The "job talk" is perhaps the single most important thing you’ll do during an academic interview. On the basis of your presentation, you’ll be evaluated as a scholar, teacher and potential colleague.

You’ve spent the last several years working toward your goal: the PhD. Once you have the degree in hand, you may be curious about career options beyond academe.

Whether you’ve just begun your graduate school career or are in your final semester coursework, odds are you’ve been thinking about your professional future and the impending job search.