Career Development: PhD Career Resources
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PhD Career Resources

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This page offers external resources for PhD candidates interested in both academic and non-academic careers.

Academic Careers

Academic Job Listings
Academic360
Academic Jobs Today
Academic Jobs Wiki
American Association of Community Colleges
American Economic Association
Association of Environmental and Resource Economists
California Community Colleges Registry
Earthworks
Ecological Society of America
HigherEdJobs
Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) (Northern California)
NatureJobs
NewScientistJobs
PhD's
PostDocJobs
Research Jobs
ScienceCareers
The Scientist
The Chronicle of Higher Education
University Job Bank
Academic Positions (Europe)
Times Higher Education (UK)

Resources
Landing an Academic Job: The Process and the Pitfalls
PhDs.org
The Chronicle of Higher Education

Job Search Documents
38 Tips on Writing an Academic CV
Academic Cover Letters - Purdue OWL
CVs versus Resumes - The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
CV Sample - University of Washington
Documents for the Job Search - Cornell University
Documents for Job Search - Univeristy of Michigan
Job Search Materials - University of Pennsylvania
Samples for Academic Positions - University of California, San Francisco
The Basics of Science CVs
The CV Doctor is Back - The Chronicle of Higher Education
Writing Effective CVs and Resumes
Writing Your Curriculum Vitae - Dartmouth College

Job Search Timelines
Academic Job Search - University of Michigan
Applying for Academic Jobs - University of California, San Francisco

Articles
From PhD to Professor: Advice for Landing Your First Academic Position

Non-Academic Careers

Non-Academic Job Listings
American Economic Association
Association of Environmental and Resource Economists
BIOCOM Career Center
Biofind
Earthworks
Ecological Society of America
NatureJobs
NewScientistJobs
PhD's
ScienceCareers
The Chronicle of Higher Education - Where to Find Information on Nonacademic Careers
The Scientist
The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation

Resources
LearnHowtoBecome
Versatile Ph.D.
Non-Academic Job Search - University of Michigan

Articles
10 Tips for Developing an Alternate Career While in Graduate School
Leaving Academia: The Transition Begins
What I Tell My Graduate Students - The Chronicle of Higher Education

 

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