Transferable Skills

A young entrepreneur selling lemonade on a hot day
A young entrepreneur" by rachaelvoorhees
An entrepreneurial mindset will help you as you embark on your career—whether you want to work in a non-profit, in industry, or in academia. If you take charge of your career while in graduate school, you'll dictate your course, not the other way around.
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Leadership
Professional Development
Transferable Skills

Good news: Leadership skills can be learned!

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Navigating Graduate School
Leadership
Transferable Skills

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
Transferable Skills
finger pressing an elevator button
bogenfreund | flickr
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
Transferable Skills
Networking

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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Professional Development
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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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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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Building Good Writing Skills

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Professional Development
Writing
Career Development
Transferable Skills