How Not to Blow an Interview

The Edge for Scholars

A roundup of the internet's best advice for acing your interview.

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Not that Kind of Job Applicant: Tales of Self-Discovery in the Job Application Process

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: There are more jobs out there than you think.

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Q&A: How to Give a Chalk Talk

BRET Office of Career Development ASPIRE Program

You have a whiteboard, a marker, and an hour to convince a department to hire you. How will you handle it? Senior faculty give their advice.

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Job Seekers, Don't Curb Your Enthusiasm

The Edge for Scholars

For those of you heading on the job  market this year, take some advice from Allison M. Vaillancourt, VP of institutional effectiveness and HR at the University of Arizona: This …

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Not that Kind of Applicant Review: Tales of Your Application in the Clutches of a Search Committee

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: It takes forever because search committees are made up of academics.

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The Dirty Truth: Passion Isn't the Only Ingredient for Success

The Edge for Scholars

Although passion is often thought to be a necessary ingredient for success, we all know it’s not the only one.  If you’re passionate about handwritten letters, but everyone …

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Exercising Your Professional Brand at Conference Interviews

Rebecca Helton, MA

At Vanderbilt, we’ve been doing a lot with professional branding lately.  What you wear, what you do, and how you speak, sit, and walk all say things about you …

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An International Postdoc Experience

Melissa Krasnove

Doing a postdoc outside the US offers many advantages.

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Not that Kind of Visit: Tales of Preparation for Your First Interview

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Reduce interview stress through preparation.

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The Benefits of Flying Solo

Cristina Espinosa-Diez, PhD

For the past three years, I went to all the meetings and conferences by myself. Here's why flying solo can be good for you, too.

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