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Doctoral Resources:
Doctoral Resources

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Career Resources for Doctoral Students

Doctoral Webinars
Designed for doctoral students at Walden University, this page features panel webinars on careers in higher education, getting published, presenting at conferences, and other related topics.  Here you can also view recordings of the Doctoral Career Pathways Conference.

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

OptimalResume- CV Samples
OptimalResume's Document Center provides 400+ samples by category, including curriculum vitae 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 Skills Webinars
Watch skills webinars on a variety of career-related topics including cover letter writing, networking, and preparing for interviews.

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 vitae, 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.

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

Free reference manager and social network for students and researchers.

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

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