Posts Tagged ‘jobs’

Using job-seeking skills in your grad school career (Podcast #6)

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Amanda Palchak is our guest this episode. She is a physics graduate student at the University of Southern Mississippi, and was a Society of Physics Students intern this past summer. Amanda worked on “Career Pathways”, a career resource for undergraduates, and will share her advice about how to get into TA and RA positions — and what they’re good for!

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How to become a scientist (Podcast #4)

Dr. Fred Dylla, Executive Director and CEO of the American Institute of Physics

Welcome to the GradschoolShopper podcast. Ever wonder what it means to be a scientist? Dr. Fred Dylla, Executive Director and CEO of the American Institute of Physics shares his experience and explains what being a scientist is all about.

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Bachelor’s stats: where others have gone before

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So you have a bachelor’s degree in physics, astronomy or science. What do you plan to do with it? Like thousands of students before you, you’ve hit that fork in the road and it’s important to weigh your options carefully. Take a look at some of these figures of recent graduates in your field to learn what they did with their degrees. It may just spark your next brilliant move.

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Top 7 stats you should know before considering a graduate degree

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Below is a list of the top 7 most useful statistics for prospective graduate students in physics and astronomy.

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Graduate degrees and career paths (Podcast #2)

Crystal Bailey, Education and Careers Program Manager at the American Physical Society

Welcome to the GradschoolShopper podcast. In this episode, we explore the different graduate degrees available to you, as well as potential career paths upon graduation.

Our guest, Crystal Bailey, is the Education and Careers Program Manager at the American Physical Society.

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The first year of grad school is really hard. Instead of spending time thinking about whether or not you should be in Grad School, spend that time doing your homework. Then after your first year you can think about whether you really want to be there. — Kendra Redmond, Program Coordinator and Assistant Editor, Society of Physics Students, Podcast Episode #1

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