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.

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Alumni Connections

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  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Buisness Development Manager SpeedMedia
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Program Manager Consulate General of Sweden in Jerusalem
  • Austin, TX
  • Director, US Legal Tokyo Electron US
  • North Wales, PA
  • National Manager of Nursing Training CVS/Coram
  • Camp Lejeune, NC
  • Instructor Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Cardiac Amyloidosis Specialist Pfizer
  • Boston, MA
  • Regional Sales Manager, New England Zscaler
  • New York, NY
  • Broker LPS Capital Markets
  • Valhalla, NY
  • Director Janus Productions
  • Cinnaminson, NJ
  • Director of Marketing and Communications Delaware Theatre Company
  • Ship Bottom, NJ
  • Insurance Agent New York Life Insurance Company

Featured Resources

Imagine PhD

ImaginePhD is a free online career exploration and planning tool for PhD students and postdoctoral scholars in the humanities and …

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, …

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…

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,…

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…

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…

Design the Web: Sprite Sheets

Chris Converse
Many web animations and rollovers make use of sprite sheets to reduce the number of graphics a web experience requires,…

Revit: Construction Modeling Tools

Paul F. Aubin
If your job requires working on Revit models created by someone else, then you have probably run into situations where…

Learning Graphic Design: Cropping Photographs

John McWade
Cropping is essential to good design. In this course, senior author John McWade shows members how to transform images that…

Jonah Berger on Viral Marketing

Jonah Berger
Why do some ideas spread while others fade away? Jonah Berger, PhD, professor of marketing at the Wharton School and…

Breaking Out of a Rut

Stefan Mumaw
Ever feel like you’re in a rut? Most people have experienced a rut, whether it manifests as a lack of…

Designing a Retro-Style Superhero

Deke McClelland
Learn what it takes to design and create your own custom silver-age superhero. Join Deke as he starts by tracing…

Planning a Web Design Portfolio: Growing Your Freelance Business

Lauren Bacon
A great portfolio can make the difference between landing a new client and losing a sale. In this course, you’ll…

Revit Templates: Annotation

Paul F. Aubin
Why start from scratch every time? Learn how to build custom Revit templates and reduce the time you spend setting…

After Effects Guru: Time-Based Effects

Eran Stern
One of the ways to add drama to video and animation is the manipulation of time. In this course Eran…

Revit: Managing Location Coordinates

Paul F. Aubin
If you are new to Revit (particularly if you are coming from an AutoCAD background), the approach Revit takes to…

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