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Alternative Academic Careers

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This page includes resources for graduate students exploring careers in higher education other than teaching faculty. Use the tabs at the left to learn more about academic careers outside of the tenure track. 

Academic Careers

There are numerous careers suited for those with a graduate degree interested in working in higher education. Some academic careers include:

  • Graduate Student Services  
  • Writing Center 
  • Research Data Management 
  • Instructional Design 
  • Research Libraries 
  • Research Grant Stewardship
  • Educational Technology 
  • Faculty Development 
  • Alumni Office 
  • Academic Assessment
  • Student Success 
  • International Education 
  • Institutional Reporting