Feeling Scattered? Try these 4 Organization-Building Habits

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Anyone can get organized. It’s true: while some people genuinely enjoy color-coding every file and others don’t mind a more haphazard system, organization is a set of behaviors—not a personality trait. If you’re struggling to stay on top of the …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
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Making the World a Better Place

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Usually in January I write a blog that is forward thinking – a new month, a new year, even a whole new decade this January!  However, as I was scrolling through my Facebook feed recently I came upon a post that …

By Barbara Hewitt
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Advice for PhDs navigating difficult career transitions

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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
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5 Self-Reflection Exercises to Start Your Year Off Right

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We’re running all over, getting things done, working toward a noble mission. We take the action, then check it off our list. We get the project done, then move onto the next one. When it comes time to have the …

By Liz Peintner - Idealist Careers
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Beyond Academia: What I’ve learned coordinating Penn’s PhD Career Exploration Fellowship 2020

 Let me briefly walk you through a ubiquitous experience for PhD graduate students. It’s the holiday season, you’re home from break visiting your extended family, and as you’re scarfing down your 6th peanut butter cookie, you strike up a seemingly …

By Katherine Webb
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CS Radio: The Best of 2019

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2019 was another great year for our podcast, with some amazing guests and engaging discussions! Here’s a look back at our top episodes of 2019, which contained the second half of Season Four and the first half of Season Five. …

By Michael DeAngelis
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Network Your Way Into the New Year

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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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Final Exams & Winter Break at Career Services

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Career Services wishes you the very best during finals! Below is our schedule during final exams and winter break:

12/13: 9am-5pm; Last day for Peer Career Pop-Ins: 1pm-5pm

12/16: 9am-5pm

12/17: Abbreviated hours: 9am-12noon; 2pm-4pm

12/18 and 12/19: 9am-5pm

12/20:

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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Ghosting an Employer is Bad For Your Professional Reputation – And Also Just Plain Bad Manners

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We get it….. between classes, extracurricular activities, and part-time campus jobs, students have busy lives and sometimes it’s hard to get everything done.  However, one thing you should definitely make time to do is maintain your professional reputation as it …

By Barbara Hewitt
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5 Thank-You Letters to Send to People in Your Network Who Matter

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Whether you’re job searching, working on your professional development, or building your career, you’ve probably been in a situation that warranted showing appreciation and gratitude. Perhaps you received a job lead and a pep talk from a former colleague. Maybe …

By Victoria Crispo - Idealist Careers
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