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Graduate Students

Professor helping a student at the microscope.

CRS graduate students are part of an interdisciplinary collective from departments across the both

campuses. As a core component of the structure of CRS and NU, we are dedicated to providing resources and programming for graduate student trainees. Programming and curated resources specifically applicable to Graduate Students can be accessed through this portal.

 

 ACADEMIC AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES AT NORTHWESTERN

AccessibleNU: A program that helps facilitate and support student learning at all levels of ability.

Center for Leadership: The Center for Leadership helps students develop their leadership skills in an engaging environment via their unique assessment tools and expertise.

Northwestern Career Advancement (NCA): The NCA helps scholars with various aspects of their career/graduate study advancement including career assessments, job search and resume writing.

The Graduate School (TGS): offers student fellowships, assistantships, and grants to eligible students. TGS's web interface offers links to programming, student life and wellness resources, and NU guided professional development programs. 

GRADUATE STUDENT FUNDING AND TRAVEL AWARDS

Interdisciplinary Biological Sciences Graduate Program (IBiS) Awards

Driskill Graduate Program in Life Sciences Travel Award

Graduate Women in Science Fellowship

Northwestern TGS Conference Travel Grant

Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award (F31)

 
LIFE AND WELLNESS RESOURCES

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS): A program that offers a variety of services for all students seeking mental wellness.

The Graduate Student Association (GSA) and the Chicago Graduate Student Association (CGSA): Student organizations that  addresses the academic and social needs of graduate students.

Student Health Insurance (through Student Affairs): Resource for information on student health services and insurance plans, as well as contact information and links to campus clinic locations.

 

Graduate Student testimonial

 

 For questions, comments or suggested additions please contact crs@northwestern.edu.