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So What Are You Going to Do with That? : Finding Careers Outside Academia

By: Basalla, Susan.
Contributor(s): Debelius, Maggie.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2014Edition: 3rd ed.Description: 1 online resource (162 p.).ISBN: 9780226200378.Subject(s): Career changes | Graduate students -- Employment | Job huntingGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: So What Are You Going to Do with That? : Finding Careers Outside AcademiaDDC classification: 650.14 LOC classification: HF5382.7.B374 2015ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
""Contents""; ""Preface ""; ""Introduction""; ""Chapter 1. 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?""; ""Five Myths about Post-Academic Careers""; ""Five Questions about Graduate School and Your Future""; ""Your Eclectic Mix""; ""Post-Academic Profile: Abby Markoe, A.B.D. in History of Medicine, Executive Director, SquashWise""; ""Chapter 2. 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""; ""Chapter 3. 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""""Chapter 4. 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""
""Chapter 5. 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 ""
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""Contents""; ""Preface ""; ""Introduction""; ""Chapter 1. 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?""; ""Five Myths about Post-Academic Careers""; ""Five Questions about Graduate School and Your Future""; ""Your Eclectic Mix""; ""Post-Academic Profile: Abby Markoe, A.B.D. in History of Medicine, Executive Director, SquashWise""; ""Chapter 2. 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""; ""Chapter 3. 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""""Chapter 4. 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""

""Chapter 5. 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 ""

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Susan Basalla has a Ph.D. in English from Princeton University and works as a medical journalist. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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