Job Search

magnifying glass
"my new toy" by Veronica Aguilar | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Tues., October 3, 2018

An increasing number of graduate students express interest in non-academic careers (careers other than faculty positions). Learning where to find these jobs can be the biggest challenge for graduate students.
handshake
"Handshake - Man and Woman" by Amtec | CC BY-SA 2.0

Tues., January 23, 2018

Getting invited for an interview with a company or university is a big step. Learn how to put your best foot forward so that you will successfully earn the job.
job search compass
"Lost in a sea of opportunities" by Sebastien Wiertz | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Tues., November 28, 2017

Finding a job after graduation takes time and planning. Whether you are planning on a career in academia or not, read on to learn about some possibilities and how to prepare.
stairs going up
"Walls (and stairs) of Portugal: Lisbon #7" by Franck Michel | CC BY 2.0

Tues., March 21, 2017

First impressions can have a lasting impact. For search committees and employers, your cover letter is their first impression of you. Strong, persuasive cover letters can positively influence that first impression.
number pad on a telephone
"060416 A Fuzzy Line" by Pete | CC BY 2.0

Tues., November 29, 2016

For many jobs, search committees will interview candidates over the phone or on Skype first. Performing well in these interviews is essential to getting to the next round of interviews.
three keys, hanging next to each other on a green background
"ODConDisplay07" by FolsomNatural | CC BY 2.0

Tues., August 9, 2016

It is important to make the most of your Graduate School experience. In this interview, Rick Reis shares some of his best advice for successfully navigating graduate school and for preparing for what comes next.
The supporting beams on a ceiling
"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.
a slice of cake
"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.

Tues., Jan. 20

A job listing provides vital information for job applicants. Learn what to look for so your application rises to the top of the stack!
close-up photo of a CV title
"Curriculum Vitae" by the Italian voice

Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014

The Curriculum Vitae (abbreviated Vita or simply CV) is a document that summarizes your relevant research, work, and teaching experience. Use these tips to begin constructing a reader-friendly document that will help you get the job.

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