LinkedIn is a helpful resource for finding and applying to jobs.
Kathleen Wallace earned her AuD in Audiology from the Graduate Center. She is now a clinical audiologist at the New York Otolaryngology Group and an adjunct assistant professor at the Graduate Center.
You might go your whole career and never be asked an illegal job interview question—but it does happen on rare occasion. In this post, you’ll learn how to identify illegal interview questions and how to handle it if you’re asked one.
Two of our panelists, Samuel T. Frank (PhD Earth & Environmental Sciences) and Eli Lansey (PhD Physics), are alumni of the Graduate Center. Our third panelist, Laura Ricciardi (PhD Applied Developmental Psychology), is a graduate of Fordham University. At the time of this recording, Samuel was a climate curriculum researcher at the Billion Oyster Project, Eli was a researcher at Riverside Research, and Laura was a research associate at Metis Associates.
One of the best features of LinkedIn is being able to identify someone you might know at an organization, particularly one that you are targeting or has an open position.
CUNY recently launched an “Upskilling” Initiative to provide its students with access to e-learning platforms and online skills development resources. To gain access to these and other resources, simply fill out the registration form on the CUNY Upskilling website and you will receive an email with further information.
Uday Madaan earned his PhD in Biology from the Molecular, Cellular & Developmental subprogram at the Graduate Center. Uday is a Scientific Sales Representative in Cell Media at STEMCELL Technologies.
The LinkedIn About section is one of the most important sections of your profile.
The Office of Career Planning & Professional Development (CP&PD) supports the Graduate Center’s students in exploring career paths and achieving their professional goals.
This post follows up the previous discussion about the basics of email etiquette with an overview of different types of email that might be sent while networking. As before, the post contains examples of wording for the various types of messages.
Anna Palsteva is a researcher at the NYC Urban Soils Institute where she studies soil contamination and remediation. She also teaches at Brooklyn College, New York University, New York Botanical Gardens, and Brooklyn Botanical Gardens. She graduated from the PhD Program in Earth and Environmental Science at the Graduate Center.
In this post, I will talk about some of the basics of email etiquette and how making the best use of emails can greatly contribute to a successful job search. I will identify different types of job search email and suggest some wording for these messages.
Antonios Papaioannou is an Application Scientist at Bruker BioSpin, a magnetic resonance and preclinical imaging instrumentation company. Antonios earned his PhD in Physics from the Graduate Center.
Taking on the task of learning R, Python, SQL, or other programming languages on your own can seem overwhelming. This blog post describes six online learning platforms that you can use to improve your data science skills and enter this growing field.
Miguel Briones is a Senior Medical Writer at the BGB Group, a medical communications agency based in New York City. He earned his PhD in Psychology from the Behavioral & Cognitive Neuroscience subprogram at the Graduate Center.
This is the second of a two-part series. This post explores the “brave new world” of the video computer / artificial intelligence interview where candidates do not interact with actual people but rather only with a computer or artificial intelligence.
We have compiled this list of resources for managing the COVID-19 crisis, which covers everything from how to file for unemployment to where to find free mental health care services.
Leighann Starkey is a graduate of the PhD Program in Psychology, with a specialization in developmental psychology, at the Graduate Center. She is now Director of Evaluation at Education Through Music.
This is the first of a two-part series. This post is devoted to the more traditional remote interviewing techniques, i.e., phone interviews and webcam interviews conducted by actual human beings.
While resumes are almost always only one-page long, their content can vary greatly depending on the position to which you’re applying. Here is a list of common sections to include on your resume.