Non-Academic Job Search

A world of opportunities may open up to you when you begin to consider a career outside of academics. It will be important to identify the skills and abilities from your education and other experiences that are applicable to the types of jobs you are seeking. You may also need to convert your CV to a resume.

The following links are good sources of information to assist in your job search. Refer to the networking quick tips and job search strategies video for more information on the best way to search for a job outside of academics.
  • Professional Organizations
    • Some organizations publish job listings on a regional or national basis
    • Organizations usually hold yearly conferences providing a great opportunity to network
Targeting companies
Prepare resume or CV

For more information, contact Career Services at (205) 934-4324 or email

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