Cover Letters

Cover Letters
August 19, 2019

Derek Attig offers three suggestions on how to strike a balance between being real and being professional -- and figuring out what that even means -- when talking to potential employers.

November 12, 2018

A strong job application is not a chronology, writes David A. McDonald.

August 20, 2018

As a job seeker looking for positions beyond faculty roles, you have to achieve a lot in one page, and Joseph Barber provides tips on how to make the most of it.

June 4, 2018

Don’t believe everything you read about the job search, advises Joseph Barber.

December 4, 2017

Pallavi Eswara gives tips on how to put your best image forward.

November 16, 2017

Judith S. White advises how to make it work for you when applying for a senior position.

January 18, 2017

Christina Berchini provides tips for embarking on the job market for the first time.

December 8, 2016

To stand out, a cover letter must be outstanding: smart, engaging, concrete, detailed and polished to perfection. Melissa Dennihy gives pointers on how to do that.

March 14, 2016

In any Ph.D. job search, if there is an application process, you should read the instructions before you do anything, writes Natalie Lundsteen. You should take your time, be thoughtful and follow directions.

August 24, 2015

New Ph.D.s need to conquer the negative messages they hear from themselves, writes Sue Levine.



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