Academic and Non-Academic Job Search

  • Academic
    • Finding Opportunities
      • General Job Search Sites
      • Specific (field-focused) Job Boards
      • www.higheredjobs.com
      • College & University HR Web Pages
      • Professional Associations
      • Networking
    • Sample Job Titles
      • Faculty Positions: Professor, Instructor, Adjunct Professor, Faculty Member, Special Education Professor, Field Placement Director, Field Coordinator, Student Teaching Coordinator, and Assistant Professor
      • Academic Administrative Positions: Academic Dean, Provost, Academic Affairs Vice President, College President, Admissions Director, Dean of Students, Financial Aid Director, and Academic Affairs Dean
      • Research Positions: Researcher, Institute Director, Primary Investigator, Post-Doctoral Researcher Fellow, Laboratory Supervisor
    • Essential Academic Application Materials
      • CV
      • Cover Letter
      • Teaching/Research Statement
      • Academic Interview
  • Non-Academic
    • Finding Opportunities
      • General Job Search Sites
      • Specific (field-focused) Job Boards
      • Professional Associations
      • Networking
    • Internships, fellowships, post-doctoral research
      Many companies have internships and experiences targeted to graduate students. Take advantage of internships to gain experience in new companies and industries. In addition, Ph.D.'s can pursue Post-Doc opportunities to build on their skills and gain experience
      • Rand Corporation
      • Cato Institute
      • World Bank
      • Federal Reserve of New York
      • Microsoft
      • Intel
      • National Gallery of Art
    • Essential Application Materials
      • Resume
        • Include your thesis / dissertation title when it directly relates to the position you are applying
        • Keep in mind that the initial reader may not be familiar with your field
        • Highlight your experiences by describing the transferable skills
      • Cover Letter
      • Non-Academic Interview

Resource: http://www.crc.ufl.edu/students/studentGraduateglance.html