Career Journal for Job-Seekers Considering Graduate School
Graduate School Module 4: Using Research to Gain Knowledge
This assignment now moves you away from internal processes and controllable factors to your external environment and issues you cannot control — and how these forces can affect your future career.
Follow: The steps of the market research process and develop a detailed short-term (one month) plan to identify and research key graduate programs — in order to get a step closer to choosing your ideal graduate program.
Conduct: research on at least five graduate programs. Use our Graduate School Resources.
Read and react: Criteria for Choosing a Graduate Program.
Brainstorm: A list of other resources (people, books, journals, Websites, etc.) that you can use in your research plan to get information on particular graduate schools.
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