PhD Questions of the Month – March 2021

PhD questions of the month

Welcome to another installment of our blog series, PhD Questions of the Month, where the Grad Student/Postdoc Team at Career Services answers the top 2-3 questions that we have been asked in our individual PhD career advising appointments. This month, …

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Senior Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs Joseph Barber
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Women Who Code CEO Alaina Percival on How to Achieve Gender Parity in Tech

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While there are plenty of programs designed to encourage more women to join the tech industry, companies aren’t investing in retaining the women who are already in the workforce, says Alaina Percival, CEO of Women Who Code. Hence why the …

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I Really Dislike Negotiating, But…

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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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Welcome to Career Services: Fall 2020 (Video)

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Career Services will be offered in a virtual fashion this fall, but in the same robust manner that you’ve come to expect. Learn more about virtual appointments, career fairs, and more. Learn more about our fall plans here.

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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CS Radio – Episode 110: “Benefits”

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Considering a job offer or offers? Remember that there’s more than just salary to think about. This week, we take a look at benefits both tangible and intangible  that should factor in to any job offers or negotiations you are …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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Navigating the Surprising Stress of a Job Offer

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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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How to harness the stress of job interviews and negotiation to your advantage

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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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CS Radio – Episode 96: “Don’t (Just) Say YES”

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Have a job offer? AMAZING! But don’t feel you need to accept on the spot. This week, we take a look at the art of negotiating. Michael and Mylene draw on examples from their own experiences, as well as some …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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Deciding on Job Offers

Deciding on Job Offers

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Congratulations, you have a job offer! The decision to accept or decline an offer can be challenging, and there are many factors to consider. Your first reaction is often excitement, followed by relief to have something in hand. Always …

By Jingy Yen
Jingy Yen Associate Director, Wharton Undergrad Jingy Yen
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Negotiating Salary and Evaluating An Offer

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When you are in the job search process, sooner or later you will need to prepare yourself to have the money discussion with an employer.    You may be asked to add “Salary Requirements” in an online application before even starting …

By Jamie Grant
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