Doctoral Students

Welcome to the Doctoral Students Connections Community!

The Villanova University Career Center recognizes and supports the unique career needs of doctoral students as they pursue their academic and career goals. With this in mind, we offer tailored advising and guidance as well as online resources that use the latest technology to network, polish your resume, job search, prepare for an interview and more.


Alumni Connections

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Featured Resources

CareerShift – Search for Jobs & Contacts Around the Country

Looking for jobs in a few different locations? Want to find contact information for people who work at employers of …

Big Interview – Interviewing Practice

The Villanova Career Center is pleased to offer a training system that features a new and innovative way to help …

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion – Top Companies that Recruit at Villanova

In order to better serve students, the Villanova University Career Center has committed to promoting select companies that are recognized …

Nova Network

Join the Nova Network, Villanova University’s Professional Network.

Through the Nova Network, you can:

Connect with alumni in a company, …

Campus Interviewing Orientation

The Campus Interviewing Program is your convenient link to employers interviewing on-campus and virtually for full-time and summer professional jobs. …

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, transportation, public accommodation, communications, and governmental activities.

Skill Building Courses

Cover Letter Tips

Jenny Foss
Cover letters offer job seekers an opportunity to explain how their education, skills, and experiences line up directly with the…

Learning to Write Marketing Copy

Ian Lurie
Copy is the heart and soul of almost every marketing endeavor. Get a great foundation for all your campaigns with…

Financial Accounting Part 1

Earl Stice
Anyone who needs to interpret financial statements or communicate financial results needs a solid understanding of financial accounting. This comprehensive,…

Creative Inspirations: Ed Emberley, Children’s Book Illustrator

Ed Emberley
Award-winning children’s book author and illustrator Ed Emberley is truly a national treasure, having drawn nearly 100 books. The warmth…

Insights from a College Career Coach

Valerie Sutton
Are you feeling stuck in your current position, seeking a new one, or contemplating a career change? In this interview,…

Ideation for Marketers

Brad Batesole
How do you keep your marketing fresh—generating new ideas and approaches to keep your audience engaged? In this course, marketing…

Working with Recruiters

Barbara Bruno
No matter how big your network is, a recruiter’s network is bigger. A recruiter can be a great resource to…

Creative Inspirations: Kit Hinrichs, Graphic Designer

Kit Hinrichs
Kit Hinrichs is one of the most accomplished and respected graphic designers and illustrators of the last fifty years. A…

After Effects Compositing: 5 Rotoscoping & Edges

Mark Christiansen
So you’ve decided to rotoscope. Performing a “roto,” an animated selection with masking and paint tools, is time consuming, but…

CSS: Advanced Typographic Techniques

James Williamson
CSS is a veritable playground for type designers. It allows you to push the boundaries of typography, and explore new…

Creating a Responsive Web Experience

Chris Converse
Many times, simply resizing your web design is not enough to create a satisfying user experience. This course helps you…

Web Motion: Animate a CSS Sprite Sheet

Tom Green
CSS sprite sheets have opened up another door for web motion, allowing you to efficiently animate a series of images—anything…

Mograph Techniques: Shape Animation in After Effects

Eran Stern
There are some big advantages to using shape layers in After Effects: precise, fast rendering; compatibility with Illustrator; and smaller…

AutoCAD 2015 Essential Training

Scott Onstott
Scott Onstott has been using AutoCAD for 24 years and has witnessed its evolution into the world-leading application for computer-aided…

3ds Max: UVW Mapping

Joel Bradley
UVW mapping allows you to take a mathematical, coordinate-based approach to mapping 2D textures to irregular 3D objects in 3ds…

Print Production: Direct Mail

Trish Witkowski
There is a strategic side and a practical side to direct mail. To get results, you need to pay close…

Planning a Web Design Portfolio: Getting a Job

Lauren Bacon
For web designers and other creative professionals, a great portfolio can make the difference between landing the job and getting…

Learning Houdini

Scott Pagano
Amidst the myriad of 3D tools, Houdini is unique, offering a procedural workflow and node networks that allow for increased…

AutoCAD: Creating Sheet Sets

Scott Onstott
Build a sheet set from scratch and take advantage of all the automatic drawing-, sheet-, and callout-coordination functionality that AutoCAD…

Photography: Exploring Composition

Taz Tally
In photography, composition isn’t everything…but it’s close. Effective composition can make a photo far more powerful by drawing the viewer’s…

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