Jiu-Hwa Upshur, Ph.D, History, and the students she funded in 2014 through the Chia Lun Lo Fellowship she established to honor her father
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.
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.
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).