Resources

CRA-E PhD in CS videos

Choosing a PhD in Computer Science

This CRA-E resource was designed in conjunction with award-winning producer Patrick Sammon (co-producer of “Codebreaker”) to explain the benefits of pursuing a PhD in CS.

Audience: Undergraduate Students
Goal: Graduate School | Program: External Resource
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Finding Your Dream Job with a PH.D

Curious about the range of post-Ph.D. career options in academia and industry?  At the 2017  Grace Hopper Conference  A.J. Brush and Ming Lin  discuss various career paths,  interview tactics, and navigating job offers. 

Audience: Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
Goal: Graduate School, Mentoring | Program: Grace Hopper
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Grad School Experience

This Grace Hopper 2016 session addressed the benefits of obtaining a PhD or Masters degree, as well providing an overview of the graduate school experience.

Audience: Undergraduate Students
Goal: Graduate School | Program: Grace Hopper
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Graduate School Survival Skills

This session, presented at Grace Hopper 2017, addressed strategies for maintaining balance and a positive perspective in your life during graduate school and throughout your career.

Audience: Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
Goal: Graduate School | Program: Grace Hopper
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How to Appy to Graduate School

Interested in continuing your CS education? Learn how to successfully apply to graduate school.

Audience: Undergraduate Students
Goal: Graduate School | Program: Grace Hopper
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Is Graduate School For You?

Considering an advanced degree in Computer Science? Learn whether graduate school is right for you.

Audience: Undergraduate Students
Goal: Graduate School | Program: Grace Hopper
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M.S. or Ph.D.

Learn what an advanced degree in Computer Science prepares you to do, and what the difference is between a Master’s and a Ph.D.

Audience: Undergraduate Students
Goal: Graduate School | Program: Grace Hopper
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MS vs PhD: Which should you choose, based on where you want to go?

How does one decide between a Masters and a PhD? Holly Rushmeier, of Yale University addresses the advantages of both degrees, and how identifying your career goals can assist you in making a decision.

Audience: Undergraduate Students
Goal: Graduate School | Program: Tapia
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