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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Navigating Career Pivots 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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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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You Aren’t Bragging

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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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So – tell me about yourself.

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By Jamie Grant, C’98 GEd’99
Senior Associate Director for SEAS, Career Services

One of the most important parts of any interview happens in the first few moments, when you’re instructed to “tell me about yourself.”  Whether in a 1st round phone …

By Jamie Grant
Jamie Grant Senior Associate Director, Engineering Jamie Grant
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How one common phrase often used by PhDs can undermine 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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Managing Subconscious Messages in Your Job Search

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The career exploration and job search processes are very active, fully conscious experiences. They require you to be intentional and proactive, and to communicate your career goals in direct ways to yourself (yes, sometimes you still need convincing, too) and …

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Senior Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs Joseph Barber
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Jobseeker Tips | Should Your Resume Include Employment Dates?

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How much information on a resume is too much? This common jobseeker’s quandary may have you stumped, especially when it comes to specifics like the dates of past employment. You don’t want to leave crucial info out of the picture, …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
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Should You Resend Your Application If You Notice A Mistake?

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Today’s question is inspired by a reader who made a formatting blunder on his resume:

Last week I applied for a job and this week noticed a formatting error on the document I sent. Bullet points in one section were not …

By Victoria Crispo - Idealist Careers
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Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Iterative Design – of a resume

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The term iterative design is commonly used in professional circles; defined as “a methodology based on a cyclic process of prototyping, testing, analyzing, and refining a product or process.”  (Thanks, Wikipedia!)

The iterative design process also has great value …

By Jamie Grant
Jamie Grant Senior Associate Director, Engineering Jamie Grant
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You Don’t Have To Be A Genius To Write An Effective Resume

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The year is 1482, and a determined Leonardo da Vinci writes a letter highlighting his experience and sends it to his potential employer. This is the birth of the 500-year old exercise of writing a resume.

Today, resumes are still …

By Jim Leahy - WayUp Guide
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