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Career Resources: Doctoral Resources

Career Resources for Doctoral Students

Doctoral Webinar Series
Designed for doctoral students at Walden University, this page features panel webinars on careers in higher education, converting a resume into a curriculum vita, getting published, presenting at conferences, and other related topics.

Resources for Higher Education/Online Learning
Professional associations, career guides, job banks and LinkedIn Groups specific to higher ed careers.

Curriculum Vitae Guide
A detailed guide on how to build a quality curriculum vita section-by-section.

OptimalResume- CV Samples
OptimalResume's Document Center provides 400+ samples by category, including curriculum vita samples.

Academic Signature Guidelines
Guidelines for listing your degree in your signature and other professional communications.

Letters of Recommendation
Tips for requesting a letter of recommendation from a faculty member.

Career Services Academic Residencies Materials
Access to Career Services sessions and cafes delivered at academic residencies.

Overviews and Skills Cafes
Register for live overviews and cafes on the Career Services Center home page or watch recorded versions.

Academic Networking and Research Sites

Walden Career Connections
Virtual networking events to connect with other Walden doctoral students, faculty, and staff.

Chronicle Vitae
Developed by the Chronicle of Higher Education, this social media site allows you to build and share your online curriculum vita, network with professionals and academics interested in your work, and showcase achievements.

Research Gate
Join a network of over 9 million researchers to make your research visible all over the world. Share your publications, collaborate with colleagues, receive statistics on who has viewed your research, and access their research-focused job bank to find your next opportunity.

Academia
Online platform used by over 36 million academics to share research and papers.

Mendeley
Free reference manager and social network for students and researchers.

Google Scholar
Academic search engine used to locate research articles and track citations.