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Why and how you should negotiate as part of a job offer

By Joseph Barber, in the Inside Higher Ed Carpe Careers series.

Negotiation is an important way to advocate for your professional skills and experiences. Let me start, in fact, with a sweeping generalization that, whatever your circumstances, you should negotiate for …

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What Entrepreneurs and Geniuses Have in Common – Hosted by UConn TCS

March 2 @ 4:30 pm5:30 pm

Join UConn Technology Commercialization Services (‘TCS’) for a Fireside chat discussing:  The key characteristics of geniuses, teams and creativity, genius as a binary scenario, the role of luck, and what should you be doing.

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Strategies for Starting a Job While Remote

By Ashley Brady, in the Inside Higher Ed Carpe Careers Series.

Starting a new job can be stressful and overwhelming in the best of times, but doing so in the midst of a global pandemic, when so much work occurs remotely, …

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Be Bold, Be Entrepreneurial

By Adriana Bankston, in the Inside Higher Ed Carpe Careers series.

The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly affected every aspect of our lives, including our professional trajectories. The pandemic also provides opportunities to reimagine the future of work. While the virtual world …

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Navigating First-Gen Career Pressures

By Helen Pho. Originally posted on Inside Higher Ed

When I first told my parents I was leaving my job as an admissions officer to begin a doctoral program in history after just graduating from college a few years before, …

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Internships for International Grad Students: A Step-By-Step Guide

By Leah Collum, November 18, 2019 – see the original post on Inside Higher Ed

Those two little words are all but guaranteed to strike dread into the heart of practically every international graduate student job seeker. It’s a classic catch-22: …

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From First-Gen College Student to First-Gen Grad Student

By Alicia Peaker and Katie Shives. Originally posted on Inside Higher Ed

At my high school, fewer than 10 percent of graduating seniors went on to four-year colleges. I can’t imagine what that number looks like for graduate school. Although …

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Mentors, Projects, Deliverables: Internships and Fellowships for Doctoral Students in the Humanities

By Rachel Arteaga and Kathleen Woodward

Since 2013 new graduate internship programs have been announced from Florida to California, and practice-based fellowships have also proliferated. Both are welcome responses to today’s spirited national conversation on the changes absolutely necessary to …

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Making an Impact in Appalachia : Organizations to Watch

There are dynamic social-impact organizations all over the US, and the Appalachian region is no exception. In fact, social-impact work in Appalachia is often deeply rooted in loyalty to the region, with its unique environmental challenges and increasingly diverse population. …

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Should You Take a Startup Job During the Pandemic? 5 Tips to Help You Decide

Taking a job at a startup has always been considered a riskier move than working for a company that’s been around for a while, has a track record of success, and has weathered a storm or two. But if you were …

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