Broadening PhD Experiences to Enhance Your Career

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 Director, Graduate Career Initiatives
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CS Radio – Episode 168: Avoiding Toxic Job Postings

This week on CS Radio, the squad discusses another article from The Muse – this time on how to identify a potentially toxic workplace environment! Be wary when a posting uses cute or quirky titles, vagueness in the description, or …

By J. Michael DeAngelis
J. Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager, co-host CS Radio
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Exploring Physics in the Field of Medicine

Jesica Mena, COL ‘ 23, Philadelphia, PA

‘This summer, I had the privilege of working for the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia as a research assistant in the department of radiation oncology. As a member of the Hao Huang laboratory, I …

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What Is an Externship (and How to Get One)?

Choosing a career path can be difficult and even nerve-racking when you’re applying to jobs but don’t even know what a day in the role would look like. Externships, typically short programs where you shadow a professional, can help give …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
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A Summer at CHOP

Ashley Santaniello, COL ’23, Moscow, ID

This summer, I had the opportunity to work under Dr. Shih-Shan Lang Chen at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in the Neurosurgery department’s research division. Dr. Chen is an attending neurosurgeon in the Division …

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CS Radio – Episode 167: Report from the Austin Film Festival Writer’s Conference with Pete Barry

Back from a short hiatus, the group discusses Michael’s trip to the Austin Film Festival Writer’s Conference (https://austinfilmfestival.com/) with guest Pete Barry. Join us as we dive into the entertainment industry, a recap of the conference, and what stood out …

By J. Michael DeAngelis
J. Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager, co-host CS Radio
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(Re)Introducing Idealist Salaries | Your Go-To Nonprofit Compensation Tool

Equity, negotiation, counter-offers, wage gaps, cost-of-living … the list goes on! Considering the breadth of topics and frequently asked questions that fall within the “salaries” category, it seems like it’s always a good time to discuss compensation.

And here at Idealist, …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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What is a Merger? Definition, Types, and Examples

A merger takes place when two companies combine to form a new company. Companies merge to reduce competition, increase market share, introduce new products or services, improve operations, and, ultimately, drive more revenue.

Understanding mergers is essential if you’re considering …

By Jeanine Skowronski - Forage
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What Is Environmental Law?

Many agencies and government departments use environmental law services to protect their interests. So do businesses, advocacy organizations, and law firms that represent individuals.

Environmental law is a growing field with a broad scope of work that encompasses issues related …

By Robin Madell - Forage
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Interviewing While Non-Binary | Tips for Job Hunting with Confidence

For a growing number of individuals publicly identifying as non-binary, the job search and application process can be filled with a lot of unknowns. In addition to preparing for interview questions and wondering if you’ll connect with the hiring manager, …

By Joeli Katz - Idealist Careers
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