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Engage & Connect

Join our global alumni network, discover what alums are accomplishing, share your achievements.

Each year, nearly 900 doctoral and over 2,100 master's degree recipients join the ranks of Rackham Graduate School alumni. These alumni have, in large and small ways, left their marks on the university and made our world a better place.

We invite you, our alumni, to stay connected with the university. With a global network of 90,000+ alumni, you have an opportunity to connect with classmates, peers, and professionals around the world in your field and in others.

Alumni Profiles

Do you wonder what Rackham alumni do for a living? The varied career options alumni take offer great examples and words of wisdom for current students.

Featured Profile

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Nikhil Sharma, Ph.D., Information

Job Title and Organization

Senior User Experience Researcher, Google Inc

First Position After Graduate School

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Katz School of Business, University of Pittsburgh

Career Skills Graduate Students Should Develop

Presentation, learning to be a good communicator. Inculcate a systematic way of thinking about problem solving.

Advice for Graduate Students

Find out skills your dream job requires, build them and also learn how to showcase those skills (through portfolios, blogs, written work). (through portfolios, blogs, written work).