Career Development

The N.C. A&T Office of Career Services is an excellent resource for students. 

Online Resources

Resume and CV

When to Use a Resume

http://graduateschool.nd.edu/professional_development/career/resume/

http://career.opcd.wfu.edu/files/2011/05/Action-Verbs-for-Resumes.pdf

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/719/01/

https://www.wwu.edu/careers/docs/resumehandout_foreducators.pdf

When to Use a Curriculum Vitae (CV)

http://graduateschool.nd.edu/professional_development/career/curriculum-vitae-cv/

http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/curricula-vitae-cvs-versus-resumes/

https://grad.ucla.edu/asis/agep/advcv.pdf

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/641/1/

Guidelines for Preparing a CV

http://jobsearch.about.com/od/curriculumvitae/a/cv-guidelines.htm

http://www.cvtips.com/resumes-and-cvs/some-guidelines-on-cv-writing.html

https://pnd.hseland.ie/download/pdf/gdline_preparing_cv.pdf

 

Sample CV Format

http://career.ucsf.edu/grad-students-postdocs/career-planning/academic-jobs/applying/academic-samples

http://www.vpul.upenn.edu/careerservices/writtenmaterials/

http://chronicle.com/article/The-CV-Doctor-Is-Back-/49086

https://templates.office.com/en-us/Resumes-and-Cover-Letters

https://www.thebalance.com/curriculum-vitae-cv-template-2060353

 

When to use a Cover Letter

http://graduateschool.nd.edu/professional_development/career/cover-letter/

http://www.columbia.edu/cu/tat/pdfs/cover%20letter.pdf

http://students.tufts.edu/career-center/write-resume-or-cover-letter

http://ocs.yale.edu/content/cover-letters

https://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/outside-voices-careers/2015/03/18/what-you-need-to-know-about-cover-letters

https://www.thebalance.com/student-cover-letter-samples-2063664

http://www.youthcentral.vic.gov.au/jobs-careers/applying-for-jobs/cover-letter-no-work-experience

 

 

Interviewing for Non-Academic Positions

Interview Approach

http://www.career.cornell.edu/story/interviewing/index.cfm 

https://www.arhu.umd.edu/sites/default/files/Preparing%20for%20Academic%20and%20Non-Academic%20Careers%2C%20Sept%2030%2C%202013.pdf

https://www.ohsu.edu/xd/research/postdocs-students/postdoctoral-fellows-guide/career-professional-development/non-academic-careers-interview.cfm

http://resources.careerpathwritingsolutions.com/2017/05/05/three-key-considerations-for-your-next-non-academic-job-interview/

http://annekrook.com/?page_id=549

https://www.ucl.ac.uk/careers/specialistsupport/researchers/phdnonacademiccvs

Successful Interviewing       

http://www.career.cornell.edu/story/interviewing/success.cfm

http://www.uwgb.edu/careers/skills/interviewing-guide.asp#behavior

https://www.thebalance.com/how-to-ace-a-job-interview-2058574

https://career.berkeley.edu/sites/default/files/pdf/Guide/Interviewing.pdf

Interview Tips

http://www.career.cornell.edu/story/interviewing/tips.cfm

https://www.purdueglobal.edu/blog/careers/10-tips-for-the-day-of-your-job-interview/ 

http://www.lafollette.wisc.edu/images/career_dev/professionalinterviewguidelines.pdf

http://www.rollins.edu/career-life-planning/documents/interview-guide.pdf

https://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/outside-voices-careers/articles/2017-06-19/5-expert-tips-for-interview-success

https://www.forbes.com/sites/jonyoushaei/2014/10/20/12-surprising-job-interview-tips/#7bb6b2e250f4

 

 

Interview Attire

http://www.career.cornell.edu/story/interviewing/attire.cfm

https://www.thebalance.com/best-interview-attire-for-every-type-of-interview-2061364

http://career.opcd.wfu.edu/practice-for-an-interview/interview-attire/

 

 

Interview  Questions

http://www.career.cornell.edu/story/interviewing/questions.cfm

http://www.gvsu.edu/cms4/asset/8C0B809B-0726-4E3B-1EBA4A40A82D8597/hiringsupervisorresources-goodinterviewquestions.pdf

https://www.themuse.com/advice/how-to-answer-the-31-most-common-interview-questions

https://www.monster.com/career-advice/article/100-potential-interview-questions

https://www.glassdoor.com/blog/common-interview-questions/

https://www.thebalance.com/tough-interview-question-answers-2061233

 

Interview Practice

http://www.career.cornell.edu/story/interviewing/practice.cfm

https://www.thebalance.com/practice-interview-tips-and-techniques-2062805

https://www.monster.com/career-advice/article/practice-makes-perfect

http://www.western.edu/current-students/academic-affairs/academic-resource-center/career-services-home/interviewing-skills

http://www.plotr.co.uk/advice/articles/practice-interview-tips-how-to-do-practice-interviews-at-home/

 

