SU’s job search resources facilitate career exploration and prepare you to compete successfully for jobs in academia, industry, government, non-profits, and other sectors.
- Career Services. Most SU schools and colleges have offices or professional staff participating in the University’s Career Services Network. In addition, the central Career Services office (235 Schine Student Center) provides dedicated job-search and career counseling for graduate students, along with a wealth of online resources for both master’s and Ph.D. students.
- The Academic Job Search. In addition to the extensive resources available on the Career Services Academic Job Search webpage, consult the Graduate School’s video library of academic job search programs and the following articles:
- Applying to Community Colleges, Mark Connolly, Inside Higher Ed, March 12, 2014
- Keys to the Cover Letter, Alain-Philippe Durand, Inside Higher Ed, March 11, 2011
- Job Letter Mistakes, Richard Shaw, Inside Higher Ed, Jan. 12, 2011
- 4 Steps to a Memorable Teaching Philosophy, James Lang, Chronicle of Higher Ed, Aug. 29, 2010
- Negotiate Like a Professor, Adam Fulton, Inside Higher Ed, March 14, 2011
- The Non-Academic Job Search. Many articles and other resources for Ph.D.s seeking employment outside the academic sector can be found on the Career Services Non-Academic Job Search webpage. Other sources of advice and information include: