Chapter 5: Outside Academia: Finding a Job in Industry, Business, or Non-Profits

This section provides guidance on pursuing a career outside of academia, including:

  • Making the transition
  • Self-assessment: Identifying skills and interests
  • Career exploration: informational interviews and networking
  • Interning, Volunteering, and Shadowing
  • Locating Job Opportunities
  • The Application Process
    • Researching the Organization
    • Resumes
    • Cover Letters
    • Interviews
    • Negotiating the offer and beyond

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