Sociology Professional Development


The course serves as an introduction to professional socialization for first-year sociology graduate students. In addition to orientating students to the department and the discipline, the course will demystify various aspects of the academy and provide tips for navigating graduate school and beyond. Sample topics include: the hidden curriculum of graduate school, being a good colleague and advisee, professional organizations, managing references, reading articles and books, research ethics, applying for external grants and fellowships, developing cv's, giving effective research presentations, the publication process, attending academic conferences, professional networking, public engagement and social media, and preparing for different types of jobs and job markets.
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Sociology Professional Development
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