We welcome alumni to continue utilizing the career center to improve job search skills even after students have graduated. 

Alumni Resources

WashU on Stipends

Find a Fellowship

Find out how to identify and apply for national and international fellowships and scholarships.


GoinGlobal gives students expert advice on how to find a job or internship in their dream location, close to home or around the globe.

Graduate School Applications/ Gap Year

GradCareers Program Calendar

For Graduate Students and PostDocs to explore topics related to professional skills and job search strategies. Offered at the Danforth and Medical campuses.

Graduate School Applications/ Gap Year

GradCareers Website

The GradCareers website provides comprehensive information for Graduate Students and PostDocs who are exploring career options, developing professional skills, and preparing for the job search.

Imagine PhD

A career exploration and planning tool for the humanities and social sciences.



Premier academic dossier and credential service for applying to graduate school or post-graduate positions

InterSECT Job Simulations

Interactive Simulation Exercises for Career Transitions; InterSECT is an online platform that allows PhD-level biomedical scientists, regardless of professional stage, to explore future career options. 


Find your dream fellowship; search more than 1,000 professional and academic fellowship programs

Versatile PhD

The Versatile PhD is a supportive, web-based community that helps graduate students learn about, pursue, and succeed in non-academic careers. All current WashU doctoral students, doctoral alumni, and current postdoctoral appointees have access to Versatile PhD premium content. Network with humanities and social science PhDs in successful non-academic careers, Read authentic application documents and career autobiographies from “Versatile PhDs”, Use the interactive PhD Career Finder to explore careers based on your academic discipline.

Contact An Alumni Career Advisor

Michael Chapin, MS, MEd

Assistant Director Career Development

Focus Areas: Consulting, Construction, Education, Graduate School, Management, Human Resources, Manufacturing & Operations, Organizational Development, Sales, Sports

Career Interest Group: Consulting

Patty Katzfey, MEd, MBA

Assistant Director Career Development

Focus Areas: Archaeology, Self-Assessments, Business, Clinical Psychology, Conservation, Consulting, Counseling, Economics, Energy, Entrepreneurship, First-Year Students, General Advising, Geochemistry, Geology, Geophysics, International Students, Marketing, MBA, Study Abroad, Sustainability, Career Transitioning, Undecided

Career Interest Group: Sustainability

Amy Heath-Carpentier, MA, Doctoral Candidate

Assistant Director PreGraduate School and Career Development

Focus Areas: Advocacy, Languages & Literatures, Diplomacy, Education, Fellowships, Foreign Policy & International Affairs, Government, Grad School (masters and PhD), History, LGBTQA, Liberal Arts & Careers, NGO, Non-Profit, Political Science, Religious Studies, Sociology, Study Abroad, Urban Studies, Women & Gender Studies

Career Interest Group: GPP