The Career Center offers the opportunity to meet with a Ph.D. counselor to discuss the academic job search and the widening range of career options for Ph.D.s. If you have any questions about the academic job search process or are unsure about what other possibilities you’d like to explore, feel free to make an appointment with one of the Career Center’s Ph.D. counselors:

Andrew Green (Ph.D., Political Science, UC Berkeley ’93) taught for six years at Connecticut College before joining the staff of the Career Center on April Fool’s Day, 1997.

Debra Behrens (Ph.D., Education, UC Santa Barbara) taught at California State University before joining the Career Center.


Career Center

the exterior of the Career Center

The Career Center has counselors specifically dedicated to helping graduate students.  Each year, over 2,500 Berkeley graduate students receive career planning guidance and employment-related assistance from the Career Center.

Graduate student services include:

  • Individual, confidential counseling
  • Workshops and presentations
  • Career fairs and employer info sessions
  • Email alerts
  • Job listings
  • On-campus recruiting

You can learn more from the Career Center website, visit in person 9 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday at 2440 Bancroft Way, or call 510-642-1716.

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