Career Development Strategies E075 Dr. Chris Golde on How To Write Your Career Chapter by Chapter

July 31st 2022

Stanford University — a dream workplace for researchers from all around the world. But do the Stanford researchers experience the same career dilemmas as others? How does a career advisory for researchers work at Stanford? We just discussed this subject with Dr Chris Golde, the Career Advisor at Stanford University.

…As well as a broad range of other subjects!

💡Why should you be proud of your grey hair?

💡Letters to the universe: why it’s worth openly asking the universe for what you want from your (professional) life,

💡On career chapters and how to write your own career story like a pro,

💡LinkedIn versus reality: how careers look on paper versus how they look in real,

💡Differences in academic career advisory practices between USA and Europe,

💡How to help students coming from a variety of cultures?

Dr Chris Golde is a career coach working with PhD students and postdoctoral scholars at Stanford Career Education, the career centre at Stanford University. She is on a team of coaches working with PhD students and postdoctoral scholars, from all departments of the University.

For over 25 years she has worked in a variety of roles in graduate education, as a student, faculty member, administrator, advocate, researcher, and scholar. She is also a co-principal investigator on the AAU PhD Education Initiative; the mission of which is to promote more student-centred doctoral education at AAU universities by making diverse PhD career pathways visible, valued, and viable.

Before joining Stanford Career Education, she spent 9 years as Associate Vice Provost for Graduate Education in the VPGE office at Stanford. Before returning to Stanford, she was a Senior Scholar at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching working on the Carnegie Initiative on the Doctorate, and a faculty member at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She holds a PhD in education and an MA in sociology, both from Stanford University, an MA in education from Columbia University, and a BA in linguistics from Brown University.

Her scholarly interests and publications include doctoral student attrition, the doctoral student experience, the influence of disciplinary differences in graduate education, and improving graduate programs. Her publications include the influential report “At Cross Purposes: What the Experiences of Today’s Doctoral Students Reveal about Doctoral Education,” with Timothy Dore (2001). Her Carnegie work included two books. She co-edited a volume of essays, “Envisioning the Future of Doctoral Education: Preparing Stewards of the Discipline” (2006), and co-authored “The Formation of Scholars: Rethinking Doctoral Education for the 21st Century” (2008).

Chris’ Contact Information:

Professional page: https://careered.stanford.edu/about/our-team/chris-golde

LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chrisgolde/

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