The Office of Career Services and Employer Relations welcomes Graduate Students! We encourage you to participate in programs and advising services as early as possible in your academic career. We are open year-round!
Frequently Asked Questions about the Office of Career Services and Employer Relations
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Meet with a Career Advisor
To make an appointment to meet privately and confidentially with a career advisor, log into your RhodyNet account (see instructions below) and choose "Make an Appointment" at left and proceed. For assistance, call 401 874-2311 (press "zero") or come to 228 Roosevelt Hall.
Frequently Asked Questions about RhodyNet
New to RhodyNet? URI Student Login Instructions:
Set your browser at career.uri.edu
At the upper left hand corner, at the RhodyNet oval logo, click on the word "Students"--it will turn red.
This takes you to a log in screen.
Enter Your User Name = your URI 9 digit student ID#
Enter Your Password = rams
You may change both your User Name and your Password at any time.
Important: Problems logging in? Call Steve at 874-5137 firstname.lastname@example.org
Issues which you might discuss with a career advisor include but are not limited to:
What can you do to enhance your chances of getting an academic position:
More on Professional/Academic Associations
We recommend that you maintain student memberships in appropriate professional organizations. Here are some resources to help you identify professional associations.
Associations on the Net
American Society of Association Executives
ASAE Gateway to Associations Directory – Maintained by the American Society of Association Executives, the search results provide a list of associations that meet your selection criteria.
http://rileyguide.com/union.html Includes professional, academic, trade and non-profit associations.
More resources: Conferences and Presentations
A great way to network and get your name known in the Academic world is to attend conferences and better yet, to become a presenter. It is also not a bad idea to volunteer to assist with the conference. Here are some sites where you can seek out conferences and opportunities to submit papers/presentations:
H-Net, Humanities and Social Sciences online
American Association for the Advancement of Science: Meetings & Events
Resources for Networking. Gain confidence, find colleagues, increase your visibility.
The Riley Guide: Networking and Your Job Search
QuintCareers – the Art of Networking
Additional Links: for specific fields, visit http://career.uri.edu/links.shtml
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