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What is the Research & Academia career cluster?

Bridging the realms of higher education and research in general, the Research & Academia cluster examines professional prospects at colleges and universities, in addition to other research-engaged organizations.

A wide variety of careers are available in academia, most notably in student services, including academic advising, residential life, student activities, study abroad, career services, and financial aid. For aspiring Ph.D. earners, dozens to hundreds of plum professor, assistant professor, adjunct professor, and administrative leadership positions exist at every institution of higher learning, but hiring is almost always extremely competitive.

If research is your thing, most industries now offer ample opportunities, from publishing to technology to entertainment to retail. Of course, more traditional researcher roles are also available, mainly in for-profit laboratories and at universities, based in both the “hard” and “soft” sciences.

How To Convert an Academic CV for Industry Positions

Originally published January 3, 2022 | Link to original article: https://www.indeed.com/career-advice/resumes-cover-letters/how-to-convert-academic-cv-for-industry-positions

Professionals in academic roles who want to transition to a different field usually have to convert their CVs into resumes. Regardless of your academic experience, knowing how to how to …

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Is Grad School Right for You?

John Dewey, the late American philosopher, once said, “Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.” Each day, we become more aware of the world in which we live and gain valuable insight that carries us further. A …

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3 Reasons You Should Try Academic Research

I got an email the other day from Academia.edu. Considering I left grad school almost a year ago, my first thought was, “How did they find me?” Turns out, my name had been mentioned in a research paper. It had …

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Academic Curriculum Vitae (CV) Example and Writing Tips

Updated July 30, 2020 | Link to article from The Balance Careers

curriculum vitae (CV) written for academia should highlight research and teaching experience, publications, grants and fellowships, professional associations and licenses, awards, and any other details in your experience that …

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From PhD to Professor: Advice for Landing Your First Academic Position

I am living the dream.

At least, my professional dream, that is. I have the perfect job for me. And I’m going to share with you how I got it.

First, a little about me. This August, I started my …

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