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Student Resources

The Philosophy program is here to support its students and help encourage their professional development. Please find resources below to explore.

Philosophy Committees

The program has created multiple committees to help address student (and other community members) concerns, issues of diversity, and make proposals for improvements. 

Equity, Diversity, Inclusion Committee
Student Steering Committee
Committee on Representation


Career Planning and Professional Development

The Philosophy program offers placement services, as well as compiled resources and The Graduate Center's Office of Career Planning and Professional Development: 


The Philosophy program at The Graduate Center offers placement services to students completing their Ph.D.s. A drive of files with information and advice about the job market, assembling a dossier, interviewing, campus visits, and sample documents will be made available to all job candidates. Contact the Placement Officer to access the files. The Placement Officer will schedule several meetings during the fall to discuss dossier materials. They will also schedule practice job interviews and job talks for students on the job market.

How can I prepare for the job market while in graduate school?
Job Market Timeline


CUNY Philosophy Professional Development Resources
The Graduate Center's Office of Career Planning and Professional Development

Disability Services

The provision of student disability services is a function of the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs (the Student Affairs office). The mission of Student Disability Services is to provide and support equal access to all programs, services, and activities of the Graduate Center and the University for Graduate Center students with disabilities.

Student Disability Services in the Student Affairs Office can be contated via phone at (212)-817-7400, email at, or visiting them at The Graduate Center, room 7301. 




The Graduate Center Offers a variety of financial awards, scholarships, grants, and employment opportunities to help current doctoral students finance their education and research.

Learn more about funding opportunities for current doctoral students »

Frequently Asked Questions

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Contact Us

Philosophy Program,
The Graduate Center, CUNY

365 Fifth Ave., Rm. 7113
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 212-817-8615
Executive Officer: Prof. Nickolas Pappas
Deputy Executive Officer: Prof. John Greenwood
Director of Admissions: Prof. Stephen Neale
Director of Placement: Prof. Miranda Fricker
MA Program Director: Prof. Jonathan Gilmore
Assistant Program Officer: Natile Clarke