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.
Natalia Ortiz is Director of Programs at The Center for Racial Justice in Education, a nonprofit based out of New York City. She earned her PhD in Urban Education at the Graduate Center.
There are many ways to make your resume shine a little brighter. Take another look at your resume and consider these seven editing tips to improve your job-search document.
Suzie Housley is an alum of the Graduate Center's PhD Program in Earth and Environmental Science. She is a subject matter expert at StormSensor, a water infrastructure tech company.
Once you are on LinkedIn and have something that resembles a profile, your next step is optimization. Profile optimization makes it more likely that you will be found by others and approached for career and networking opportunities.
James Lendemer graduated from the PhD Program in Biology at the Graduate Center with a concentration in plant sciences. He is Assistant Curator at the New York Botanical Garden and Assistant Professor at the Graduate Center.
Within your LinkedIn profile page, people first look at your picture, followed by your name and your title. These are the most important parts to get right.
Naomi Schear graduated with her PhD in Social Welfare from the Graduate Center. She is Assistant Commissioner of Policy and Planning in the Division of Child and Family Well-Being at the NYC Administration for Children's Services.
The start of the semester is a great time to routinely update and organize your job search materials. Even if you don't plan on going on the job market for several more semesters, taking these steps now will save you time and stress when you do begin your job hunt.
Julie Viollaz graduated with her PhD in Criminal Justice from the Graduate Center. She is a wildlife crime researcher at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in Vienna, Austria.
The Office of Career Planning & Professional Development (CP&PD) supports the Graduate Center’s students in exploring career paths and achieving their professional goals.