Table of contents for What are you going to do with that? : finding careers outside academia / Susan Basalla and Maggie Debelius.


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Preface ix
Introduction 1

1 Will I have to Wear A Suit?
Rethinking Life After Graduate School


Getting Your Head Ready
Should I Finish My Dissertation?
How to Use Your Grad School Years Wisely
Whodunit? And How Can I Do It Too?
So What Am I Going To Do?
Six Myths About Post-Academic Careers
Five Questions for Rethinking Graduate School
Your Eclectic Mix
Post Academic Profile: Tom Maglozzi, Cohost of NPR's Car Talk, Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering

2 How Do I Figure Out What Else To Do
Soul-Searching Before Job Searching

Take Inventory
Break It Down
Looking Backward: Seven Stories
The Bookstore at the End of the Mind
"This is Your Brain on Graduate School"
No Need for a #2 Pencil
Where Are All Those Ph.D.'s Anyway?
Create Your Own Possibilities
Post Academic Profile: David Rosengarten, Television Cooking Show Host, Ph.D. in Theater History

3 Testing the Waters
Networking and the Transitional Experience

The Power of Networking
Networking That Works
Information Interviews
Getting Your Feet Wet: Internships, Part-Time Jobs, and Volunteer Work
Transitional Tales
So When Do I Start Looking For A Job?
Post-Academic Profile: Shannon Mrksich, Patent Attorney, Ph.D. in Chemistry

4 This Might Hurt a Bit:
Turning a CV Into a Re;sume;

Getting Ready to Write a Re;sume;
Writing a Re;sume;: The First Draft
A Few More Words of Advice
After You've Drafted a Re;sume;
Case Studies and Sample Re;sume;s
Cover Letters That Will Get You Hired
Post-Academic Profile: Bryan Garman, Prep School Headmaster, Ph.D. in American Studies

5 Sweaty palms, Warm Heart:
How to Turn an Interview into a Job




How to Land a Job Interview
Before the Interview
During the Interview
After the Interview
What If the Interview Doesn't Go Well?
The Job Offer (or Lack Thereof)
Negotiation
Adjusting to Your New Job
Post-Academic Profile: Annie Hurlbut, Founder of Peruvian Connection, A.B.D. in Anthropology

Conclusion



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Job hunting.
Graduate students -- Employment.
Career changes.