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"So What are You Going to Do With That?": Finding Careers Outside Academia
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"So What are You Going to Do With That?": Finding Careers Outside Academia (Paperback)

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Graduate schools churn out tens of thousands of PhDs and MAs every year. Yet more than half of all college courses are taught by adjunct faculty, which means that the chances of an academic landing a tenure-track job seem only to shrink as student loan and credit card debts grow. What's a frustrated would-be scholar to do? Can she really leave academia? Can a job outside the academy really be rewarding? And could anyone want to hire a grad-school refugee? In this third edition of "So What Are You Going to Do with That?", thoroughly revised with new advice for students in the sciences, Susan Basalla and Maggie Debelius-PhDs themselves - answer all those questions with a resounding "Yes!" A witty, accessible guide full of concrete advice for anyone contemplating the jump from scholarship to the outside world, "So What Are You Going to Do with That?" covers topics ranging from career counseling to interview etiquette to how to translate skills learned in the academy into terms an employer can understand and appreciate.

Packed with examples and stories from real people who have successfully made this daunting - but potentially rewarding-transition, and written with a deep understanding of both the joys and difficulties of the academic life, this fully updated guide will be indispensable for any graduate student or professor who has ever glanced at his or her CV, flipped through the want ads, and wondered, "What if?"

EducationCareers & StudyingCareers guidance Publisher: The University of Chicago Press Publication Date: 09/01/2015 ISBN-13: 9780226200408  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Susan Basalla received her PhD from Princeton University and has worked for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, America, Online, and the Art & Science Group, LLC. Currently she is a principal at Storbeck / Pimentel & Associates, LP. Maggie Debelius, who also received her PhD from Princeton University, directs the Writing Center at Georgetown University, where she also teaches in the English Department.

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