The Graduate: AFTER LIFE – Article Submissions

The next issue of the The Graduate will be entitled “After Life”, and it will focus on presenting articles that will provide students with insight into what might occur after graduation. Many articles will focus on how to continue your research after MIT, looking for steady work, and making use of all of the connections you have made throughout your time at MIT. As of now, we would like to release this issue in May, so all articles should be submitted to us by April 29th, 2013.

 

Articles should be around 600-750 words. Submission deadline is April 29th, 2013.

Submissions chosen for publication will receive a $15 gift card.

Please email gsn-editor@mit.edu with questions and submissions.

1. Alumni Prospectives

A. Where Are They Now?

-A series of articles written by MIT Alums, where they write about their current work and how their time at MIT may have aided them in acquiring their current positions.
- A series of articles that presents activities and events you can now engage in now that you have left MIT

2. Building Relationships

A. The Do’s and Don’ts of Networking

- A series of articles that speaks about networking at MIT, and how those networks can help shape your life after MIT.

3. Advisor Relationships / Thesis

A. Mums the Word with Advisors

- A series of articles that provides insight into how you can maintain a good relationship with you Advisor.
- A series of articles that explains how your Thesis advisor will be able to help after your work is done at MIT.

4. Planning out your professional life

A. Check List

- A series of articles that presents a check list of tasks that need to be completed prior to graduation

B. Current Student Perspectives

- A series of articles written by current graduate students about their current work and how they hope their time at MIT will help define their futures.

C. Future Student Perspectives

- A series of articles written by former MIT students who now work at MIT as staff or faculty. This article should speak about their process to becoming MIT affiliates.

5. MIT International Presence

A. Research Beyond Borders

- A series of articles that present International projects being done by MIT Alum, where the projects originally started at MIT