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Post doc position but requirement in notification states masters

I recently interviewed for a post-doc position from a European country. The interview was a result of a cold mail I sent many months back to a professor. They replied back stating that a position is ...
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How do University-graduated Spanish 'Ingenieros' demonstrate their certification is actually a Bachelor's Degree?

For International procedures: migration, working, education, etc. How do University-graduated Spanish 'Ingenieros' generally demonstrate their Degree is actually a Bachelor's Degree, considering the ...
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Can a statistician become an actuarial consultant without pursuing another degree? [closed]

I have a Ph.D. in statistics and am working at a university. I plan to become a consultant at an insurance company because I found that a statistician has fewer work opportunities than an actuarial ...
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What's the purpose of 1-week, 2-week, 10-week..."X-week"... (online) professional certificates?

What's the purpose of 1-week, 2-week, 10-week..."X-week"... (online) professional certificates? I mean, they cost money, right(?) Where do they find implementation? Where can they be used? ...
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Correct National Board Certificate for Software Engineering Instructor? [closed]

I am a public high school teacher in Washington State, USA. I have a CTE Teaching Certificate, and teach Software Engineering, Office Applications such as MS Excel, and occasionally IT Fundamentals. ...
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How to prove that I have presented a paper?

I am a student of English literature. Last week I presented my paper at a conference. It was arranged by a prestigious institution. However, they did not offer any certificate or any such ...
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Is this Stanford certificate real?

A Christian pastor claims to be a Stanford professor who holds three PhDs in comparative theology, history, and eschatology. However, his profile is not anywhere on the university website or anywhere ...
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My diploma does not have a signature on it

Context: I completed a doctoral degree in Italy at the end of last year (2022). I am now preparing to apply for a research position in France, and one of the required documents is a certification of ...
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Can document certification statement be written its original language? [closed]

I am from Indonesia and I am planning to apply for a master's program in Germany. I have had all of the important documents translated to English. However, there is one university that requires me to ...
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(United States) Proof that you can get into a Master's program with a Bachelor's degree

I have finished my college studies and am graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree. I have thought about what would be my next step and decided to pursue a Master's degree abroad, namely in Spain. ...
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How to get publication recognition certificate from Springer?

Elsevier provides a publication recognition certificate through the link: A certificate for published work in Elsevier journals can be downloaded from this page. Is there a similar service available ...
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How useful are university teaching certifications in faculty hiring?

The university I'm attending for gradaute school offers programs that give you official certification in university teaching. The program consists of taking teaching workshops, participating in ...
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Which is better, certificate of studies at something (not degree) or years of experience? [closed]

I am currently paying for a master degree, at the same time, I am interested in doing some python extra study, but I dont want to spend money in a python certification, so I am planning to get a ...
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Do certificates from accredited online courses play any role in applying for a graduate program?

I am very interested in an online course which can be enrolled either for free without a certificate or with money and a certificate. The contents in both cases are absolutely the same. I wanted to ...
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How do these UK certificates convert to the US?

Due to the pandemic, many UK universities have expanded opportunities for people to potentially earn a UK degree without leaving the US. I see several types of programs listed. All say they require &...
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Is the original PhD certificate required for a post-doctoral position in Germany?

I am online applying for a postdoctoral position in Germany. I have the electrical copy of my PhD certificate, and that is sufficient for my application. But the original copy of the certificate is in ...
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Graduation letter vs certificate [closed]

Someone graduated from a university few months ago. She asked for certificate but university staff informed that it will take around 9 months to be ready and stamped from authorities. They offered to ...
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University is not issuing me my convocation certificate [closed]

I completed my bachelors in Engineering in Aug '16. It's been more than 2 years I haven't received my convocation certificate. Every time I go to university to ask about my convocation certificate the ...
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Teaching experience as a subcontractor for a university program

I work as an instructional staff at a local university. The program is marketed and hosted by the university and the certificates are granted by the university signed by the department dean as well. ...
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How can I complete the prerequisites for MS in Computer Science? 2019 application [duplicate]

I have gone through: Similar question asked 4 years ago but this person had a lot of experience. My Background: I am currently pursuing my bachelors in electrical engineering. I wish to pursue my ...
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What degrees are higher than a PhD? [duplicate]

The answers and comments to this question along with the wikipedia entry suggest that the DTech degree is "higher" than a PhD in the UK. This is the first time I've heard of an academic ...
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Are there "restart" mechanisms for candidates seeking a graduate admission with a mediocre undergraduate record? [closed]

To take one example, the University of Pittsburgh offers certificate programs equivalent to a minor to non-degree students, and also offers a chance at a "second" bachelor's degree. Suppose there was ...
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Is there an American alternative to the PGCE?

