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Nature Masterclass Course – Getting an Academic Research Position


Getting an Academic Research Position’ will show researchers how to get an academic research position that suits them perfectly. It will teach them the skills to find, select, and apply to suitable roles, send tailored applications, and impress potential employers at the interview.

What you’ll learn

  • How to find potential career opportunities that align with your personal attributes, desires, and goals 
  • How to apply for positions in a way that will highlight your strongest attributes and most relevant qualities
  • How to present yourself authentically and effectively during all stages of the interview process, giving you the best possible chance of success
  • How to assess whether a job you are offered is suitable and choose between competing job offers

This is a course in the Nature Masterclasses, for which Penn has an institutional subscription. For a broad overview and guide to accessing the courses, see Nature Masterclasses: Overview.

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