This CRA-E resource was designed in conjunction with award-winning producer Patrick Sammon (co-producer of “Codebreaker”) to explain the benefits of pursuing a PhD in CS.
CRA-WP Graduate Schools
This session discussed the goals of the proposal, an outline of what should be in the proposal, and how to prepare for your proposal defense.
View the program from the Grad Cohort 2014 workshop.
This publication, “CRA-W Graduate School Information Guide,” is designed to help lead students through the graduate school process.
This session focused on building your oral communication skills. Topics include strategies for high quality oral and poster presentations.
This session addressed the confidence crisis that grad students often face: how to recover from not doing as well as you expected, from not passing the PhD candidacy exams on your first try, to the feeling that you don’t know as much as your fellow grad students, and more.
This session focused on the different career paths in academia. Discussing the challenges and rewards of research, teaching, and service, and the skills for success in each. It also discussed changing career paths.
This session was a discussion of the various career opportunities for Master’s graduates and how to find a position that is best for you. Discussion included possible career paths and the role of mentors in industry.
This session focused on the different career paths for new Ph.D.’s in industry and government laboratories.
This session addressed strategies for maintaining balance and a positive perspective in your life during graduate school and throughout your career.