Academic Job Search for PhDs and Postdocs

As fall approaches and the weather and leaves begin to change, you know that the academic job search season is upon us.  In the next few weeks and months, academic institutions across the country will begin to post open faculty …

By Dianne Hull
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Perfecting the Art of Praise | How to Recognize Success in the Workplace

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In a profession marked by challenges and change, both praise and recognition can have a powerful impact in the workplace. Effectively communicating appreciation has the potential to keep workers engaged, improve retention, boost performance, build trust, and strengthen relationships. Plus, …

By Jill Nawrocki - Idealist Careers
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Civil Society

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This is part of series of posts by recipients of the 2019 Career Services Summer Funding Grant. We’ve asked funding recipients to reflect on their summer experiences and talk about the industries in which they spent their summer. You can …

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Making Effective Connections at Career Fairs (and beyond)

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By Claire Klieger

The career fair season can be overwhelming. I vividly remember in the fall of my senior year, a friend of mine in the business school convinced me to attend the fall career fair…on the day of the …

By Claire Klieger
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CS Radio – Episode 91: “What’s New” (Season Five Premiere!)

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Welcome to season five of CS Radio!  There’s so much new in Career Services this year and we’re going to cover it all! Michael and Mylene are back for another year of insightful interviews and career resources. This week, we …

By Michael DeAngelis
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Wellness in Everyday Life

Recently, I saw a tweet from Dr. Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve, a sociology professor at Brown University, that shared her commitment to student wellness.  I was impressed to see such an intentional approach. Now that the fall semester has started …

By Sharon Fleshman
Sharon Fleshman Senior Associate Director, Nursing, Education, Social Policy & Practice Sharon Fleshman
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Welcome to the Start of a New Year!

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Welcome back!  One of the things I most enjoy about working on a college campus is the cyclical nature of the calendar with new beginnings holding lots of promise each semester. Attending convocation last week was a great way to …

By Barbara Hewitt
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Navigating career fairs for PhD students and postdocs

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We are about to enter the peak Career Fair season at Penn, and now is a good time to start thinking about how to make the most of these great opportunities, especially if you have never attended a career fair …

By Joseph Barber
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Advice on how to read a faculty job ad

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Great advice to help you understand some of the terminology used in faculty job ads, and how you can respond to this in your application materials. This article is posted on ChronicleVitae by Manya Whitaker.

 

By Joseph Barber
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Advice on being yourself – strategically – during the 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
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