Career Development

Building Good Writing Skills

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Professional Development
Writing
Career Development
Transferable Skills

You’ve spent the last several years working toward your goal: the PhD. Once you have the degree in hand, you may be curious about career options beyond academe.

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Career Development
Job Search
Networking

The topic about which you may know most may be the hardest one about which to write: yourself. The biggest hurdle to overcome is the nagging, uncomfortable feeling that saying nice things about yourself somehow oversteps the bounds of humility.

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Professional Development
Writing
Career Development

You may have heard this more than once as you prepared for graduate school: "It’s a job!" But it’s not that simple. Graduate school is more than a job. In graduate school you learn to be a professional in your field.

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Navigating Graduate School
Grad Life
Career Development
Individual Development Plan (IDP)

Faculty have many roles—researcher, teacher, mentor and colleague, to name just a few.

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Professional Development
Career Development

For many, attending academic conferences or conventions is an important part of your professional development. It’s an opportunity to learn about recent research, present your own paper or poster, and meet peers.

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Career Development
Interviewing

Social Networking has changed the way we communicate, not just with friends and acquaintances, but with colleagues and potential employers.

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Navigating Graduate School
Career Development
Networking

Whether you’ve just begun your graduate school career or are in your final semester coursework, odds are you’ve been thinking about your professional future and the impending job search.

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Career Development
Networking
Job Search

Chances are you already have personal profiles with social media websites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

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Career Development
Networking
Technology
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Career Development
Cover Letters

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