Professional Development Resources

Stufenleiter der Größe und des Sturzes Napoléons (Napoleon's Career Ladder) from the Deutsches Historisches Museum

The Office of Postdoctoral Services provides individual career counseling (including resume, CV, cover letter, research/teaching statement critiques, and mock interviews) for Postdoctoral Associates and Postdoctoral Scholars - email Molly Starback, Director, for an appointment.

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Skills Identification and Self-Assessment

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Career Exploration and Job Searching

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Informational Interviewing and Networking

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Job Listings

  • jobs.ac.uk (international jobs for academic, research, science and related professions)

 

  • USAJobs (official US government jobsite)

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CVs and Resumes

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Cover Letters

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Research Statements

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Teaching Statements, Philosophies, Portfolios, and Demonstrations

Diversity Statements

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Interviewing

General Advice on Interviewing
The Academic Interview
The Phone Interview
Video/Skype Interviewing
Behavioral Interviewing
Academic Job Interviews in the Humanities
Community College Interviews

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Negotiating

General Advice on Job Offer Negotation
Academic Job Offer Negotiation
Salary Databases and Surveys

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Academic Jobs

Liberal Arts/Community College Academic Job Search
International Academic Job Search

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Non-Academic Jobs

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Mentoring

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Lab, Grant, and People Management

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Work/Life Balance and Dual-Career Couples

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Dealing With Rejection

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