Michelle DeLair, PhD

Assistant Director, Graduate and Postdoctoral Career Development

Michelle DeLair
Michelle DeLair

I work with graduate students and postdoctoral appointees in all disciplines. My background includes higher education administration, non-profit policy research, and consulting. As a WashU PhD (History), I enjoy supporting PhD students and postdocs in career exploration, professional development, and especially in crafting written materials to communicate their qualifications for a variety of career paths.

What do you most enjoy about working at the Career Center?

I love helping graduate students figure out what’s next for them!

First post-college job or favorite job before working here?

Favorite job before this one – Research Assistant for the Urban Institute, in the Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center.

Career Advising Focus Areas: Other Industry, Assessments, Academia / Faculty, General, Pre-Graduate School, Non-Profit / Social Work, Data Science, Government / Public Policy, Consulting