Master's Career Services

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Scheduled Career Advising Appointments for Graduate Students

Topics Covered: All career topics including, but not limited to Career Exploration, Academic Job Preparation, CV and Resume, Cover Letter (paper copy required), Job or Internship Search, Negotiation, Mock Interviews and Interview Coaching

Monday-Friday 9am-4pm

60 minute sessions for PhDs

30 minute sessions for Master’s Students

How to Schedule: Schedule an appointment through BruinView™ (Counseling Appointments tab). Appointments are visible up to two weeks in advance. If you have any problems registering, please contact us and provide us with your full name and UCLA student ID number.

Late Arrivals: Please arrive on time, as counselors are often scheduled for back-to-back appointments and are therefore unable to meet beyond your allotted appointment time. If you are running late, please call 310.206.1915 to inform us so the counselor knows whether or not to expect you.

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The UCLA Career Center provides a range of services that specifically address the career needs of Master’s and PhD students. Over the course of your UCLA graduate education you will develop advanced skills in teaching, research, leadership, collaboration, writing, publishing, international experience, and much more. These skills can be successfully applied in academic and non-academic settings.  We’re here to help you explore your options.


Biomedical & Life Sciences

Engineering & Physical Sciences

Humanities & Arts

Social Sciences & Education


As you prepare for your academic or non-academic career path, the UCLA Career Center will work with you to explore options, pursue internships, and hone your job search skills. The Career Center provides services and resources to help you identify career options through career counseling and the use of career assessments. Our counselors will help you create Curriculum Vitae or resume, prepare for the interview, and address personal issues that impact your career. The Career Center also offers workshops and career focused events, online job listings, a comprehensive career library, and reference file service.

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A valuable resource, The UCLA Versatile PhD, is now available. Find more information and instructions for accessing The VersatilePhD here.