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ERIC Number: ED065354
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Pages: 304
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Graduate School in the Sciences: Entrance, Survival, and Careers.
Calvert, Jack G.; And Others
A look at the problems, concerns, and life of the graduate student in the sciences is presented in this book. Part I, "Academic Gamesmanship: The Art and Science of the Graduate Student," is intended to help the prospective graduate student decide if he should attend graduate school, determine his chances of success, and choose a graduate school. A discussion on how and where to apply for grants and how to interview and be interviewed is included. Part II, "Life in the Academic Salt Mines," discusses the challenges and hurdles of life in graduate school. Topics covered range from choosing a research area and the preliminary oral doctoral examinations to copyrights and postdoctoral fellowships. Part III, "The Payoff: Employment in Industry, University, or Government," contains information on contacting the industrial world, evaluating offers, entering the academic world, career choices and rewards, the unique position of women in science, and other topics. (Author/PR)
Wiley-Interscience, 605 Third Avenue, New York, New York 10016
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