Career Development

"Business people shaking hands in agreement" by Rawpixel Ltd | CC BY 2.0

Tues., July 9, 2019

Graduate school is a great time to start developing a professional identity. Here are some tips for starting to do that and seeing yourself as a professional even when you are still a student.
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"Jobs under magnifying glass" by Marco Verch Professional | CC BY 2.0

Tues., April 16, 2019

When you're applying for jobs, understanding the difference between CVs and resumes is important. It's also critical to understand what you should and shouldn't include.
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"Mini magnifying glass" by Ricky Willis | CC BY-NC 2.0

Tues., September 19, 2017

For some graduate students, internships can be a great way of building work experience specific to your field. In some fields, you may be required to complete an internship as part of your graduate program, but internships can be useful for students in other fields, especially if you are interested in non-academic careers.
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Tues., August 22, 2017

The Office of Graduate Studies is more than just the place that processes applications and dissertation paperwork. Read more to learn about all the ways that OGS can help you succeed in graduate school and beyond.
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"Who is the Weakest Link" by Cindy Cornett Seigle | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Tues., November 1, 2016

Using LinkedIn well can help you develop and support your professional network and connect with other professionals in your field. Think carefully about what information you include and how best to portray yourself online.
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"Variety" by Jacques Holst | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Tues., Feb. 9, 2016

Create the résumé that will land an interview--and get you in the front-running for the job.
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"the colorful way up" by Lars Ploughmann  | CC BY-SA 2.0

Tues., Jan.12, 2016

Systematically plan your career and professional development for the semester so you aren’t overwhelmed and don't waste your time.
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"Italian Cream Cake" by Einahpets23

Tues., July 14, 2015

Applying for jobs is like making a complicated dish. A little prep work now makes it easier to have great results when you're ready to go on the job market.
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"Project 365/91" by Phil Tomlinson | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Tues., May 12, 2015

A plan helps you make the most of your summer. Use these steps to organize your professional and career development and get a head start on academic work.
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"Network" by Stuart Richards | CC BY-ND 2.0

Tue., April 21, 2015; by Adrian Lara

Start thinking about applying for your first job post-graduation—even if you have a year or two of grad school left.

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