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    Our Services Welcome to our Academic Career Coaching services! With nearly three decades of experience in academia, I am your dedicated Academic Career Coach, offering specialized support across several key categories: academics at all career stages, graduate students, and an expansive range of services tailored to help you transition to industry roles or realize your entrepreneurial dreams. Whatever your professional aspirations may be, I'm here to assist you in mapping out a personalized action plan that addresses your specific needs and helps you achieve the success you envision. Our Services Academics I offer a comprehensive suite of services tailored to meet the diverse needs of academics at all career stages. My approach is strategically designed to provide you with the guidance and support necessary to navigate every phase of your academic and professional journey. A key focus of my coaching is enhancing your personal branding and optimizing your LinkedIn presence, vital tools for expanding your professional network and unlocking new opportunities. Whether you're aiming to boost your productivity, balance your personal and professional life, transition into industry, or pursue entrepreneurial ventures, my coaching is personalized and holistic. I am here to ensure you achieve the success and fulfillment you deserve. GRADUATE STUDENT I provide comprehensive services tailored specifically for graduate students navigating this pivotal stage of their academic journey. Whether you're seeking strategies for effective time management and productivity, need support in managing your research projects, or require guidance on personal branding and expanding your network on LinkedIn to secure the right supervisor or job opportunity, I'm here to assist. My services also cover preparing for your career post-graduation and achieving a balanced study-life dynamic. Let’s work together to lay a solid foundation for your future success. OTHER SERVICES We also offer a wide range of other support options, including meticulous resume review services to help you stand out in your job applications, comprehensive interview preparation to instill confidence and improve your performance, and professional Spanish-to-English manuscript proofreading. We're here to provide well-rounded assistance tailored to your academic and professional needs, turning challenges into opportunities and dreams into reality. CONTACT US

  • Free Resources | Dr Marina Silva-opps - Academic Career Coach

    Free Resources Networking: 5 Effective Strategies to Expand your Academic Circle! Struggling with networking as an introverted academic? If so, I'm offering a FREE GUIDE that outlines 5 highly effective strategies to help you build your professional network with ease . Networking can help your career; use these strategies to succeed. Click the link below to get your hands on this exclusive guide. Don't miss out on this opportunity to boost your networking skills and take your academic career to the next level! Mastering Scientific Papers: 12 Steps to Read Like a Pro! My FREE CHECKLIST gives you 12 STEPS to help you overcome the obstacles that come with reading research papers . Whether you're a graduate student or a seasoned academic, my checklist offers valuable tips for improving your reading habits and becoming a more informed and engaged member of your academic community. E-portfolio Template With the growing concern around the overuse of AI resources , I believe that e-portfolios may help to promote the responsible use of technology and encourage students to think critically about their learning. I encourage you to consider incorporating e-portfolios into your courses. ​ Never used e-portfolios? Here is a FREE TEMPLATE that you can adapt to your courses. Ultimate 5-Step Resume Guide Are you a graduate student or a young professional struggling to create a standout resume? My FREE Ultimate 5-Step Resume Guide will take you through the process of crafting a winning resume that will get you noticed by recruiters and land you that dream job. FREE E-BOOK Unlock your full potential as a graduate student with "Mental Tools for Completing Your Thesis or Dissertation." This FREE e-book combines the power of mindfulness and a growth mindset to help you tackle the most common challenges faced during the thesis or dissertation writing process. Packed with actionable tips, strategies, and real-life examples, this e-book will transform your academic journey and set you on the path to success.

  • TERMS & PRIVACY | My Site

    TERMS & PRIVACY At OrangeInspire Academic Coaching, we respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this privacy policy. This policy describes: Introduction The types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit our website or use our services. Our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information. 1. Information We Collect We may collect personal information, such as name, email address, phone number, and other relevant details when you register for our services, sign up for newsletters, respond to surveys, or otherwise communicate with us. 2. How We Use Your Information We use your information to: Provide and improve our services. Respond to your requests, questions, and concerns. Send you information regarding changes to our terms, conditions, and policies. 3. Disclosure of Your Information We do not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to others. We may share your information with trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. 4. Children Under 13 Our services are not intended for children under 13 years of age, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. 5. Changes to Our Privacy Policy We may update our privacy policy from time to time. If we make material changes to how we treat our users' personal information, we will notify you through a notice on the website's home page. 6. Contact Information For any questions about this privacy policy, please contact us at : marina11silva@gmail.com Terms of Service of OrangeInspire Academic Coaching 1. Acceptance of Terms By using our website and services, you agree to these Terms of Service. 2. Use of the Service You agree to use the service in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. 3. Changes to the Terms We reserve the right to change these Terms at any time. Your continued use of our services constitutes your agreement to the updated Terms. 4. Limitation of Liability To the extent permitted by law, OrangeInspire Academic Coaching shall not be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or punitive damages. 5. Governing Law These Terms are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the province of Prince Edward Island and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein. 6. Contact Information For any questions about these Terms of Service, please contact us at: marina11silva@gmail.com

