Graduate Student Resources

Graduate Student Resources:

Student Organizations

  • Society of Women Engineers: an organization is centered around a passion for our members' success and continues to evolve with the challenges and opportunities reflected in today's exciting engineering and technology specialties. Please also visit their Facebook page for more information.
  • Woodruff School Graduate Women: a group created to serve the academic, social, and career needs of female graduate students in the Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology.
  • Women in ECE: a student run organization within the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering who supports and encourages the success of the female ECE students.
  • Women's Transportation Seminar: a student run organization for students interested in transportation professions.

Emotional Well-Being:

  • Women's Resource Center: The Women's Resource Center strives to be a comfortable, gathering place for all women at Georgia Tech. Located next to the Student Center in the Student Services (Flag) Building Suite 131, students can learn about resources available on campus and in the community, receive assistance in a crisis situation or just relax. We also provide programming on a wide range of women's interests from career seminars to personal development workshops to canoe camping! 
  • The Georgia Tech Counceling Center: The mission of the Georgia Tech Counseling Center is to enhance the academic and personal experience and success of all students by providing a variety of counseling and psychological services to students and the greater campus community.

Professional Resources:

  • Career Services: We are dedicated professionals committed to promoting the mission of Georgia Tech by encouraging students to realize their career dreams by: assisting them with developing self knowledge, obtaining educational and occupational information, selecting personally suitable academic programs and experiential opportunities, developing effective job search skills, and ultimately attaining their employment and/or graduate school goals.
  • CareerWISE: The CareerWISE is the only place where the best research on social science topics is applied to the everyday situations you encounter in science and engineering doctoral programs.
  • Division of Professional Practice: Georgia Tech DoPP, consistently named one of America’s Outstanding College Co-op/Intern Programs by US News & World Report, works with participating employers to help match them with some of the most highly qualified student workers available.

Additional Resources:

  • Advice for Graduate Students: Honest and blunt advice on how to be successful in your research (primarily for Ph.D. students)
  • How To Address Your Professor:The differences between "Dr. So-and-So" and "Prof. So-and-So," how to address one's advisor, what title to use once you get your Ph.D, and advice on how to deal with the intricacies of academic titles.
  • Survival Tips:Advice for women graduate students in male dominated disciplines like engineering.