It may surprise you, but graduate school is an ideal time to make professional connections. As a student, you are protected from "job-seeker" status and can freely ask people for advice, talk about your work, and seek guidance.
Emma Rifai loves conducting research, but teaching is her passion.
Johan Solberg, an MFA student in book arts at the University of Iowa, traveled to Uzbekistan last summer on funding from the Graduate College to research the current state of papermaking in the country.
Lydia Maunz-Breese and Makayla Steiner, both Ph.D. candidates in English, will be among 30 students from the Humanities Without Walls consortium who will participate in a three-week career diversity workshop in Chicago.