Select Page
Home » Professional Development » Job Search and Networking

Job Search and Networking

Job Search

Carpe Careers

Carpe Careers is a blog written by the members of the Graduate Career Consortium (GCC) and provides advice on career and professional development. The GCC provides national leadership and serves as a national voice for graduate-level career and professional development for doctoral students and postdoctoral scholars at GCC member institutions. The University of Michigan is a member of the GCC.

Vitae by the The Chronicle of Higher Education

A service of The Chronicle of Higher Education, Vitae is the only online career hub dedicated to making it easier—and more rewarding—for faculty and administrators to do their jobs each day. has been exclusively providing postdoctoral job information since 1999. It features hundreds of postdoctoral positions advertised by Universities and Government agencies.



GradHacker a blog written by graduate students from a variety of universities, departments, and stages in their careers and for the entire range of graduate and professional students. It provides insights from a community of graduate students sharing personal stories, tips, and challenges with others who are experiencing the same things.

LIPS: Leading Informed Policy with Science (science policy issues)

LIPS (Leading Informed Policy with Science) is a graduate student led group focused on exposing trainees to the intersection of science and policy, developing professional portfolios for policy careers, providing an engaging environment for science advocacy efforts, and participating in outreach events with the public.

Michigan Graduate Consulting Club (consulting industry)

A community of future consultants and business leaders exchanging information and sharing experiences.

MiSciWriters (science writing)

A University of Michigan student organization dedicated to improving the written communication abilities of scientists

Contact Professional Development and Engagement

1530 Rackham Building
915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1070
Phone: (734) 647-4013
Fax: (734) 936-2848


Professional and Academic Development is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The office is closed Saturdays and Sundays and on the following holidays: Thanksgiving (Thursday and the following Friday), Christmas through New Year's, Memorial Day, Independence Day (July 4), and Labor Day.