Providing valuable resources and advice on advancing your personal and professional development.
Jul 21, 2020
Jim Fahey, Ph.D., CEO of HZO discusses his career path from graduate student to business leader and shares his insights on career transitions.
Jun 24, 2020
Ph.D.-trained researchers working in a variety of fields share their career journeys and advice on navigating transitions with postdocs who attended our virtual career panel.
Jun 17, 2020
Manik Chandra Biswas, a second year doctoral student in the Fiber and Polymer Science program in Wilson College of Textiles, shares his research experience and advice for current grad students in our most recent edition of PACK in Action.
Jun 9, 2020
Smaller, start-up companies should also be considered for your next career step. They provide unique opportunities to experience a diversity of roles in the company as most employees wear many hats at a smaller company. We talk to two such companies, HZO & SinnovaTek, here.
May 2, 2020
From understanding what career options are available to you to creating resumes, the industry job search can bring a lot of questions and challenges. To help our gradpack, The Graduate School’s professional development team is offering an online summer session of Industry Job Search Strategies (JSS).
Apr 28, 2020
Master's student Ryan Spurney learned over spring break that his in-person defense would have to be done remotely over Zoom, a virtual meetings platform, because of social distancing at NC State University. He offers tips for success.
Apr 27, 2020
Quarantine and isolation are difficult, and often they can breed anxiety and depression. We consulted mental health ambassador Cody Zane about how to best maintain graduate student or postdoc mental health while social distancing.
Apr 22, 2020
A research statement is a critical document for prospective faculty applicants. In it, applicants seek to convey to their future colleagues the importance and impact of their past and, most importantly, future research. Here, we share tips on how to make your research statement shine.
Apr 21, 2020
Newly-minted Ph.D. Ashish Kapoor shares tips for a successful remote defense. Here, he covers Zoom best practices and more.
Apr 14, 2020
For many graduate students and postdocs who have focused exclusively on research, a teaching statement can be a challenge to construct. Let us help you get started with this handy guide!