Career Resources

Practical productivity tips that will help you build and maintain momentum and keep your projects moving forward.

Academic Conferences
View this presentation by Dr. Anita Blanchard as she shares suggestions on how to make the most out of your academic conference experience.


Beyond Academia
Presentation from the January 2014 workshop focused on the non-academic job search.


Career Center
For work, service and internships visit the University Career Center.  Doctoral students learn about your specific career advisor.


Career Consortium
Career information for doctoral students


Creating a Strong Job Application Package
From a Fall 2012 workshop facilitated by Dr. Anita Blanchard, Associate Professor of Psychology & Organization Science


CV Doctor
From the Chronicle of Higher Education archives this interesting article has some good CV writing advice.


Fulbright Post-Doctoral Grants
Postdoctoral grant opportunities through the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program. Fulbright postdoctoral grantees gain critical research skills, build networks and add important international experience to their CVs.


Higher Education Recruitment Consortium

Jobs at Smart Places.


Human Resources
The Office of Student Employment assists students in obtaining Federal Work Study and temporary student worker positions within the university.


Interfolio - Recommendation Letter Management
In consultation with UNC Charlotte's Office of Legal Affairs, the University Career Center is pleased to announce a new partnership with Interfolio, Inc. for the online management of credentials and letters of recommendation.


Interviewing
View the UNC Charlotte Career Center presentation on Academic Interviewing.


Job Talks and Academic Interviews
Dr. Anita Blanchard discusses the do’s and don’ts of job talks and academic interviews. Learn how to make a good impression.


PhD-Program Preparation for Successful Post-PhD Career
Tao Xie
Department of Computer Science University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Pronunciation Tool
Use this tool from Merriam-Webster to assist with phonetically pronoucing names and words.  Additional tools to help with international pronunciations:  Inogolo and Hearnames.com


Tips to Make it Past the Search Committee
In narrowing the pool, search committees often look to see which candidates have eliminated themselves through missteps.  Article by Rob Jenkins, reprinted from the Chronicle of Higher Education.


USA Jobs
Government related positions.


Versatile PhD
The Versatile PhD is a website with resources tailored to PhD’s interested in jobs outside of academia. As a UNC Charlotte student, you may log-in and set-up an account, which will give you access to the premium content on their page, including job announcements.


Writing an effective academic CV (science and health communities)
How to create a curriculum vitae that is compelling, well-organized and easy to read


Writing Samples and Teaching Statements
Advice from the Chronicle of Higher Education.


Your Official Job-Application Checklist
Advice from the Chronicle of Higher Education.


From Doctoral Study to Administration
Explore career paths in campus administration.