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What Else You Can Do With a PH.D.

What Else You Can Do With a PH.D.
A Career Guide for Scholars

November 2000 | 232 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
What Else You can Do With a PhD provides concrete advice and support for readers moving out of academia. The authors cover all the big issues including skill and interest assessment, writing an effective curriculum vitae and cover letters, preparing for interviews and evaluating job offers.
Assessing Your Academic Powers
The Gifts of Knowledge

Taking a Closer Look - Personality Profiles
Filling in the Fuzzy Parts

Identifying Interactive Skills
What's Mine is Mine, and What's Yours May be Mine, Too

Applying Your Skills to Job Market
Roads Not Yet Taken

Investigating Popular Paths
The Profit and Nonprofit Worlds

Exploring Entrepreneurial Options
This May be Yo56ur Golden Opportunity

Recognizing Gender and Cultural Issues
The More Things Change, The More They Stay the Same

It's Not Only What You Know, But Whom You Know

Writing Effective Resumes, Cover Letters
Why Bother With a Resume? Just Let me Talk to Them, They'll Love Me

Perfecting Interview Skills
I Know You Believe You Understand What You Think I Asked, but I'm Not Sure You Realize That What You Said is Not What I Asked For


"This book will serve as a light-hearted but strong life-line to many readers who are for one reason or another steeling themselves to walk way from ivory tower." 

Jennifer Lee Carrell
Freelance Writer

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ISBN: 9780761919704

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