November 2006 | Vol. 4 No. 4

November 2006 gradPSYCH Magazine cover

COVER PACKAGE: Tastes of New Orleans

At APA’s 2006 Annual Convention, students helped a city rebuild

Wooden latter standing straight


Cast your net

Building professional relationships gives you an edge in graduate school and beyond.

Dos and don’ts of networkingPostgrad growth area: Executive coachingResources for would-be coachesSkills to pay the bills

How your academic training primes you for myriad career options.

The wired classroom

Teaching assistants and professors can use the Internet and new “clicker” technology to keep students engaged.


Experience pays off

Gaining real-world exposure early on gave graduate student Jennifer Reesman clear career goals and an air of competence.

Someone holding a globe


Dissertation disagreement

What to do when you and your adviser disagree over the path of your research.

You don’t have to be alone

International students offer tips to help their peers build relationships in America.