As you explore your career options, it is important to take some time to reflect on what is important to you in a job and to define your job target. Once you decide to pursue a position in industry, follow the tips below. Also, watch for events coming up that are relevant to your search.
These two sites allow you to explore your career options in light of your skills, values, and interests.
InterSECT is an online platform that allows PhD-level scientists and humanists, regardless of professional stage, to explore future career options.
And don’t forget, Career Coach, Linda Whited is available by appointment to help you in the job search process.
In partnership with the OPCD there are a variety of online resources for you to utilize.
*Access GoinGlobal from a Wake Forest issued laptop or on campus. If you have trouble viewing this site – please contact Linda Whited.
Prepare your materials for applications. This will include a resume (examples coming soon) and cover letter. Sometimes you may also have to submit a writing sample, teaching philosophy or research philosophy as well.
Prepare for interviews. InterviewStream is an online free for all WFU students to help you prepare for your interview.
Evaluate your offers. Consider your budget and where your money goes. Create a free account on Cash Course using your WFU email address. On Cash Course, compare job offers and analyze where your paycheck goes.
Check out these helpful resources for translating your skills to industry
International Students: See these Tips for International Students from OPCD