Dr. Tovah Klein received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Duke. Known as the “The Toddler Whisperer,” Dr. Klein offers insights on her non-traditional path through academia and discusses the importance of balancing work and family.
Ever wish that you could discuss your career options with someone who has been in your shoes? This post explains how writing a post for the Alumni Profiles series on the Professional Development Blog can help you accomplish your goals.
A good headshot is crucial for establishing a sense of professionalism on your webpage, but what makes a good headshot? In this post, Ph.D. student Hannah Moshontz de la Rocha discusses techniques and offers advice on how to take a photograph that will effectively communicate your professionalism.
"Getting that first internship was definitely a critical starting point for me in my career. When doing an internship, it is important to understand the process and procedures—how things are done. The key is to gain an understanding of your job and the field. Once you are “inside” the circle, your past experience and grasp of the industry will help you to succeed."
The grants support efforts by graduate students and their departments to create discipline-specific professional development programming and resources for exploring both academic and nonacademic career options.
Five Duke Ph.D. students, four graduate faculty, and one university program were recognized for their outstanding efforts in mentoring, teaching, or creating an inclusive environment for graduate education.