The UK offers a Post Graduate Certificate of Education which certifies teachers domestically and is useful in the international school system. As an American teaching abroad, I am looking for an ...
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How to automatize the making and sending of event's attendance certificates? [closed]

Our department make a lot of attendance certificates, for events we run, and we waste a lot of work typing attendance lists and sending them by email. Most of the public are students are from my ...
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Should I attend Seminars/Conferences that give Certificates upon achieving some number of attendance? [closed]

The question is self-explanatory actually. Should I attend Seminars/Conferences that give Certificates upon achieving some number of attendance? And do they have any worth if I/ to put them in my CV? ...
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will having a different academic name than official name hurt?

My academic name school+B.Sc. is Rajesh without a surname, and in passport and all other docs it is Rajesh Lobhani that has the surname. I live in India and wish to work and do phd in Australia. ...
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Should I take a Certificate for University Teaching while doing a postdoc?

I have just gotten a 2.5 year postdoctoral fellowship (philosophy) to do my own research project at a University (I am connected to a relevant research group and professor, but basically the project ...
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How can I prove my proficiency in a math subject that I've learned on my own after I graduated? [duplicate]

After I graduated university in an unrelated field, I decided I want to learn a couple of math subjects. So I've gathered the interned resources I could find and I studied them on my own. I've been ...
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What's the proper order for multiple educational degrees/certificates?

Assuming someone has a PhD, MD, CISSP, CPA, CFA, MS, etc. etc. What's the proper way to order them after their name and is the comma needed after the last name? (i.e. Jane Smith, PhD, MD, etc. or John ...
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Do online courses and certificates actually count toward University credits?

I am interested in pursuing a couple of online courses and certifications but I am not sure if they will count towards my university credits or in getting a job. I found some courses from this article ...
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What are the downsides (if any) of having a PhD to work in the software industry? Any about having technology certifications? [duplicate]

So you can take me seriously, let me first introduce myself: I am a PhD student about to finish my thesis and, thinking about future employment, I am considering to obtain an Oracle Java Certification,...
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Applying for a position: Certificates and Supplements

When applying for positions in academia (I think the question is valid for economy as well) I add several documents to my application: cover letter/motivational letter, CV, publication list, PhD ...
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DVV/ICC Stage-One Test for the Certification in English

I've received a CV that includes a certificate on a "DVV/ICC Stage-One Test for the Certification in English". I don't know this test. What is equivalent, e.g. w.r. to the European Framework (A1-C2) ...
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Graduate Certificates or Additional Masters as addons for Terminal Degree?

My Background Currently I have an MFA in Interactive Design and Game Development. I work as a software engineer (in higher ed) and teach adjunctly. In the next 10 years or so I see myself moving ...
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Are GRE/GMAT or other certificates needed for academic career after PhD?

My interest is mainly in computer science. I am wondering if, for a post-doc or an assintant professor poistion, the certifications such as GRE or GMAT are reqired or if they don't have any relevance. ...
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Where to Place Master-class Certificates in Curriculum Vitae?

I shall soon get my degree in Biochemistry. Recently I attended several professional master-classes on film-making and producing, and now I want to get a MA in Film. For this masters, my CV is needed. ...
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Is PGCHE more valuable that PGCE?

There have been a few questions relating to PGCHE certificates, including: How is PGCHE by distance learning viewed relative to in-class? What is the purpose of peer evaluation of teaching? ...
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Advice: How to prepare myself for Adjunct Teaching

I will be receiving my Masters Degree in MIS this summer. I have a bachelors in Computer Science. I also have 3 years professional working experience. I am interested in teaching as an adjunct at ...
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Do postdoctoral studies have official certificate?

I have seen that some universities give postdoctoral fellows an official certificate (similar to the PhD diploma) after finishing their postdoctoral job. On the other hand, some of postdoctoral ...
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Non-degree courses and Masters admissions

I had a low Undergrad GPA, around or below the cutoff of most of the masters programs that interest me. I have since started pursuing a graduate certificate (Mining Massive Datasets from Stanford) and ...
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University Teaching Certifications for Different Countries

A while back I asked this question which was about teaching certifications. As I dig into the subject more, it seems teaching certifications are quite rare for university teachers in many countries. ...
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Postgraduate certification/diploma in software engineering

I have just done my Bachelor in computer science and got an offer to a software engineering position. Some people told me that a master degree is very beneficial for my long-term career development. ...
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Industry certifications as program entrance requirements?

I've noticed several academic programs that require, or accept in lieu of more traditional entrance evaluations, industry credentials for admissions. Is there a comparative analysis of programs that ...
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Certificate in data mining [closed]

I am interested about getting a certificate in data mining. I found three so far, and these are the following: MIT - Data and Models in Engineering, Science, and Business Stanford - Data Mining and ...
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