Courtesy of Julie Miller Vick and Mary Morris Heiberger, U. Penn.
Authors of The Academic Job Search Handbook

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.

Social Networking has changed the way we communicate, not just with friends and acquaintances, but with colleagues and potential employers.

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.

Chances are you already have personal profiles with social media websites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.