Case Interview Resources

http://www.career.cornell.edu/story/interviewing/caseinterview.cfm

https://www.livecareer.com/quintessential/case-interview-resources

https://www.bu.edu/sph/files/2013/10/Case-Interview-Tips-and-Resources.pdf

http://www.consultingcase101.com/category/case-interview-questions/

http://www.careerprofiles.info/case-study-interview-examples.html

http://www.caseinterview.com /

 

Common Interview Questions

http://www.engr.psu.edu/career/Students/interviewing/questions.aspx

http://nursing.jhu.edu/life-at-hopkins/center/documents/interview_guide.pdf

http://www.udel.edu/CSC/pdf/NurseInterview.pdf

https://www.themuse.com/advice/how-to-answer-the-31-most-common-interview-questions

https://www.udel.edu/CSC/pdf/InterviewTeach.pdf

https://www.inc.com/jeff-haden/27-most-common-job-interview-questions-and-answers.html

https://www.monster.com/career-advice/article/top-10-interview-questions-prep

http://www.ee.columbia.edu/common-interview-questions

https://www.hws.edu/academics/career/pdfs/intvq.pdf

 

Mock Interview Rubric

http://cte.sfasu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Mock-Interview-Rubric.pdf

http://www.csb.uncw.edu/cen/documents/mockinterviewRubric-2.pdf

http://www.kirkwood.edu/pdf/uploaded/1319/po_mock_interview_rubric.pdf

http://www.wiu.edu/student_services/career_development_center/pdf/MockInterviewConfirmation.pdf

 

 

 

Interviewing for Academic Positions

Search Committee Interviews

http://www.gradschool.cornell.edu/career-services/interviews

https://www.thealexandergroup.com/blog-press-room/2015/search-committee-interview/

https://www.spelmanandjohnson.com/the-search-committee-in-person-interview-part-1-how-to-prepare/

https://www.higheredjobs.com/articles/articleDisplay.cfm?ID=626

Academic Mock Interview Questions

http://www.tamiu.edu/adminis/ohr/goodintquestfac.pdf

https://www.esm.rochester.edu/iml/careers/documents/Guide%20to%20Answering%20Academic%20Job%20Interview%20Questions.pdf

http://www.lse.ac.uk/intranet/CareersAndVacancies/careersService/PhDsResearchStaff/AcadCareers/InterviewQuestions.pdf

https://my.vanderbilt.edu/gradcareer/files/2013/01/Academic_Interview_handout.pdf

 

 

Questions to ask Dean

http://www.collegeconfidential.com/dean/questions-to-ask-the-other-dean/

 

Questions to ask Department Chair

https://www.hamilton.edu/documents/SurvivalQuestions.pdf

 

Questions to ask Faculty Members

https://www.unr.edu/academic-central/academic-advising/all-topics/choosing-a-major/questions-for-them

https://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2014/12/12/how-ask-interview-questions-show-youre-interested-job-essay

http://wpacouncil.org/node/4529

Questions about Salary/Benefits

http://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/careerprep/jobsearch/negotiable.html

https://www.monster.com/career-advice/article/10-salary-negotiation-questions

https://www.livecareer.com/quintessential/salary-negotiation-faq

https://www.recruiter.com/i/10-questions-to-ask-when-negotiating-your-starting-salary/

https://www.ziprecruiter.com/blog/how-to-bring-up-questions-about-salary-and-benefits/

 

Interview Etiquette

http://graduateschool.nd.edu/professional_development/career/interviewing-etiquette/

https://www.themuse.com/advice/the-10-rules-of-interview-etiquette/

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lisa-mirza-grotts/interview-tips_b_1357290.html

http://www.uccs.edu/career/resources/students/interview-etiquette.html

 

 

Questions about Start Up

https://www.themuse.com/advice/4-questions-you-must-ask-in-your-startup-interview

http://onstartups.com/tabid/3339/bid/122/Joining-A-Startup-Top-6-Questions-You-Should-Ask.aspx

http://www.bizbrain.org/the-20-most-common-business-startup-questions/

https://www.allbusiness.com/25-frequently-asked-questions-on-starting-a-business-8225-1.html

https://www.sba.gov/starting-business/how-start-business/20-questions-starting

 

 

Questions about Tenure and Promotion

https://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2015/09/18/essay-key-questions-ask-when-seeking-tenure

http://www.chronicle.com/blognetwork/castingoutnines/2008/10/31/four-questions-to-ask-about-tenure/

http://secretariat.info.yorku.ca/files/QuestionsUnitStandards.pdf

 

Student/Professor partnership

http://www.oucom.ohiou.edu/fd/What%20Students%20Want%20In%20a%20Teaching%20Professor.pdf

http://cft.vanderbilt.edu/library/articles-and-essays/the-teaching-forum/from-the-students-view-professors-who-cultivate-critical-thinking-skills/

https://www.heacademy.ac.uk/system/files/resources/engagement_through_partnership.pdf

 

 

Questions to Prepare for

http://postdocs.cornell.edu/interviews-academic-positions

https://www.training.nih.gov/assets/Preparing_for_Academic_Interviews_Handout.pdf

https://www.esm.rochester.edu/iml/careers/documents/Guide%20to%20Answering%20Academic%20Job%20Interview%20Questions.pdf

http://www.apa.org/gradpsych/2007/01/cover-interview.aspx

 

