Career Blog

Impressive guest list for the ad/pr networking night!


The Advertising/Public Relations Networking Night that is taking place TONIGHT (note correction!) has a very impressive list of guests!  Click into this article for the full list!

Considering entrepreneurship as a career?


Venture for America his hosting a session tonight (October 11) at 7pm in McColl Hall, Room 3250.  Modeled after Teach for America, Venture for America is a two year fellowship program in which the best and brightest college graduates will work at start-up and early-stage companies in lower-cost cities across America (Detroit, New Orleans, Providence). click title to read more

Want references?


Considering a graduate or professional school?  Start researching graduate or professional programs and start developing relationships with your professors or TA's to get to know them and to secure educational references. 

Career changes of famous Ph.D.s


It is often a difficult crossroad for graduate students when they realize they are no longer on the path to becoming a faculty member or researcher. But, many famous Ph.D.s have made successful career transitions.  And in some cases, very BIG and unexpected transitions:

Grad students: Is consulting the career for you?


Maybe you've had this gut feeling for a while that you did not want a career in academia.  Or maybe you need a Plan B or C or D because faculty positions are in short supply.  Here’s the skinny on consulting: