Evan Dawson received her PhD in Psychology with a concentration in Experimental Psychology and Law from the Graduate Center. She is now a Senior UX Researcher at Robinhood.
Alongside your resume, your cover letter is one of the most important parts of your job application. Here are 10 common cover letter mistakes to avoid.
Melissa Wansin Wong received her PhD from the Theatre and Performance program at the Graduate Center. She is now the Director of Institutional Relations at the Museum of Chinese in America.
Even during a pandemic, there are actions you can take to find and secure a worthwhile employment opportunity.
Alongside your resume, your cover letter is one of the most important parts of your job application. In a cover letter, you will expand on the skills you identify in your resume, providing concrete examples of how you’ve put them into action.
Brooke Bryant earned her PhD in Musicology at the Graduate Center and is now Director of Development at the Kaufman Music Center.
This blog post provides helpful hints for those getting ready for their first academic conference.
Charlotte Gartenberg received her PhD from the Graduate Center’s Latin American, Iberian, and Latino Cultures (LAILAC) program. She is now a freelance writer, editor, translator, and podcast producer based in New York City.
Networking might be the best way to find out about different career paths and ultimately secure a position. This blog post will identify a few easy ways by which you can begin to activate your network.
Many graduate students may feel hesitant about reaching out to advisors and supervisors for letters of recommendation; however, there are things you can do to help keep the process smooth and painless for both you and your recommenders.
We tend to focus on the positive things you should do in the job search, but actually, avoiding mistakes is also an important pathway to success. Don’t underestimate the importance of what not to do in certain situations.
Eric Knudsen earned his PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology at the Graduate Center and is now a Lead Researcher at LinkedIn.
Social media can play an important role in your job search. Maintaining a professional Twitter account can help you network, build your brand, and find out about job opportunities.
According to the ADA, a person is not required to disclose a disability either during the interview process or as an employee until an accommodation is needed. If you don’t need an accommodation, it’s also perfectly fine to never disclose at all.
To make the most of a career fair, you should have a clear plan as to how you’ll speak with potential employers. This means knowing what kinds of questions to ask, as well as how to market yourself so that the representative has a clear sense of your value.
Lauren Reches earned her PhD in French from the Graduate Center. She is currently the National Sales Director at Skurnik Wine & Spirits, an alcohol import and distribution company headquartered in NYC.
You no doubt have heard that networking is key to a successful career. These days, we need to be cultivating and growing our connections throughout our entire career, not just when we need a job.
It’s important that you not confuse CVs and resumes, as they each have very different lengths and content. This blog post will explain the key similarities and differences between these two important documents.
Kyle O’Donnell received her Master’s in Linguistics from the Graduate Center. She now works as an Intelligent Virtual Assistant (IVA) Analyst at Synchrony, a consumer financial services company.
The success of virtual and hybrid conferences suggests that they may be here to stay. While we continue to weather the pandemic from home, take advantage of these virtual conferences to network, move your research forward, and engage with professional communities.