Guiding questions to facilitate your quest for a collaborative student-supervisor relationship.
Whether you are certain you want to pursue non-academic employment, or are perhaps on the fence, there are great benefits to thinking about your academic CV as a record of all you do.
The h-index and journal impact factor are two well-known methods to determine how well your research is being received.
Connecting with others in your field can offer job search insights, networking opportunities and a chance to learn about different career paths.
Internships provide students with a broader view of the world and professional skills development, which can transcend their in-class knowledge.
Taking the time – even if it’s a few hours a week – for extracurricular activities can help expand your career options.
Six things to think about as you consider whether or not to pursue a graduate degree.
Making sure your program content is curated to your specific audience is key.
Some say doctorates are designed for the pure love of research and to advance scientific knowledge, but this model excludes students who wish to pursue non-academic careers.
The aim of the interview committee is to deeply challenge you by asking a variety of questions and getting you out of your comfort zone.
The most helpful advice the authors received was ‘show, don’t tell.’
Two grad students discuss their unique experiences of having to switch supervisors.
Learning what services and resources your university library provides can save you from research headaches down the road.
Peer support groups, institutional workshops and positive mentorship relationships are a few of the ways you can curb the feeling of ‘just not good enough.’
How one prospective graduate student gained clarity on her career goals with the help of a life coach.
Connecting with peers and seeking guidance from those who have studied in our fields before may offer hope during this time.
Grad students, especially in the humanities, need to structure their time in a way that allows for schoolwork and social activities.
You already possess a number of highly-developed skills that will serve you well.
School experience, cost and lifestyle were Sam Luong’s top priorities when deciding to do his master’s degree online.
Meet three clinician-scientists who are interested in practicing medicine and conducting research.