Is completing your PhD program both exhilarating and daunting? Join the crowd. As a woman in science and engineering, you face extra challenges. Research over five decades has confirmed it.
Are you a woman in science or engineering?You know about problem-solving in technical areas. Now learn how to take on interpersonal and personal issues too. Watch role models. Develop new skills for your career. Discover that you are not alone. It's all a click away.
Yes, you have to meet all the academic requirements. But surviving and thriving means managing other things too - like advisor issues, balancing career and personal demands, facing a cold or isolating departmental climate, and/or staying motivated and productive despite delays and setbacks to research progress.
The CareerWISE resource is unique. It's the only place where the best research on social science topics is applied to the everyday situations you encounter in science and engineering doctoral programs.
Remember you're in a marathon race, not a sprint. You want to make it to the finish line. CareerWISE is your personal, expert, and confidential coach to get there. CareerWISE materials help you build personal resilience skills to go the distance, now and in your career.
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Learn the CareerWISE Problem Solving Method, the key strategy for building resilience. Click on the number wheel throughout the site to follow the step-by step lessons. Start here to find our resources,strengthen your "bounce-back-ability" skills and avoid getting off track.
HerStory videos chronicle successful women in science and engineering who have completed their doctoral degrees and progressed into STEM careers. Each interviewee discusses and reflects upon her own experiences during graduate school.
CareerWISE skill modules help you to understand yourself better, analyze your environment, and learn strategies to stay motivated, expand your personal supports, and overcome any barriers you may encounter. Solidify your career success by practicing over 40 personal and interpersonal skills in briefs developed specifically for you--a high achieving woman in science, engineering, or mathematics.