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.
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.
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.
Participating in volunteer work and community service can be a great addition to your graduate school experience. New York City has a particularly large number of opportunities for people who are ready to help.
If you’ve heard of gamification, it’s likely this comes in a pejorative context that connotes manipulation. Maybe someone decides your trusty banking app needs to be more “gamified,” which just… Read the rest
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By Anders Wallace Photo by AbsolutVision Recap: Design Thinking Series This is part three of a summer-long blog series about how to use design-thinking in your career search or if… Read the rest
By Anders Wallace Photo by AbsolutVision Recap: Design Thinking Series In the previous blog post, we explored how using a creative process called “design thinking” can help you find a… Read the rest
By Anders Wallace Photo by AbsolutVision Introduction: About Design Thinking As a graduate student, you have a knowledge base and skill-set that makes you an attractive candidate to prospective employers… Read the rest
What Can You Do? Earning a PhD in the social sciences is often considered a precursor to entering the professoriate. Most social scientists have traditionally worked in higher educational… Read the rest
By Emily Seamone Photo by Kelly Sikkema A frustrating, yet common occurrence for job seekers: you come across a job listing, and as you scan the responsibilities, tasks, and requirements… Read the rest