APSA Session: Non-Academic Jobs in Political Science

November 12, 2016 at 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Navigating the Non-Academic Job Search: Tools, Tactics, and TipsĀ 

Political scientists offer attractive skills to non-academic employers, from knowledge of analytical and research methods to substantive issue expertise. At this session, participants will learn how to highlight these skills to successfully navigate the non-academic job search. Geared toward both prospective job-seekers and faculty who want to advise their PhD students on non-academic options, the session will cover structuring a job search, drafting non-academic resumes and cover letters, handling interviews, and negotiating offers.