Category: Build Your Network

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6 Mistakes PhDs Make When They Network

I sat in on a how-to-get a job seminar in the second year of my PhD that stressed the importance of networking for non-academic careers. I nodded and took notes. The instructor looked us in the eye and said, “Don’t wait until you’re done. Start

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5 Friends Every Academic Should Have

This may seem like either an over-simple or too-difficult instruction depending on whether you’re extroverted or introverted. But I want you to think for a few minutes about your friendships. I believe that we become the people we hang out with. A lot of academics

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