Career development

The College of Global Futures encourages undergraduate and graduate students to take advantage of as many career development opportunities as possible to enhance their academic experience.

ASU offers services to help undergraduate and graduate students interested in career development. Below are links to programs available through the university.

Connect with us on LinkedIn

Create a profile and request to join the following group reserved specifically for degree-seeking students. and alumni in their respective colleges. Each group serves to provide a place for networking and the exchange of ideas, as well as remaining connected to the College of Global Futures.

School for the Future of innovation in Society

A social space for students and alumni to convene, share ideas, opportunities, challenges, and reconnect with their peers.

School of Sustainability

A place for networking, sharing opportunities and the exchange of ideas, as well as remaining connected to the School of Sustainability.

School of Complex Adaptive Systems

students and alumni to convene, share ideas, opportunities, challenges, network, and reconnect to their peers.

Internships

Sustainability Connect is the place for College of Global Futures graduate and undergraduate students to find all the information about current internship opportunities. For information about how to pursue an internship for credit, please review our policies and procedures on our Internships resource page.

Local involvement

Build your network and your résumé while doing something you love. Get involved locally with groups on and off campus.ASU has over 1,000 student clubs and organizations to get involved. The College of Global Futures supports a few clubs specific to our students in our majors. Browse this list of clubs and organizations.

  • Arizona Forward  brings business and civic leaders together to convene thoughtful public dialogue on regional issues and to promote cooperative efforts to improve the environment and livability of Arizona communities. They host several monthly networking events and have discounted membership for students.
  • The Arizona Green Chamber of Commerce advances sustainable and diverse economic development in the Valley and statewide. The group hosts monthly “lunch and learn” events and weekly evening “Sip & Connect” networking events.
  • Net Impact  mobilizes a new generation to use their careers to drive transformational change in their workplaces and the world. If you are interested in corporate sustainability, this is the place to network and search for jobs. Net Impact has undergraduate and graduate chapters on the ASU campuses that are open to students. There is also a professional chapter in the Valley as well.
  • The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education  (AASHE) is helping to create a brighter future of opportunity for all by advancing sustainability in higher education. If you are interested in a job in higher education, AASHE offers discounted memberships to students and hosts a yearly conference that boasts over 5,000 attendees.

Graduate college career development

Preparing future faculty

Graduate Assistant Training (TA/RA)

Graduate college certificates

Graduate certificates can be completed alongside a graduate degree or, in some cases, as a stand-alone program.

Professional development for international students

Optional Practical Training (OPT)

Curricular Practical Training (CPT)

International student organizations

English Language Program

Other ASU resources

Career and Professional Development Services

Graduate student organizations

Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA) Professional Development Travel Grants

Earn micro-credentials

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Curriculum vitae (CV) resources

A well-crafted CV is crucial for landing a job in academia after graduation. Below are resources to assist you in creating your CV:

ASU’s Career and Professional Development Services: Crafting your CV

ASU’s Career and Professional Development Services: CV Example

themuse’s Curriclum Vita Guide

Indeed’s Curriculum Vitae Format Guide

The Balance Careers’ Curriculum VItae Samples, Templates, and Writing Tips

Resume resources

ASU’s Career and Professional Development Service’s Resume Tips

Monster.com Resume & Letters