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"So what are you going to do with that?" : finding careers outside academia / Susan Basalla and Maggie Debelius.

Author/Creator:
Basalla, Susan Elizabeth, 1970-
Edition:
Rev. ed.
Publication:
Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
151 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Job hunting.
Graduate students -- Employment.
Career changes.
Contents:
Will I have to wear a suit? : rethinking life after graduate school
Getting your head ready
Should I finish my dissertation?
How to use your grad school years wisely
Whodunit? and how can I do it too?
So what am I going to do?
Six myths about post-academic careers
Five questions for rethinking graduate school
Your eclectic mix
Post-academic profile : Tom Magliozzi, cohost of NPR's Car Talk, Ph.D. in chemical engineering
How do I figure out what else to do? : soul-searching before job searching
Take inventory
Break it down
Looking backward : seven stories
The bookstore at the end of the mind
"This is your brain on graduate school"
No need for a #2 pencil
Where are all those Ph.D.'s anyway?
Create your own possibilities
Post-academic profile : David Rosengarten, television cooking show host, Ph.D. in theater history
Three testing the waters : networking and transitional experience
The power of networking
Networking that works
Information interviews
Getting your feet wet : internships, part-time jobs, and volunteer work
Transitional tales
So when do I start looking for a job?
Post-academic profile : Shannon Mrksich, patent attorney, Ph.D. in chemistry
This might hurt a bit : turning a CV into a resume
Getting ready to write a resume
Writing a resume : the first draft
A few more words of advice
After you've drafted a resume
Case studies and sample resumes
Cover letters that will get you hired
Post-academic profile : Bryan Garman, prep school headmaster, Ph.D. in american studies
Sweaty palms, warm heart : how to turn an interview into a job
How to land a job interview
Before the interview
During the interview
After the interview
What if the interview doesn't go well?
The job offer (or lack thereof)
Negotiation
adjusting to your new job
Post-academic profile : Annie Hurlbut, founder of Peruvian Connection, A.B.D. in anthropology
Conclusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references.
Contributor:
Debelius, Maggie, 1966-
ISBN:
0226038815 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226038810 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226038823 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780226038827 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
71241836
Status/Location:
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