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  • The Importance of Scientific Management Training

    • Dec 30, 2016

    Often academic careers and the corresponding skills needed to succeed, are thought to be unrelated to other job sectors, but taking a closer look at the professional skill set in academe may prove to be more universal than they originally appeared.

  • Failure to Launch

    • Nov 26, 2016

    The need for increased diversity in the STEM fields is a generally accepted goal, however, this ideal leads to the fundamental question: what more can academic professionals be doing?

  • Science Communications Careers

    • Oct 28, 2016
    • Alaina G. Levine

    This Q&A portion of the Science Communications Careers webinar answers audience questions on how to learn, establish and grow within the field.

  • Stop Resisting Nonfaculty Careers

    • Oct 28, 2016

    Many students become so enthralled by pursing a career in academia that they often turn a blind eye to even better opportunities.

  • I Have a Mentor - Now What Do I Do: 5 Tips for

    • Oct 25, 2016
    • Alaina G Levine

    In case you missed the webinar, here are 5 tips to keep in mind when developing your mentor relationship!

  • What Should I Do with My Life: Steps to Identify Career Paths, Positions Yourself for Success and Enjoy the Ride

    • Sep 24, 2016
    • Alaina G. Levine

    Learn how to explore different ideas you have for yourself and your career by identifying, creating and seizing opportunities. This article discusses ideas proposed from the corresponding webinar and give insight on what career moves you can do today to plan for the future AND enjoy the present.

  • Anatomy of a Job Ad

    • Sep 24, 2016

    Feeling like you may never hear back from potential employers? Make sure that you fully understand what their job ads are asking and how to best structure your resume.

  • 5 Tips for Finding and Landing a Research Project

    • Sep 23, 2016
    • Alaina G Levine

    We all know research projects are beneficial to geoscientists...but why? And how can you successfully and obtain the opportunity?

  • Networking Best Practices

    • Aug 19, 2016

    It can be a daunting aspect to the job hunt, but with these expert tips your next networking task will be a networking opportunity!

  • Think Before You Postdoc

    • Aug 19, 2016

    Already decided on graduate school? A new study emphasizes the importance of looking at your career path from all angles before applying

  • 13 Recommendations for Successful Job Interviews

    • Jul 22, 2016

    Inside Higher Ed summarizes advice you've probably been hearing since starting your job hunt. Contributor and career development expert, Saundra Loffredo, recommends these 13 easy to remember tips when preparing for your next interview.

  • Applying Research Skills to Explore Careers

    • Jul 22, 2016

    In this Inside HigherEd article, Joseph Barber encourages Ph.D. and Postdoc students to carve out their own career path instead of settling for a beaten path.

  • What Types of Positions Are Master’s Students Pursuing?

    • Jul 20, 2016

    Whether you are considering a graduate degree in geoscience, entering the workforce or know someone who is this AGI survey gives a great perspective!

  • How to Decide What to Do Next

    • Jun 24, 2016

    Managing job offers or planning the next step in your career can be overwhelming at best. Inside Higher Ed recently published an article offering a strategy that is both logical and emotional.

  • Do's and don'ts for developing a CV

    Do's and Don'ts for Developing a CV

    • Jun 1, 2016

    For your best CV check out these dos and donts!

  • Psychometric testing in interviews

    Psychometric Testing in Interviews

    • May 2, 2016

    Employers often use psychometric testing to vet potential employees and help them understand a little more about your personality and ability to fit into the role they are offering – and this type of testing is becoming increasing popular.

  • Negotiating the best starting salary

    Negotiating the Best Starting Salary

    • May 1, 2016

    Understandably, many people find discussing salaries uncomfortable and embarrassing during an interview. However, most interviewers expect some bartering and, if it motivates you to put more into the job, it is worthwhile for both the applicant and the employer.

  • AGI's Workforce Infographic

    • Apr 22, 2016

    For those gearing up to enter the workforce, established professionals and everyone in between: AGI's useful Infographic shows how expansive geoscience employment can be!

  • Creating rapport in an interview

    Creating Rapport in an Interview

    • Apr 1, 2016

    Rapport is the connection between two people; the spoken and unspoken words that say ‘we are on the same page’. In an interview situation you can employ numerous techniques to maximize the rapport between yourself and your interviewer.

  • Negotiating the best starting salary

    How Good is Your CV?

    • Mar 17, 2016

    Writing a good CV is tricky: the message must be right but so must its appearance.