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The Resource "So what are you going to do with that?" : finding careers outside academia, Susan Basalla and Maggie Debelius

"So what are you going to do with that?" : finding careers outside academia, Susan Basalla and Maggie Debelius

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"So what are you going to do with that?" : finding careers outside academia
Title
"So what are you going to do with that?"
Title remainder
finding careers outside academia
Statement of responsibility
Susan Basalla and Maggie Debelius
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Language
eng
Summary
A witty, Accessible guide full of concrete advice for anyone contemplating the jump from scholarship to the outside world, this third edition of "So what are you going to do with that?"-thoroughly revised with new advice for students in the sciences-covers topics ranging from career counseling to interview etiquette to how to translate skills learned in the academy into terms an employer can understand and appreciate. Packed with examples and stories from real people who have successfully made this daunting-but potentially rewarding-transition, and written with a deep understanding of both the joys and difficulties of the academic life, this fully updated guide will be indispensable for any graduate student or professor who has ever glanced at his or her CV, flipped through the want ads, and wondered, "What if?" Book jacket
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ICU/DLC
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
"So what are you going to do with that?" : finding careers outside academia, Susan Basalla and Maggie Debelius
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volume
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rdacarrier
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text
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rdacontent
Contents
Will I have to wear a suit? rethinking life after graduate school -- Getting your head ready -- Should I finish my dissertation? -- How to use your grad school years wisely -- So what am I going to do? -- Myths about post-academic careers -- Questions about graduate school and your future -- Your eclectic mix -- Post-academic profile: Abby Markoe, A.B.D. history of medicine, executive, director -- Squashwise -- How do I figure out what else to do? soul-searching before job searching -- Take inventory -- Break it down -- Looking backward: seven stories -- Guilty pleasures -- "This is your brain on graduate school" -- No need for a #2 pencil -- Where are all those PhDs anyway? -- Create your own possibilities -- Post-academic profile: Samantha Sutton, PhD in biology, life coach -- Asking the big questions: how to figure out if you want them and if they want you -- Asking the big questions -- Answering the big questions: three strategies -- Transitional tales -- So what's next? -- Post-academic profile: Xiuwen Tu, PhD in physics, Sun Power Corporation, device and characterization engineer -- This might hurt a bit: turning a CV into a résumé -- Getting ready to write a résumé -- Writing a résumé: the first draft -- A few more words of advice -- After you've drafted a résumé -- Case studies and sample résumés -- Cover letters that will get you hired -- Post-academic profile: Alyssa Picard, PhD in history, staff representative for the Michigan Affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers -- Sweaty palms, warm heart: how to turn an interview into a job -- Before the interview -- During the interview -- After the interview -- What if the interview doesn't go well? -- The job offer (or lack thereof) -- Negotiation -- Adjusting to your new job -- Post-academic profile: Scott Keeter, PhD in political science, director of Survey Research, Pew Research Center for the People & the Press -- Conclusion
Control code
sky2ocm59983008
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
149 pages
Isbn
9780226200408
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014019937
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
"So what are you going to do with that?" : finding careers outside academia, Susan Basalla and Maggie Debelius
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Will I have to wear a suit? rethinking life after graduate school -- Getting your head ready -- Should I finish my dissertation? -- How to use your grad school years wisely -- So what am I going to do? -- Myths about post-academic careers -- Questions about graduate school and your future -- Your eclectic mix -- Post-academic profile: Abby Markoe, A.B.D. history of medicine, executive, director -- Squashwise -- How do I figure out what else to do? soul-searching before job searching -- Take inventory -- Break it down -- Looking backward: seven stories -- Guilty pleasures -- "This is your brain on graduate school" -- No need for a #2 pencil -- Where are all those PhDs anyway? -- Create your own possibilities -- Post-academic profile: Samantha Sutton, PhD in biology, life coach -- Asking the big questions: how to figure out if you want them and if they want you -- Asking the big questions -- Answering the big questions: three strategies -- Transitional tales -- So what's next? -- Post-academic profile: Xiuwen Tu, PhD in physics, Sun Power Corporation, device and characterization engineer -- This might hurt a bit: turning a CV into a résumé -- Getting ready to write a résumé -- Writing a résumé: the first draft -- A few more words of advice -- After you've drafted a résumé -- Case studies and sample résumés -- Cover letters that will get you hired -- Post-academic profile: Alyssa Picard, PhD in history, staff representative for the Michigan Affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers -- Sweaty palms, warm heart: how to turn an interview into a job -- Before the interview -- During the interview -- After the interview -- What if the interview doesn't go well? -- The job offer (or lack thereof) -- Negotiation -- Adjusting to your new job -- Post-academic profile: Scott Keeter, PhD in political science, director of Survey Research, Pew Research Center for the People & the Press -- Conclusion
Control code
sky2ocm59983008
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
149 pages
Isbn
9780226200408
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014019937
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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