Category Archives: Career Advice

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Check out this great interview with Alum Rachel Burstein!

Rachel received her PhD last year and has gone on to become the Academic Director of a public humanities non-profit organization. See the full interview conducted by the GC Office of Career Planning and Personal Development here. Congratulations, Rachel!

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Check out this great interview with Alum Rachel Burstein!

Rachel received her PhD last year and has gone on to become the Academic Director of a public humanities non-profit organization. See the full interview conducted by the GC Office of Career Planning and Personal Development here. Congratulations, Rachel!

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April 9 – Putting your PhD/MA to Work in the Federal Government

Putting your PhD/MA to Work in the Federal Government Wednesday, April 9, 2014 4:15 PM – 7:00 PM Graduate Center, room C202 There are many ways a graduate degree translates in the non-academic “real world.” Join two historians from the

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April 9 – Putting your PhD/MA to Work in the Federal Government

Putting your PhD/MA to Work in the Federal Government Wednesday, April 9, 2014 4:15 PM – 7:00 PM Graduate Center, room C202 There are many ways a graduate degree translates in the non-academic “real world.” Join two historians from the

03-07 Purposeful Pedagogy Workshop at the Graduate Center, CUNY

Presented by The Office of Career Planning and Professional Development and the Ph.D. Program in Sociology      Most adjuncts enter the classroom without any formal teaching or pedagogical training. To begin addressing this problem, a group of former public

03-07 Purposeful Pedagogy Workshop at the Graduate Center, CUNY

Presented by The Office of Career Planning and Professional Development and the Ph.D. Program in Sociology      Most adjuncts enter the classroom without any formal teaching or pedagogical training. To begin addressing this problem, a group of former public

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A talk by Katina Rogers on Alt-Academic Careers – CUNY DHI and the Digital Praxis Seminar

Please join CUNY DHI and the Digital Praxis Seminar for a talk by Katina Rogers on Alt-Academic Careers. This event will take place on Monday, November 18, 2013 from 4:15-5:30pm at the CUNY Graduate Center in Room 9206/9207, and is

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A talk by Katina Rogers on Alt-Academic Careers – CUNY DHI and the Digital Praxis Seminar

Please join CUNY DHI and the Digital Praxis Seminar for a talk by Katina Rogers on Alt-Academic Careers. This event will take place on Monday, November 18, 2013 from 4:15-5:30pm at the CUNY Graduate Center in Room 9206/9207, and is

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11-21 Office of Career Planning and Professional Development: Careers in Management and Strategy Consulting

Careers in Management and Strategy Consulting Thursday, November 21, 4-6 PM Graduate Center, Room C202 (lower level) Many Ph.D.’s are interested in finding a career in which they can use their analytical and problem-solving skills. Management and strategy consulting offers

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11-21 Office of Career Planning and Professional Development: Careers in Management and Strategy Consulting

Careers in Management and Strategy Consulting Thursday, November 21, 4-6 PM Graduate Center, Room C202 (lower level) Many Ph.D.’s are interested in finding a career in which they can use their analytical and problem-solving skills. Management and strategy consulting offers

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10/08 Office of Career Planning and Professional Development- Careers at the U.S. Department of State

Careers at the U.S. Department of State Tuesday, October 8, 2013 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM Room 9205/4 CUNY Graduate Center U.S. foreign policy can be complicated (to say the least)… and you may not always agree with it. Nonetheless,

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10/08 Office of Career Planning and Professional Development- Careers at the U.S. Department of State

Careers at the U.S. Department of State Tuesday, October 8, 2013 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM Room 9205/4 CUNY Graduate Center U.S. foreign policy can be complicated (to say the least)… and you may not always agree with it. Nonetheless,

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News from Jenny Furlong, Director, Office of Career Planning and Professional Development

Dear GC Students, I am very pleased to join the Graduate Center as the director of the Office of Career Planning and Professional Development.  I look forward to helping GC graduate students achieve their career goals.  As a first step

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News from Jenny Furlong, Director, Office of Career Planning and Professional Development

Dear GC Students, I am very pleased to join the Graduate Center as the director of the Office of Career Planning and Professional Development.  I look forward to helping GC graduate students achieve their career goals.  As a first step

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Professional Development: Interviewing at a Teaching College via InsideHigherEd

John Fea offers advice on interviewing at a teaching college at InsideHigherEd.com.  Among his suggestions: There will be some interviews in which the members of a search committee do not even ask you about your research. Don’t be offended by

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Professional Development: Interviewing at a Teaching College via InsideHigherEd

John Fea offers advice on interviewing at a teaching college at InsideHigherEd.com.  Among his suggestions: There will be some interviews in which the members of a search committee do not even ask you about your research. Don’t be offended by

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Professional Development: Perspectives Forum on “The Future of the Discipline”

History Program doctoral candidate Paul Schweigert recommends the forum on “The Future of the Discipline” (guest edited by Lynn Hunt) in this month’s issue of the American Historical Association’s Perspectives magazine. The articles include: The Prospects of the Present By Lynn Hunt The

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Professional Development: Perspectives Forum on “The Future of the Discipline”

History Program doctoral candidate Paul Schweigert recommends the forum on “The Future of the Discipline” (guest edited by Lynn Hunt) in this month’s issue of the American Historical Association’s Perspectives magazine. The articles include: The Prospects of the Present By Lynn Hunt The

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Professional Development: Tips for Phone Interviews from Lifehacker

Interviews for tenure-track faculty jobs usually take place at the American Historical Association meeting just after New Year’s, on the telephone, or on Skype.  A telephone interview can be nerve-wracking due to the complete lack of body language cues from

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Professional Development: Tips for Phone Interviews from Lifehacker

Interviews for tenure-track faculty jobs usually take place at the American Historical Association meeting just after New Year’s, on the telephone, or on Skype.  A telephone interview can be nerve-wracking due to the complete lack of body language cues from