PLEASE NOTE: The Fall semester will begin on Tuesday, August 25. Information and FAQs are available on the Return to Grounds website and the Fall 2020 Student Resource website, which will be updated frequently.

Professional and Career Development


Please schedule an appointment through HANDSHAKE and select the following options:

  • Appointments 
  • Schedule a new appointment
  • Choose Category “Graduate & Postdoc Career & Professional Development” 
  • Choose appointment type “Career & Professional Advising”
  • Choose a career advisor
    • Sonali Majumdar, PhD: new appointments for students in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math). Students in all disciplines, currently advised by Sonali can continue to schedule follow-up appointments
    • Yi Hao, PhD: New appointments for students in Education, Social Sciences, and Humanities. Students in all disciplines, currently advised by Yi can continue to schedule follow-up appointments
  • Select an upcoming date to see available appointments to schedule.
  • A career advisor will send you a follow-up message with a Zoom link or phone number for the appointment. 

Note: Appointments will be available for the upcoming two weeks. Please email directly to schedule appointments beyond that period or in case appointments slots are not available on Handshake.


Postdocs can schedule appointments by emailing Sonali Majumdar ( directly. 45-minute appointment slots will be available between 3-5 PM (EST), Monday-Thursday through Summer 2020.


If you have further questions, please email Yi Hao (