Dr. Gaeun (Gwenn) Seo is a career development professional with over a decade of dedicated experience in career services, specializing in guiding Ph.D., Master’s, and international students on their path to successful careers. Currently serving as the Director of Graduate Career Development at Georgia Tech, she oversees a graduate career development team to provide comprehensive career support to Master’s and Ph.D. students.
Previously, Dr. Seo served as the Senior Associate Director for Graduate Student Career Development at Princeton University, where she spearheaded all career development initiatives for Ph.D. students. Before her tenure at Princeton, she provided graduate student career development services at various institutions such as Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell University, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Dr. Seo also has an impressive research and publication history of doctoral students, including her recent peer-review publication, “Pursuing careers inside or outside academia? Factors associated with doctoral students’ career decision making.” She has also held leadership positions in the National Career Development Association (NCDA) and the Graduate Career Consortium (GCC).
Dr. Seo earned her BA and MA in International Office Administration at Ewha Womans University in South Korea and her PhD in Human Resource Development at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.