Ph.D. Year 4

As you are gaining clarity on your PhD and are on your way to becoming an independent scholar and continuing  to leverage your academic and research skills consider the following resources and tips

  • Prepare to teach standalone classes once completing your dissertation prospectus 
  • Consider preparing and defending for your qualifying exams 
  • Seek internship and postdoctoral opportunities. 
  • Prepare for your academic job search  
    • Update your CV – Utilize VMock Smart Resume AI CV review tool 
    • Continue fostering alumni connections through the Trojan Network and LinkedIn  
    • Practice your job talk or interviewing skills for academic and industry  
  • Consider applying for dissertation fellowships