Institute Prep: Career Advice Corner 101

Tags: Ph.D., Career, Academia, Job, Doctoral, Cover Letter, Recommendation, Self-Talk

As we approach the end of the spring semester, it is time to talk planning. This topic can be overwhelming, but the Institute on Teaching and Mentoring wants to see attendees succeed in their doctoral and professional careers. We have compiled a few resources to help get the ball rolling. Take a look below: 

Ph.D. Job Search

Self-Talk and Job Hunting - Rejections are inevitable in this process. How do you maintain a positive attitude through the job search? Change what you are saying to yourself. 

Why Your Job Cover Letter Sucks (and what you can do to fix it)-  The cover letter is an introduction to your skills and qualifications, see Dr. Kelsky's advice on making sure it accurately represents you. 

How to Ask for a Recommendation- This article gives tips on giving advisors, mentors and employers the tools to write the most effective recommendation letters. Help them help you! 


Also, do not forget to update your scholar directory so that subscribing institutions can locate you for recruitment. 

Good Luck!

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