Networking Hacks

Strong networks and meaningful connections allow you to get ahead. Master Academia shares the best networking hacks!

  • All you need to know about career objectives on PhD resumes

    When you apply for an academic job, you may wonder whether or not to include a career objective on your resume. This post answers common questions about career objectives on academic CVs, and helps you to create your own career…

  • The best email signatures for graduate students (with examples)

    Email signatures facilitate online communication, which is why every graduate student should have one. Learn more about email signatures for graduate students, what (not) to include, and how to create them in Outlook, Gmail and with the help of a…

  • The most useful academic social networking sites for PhD students

    A strong network and meaningful connections allow PhD students to get ahead, in and beyond academia. Social networking sites can play an important role in creating such networks. But which (academic) social networking sites are the most useful ones for…

  • Effective LinkedIn headlines for master’s students (+ examples)

    LinkedIn headlines matter: what you include in the headline tends to be people’s first association with your name on the platform. Master’s students can benefit from effective LinkedIn headlines if they know what elements to include and what to avoid.…

  • Email signatures for PhD students (content, tips and examples)

    A lot of communication in academia occurs via email. Therefore, the power of a concise and effective email signature should not be underestimated. Find out how to create a professional email signature, and what to include, as a PhD student.…

  • How to network during an online academic conference

    Academic conferences are increasingly held online or in a hybrid format. How to network during online academic conferences? Find out more about virtual networking ideas and strategies during academic online conferences. Why online academic conferences are (partly) here to stay…

  • The value of a personal academic website

    Some academics have personal websites. Others don’t. And opinions on whether personal academic websites are necessary or not differ widely. Therefore, many PhD students are unsure about whether they should create one or not. They may also doubt whether they…

  • Strong academic networks through shared activities

    Strong relationships with other academics can greatly influence one’s career trajectory. While networking is important, many networking activities only result in superficial connections. Through shared activities, however, meaningful connections can be formed. Shared activities are key to establishing strong academic…

  • Simple strategies to network at academic conferences

    Academic conferences can be overwhelming for master’s and PhD students. However, conferences are important events to share your research and expand your network. The following tips help master’s and PhD students to network and make good use of their time…

  • Why PhD students should have an ORCID ID

    An ORCID ID is a personal identifier that tracks a scholar’s work and publications. It is free to register an ORCID ID and shows up next to your name in most journal publications. PhD students should ideally get an ORCID…

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