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2021 3-Minute Thesis Competition Details & Deadlines

2021 3-Minute Thesis Competition Details & Deadlines

2021 3-Minute Thesis Competition Details & Deadlines

Do you have difficulty explaining your research projects to friends and family? Do you wish you could describe your work more clearly in seminars and interviews?  Improve your ability to distill your main …

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

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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3 Skills Every PhD Should Have When They Graduate

Dec 11 BtP Event

Beyond the Professoriate is hosting a series of free events to support graduate student and postdoctoral professional and career development. These events are free and open to anyone. On December 11th at 12pm EST, there will be an webinar on …

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Yale 2020 3-Minute Thesis Competition: View Finalists

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There are predictable hurdles in turning a massive research project into a succinct 3 minute summary.  More so when that 3 minute summary is intended for a lay-audience, as opposed to experts in that given field!  In any other year,

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Telling Your Transition Story to Non-Academic Employers

Nov 13 BtP Event

Beyond the Professoriate is hosting a series of free events to support graduate student and postdoctoral professional and career development. These events are free and open to anyone. On November 13th at 12pm EST, there will be a webinar with …

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Opportunities for Humanities and Social Science PhDs in the Private Sector

Oct 16 BtP Event

Beyond the Professoriate is hosting a series of free events to support graduate student and postdoctoral professional and career development. These events are free and open to anyone. On October 16th at 12pm EST, there will be a panel discussion …

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GUMI Mentor Database is Live!

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The Graduate-Undergraduate Mentorship Initiative (GUMI) Mentor Database is now live! There are over 150 (and counting!) listings of knowledgeable postdocs, graduate, and professional students from every school and department at Yale, eager to provide their experience, wisdom, and advice to …

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PhD Transferable Skills

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Employers value many skills in addition to the technical knowledge in your discipline that you have honed while at Yale.  These skills are called “transferable” because they can be employed in a range of employer settings. The skills most cited …

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Professional Resumes for PhDs

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If you are considering a non-faculty position outside the academy, you will need to prepare a professional resume. Unlike your CV, which paints a portrait of your academic history and accomplishments, a resume is a marketing tool that selectively …

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