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Author Kelsky, Karen, 1964- author.

Title The professor is in : the essential guide to turning your Ph.D. into a job / Karen Kelsky, Ph.D.

Publication Info. New York : Three Rivers Press, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 East Windsor, Library Association of Warehouse Point - Adult Department  650.14 KEL    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  CAREER 650.14 KELSKY    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - Adult  378.2 KEL    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  650.14 KELSKY    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description x, 438 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 425-432) and index.
Contents Dark times in the academy -- Getting your head in the game -- The nuts and bolts of a competitive record -- Job documents that work -- Techniques of the academic interview -- Navigating the job market minefield -- Negotiating an offer -- Grants and postdocs -- Some advice about advisors -- Leaving the cult.
Summary Offers career guidance to Ph.D. degree holders, addressing such issues as publishing, interviews, CVs, cultivating references, avoiding career path mistakes, and transitioning to non-academic work.
Subject Graduate students -- Employment -- United States.
College graduates -- Employment -- United States.
Job hunting -- United States.
Professional employees -- Supply and demand -- United States.
ISBN 9780553419429 (paperback)
0553419420 (paperback)
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