Websites for Graduate Students
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Basic Elements of Grant Writing

Proposal Writing Tips / Persuasive Proposal Writing

Writing the Abstract

Academic Cover Letters

How to Write a Dissertation Prospectus


American Association of University Women
info. on fellowships and grants

Fastweb: Financial Aid Search engine

Newberry Library Fellowships

Radcliffe Institute Fellowships


UPenn's CFP website--find out about conferences

Sellout: A resource for Ph.D.s considering careers beyond the university

Chronicle of Higher Education
includes job postings and career advice

Preparing Future Faculty Resources Page

Tomorrow's Professor
This is for academic careers in science & engineering, but they have information helpful to any discipline. 

Listserv Goals:
The goals of Tomorrow's Professor Listserv Listserv are to provide provocative and practical material on current issues and problems in academia as well as insights on how to prepare for, find, and succeed at teaching, research, and service careers in higher education. Listserv postings fall into one of five categories:
  • (1) Tomorrow's Academy
  • (2) Tomorrow's Graduate Students and Postdocs
  • (3) Tomorrow's Academic Careers
  • (4) Tomorrow's Teaching and Learning
  • (5) Tomorrow's Research

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