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Careers: Grad School

This guide provides resources for finding a career/job, internship, practice exams, and graduate schools.

Find a program

Practice search: What is one of the courses in a Public Administration masters program?

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Timeline

JUNIOR YEAR

SENIOR YEAR

Summer

  • Find application requirements for graduate schools you have identified.
  • Work on your personal statement for the application

September

  • Contact faculty members for recommendations

October-January

  • Complete grad school applications by each program’s published application deadline
  • Take the GRE subject test (if required) or other required exams, like the GMAT

Advice

Want to pursue a career that requires a graduate degree? 

Visit Northwest's Graduate School office (2nd floor, west wing of Administration Building) and Career Services (1st floor, Administration Building).

Participate in research opportunities while you're an undergraduate. Explore an undergraduate research project, asking a faculty member about  possibilities in your major.
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