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Dear Scholars, Delete Your Account At Academia.Edu. Individual Development Plan (IDP) How the University of Chicago is helping graduate students find meaningful careers. Some 500 graduate students and postdocs, along with faculty members, alumni and leaders from nonprofits, government and business will gather at the University of Chicago’s International House today for its annual GradUCon.

How the University of Chicago is helping graduate students find meaningful careers

Tips for embarking on the job market for the first time (essay) Now only two full years into my tenure-track position, I remember my job market year well enough -- a year best described as fraught, perhaps downright scary and, for some people, even a little inhumane.

Tips for embarking on the job market for the first time (essay)

As if writing a dissertation is not anxiety inducing enough, the job market year is full of situations, systems and personalities (yes, personalities) that are completely out of our control. To make your life a little bit easier during this time, here are five key details that are within your control to hone, fine-tune, practice and remember. Actually useful questions to ask in informational interviews. A reader writes: You’ve written before about how NOT to behave in an informational interview (i.e. use it to try to get a job), but I wonder what you recommend to get the most out of them when you’re approaching the meeting with the proper mindset.

actually useful questions to ask in informational interviews

I’m about six months away from getting a masters degree, and another student in my program recently arranged for me to have lunch with her and a family friend. 5 Keys to Acing Your Informational Interview. Uk.businessinsider. Donald Trump's cheerful expression makes him seem like an extrovert.REUTERS/Rick Wilking.

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Duke Student Affairs. Networking is a process through which you thoughtfully create and sustain relationships to exchange information.

Duke Student Affairs

The most successful networking, like any relationship is built upon mutual benefit. Steps to SuccessEngage in the self-inquiry process before you begin building your professional network. Take some time to reflect on who you really are, what makes you unique and what career-related aspirations you have. Doing so will allow you to feel more natural and authentic when building relationships, especially with strangers.Self-Inquiry Guide Learn what networking is and is not. Making a Statement. Want more advice from Karen Kelsky?

Making a Statement

Browse The Professor Is In archives or check out The Quick and Relatively Painless Guide to Your Academic Job Search. I would like to know the difference between the teaching statement, the research statement, and the diversity statement. There are five major document genres associated with the academic job application: the CV, the cover letter, the teaching statement, the research statement, and the diversity statement. Why Nobody Responds To PhDs On LinkedIn. Two new people sign up to LinkedIn every second.

Why Nobody Responds To PhDs On LinkedIn

Every. Second. This is according to a recent LinkedIn earnings report. A similar report showed that LinkedIn now has over 347 million users total. A report by Social Times shows that 94% of recruiters and hiring managers use LinkedIn to vet job candidates. Resources for PhD students - Economic and Social Research Council. Impact of Doctoral Careers - Research Councils UK. The Impact of Doctoral Careers is an in-depth report which confirms the crucial role doctoral graduates play in UK businesses.

Impact of Doctoral Careers - Research Councils UK

The report states that over three quarters of employers believe that the loss of doctoral graduates would have a major impact on their business and one in five seeing doctoral graduates as ‘business critical’. Doctoral graduates also improve the effectiveness of their colleagues, with the vast majority having contributed to improving problem solving and creative-thinking in others. The report, funded by RCUK, HEFCE and HEFCW, was based on a study commissioned with the social research company CFE Research. It aimed to understand the economic, social and cultural impact that doctoral graduates had on the organisations they worked in.

The study also investigated the types of careers graduates pursued over a seven to nine year period. Creating an Internship – Career & Internship Center. Internship Guidelines for Employers Recruiting at the University of Washington What is an internship?

Creating an Internship – Career & Internship Center

An internship is a pre-professional learning experience that offers meaningful, practical work experience related to a student’s career interest and centered around clearly defined learning objectives/goals. An internship offers a student the opportunity for career exploration and development, and the learning of new skills; but also offers the employer the opportunity to bring new ideas and energy into their workplace, develop talent and potentially build a pipeline for future full-time employees. Non-Academic Career Options for PhDs in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Beyond Academia: Career Options for PhDs in the Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate students are among the most well-educated members of society.

Non-Academic Career Options for PhDs in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Non-academic Careers for PhD Holders. By Dr Nathalie Mather-L’Huillier I was going to entitle this article “Alternative careers to academia for PhD holders.” Then I read an interesting piece which made an excellent point - considering that in the UK (although this is also true in Australia, the USA and increasingly China), less than half of PhD holders go into academia, other careers are not really “alternative” anymore, but are becoming more of the norm.

Stanford - PhDs and Postdocs. Top 10 Reference Websites For PhDs Transitioning Out Of Academia Into Industry Jobs. Written By: Cathy Sorbara, PhD Leaving academia meant reinventing my career. Career Tracking 01.