Office of Career Services & Strategy

The Office of Career Services & Strategy strives to provide effective personalized strategy for career path determination, focus and pursuit through individual appointments, walk-in office hours, workshops on the most relevant career topics, as well as resume feedback and interview preparation.

Advising

If you would like career strategy advice, resume feedback (sample Cover Letter/CV/Resume can be found here) or need help with interview preparation, please make an individual appointment.

Individual Appointments

To schedule a 30-minute career coaching appointment, email long.wu@mssm.edu.

Weekly Drop-In Hours

Weekly drop-in hours are on Tuesdays 11am-12pm and Thursdays 2pm-3pm. Contact long.wu@mssm.edu for more information on these 15-minute career coaching sessions.

Alumni Policy

The Office of Career Services & Strategy will gladly extend services to current matriculated graduate students, postdocs, and recent alumni who have graduated in the past 12 months.

Recurring Presentations

On-going presentations are available for career guidance:

  • CV to Resume Conversion: A step-by-step recipe for how to convert your CV into an industry marketable resume
  • Interviewing: Tips and Insights: A practical guide for preparing for the most common types of interviews
  • ‘NEW JOB’ Negotiations (Presentation/Discussion – bring questions): An outlined strategy for optimizing your chances of getting the job offer that you want and answers to your individual negotiation questions
  • Networking: How NOT to be Afraid and Make the MOST of it: A presentation delivering networking tips and a practice networking session
  • Acing It: Successfully Navigating the ACADEMIC Interview Process: A comprehensive guide to applying for tenure-track positions in academia

Professional Services

The following is offered in addition to typical career services, in order to provide a more comprehensive preparation for job search:

  • Regular and VIDEO recorded MOCK interviews - we now offer mock interviews for improving interviewing performance and video recorded sessions for increased self-awareness 
  • Mount Sinai Business Cards

Online Resources

Internal and external recommended career resources include: