Career Planning in a Pandemic 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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Be Bold | How to Pitch Yourself for a Job That Doesn’t Exist (Yet!)

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Over the course of your career, you will likely encounter certain people, organizations, or causes you want to work for. But what if there aren’t any available job opportunities?

You may think there’s nothing to be done—but there is. Why …

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5 easy, career-relevant tasks you can complete at your computer right now

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OK, since you are all at your computers all of the time now, let’s give you 5 easy tasks that you can check off your career-related projects list so that you can feel that you have made some progress today. …

By Joseph Barber
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‘Academic’ Means More Than Tenure Track

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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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Navigating Culture Shock in 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
Joseph Barber Senior Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs Joseph Barber
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How to Develop Skills & Gain Experience When You’re in a Holding Pattern

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During this difficult time, it can feel as if we are in a holding pattern given the uncertainty surrounding us. With so many questions lingering, you may wonder what you can do regarding your job or internship search. Here are …

By Tiffany Franklin
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Handshake’s New Hub for Getting Hired Remotely

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Our partners at Handshake have launched a new central hub for resources and articles about conducting the job search remotely. They will also be hosting “ask me anything” style Q&As with their career experts starting today through April 17th. You’ll …

By Michael DeAngelis
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How to Stay Productive in the Virtual Workplace

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If you’ve never worked from home before, switching to telecommuting can certainly be an abrupt transition. This is particularly true for the thousands of social-impact professionals who have recently made the switch. On top of all the fear and panic …

By Joeli Katz - Idealist Careers
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Great Advice Is Closer Than You Know

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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 You Can Support Healthcare Workers During the Covid-19 Outbreak

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This is an unprecedented time in our country. Covid-19 seems to have come out of nowhere and is spreading rapidly. While many are quarantined to their homes and working remotely, healthcare staff and supportive services have no …

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