Networking Resources for Graduate Students

Take advantage of opportunities to meet professionals and alumni who work in your field of interest through academic professions. Join a professional organization and attend meetings and special events with the intention of introducing yourself to other members. Here are a few resources to review with great networking potential.

Connect with Alumni

The Alumni Career Network, powered by Wisr, is a secure online database of alumni who have volunteered to assist students with career advice and networking. This global community is a powerful source of career inspiration and networking.

Professional Organization Directory

Use the Professional Organization Directory to search for a professional organization by keyword.

National Postdoctoral Association

The national association for post doctoral candidates. Access the NPA for association events and a list of potential career paths for PhDs.

ACS Career Navigatorâ„¢

American Chemical Society is a congressionally chartered independent membership organization which represents professionals at all degree levels and in all fields of chemistry and sciences that involve chemistry.

Chemical and Engineering News

Chemical & Engineering News is a weekly magazine published by the American Chemical Society. C&EN editors and reporters based in Europe, the United States, and Asia cover science and technology, business and industry, government and policy, education, and employment aspects of the chemistry field.

Biotech and Pharmaceutical News and Jobs

BioSpace is the leading online community for industry news and careers for life science professionals.

United States Department of Energy

The Department of Energy lists laboratories and technology centers which house world-class facilities where cutting-edge research is performed.