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What Else You Can Do With a PH.D.
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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.
 
Introduction
 
PART ONE
 
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

 
 
PART TWO
 
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

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

 
 
Networking
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

 
 
PART FOUR
 
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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