Career Ready Pathway

Career Ready Pathway
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The Career Ready Pathway collects training in career exploration, identification, and application preparation from the Internship and Career Center and the Center for Educational Effectiveness for graduate students and post-doctoral scholars at UC Davis. This pathway covers topics such as:

  • Career research,
  • Refining application documents,
  • Networking,
  • Negotiation and more.

This pathway is ideal for students and postdocs seeking to organize their career preparation and use UC Davis resources to be prepared for a job search.

This pathway takes approximately (12 - 20 hours) to complete, involving 6-12 microbadges.

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How to Enroll:

To enroll in the Career Ready Pathway please complete the form on the right.  You may enroll at any time, even if you have already completed some or all of the requirements.  You will be enrolled in 1-2 business days.  If you have any questions, please contact

Pathway Progression Requirements:

Microbadge: Individual Development Planning Submission Guide
Microbadge: Informational Interviews Submission Guide
Microbadge: Site Visit Submission Guide
Microbadge: Career Fair Research Submission Guide
Microbadge: Networking for Graduate Students and Postdocs Submission Guide
Microbadge: LinkedIn for Graduate Students and Postdocs Submission Guide
Microbadge: Negotiation Submission Guide
Microbadge: Curriculum Vitae Submission Guide
Microbadge: Resume Writing Submission Guide
Microbadge: Cover Letter Writing Submission Guide
Microbadge: Teaching Statement Submission Guide
Microbadge: Diversity Statement Submission Guide

All work should be submitted via the GradPathways Institute Micro-credential Submissions Portal.

Our micro-credentials undergo continuous improvement and development: If you believe that you have completed a training that would qualify for part of this pathway, but you do not see it on this list, please fill out this form to submit it for consideration.



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