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Career Exploration with Aurora

Aurora is Center for Graduate Career Success' online professional development training platform for graduate students, postdoctoral trainees, and PhDs. Through two programs of study (academic careers and professional careers), postdoctoral trainees and graduate students can explore career options and learn job search strategies to secure employment in academia and beyond. Aurora also hosts a unique video library where students can hear from PhDs working in all career sectors.

To log in:

  1. Visit Aurora
  2. Select Northwestern University
  3. Enter you netID and password

Aurora benefits graduate students by:

Offering recorded seminars, reflective prompts, and assessments that guide the student experience and foster user engagement.

If you have any questions, please email Liz Stein, TGS director of graduate and postdoctoral training and development.