An Update on Career Services for Fall 2020

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It has been a challenging few months for all of us given the COVID 19 pandemic and the social distancing measures we have taken. We hope that all of you are staying safe and healthy as we move into the …

By Barbara Hewitt
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How PhDs can keep their options open

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Check out this post from the Carpe Careers blog published on the Inside Higher Ed website – written by PhD/postdoc career advisors for PhD students and postdocs:

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Senior Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs Joseph Barber
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The Many Benefits of Helping Others to Help Yourself in Your Job Search

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Check out this post from the Carpe Careers blog published on the Inside Higher Ed website – written by PhD/postdoc career advisors for PhD students and postdocs:

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Senior Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs Joseph Barber
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Beyond the Job Description: Assessing Work Environment and Employer Fit

Beyond the Job Description: Assessing Work Environment and Employer Fit

Even on top of the pandemic, it has been a devastating couple of weeks as we have witnessed such brutality and injustice in Minneapolis.  One thing I am grateful for in the midst of this is having a supportive office …

By Sharon Fleshman
Sharon Fleshman Senior Associate Director, Nursing, Education, Social Policy & Practice Sharon Fleshman
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The Importance of Informational Interviews for Faculty and Expanded Careers

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Check out this post from the Carpe Careers blog published on the Inside Higher Ed website – written by PhD/postdoc career advisors for PhD students and postdocs:

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Senior Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs Joseph Barber
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Beyond Coronavirus: Adapting Penn’s 2020 PhD Career Exploration Fellowship in the face of a pandemic

Beyond Coronavirus: Adapting Penn’s 2020 PhD Career Exploration Fellowship in the face of a pandemic

The faint sound of an alarm permeates a vivid dream. It’s 5:27 am. I roll over, vaguely aware that I am no longer asleep. My eyes open, I groan internally before I step out of bed, a motion that marks …

By Katherine Webb
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How to Ask for Help in Your Job Search During COVID-19 (Email Templates Included!)

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If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a million times: When you’re job searching, you should tap into your network for advice and assistance. But the COVID-19 pandemic—and the record unemployment that’s come with it—has turned so many aspects …

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Career Planning in a Pandemic for PhDs

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Check out this post from the Carpe Careers blog published on the Inside Higher Ed website – written by PhD/postdoc career advisors for PhD students and postdocs:

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Senior Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs Joseph Barber
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5 easy, career-relevant tasks you can complete at your computer right now

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OK, since you are all at your computers all of the time now, let’s give you 5 easy tasks that you can check off your career-related projects list so that you can feel that you have made some progress today. …

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Senior Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs Joseph Barber
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Handshake’s New Hub for Getting Hired Remotely

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Our partners at Handshake have launched a new central hub for resources and articles about conducting the job search remotely. They will also be hosting “ask me anything” style Q&As with their career experts starting today through April 17th. You’ll …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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At-Home Networking Strategies

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Check out this post from the Carpe Careers blog published on the Inside Higher Ed website – written by PhD/postdoc career advisors for PhD students and postdocs:

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Senior Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs Joseph Barber
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