Professional conferences — often hosted by professional associations and institutions — can be local, regional, national or international. They are typically a combination of informative events, speakers, panels, networking, and professional development programs — over one day or many. If you’re attending a conference for the first time, use our tips to help you navigate and make the most of the opportunity.
Congratulations! Receiving an offer can be very exciting. When you receive a job offer, consider whether or not you wish to negotiate. Keep in mind the following factors as you approach the negotiation process.
Your graduate school application will showcase your motivation and preparation for graduate study in the field and program you’re targeting. Learn what’s in the application and how each element fits into that story.
So, you’ve determined that attending graduate school is the right next step for you. You’ve got a clear idea of what degree to pursue, and you know how it will help you take the next steps in your career journey. Now, it’s time to find the schools and departments that match your academic background, interests, and goals.
As a first year student, there are many ways to build experience through internships, research, volunteering, student club activities, and on-campus jobs. Here are a handful of opportunities to get started.
Personal statements are often part of the PhD program application. A personal statement explains why you have chosen this particular PhD, how this choice aligns with your skills, experience, and academic goals, and what you plan to do during your study.