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Category Archives: Interview
Whether you are looking for a research job, teaching job, or position outside of academia, my advice for graduate students is to begin the job search process as early as possible. These days, candidates face several types of interviews—by video conference, phone, … Continue reading
One of the major challenges during my graduate studies was the preparation for the Graduate Qualifying Exam (GQE). I started preparing for that exam six months in advance, and I spent every night solving the previous exams to get an idea … Continue reading
How did you get interested in mathematics? When I was in 7th grade, in Boston, I enrolled in an experimental program called The Math Circle, where students discover math on their own. We, the students, came up with all … Continue reading
(Read Part III here.) This will be the last installment in my job search series, though it will perhaps be the most important. In particular, I share research on negotiating a job offer.
(Read Part II here.) With the Joint Meetings approaching this installment will primarily provide tips on “how to conference”.