Presenting at academic conferences is an important part of professional development, as is time spent at research libraries. But what to do when conferences and the libraries hosting your research materials are far-flung?
Attending a career fair gives you the opportunity to meet directly with potential employers, many of whom may be actively hiring. Speaking with an organization’s representatives gives you the chance… Read the rest
Even if you’re not (yet) looking for a job, not (yet) interested in pursuing jobs outside academia, or not (yet) sure about how your studies and interests intersect with those of attending employers, there are tangible benefits to be gained from attending a career fair.
Mike Pino is the global learning partner for Cognizant, a fortune-200 IT services and business process outsourcing company based in New Jersey. He’s responsible for setting the learning curriculum for 40,000 employees who work in data analytics, artificial intelligence, programming, and digital engineering that keeps them up-to-date with today’s digital trends.
The following is the second in a three-part series on the publication of an academic article. The previous post focused on selecting an appropriate journal. This post focuses on revising your paper for submission.
Now that you've found a CFP that touches on your academic research interests, you need to write the paper proposal or abstract. You can think of a paper proposal as a very concise version of the introduction to the paper you are proposing.
Bren Cavallo earned his PhD in Mathematics from the Graduate Center. He's a data scientist at M Science, a data-driven research and analytics firm that uses unconventional data sets to uncover strategic insights on trends for leading financial institutions and corporations.
Presenting at academic conferences helps us gain experience clearly and concisely explaining complex ideas, responding to unexpected questions, networking, and oftentimes reshaping our work to fit a different format. But how to get started?
The following is the first in a three-part series on the publication of an academic article. This post focuses on selecting an appropriate journal.
Rocio Raña earned her PhD in Linguistics from the Graduate Center. She runs Langalo, a translation business in New York City. She also works on different research projects, publishes, and continues to teach.
By Don Goldstein Having had more than 50 jobs during the course of my career, I’ve used many methods to search for jobs from the more primitive to the high… Read the rest
Neil Hernandez is an Asylum Officer at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency, which is part of the Department of Homeland Security. Neil earned his PhD in the Political Science Program at the Graduate Center.
Rob Silva is a Senior Medical Director - Neurology at Ipsen Pharmaceuticals. He earned his PhD in Clinical Neuropsychology from the Graduate Center.
Lauren Suchman is Evaluation Director at the Institute for Global Health Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco. Lauren earned her PhD from the Anthropology Program at the Graduate Center.
Whether you’re working on job documents, class papers, theses/dissertations, or other materials, writing over break can be hard. My previous post discussed tips for getting started. This post offers strategies… Read the rest