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How to Prepare to Apply for a Job in Academia Series, Part 3: Create a Roadmap for Success

Welcome back!  You made it to the final part of the series, How to Prepare to Apply for a Job in Academia.  If you haven't gone through the first two parts, you can find them here: Part 1:  Be Observed Part 2:  Observe   These posts also came with a free gift.  If you missed [...]

By | 2017-03-23T15:33:49+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Career Development|1 Comment

How to Prepare to Apply for a Job in Academia Series, Part 2: Observe

Welcome back to the series on How to Prepare to Apply for a Job in Academia!  This series was created to give you a starting point as well as a roadmap for applying for jobs.  Because, trust me, it's very overwhelming!  Here is what we cover in this 3 part series: Part 1:  Be Observed [...]

By | 2017-03-23T15:42:38+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Career Development|3 Comments

How to Prepare to Apply for a Job in Academia Series, Part 1: Be Observed

When you get into your 3rd year of grad school, you probably have completed all of your course work, chosen an advisor, and started teaching classes.   This is also the time where you start to decide if you love learning so much that you want to do it forever!  Or you decide that when [...]

By | 2017-03-23T15:37:42+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Career Development|1 Comment

How to Write a CV as a Graduate Student

One of the most difficult parts about applying for a job, internship, or research program is actually sitting down to write a CV.  You probably haven't been writing down all of your accomplishments as you have gone through graduate school.  So it's completely understandable that writing a CV can feel overwhelming. If you are like I [...]

By | 2017-02-27T14:50:36+00:00 February 27th, 2017|Career Development|0 Comments

6 Tips For Getting Good Teaching Evaluations

As a graduate student wanting a career in academia, you need good teaching evaluations for your job application packets.  However, you are often thrust into a classroom to teach without any teaching experience or training.  And when you ask people how to be good at teaching, the answer is usually, "experience". This is true.  But [...]

By | 2017-02-27T12:11:50+00:00 January 10th, 2017|First Time Teaching, Teaching Practices|0 Comments