New Graduate & Young Alumni Resources
Become a member of the PSU Alumni Association!
Becoming a member of the PSU Alumni Association is the easiest way to maintain a connection to Portland State University and our community of 150,000+ alumni worldwide.
Jobs and Career
Best Career Blogs and Websites
Job Jenny (local recruiter)
Job Searching Do's and Don'ts
Job Searching Sites
Career Connect Database at Portland State
Idealist - Find jobs and internships all over the world
Mac's List - Find nonprofit jobs in the Portland area
Choose a Graduate School
Thiking about going to Graduate School? Here are a few website that can help you find out more information about other schools.
US News Best Graduate Schools: http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-graduate-schools
Graduate School USA: http://graduateschool.edu/
Idealist Grad Fair travel over the contry: http://www.idealist.org/
PSU Office of Grduate Studies: http://www.pdx.edu/ogs/
Order Your Degree Transcript
Don't forget to order your OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT.
Find out how to order your office transcript here: http://www.pdx.edu/registration/transcript-requests
Apply to Graduate School
Here are few articles and website that can help get a head start!
US News has a list of great articles that help learn about all the steps: http://www.usnews.com/education/best-graduate-schools/top-graduate-schoo...
The Princeton Review: http://www.princetonreview.com/grad/application-timeline.aspx
Talk to a school Representative at One of the Idealist Fair: http://www.idealist.org/
Apply to Graduate School at PSU: http://www.pdx.edu/ogs/applying-to-a-graduate-program-at-psu
We are sad that you are moving away from Portland, but we want to make sure you have a wonderful trip to whatever destination you choose. Here are a few things that might help you on the way:
Join an official PSU Alumni Network
Existing Regional Alumni Networks:
Existing International Alumni Netowrks:
Here is a great article for people moving away after college: http://www.cappex.com/blog/internships-career/what-to-do-before-moving-t...
Not sure where to go yet? No worries, here is a article that can help you decied: http://www.hccmis.com/short-term-health-insurance/moving-to-a-new-city-a...
Looking for a moving service? Here is a start: http://www.yelp.com/c/portland/movers
Great tip for people to start thinking about moving out of home after college: http://thoughtcatalog.com/2013/13-tips-for-moving-out-of-your-parents-ho...
Finding a Place to Live After Graduation: http://www.hccmis.com/short-term-health-insurance/finding-a-place-to-liv...
Here is a great blog post talking about how to find affordable housing after graduation: http://www.hercampus.com/career/after-college/post-grad-help-how-find-af...
Thinking about moving to New York? This is for you: http://www.thenextsteprealty.com/
Start Paying for Your Student Loan
Don't wait! Start mapping out your payment plan right now!
Here is a great article to start with: http://www.collegeaftermath.com/money-finances-after-college/college-deb...
Now, on to the managing your payment part:
Manage Your Future: http://mappingyourfuture.org/money/studentdebt.htm
You Can Deal with It: http://www.youcandealwithit.com/
Life After Graduation
Here are two website that can help start your life after graduation:
Giving Back to Portland State!