Create your future

Planning for your career & exploring possibilities

Obtaining your Master’s degree or Ph.D. is a huge accomplishment and we know that you want to put your experience to use after grad school. Concerns about future employment and direction can be stressful and worrying for a lot of grad students. Whether you’re exploring possible future career paths or have a job in mind, grad students often benefit from guidance in transferring their academic accomplishments to the professional world. UVic offers many career-related resources tailored specifically to grad students needs. Having some direction post-graduation can do wonders to keep you motivated and emotionally well throughout your studies.

External Job Links

  • TalentEgg: A Canadian job board and online career resource for students and new graduates.
  • VersatilePhD: Online community dedicated to non-academic and non-faculty careers for PhDs in humanities, social science, and STEM.
  • MyIDP: Provides an individual development plan (IDP) in science careers.
  • From PhD to Life: Blog with interviews focusing on transitions to careers outside of academia.
  • PhDs at Work: A network for professionals with PhDs working across industries.
  • ChronicleVitae: Career management tools, an online community, and advice to build successful careers.