Get Curious: Exploring your skills, interests & values

Get Curious: Exploring your skills, interests & values

Are you considering a career outside of academia? Do you think of leaving academia after graduation? No worries. You are not alone.

When you struggle with these thoughts, keep reading to learn …

By Siqi Zheng
Siqi Zheng
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Build Your Résumé From the Bones Up

Taking a fresh look at how you tell your workplace story may help renew your zest for research, affirm your value and steer you in the right direction, Victoria McGovern writes.

By Alissa Clark
Alissa Clark Graduate Student Program Director
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What are InterSECT Job Simulations, and How Helpful Are They?

What are InterSECT job simulations?

As one of a suite of tools you might use to explore different career paths, InterSECT job simulations provide a sample of daily work that you might encounter in one of your fields of interest. …

By Emmett Wilson
Emmett Wilson
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Diverse Career Pathways for PhDs

Getting a PhD doesn’t mean that you’re going to be a professor. You can be a professor for sure. But becoming a professor or working in academia is not your only option after completing your PhD. Also, studying for your …

By Sumin Oh
Sumin Oh
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Oh, the Places They’ll Go With a Ph.D.

“It’s that season when scholars are busy preparing to enter the academic job market — a path that has long been unpredictable for new Ph.D. recipients, especially those who want to be tenure track professors.” writes Audrey Williams June

By Alissa Clark
Alissa Clark Graduate Student Program Director
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The Many Phases of Networking

The truth is that how you interact with people may change depending on where you are in your career and the type of support you need, writes Anne Meyer-Miner.

By Alissa Clark
Alissa Clark Graduate Student Program Director
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Translating Your PhD Skillset

The existential dread of finding a job after you finish your graduate degree is genuine. You might have found yourself nodding as you read that first sentence—especially if you’re a humanities graduate student. The not-so-proverbial old school way of thinking …

By Jamey Keeton
Jamey Keeton
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9 Ways to Avoid Job Search Fatigue

Looking for a job is draining, writes Olga Koutseridi, who gives advice for how to stay energized throughout the process.

https://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2022/06/06/how-stay-energized-throughout-your-job-search-opinion

By Alissa Clark
Alissa Clark Graduate Student Program Director
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Under-the-Radar Professional Skills

Dinuka Gunaratne and Jaya Dixit offer strategies for working effectively with graduate supervisors as well as employer managers.

https://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2022/05/23/how-work-graduate-supervisors-and-employer-managers-opinion

 

By Alissa Clark
Alissa Clark Graduate Student Program Director
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An Explosion of Valuable—and Free—Support

Access to great advice and resources to help you navigate your professional development and job search has never been easier, writes Chris Smith.

By Alissa Clark
Alissa Clark Graduate Student Program Director
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