Tips on Successful Video Interviews for PhDs on the Academic Job Market

For PhD students on the academic job search, an invitation to interview with a search committee is both exciting and daunting. As many institutions are now moving away from conference interviews in favor of video interviews through platforms like Skype, …

By Helen Pho
Helen Pho Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs Helen Pho
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CS Radio – Episode 100: “Careers & Caverns”

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In celebration of 100 episodes, CS Radio sits down to play Dungeons & Dragons!

What does tabletop role playing have to do with careers? More than you might expect – particularly when it comes to case interviewing! In the first …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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Backward Design Your Way to a Fulfilling Career

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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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Why and How to Build Connections Online

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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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Say My Name | Why Pronouncing Names Correctly is Important

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Most people would agree that names matter. At the most basic level, they serve as important identifiers. We introduce ourselves with them. We even choose new ones because they are more aligned with our identities.

Given their elemental importance, it …

By Yejin Lee - 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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Trick or Treat

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Author’s note: This has become my traditional Halloween blog.  I think that the contents are as relevant today as when I first wrote them. Happy haunting!

When I was little, I had what I think was the greatest record collection a four …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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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
Idealist Careers
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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Balancing Wellness and a Job Search for PhD Students/Postdocs

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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 98: “Scares and Surprises”

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It’s Halloween, but CS Radio is here to make things a little less scary with resources in some surprising places.

Enjoy!

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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Approaching Your PhD Internship With Intention

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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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