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"So what are you going to do with that?" : finding careers outside academia

Author: Susan Elizabeth Basalla; Maggie Debelius
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press, cop. 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Revised editionView all editions and formats
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Covers topics ranging from career counseling to interview etiquette to translating skills learned in academy into terms an employer can understand and appreciate. This work contains examples and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Elizabeth Basalla; Maggie Debelius
ISBN: 0226038823 9780226038827
OCLC Number: 495270803
Description: 151 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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.
Responsibility: Susan Basalla and Maggie Debelius.

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"What if, while one is ensconced in a six-year art history doctoral program, the idea of a career in academia loses its luster? Susan Basalla and Maggie Debelius have been there.... In "So What Are Read more...

 
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