Graduate Students

Graduate students navigate a myriad of challenges in their pursuit of a career.

The ASCC provides resources that are appropriate for all disciplines and backgrounds and encourages you to engage with the experts of your chosen fields for the most appropriate advice.

Consider individual career coaching to cover topics such as decision-making, resume & CV writing advice, interview preparation, as well as networking and job search strategies. Or to learn how your intensive studies have given you transferable skills for options outside of academia or during times of transition.

Explore the variety of employer led and topically relevant events, and our career expos as ways to discover new opportunities.

If you have questions we can engage and assist in identifying the next step in finding a solution.

Additional Career Development Resources:

Versitile PhD

Versatile Ph.D. helps graduate students and new PhDs envision, prepare for and excel in non-academic careers. Here you will find a wonderful online community, an overview of PhD careers, PhD-appropriate job listings and access to a database of nearly 90,000 members.

Past Professional Development Presentations

Upcoming Professional Development Events

The WSU GPSA provides opportunities for students to build a variety of professional development skills including career preparation.

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Contact & Location

(509) 335-6000

Lighty Student Services Rooms 160 - 190
1815 NE Wilson Rd
Pullman, WA

ASCC Hours

Day of the week
Summer Hours Free Summer Tutoring Hours
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 12:00 – 8:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 12:00 – 4:00 pm, 5:00 - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 12:00 – 4:00 pm, 5:00 - 8:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 12:00 – 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 12:00 – 3:00 pm
Saturday   None
Sunday   5:00-8:00 PM

Summer advising appointments are available by appointment only.