Do’s and Don’ts

http://woman.thenest.com/interviewing-teaching-positions-dos-donts-11907.html

http://www2.umf.maine.edu/careers/interviewing/interview-dos-and-donts/

http://www.universityaffairs.ca/career-advice/career-advice-article/landing-an-academic-job-interview/

https://www.topuniversities.com/student-info/careers-advice/interview-dos-donts

 

Informational Interview

http://graduateschool.nd.edu/assets/120630/informational_interviewing.pdf

https://career.berkeley.edu/Info/InfoInterview

https://www.themuse.com/advice/3-steps-to-a-perfect-informational-interview

https://www.careeronestop.org/JobSearch/Network/informational-interviews.aspx

 

 

Career Planning

Academic Positions vs. Career Opportunities

http://www.gradschool.cornell.edu/career-services/explore-careers/choose-between-academic-positions-and-other-career-opportunities

https://www.insidehighered.com/advice/on_the_fence/essay_on_selecting_between_two_academic_job_offers

 

Post-Doctoral Guide

http://www.gradschool.cornell.edu/career-services/explore-careers/find-and-choose-postdoc-position

http://postdocs.cornell.edu/resume-formats

http://www.phds.org/postdoc

https://www.niaid.nih.gov/grants-contracts/postdoc-guide

http://www.thepostdocway.com/

 

 

 

Doctoral Search

http://careerplan.commons.gc.cuny.edu/applying-for-a-postdoc

http://education.seattlepi.com/purpose-doctoral-level-research-1340.html

http://www.americangraduateeducation.com/articles/en/research-doctorate.htm

Career Assessment

http://careercenter.umich.edu/article/career-assessment-tools\

https://careers.rutgers.edu/page.cfm?section_ID=15&page_id=337

https://www.careeronestop.org/explorecareers/assessments/self-assessments.aspx

http://www.du.edu/career/careerplanning/careerassessment.html

 

Career Planning

http://hrweb.berkeley.edu/learning/career-development/career-management/planning/action-plan

http://uhr.rutgers.edu/career-planning-process

https://gecd.mit.edu/explore-careers/career-first-steps/make-career-plan

http://www.careercentre.dtwd.wa.gov.au/CareerPlanning/Pages/CareerPlanning-4StepPlanningProcess.aspx

 

 

 

Finding Job Opportunities

Post-Doctoral Jobs

http://postdocs.stanford.edu/admin/prospective_overview.html

https://www.postdocjobs.com/

http://postdocs.yale.edu/yale-postdoctoral-positions

http://postdocs.stanford.edu/admin/prospective_overview.html

 

Job Exploration List

http://graduateschool.nd.edu/professional_development/career/job-exploration/

https://www.bls.gov/k12/content/students/careers/career-exploration.htm

https://www.careeronestop.org/ExploreCareers/explore-careers.aspx

https://www.onetonline.org/

Finding a Job in Academia

http://www.brown.edu/campus-life/support/careerlab/sites/brown.edu.campus-life.support.careerlab/files/uploads/DM_Chapter%202.pdf

https://www.brown.edu/campus-life/support/careerlab/sites/brown.edu.campus-life.support.careerlab/files/uploads/Resume%20tip%20sheet%20and%20samples%202016-17_2.0.pdf

https://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2013/06/17/essay-how-land-first-academic-job

https://www.higheredjobs.com/

https://chroniclevitae.com/job_search/new

https://www.higheredjobs.com/articles/articleDisplay.cfm?ID=406

 

 

The Hiring Process

https://career.berkeley.edu/phds/PhDhiring.stm

https://www.thebalance.com/recruitment-and-hiring-process-2062875

http://www.baylor.edu/aarc/index.php?id=67639

 

 

GAP Year

http://ocs.yale.edu/content/gap-year-and-short-term-post-graduate-opportunities

http://medicine.osu.edu/bms/documents/gapyear.pdf

http://www.slu.edu/Documents/provost/post-bac%20scholarships/Pre%20Med%20and%20Gap%20Year.pdf

http://career.ucsd.edu/_files/Gap_year.pdf

http://www.cnbc.com/2017/05/19/making-the-most-of-a-gap-year-before-college.html

 

 

 

 

Networking

Networking

http://www.pdx.edu/mentoring-research/news/how-network-rockstar

https://hbr.org/2016/05/learn-to-love-networking

https://career.berkeley.edu/Info/Networking

 

Leadership Blog

http://www.dce.harvard.edu/professional/blog/topics/leadership

http://www.leadershipandinfluenceblog.com/top-100-leadership-blogs-ranked/

http://www.thebestcolleges.org/best-management-leadership-blogs/

 

Business & Professional Blog

http://www.dce.harvard.edu/professional/blog

http://www.rasmussen.edu/degrees/business/blog/top-blogs-for-business-students/

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/norm-schriever/the-20-golden-rules-of-bu_b_4388943.html

http://aspetraining.com/resources/blog/5-quick-tips-on-writing-your-first-professional-business-blog