Define your Path.

Individual Development Plan (IDP): The American Association for the Advancement of Science website allows for self-assessment and creating career goals specifically for PhDs in the sciences to facilitate their academic career path and reach their goals.

Search for Opportunities.

Network. Build your professional network through informational interviewing. Not sure what to ask? Here is a list of questions to help you prepare.

Utilize social media such as LinkedInResearchGate or to create an online presence and network with others in your field

Research Institutions

Create search agents on niche websites such as:

Prepare your Materials for Applications.

This will include your CV, cover letter, a teaching philosophy and research statement or plan. For guidance on the CV – see The Professor Is In blog archive

Prepare for Interviews.

InterviewStream is an online free for all Reynolda campus students to help you prepare for your interview.

Negotiate your Offer.

See Salary Negotiation on the Career Resources Portal.

Job Talk Tips.

Additional Resources: