Navigating the PhD Journey: How to Choose the Right Physics Thesis Advisor

Published in Graduate Life / Career Development
Tags: Networking / Mentorship / Job Market

Choosing the right physics PhD thesis advisor is crucial for a successful and fulfilling PhD journey. This article outlines the factors to consider and steps to take when selecting an advisor who aligns with your research interests and goals, has a good track record and reputation, and offers funding opportunities and resources.

How to Ace Your Physics PhD Program Interview: Tips for Preparing and Answering Questions with Confidence

Published in Career Development / Interviews
Tags: Graduate School / Job Market / Productivity

Learn how to prepare for and answer common interview questions for a physics PhD program with confidence and enthusiasm. This article provides tips on how to prepare a verbal summary of your project work, read up on the thesis topic and recent papers, ask questions during the interview, and express interest in the subject without mentioning an academic career. It also includes examples of interview questions and how to approach odd questions about Physics and Astronomy.