Transferable Skills

Strengthening Your Leadership Skills

Good news: Leadership skills can be learned!

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Navigating Graduate School
Leadership
Transferable Skills

Preparing for Your Future Career

You may be in your second or third year of graduate school, and chances are good that you’re already setting long-term goals. Career-wise, you know where you want to be in ten years. But how do you get there?

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Career Development
Networking
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Your Elevator Speech

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An elevator speech is a 30–60 second summary of your research interests, main findings, and their importance to society. It's a good way to introduce yourself and your work, whether it's to professional colleagues at a conference or a job interview or just explaining your work to your neighbors and new acquaintances.
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Professional Development
Career Development
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Networking

Transferable Skills

IN HER ARTICLE Transferring Your Skills to a Non-Academic Setting in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Margaret Newhouse, cautions against falling into the trap of believing that if you ar

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Ten Simple Rules for Making Good Oral Presentations

Clear and logical delivery of your ideas and scientific results is an important component of a successful scientific career.

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Professional Development
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Resume-Building Skills

As summer approaches, you may want to update your resume in anticipation of a future job search.

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Career Development
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Learning to Write

Building Good Writing Skills

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Professional Development
Writing
Career Development
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