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Having Productive Meetings with your Faculty Adviser

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The start of a new semester is a great time to schedule a meeting with your faculty adviser. Here are some tips to make sure these meetings are as productive as they can be.
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The Individual Professional Development Plan (IPDP): A Career Management Tool

In the August 2008 issue of Graduate Connections, we introduced you to the “Next Stage” approach to professional development, which requires you to “think ahead, look ahead, and . . .

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Is a Postdoc Fellowship in Your Future?

A postdoctoral scholar is an individual who holds a doctorate and has accepted a temporary “training opportunity” to gain additional research experience to further prepare him or her to pursue a career in academe, industry, government or the non-p

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It's Never Too Late to Start

Courtesy of Julie Miller Vick and Mary Morris Heiberger, U. Penn.
Authors of The Academic Job Search Handbook

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Seven Keys to Graduate School Success

Adapted from the University of British Columbia PowerPoint: On Being a Successful Graduate Student

Here are seven “keys” essential to a successful and well-rounded graduate career.

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Why Are You Here?

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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