PhD Career Services - Advising

Schedule an Advising Appointment


PhD Career Services can help at every state of planning for life after graduate school.  If you are in need of one-on-one help in your career planning or professional development, it might be time to schedule an appointment. 

Click here to schedule an advising appointment.
(Please note:  Starting March 1st, we will be switching to the HandShake sytem to schedule appoinments.  Details coming soon!)

Eligibility for Advising Services:

  • All currently enrolled graduate students (both masters & PhD) students are eligible.
  • Postdoctoral Scholars/Postdoctoral Fellows
  • Graduates of any MSU Graduate Program are eligible for advising for two calendar years after graduation.
  • Alumni who have graduated more than two years ago should join the MSU Alumni Association where you can accessw a range of resources and services geared toward the experienced job seeker. 

Due to limitations on staffing and resources, PhD Career Services may limit the number of sessions available to individuals.


Current advisors:

John Vasquez

John Vasquez - General advising for master's and doctoral students and postdocs; resume, cover letter, CV, etc.

Ryan Bixenmann

Ryan Bixenmann - General advising for graduate students, postdocs; resume, cover letter, CV, etc.