OGPS offers a series of presentations and workshops on careers, both in and beyond academe, throughout the academic year in conjunction with the Tulane Career Center. Advisors in the Career Center, located in the Diboll Complex across from Reily, are available to speak to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows about career planning and job documents. Schedule an appointment by calling (504) 865-5107.
The books are recommended reading, to help guide you through your career search.
The Academic Job Search Handbook (2008) by Julie Miller Vick and Jennifer S. Furlong
Guide to Nontraditional Careers in Science: A Resource Guide to Pursuing Non-Traditional Careers in Science (1998) by Karen Young Kreeger
Put Your Science to Work: The Take-Charge Career Guide for Scientists (2000) by Peter S. Fiske and Aaron Louie
"So What Are You Going to Do With That?": Finding Careers Outside Academia (2007) by Susan Basalla and Maggie Debelius
Surviving Your Academic Job Hunt: Advice for Humanities PhDs (2010) by Kathryn Hume
What Color is Your Parachute? A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers (2013) by Richard N. Bolles
Working Identity: Unconventional Strategies for Reinventing Your Career (2004) by Herminia Ibarra
Versatile PhD is a web-based resource that you can use anytime, from any computer, confidentially. There you will find:
The Versatile PhD can be accessed from any computer and is confidential. None of your academic colleagues will know you are using the site.
Because you are a student or fellow at Tulane, you get access to the PhD Career Finder where those high-quality written materials are stored. Navigate to Tulane Career Services; under Premium Services, click on the Versatile PhD link, then enter your Tulane username and password before creating an account on the Versatile PhD website.
OGPS receives announcement for postdoctoral fellowship opportunities, as well as the occasional career listing. Here we will share announcements that are of interest to our graduating graduate students, as well as postdoctoral fellows.
University of Alabama: Institute for Rural Health Research seeks a postdoctoral fellow.
Tulane University, 200 Gibson Hall, 6823 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-247-1213 firstname.lastname@example.org