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Integrating Ph.D. Degree Completion and Job Market Preparation


Christopher L. Pallas, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science at Kennesaw State University

You do not have to put off job market preparation to finish your degree.  Strategically chosen professional development activities will improve the quality of your dissertation and help you complete your work on time.  With proper synergy, you can start preparing for the job market early–even in the first years of your degree.

Christopher L Pallas, PhD

Speaker: Christopher L. Pallas received his Ph.D. from the London School of Economics and is a Professor of Political Science at Kennesaw State University, near Atlanta (US).  He has been creating professional development trainings for doctoral students for more than 10 years.  In this webinar, he will draw on insights from his book, Doctoral Student Skills: Using Your Comparative Advantage to Succeed in Grad School and Prepare for the Job Market (Routledge, 2023).

This webinar is part of the Professional Development Series and is available to students through The Graduate School's subscription to VersatilePhD.


Core Competencies, Professional Development, Professionalism and Scholarly Integrity, Self Awareness