University Resources

Browse the Writing Resumes and Cover Letters resource to discover examples of writing examples and other additional assistance on your writing. 

Graduate Student Job Search Tool Kit

NU Library Resources

Scholar OneSearch can be a great place to start your research. Search results include books (both electronic and print), articles, videos, and more. Here are some tips on how to use it most effectively. 


  • Pivot is a comprehensive database that users may search for funding, collaborating, and publishing opportunities. 
  • Business Source Complete is a business database you can use to locate information for various companies/industries. For additional information see the NU library’s specialized research tutorials on how to locate more company information, such as public vs. private companies. 

Research Guides 


Other Web Resources

Resources for Industry Career Advice

  • Look into professional societies/organizations for career advice and other professional development resources. Most societies tend to release newsletters and special reports on topics that may be relevant to graduate students.
  • AAPS news magazine, specifically the Career Success section
  • Science magazine, specifically the Career section