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S2E06: Applying for Jobs: Unsolicited Advice from Uncle Greg and the Guy in the Yellow Shirt

September 28, 2020 Patrick Curran & Greg Hancock Season 2 Episode 6
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S2E06: Applying for Jobs: Unsolicited Advice from Uncle Greg and the Guy in the Yellow Shirt
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S2E06: Applying for Jobs: Unsolicited Advice from Uncle Greg and the Guy in the Yellow Shirt
Sep 28, 2020 Season 2 Episode 6
Patrick Curran & Greg Hancock

Patrick and Greg offer completely unsolicited career advice as you identify and apply for positions following your doctoral training. They discuss what to consider when selecting where to apply as well as drafting personal statements, CVs, letters of recommendation, and research statements. Along the way they also comment on World War II quiz shows, eHarmony and tinder, the long con, mortgaging retirements, morning research inspirations, the 3rd and 4th ribs, promptness, and academia as community dinner theater. 

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Patrick and Greg offer completely unsolicited career advice as you identify and apply for positions following your doctoral training. They discuss what to consider when selecting where to apply as well as drafting personal statements, CVs, letters of recommendation, and research statements. Along the way they also comment on World War II quiz shows, eHarmony and tinder, the long con, mortgaging retirements, morning research inspirations, the 3rd and 4th ribs, promptness, and academia as community dinner theater.