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CAREER EXPLORATION and JOB SEEKING



Exploring

Essay on how grad students and postdocs should prepare for career help | InsideHigherEd

Versatile PhD login

Cover Letters Are Dead -- Send A Pain Letter, Instead - Forbes

What's Out There? Transitioning from Academic to Private Sector Job Searches | Patricia Burns | LinkedIn

What Informational Interviews Can Do for You – The Ph.D. Placement Project - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Applying

The importance of following directions when you apply for jobs (essay)

The advantages of working with a buddy in a job search (essay)

Stalled career search? Don't give up | University Affairs

 


NETWORKING and PROFESSIONAL ETIQUETTE


Networking

Essential networking tips for graduate students | University Affairs

Long-Distance Networking | Vitae

Tulane University – Interviews and Networking


Tulane Connections and LinkedIn

WaveLink

Tulane Connect

LinkedIn Alumni

How to use LinkedIn most effectively to help manage your career (essay)


Professionalism

Your professional reputation begins with professionalism (essay)

How Not to Be a Networking Leech: Tips for Seeking Professional Advice - The New York Times


Email

7 email etiquette rules every professional should know

6 Ways to Get Me to Email You Back | Adam Grant | LinkedIn

Why Are Some Academics So Unprofessional? | Vitae



ACADEMIC CAREERS


The Big Picture

The Quick and Relatively Painless Guide to Your Academic Job Search

The Professor Is in: A First-Timer on the Job Market? | Vitae

Job Tracker from Vitae

Killer Apps for the Academic Job Search | Vitae

On the Academic Job Market, Does Patience Pay Off? - The Chronicle of Higher Education

 

CVs

The Professor Is in: CV or Résumé? | Vitae

Career Services at the University of Pennsylvania

How to Build Your C.V. | The Professor Is In

Essay on writing and rewriting the academic C.V. | InsideHigherEd

On the CV of failures, downtime and being normal | University Affairs



Cover Letters

Career Services at the University of Pennsylvania

How To Tailor a Job Letter (Without Flattering, Pandering, or Begging) | The Professor Is In

What's the Draw? | Vitae


Teaching and Research Statements

Chronicle of Higher Education – How to Write a Teaching Statement That Sings

Career Services at the University of Pennsylvania

Teaching Statements | Center for Teaching and Learning

Research Statements Versus Research Proposals | Vitae

The Professor Is in: Research Plans, Proposals, and Statements | Vitae


References

How to ask for a reference letter | University Affairs


Interviewing and Campus Visits

The best tool for a job interview is comfort with yourself (essay)

Barriers to listening in a job interview and strategies to overcome them (essay)

How to Style Your Skype Interview | Vitae

A Strategy Guide for Second-Round Interviews | Vitae

Making the Most of Your Teaching Demo | Vitae

Communicating about teaching experience in job interviews (essay)

The Professor Is in: What to Wear ... | Vitae


Negotiating an Academic Offer

Your Guide to the Ins and Outs of Negotiating in Academia | Vitae

Money Matters | Vitae

What Tenured and Tenure-Track Professors at 4-Year Colleges Made in 2015-16 - The Chronicle of Higher Education

You Don't Get What You Don't Ask For | Inc.com

PayScale's Salary Negotiation Guide

 

Adjunct Positions

Adjunct professors unionize, revealing deeper malaise in higher ed - The Boston Globe

SEIU Faculty Forward

I am an adjunct professor who teaches five classes. I earn less than a pet-sitter | Lee Hall | Comment is free | The Guardian


NON-ACADEMIC CAREERS


The Big Picture

Alt-Ac or Bust | Vitae

Versatile PhD login

From PhD to Life

Beyond the Tenure Track

The Definitive Guide for PhDs'; Success Beyond the Academy | Beyond the Tenure Track

Ph.D.s Do Have Transferable Skills, Part 1 | Vitae

Ph.D.s Do Have Transferable Skills, Part 2 | Vitae


Informational Interviews

What Informational Interviews Can Do for You – The Ph.D. Placement Project - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

How to sound knowledgeable about a career field you've never actually worked in (essay) | Inside Higher Ed

What's Out There? Transitioning from Academic to Private Sector Job Searches | Patricia Burns | LinkedIn

Informational-Interviewing.pdf


Cover Letters

UT College of Liberal Arts:

Career Services at the University of Pennsylvania

Mastering the Modern Cover Letter | UW Professional & Continuing Education


Resumes

UT College of Liberal Arts:

CV to resume |

Don't Fear the Résumé | Vitae

Tulane University - Résumé Writing Tips

 

Interviewing

The best tool for a job interview is comfort with yourself (essay)

Interview questions for graduate students interviewing for non-academic jobs | Anne Krook

Barriers to listening in a job interview and strategies to overcome them (essay)

7 (Really Hard) Interview Questions You Must Answer Properly | Inc.com

Answering the Sticky Question "What Did Your Last Job Pay?" | Liz Ryan | LinkedIn

Tulane University – Interviews and Networking

 

Negotiating an Offer

Money Matters | Vitae

PayScale's Salary Negotiation Guide

You Don't Get What You Don't Ask For | Inc.com

Answering the Sticky Question "What Did Your Last Job Pay?" | Liz Ryan | LinkedIn


ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Recommended books that give career advice for Ph.D.s (essay)

Pioneer of Grad Career Development | Interview with Julie Miller Vick – GRAD | LOGIC

How do you find the time? | Tenure, She Wrote

How to avoid over investment in your job (essay)

Tulane assessment and networking tools; collection of job search sites

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