Professional Development

ChemPD, Winter 2020

Nnamdi Akporji, Aneta Jelowicki, Saejin Oh, Vani Singhania, Allison Abdilla, Karen Tsay, Olivia Hwang, Joseph Kincaid

CSSS 2019-2020 Committee

Joshua Straub, Jamie Shaum, Aneta Jelowicki, Claire Tran, Kendrick Nguyen, Maša Podunavac, Evan Janzen

Organizers of Career Day 2019

Left to Right: Olivia Hwnag, Jeff Carmichael, Ben Luginbuhl, Prof. Songi Han, India Madden 

Professional Development for Graduate Students

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is dedicated to supporting our students on identifying and meeting academic and career goals during graduate school and for success after. In addition to support from UCSB Career Services and the Graduate Student Resource Center, the department offers additional opportunities to help you assess and improve your skills, values and interests, and explore career options.


Career Day

Chemical Sciences Student Seminar (CSSS)

Graduate Student for Diversity in Science (GSDS)


We encourage our students to communicate their goals to their advisors and peers, and take the time to explore the options available.  

Professional Development Resources

UCSB Career Services  

Graduate Student Resource Center  Technology Management Additional University Resources

GradPost Events 

Graduate Program in Management Practice (GPMP)

Graduate Students Career Counselor/Coordinator
Career Development at the Master of Technology Management
Center for Science and Engineering Parnerships (CSEP)
Career Counselor / Coordinator  
  • Career Discovery & Exploration Process
  • LinkedIn Profile Creation
  • Negotiating Offers
  • Outside Resources
  • Resume Writing