Category Archive: Online Resources

Apr 13

How to use VersatilePhD for Career Exploration

VersatilePhD provides information to graduate students by identifying careers outside of academia that both utilize and value your professional skill set. There are a few key features to note: The PhD Career Finder offers information about a wide variety of interesting careers that real PhDs have gone into. Their stories are both fascinating and informative, …

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Mar 29

LinkedIn 101: Using LinkedIn to Land Your Dream Job Before You Leave ND

  Today’s guest blog post was provided by the LinkedIn Careers Team, whose role is to help job-seekers maximize the value of LinkedIn in their job search. ************************** LinkedIn is helping graduating students tap into their professional community—whether they realize they have one already or not. Trying to land your dream career out of the …

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Sep 21

Navigating Your Career with IrishCompass

Today’s guest post was written by Sharon Keane, Notre Dame Alumni Association. ****************** Important dynamics are at play in today’s marketplace and in the minds of professionals. They include the mindset shift from “career for life” to “career for me,” the rise of the “gig” economy, and increased job changes. Research reveals that individuals will …

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Jan 20

New Year. New Look.

This guest blog post comes from our Director of Graduate Career Services, Larry Westfall. —————— NEW YEAR. NEW LOOK. Every January I find myself caught in the same conversation: “what am I going to resolve to do this New Year?” Some of my friends couldn’t wait to tell me their New Year’s resolution and it was barely …

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