  • Services | Dr Marina Silva-opps - Academic Career Coach

    Helping you Unlock your True Potential Mid-career Academic As a dedicated Academic Career Coach, I offer a range of services tailored to meet the unique needs of mid-career academics. My services are designed to provide you with the support and strategic planning you require to navigate this critical phase in your academic journey. Whether you're looking to maximize your productivity, balance personal and professional commitments, make a career pivot, or reinvent yourself professionally, my coaching approach is comprehensive and personalized. READ MORE Graduate Student Embarking on your graduate studies is an exciting and challenging time. As an experienced Academic Career Coach, I offer specialized services designed to guide graduate students through this crucial stage in their academic journey. Whether you need assistance with managing your research project, writing and presenting your thesis, preparing for your career post-graduation, or dealing with the pressures of balancing study and personal life, I'm here to help. READ MORE Other Services We also offer a wide range of other support options, including meticulous resume review services to help you stand out in your job applications, comprehensive interview preparation to instill confidence and improve your performance, and professional Spanish-to-English manuscript proofreading. We're here to provide well-rounded assistance tailored to your academic and professional needs, turning challenges into opportunities and dreams into reality.

  • Faculty Coach | Dr Marina Silva-opps - Academic Career Coach

    Mid-Career Academics Faculty Coach As a seasoned Academic Career Coach, my passion is to support you, the mid-career academic, in navigating the unique challenges and opportunities you face. From deep self-reflection exercises to practical skills development, I provide a range of services tailored to your needs. Whether you're seeking to improve your mentorship relationships, find time to write papers, balance your work-life equation, or consider a new career path, I'm here to help. Each of these services are designed with your growth, satisfaction, and career progression in mind. Take a look at the array of services below and let's work together to amplify your academic potential and personal fulfillment. Services Offered Discover Tailored Support: Services Crafted to Elevate Your Academic Journey Career Clarity Sessions: One-to-two meetings focusing on self-reflection and introspection to help identify career goals, assess satisfaction, and determine whether to remain in academia or explore other career avenues. Mid-Career Momentum Program: A long-term (2-4 months) coaching package providing ongoing support to enhance productivity, tackle challenging projects, or pivot research interests, with the ultimate aim of renewing passion and motivation in your academic career. Academic Leadership Workshops: Group sessions designed to nurture leadership skills among mid-career academics. Topics may include conflict resolution, strategic planning, team building, and decision-making. Mastering Mentorship: Single or double sessions designed to enhance your skills as a mentor to graduate students, fostering effective communication, empathy, and guidance techniques to build strong, productive relationships. Pen to Paper Program: A 2-4 month long service offering dedicated writing support, focusing on creating a practical writing schedule, overcoming writer's block, enhancing writing efficiency, and moving towards successful paper publication. Grant-Writing Guru: One-to-two sessions tailored to guide academics in writing successful grant proposals, from understanding funders' expectations to fine-tuning the research narrative. Reinvigorate Your Research: A 2-4 month long service aimed at revitalizing your research agenda, identifying new research questions, securing funding, and enhancing your publication strategy. Work-Life Integration Coaching: Single or double sessions to assist academics in finding the right balance between their work and personal lives, with a focus on stress management, mindful productivity, and personal well-being. Career Pivot Planning: An extended (2-4 months) personalized coaching relationship providing support to those considering a career transition outside of academia, including identifying transferable skills, exploring potential careers, and preparing for the transition. Academic Resilience Roundtable: Small group sessions focused on building resilience and managing change in the challenging environment of academia. Sessions include peer support and problem-solving strategies, aiming to foster a supportive community and promote personal growth.

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  • RESOURCES | My Site

    OUR FREE RESOURCES To assist you on this transformative journey, we've compiled a collection of free resources that can prove invaluable in your career reinvention process. These resources encompass a wide range of fields and expertise, opening doors to diverse possibilities for your next adventure. 5 Effective Strategies to Expand Your Academic Circle! Networking can be intimidating, especially for academics who may feel more comfortable in research and scholarly activities. However, building connections and expanding your professional network is essential for career advancement and discovering new opportunities. My FREE GUIDE on networking strategies also provides tips and techniques for overcoming anxiety and building confidence when networking. SIGN UP Master scientific papers like a pro with our FREE GUIDE My free checklist gives you 12 STEPS to help you overcome the obstacles that come with reading research papers. Whether you're a graduate student or a seasoned academic, my checklist offers effective tips for improving your reading habits and becoming a more informed and engaged member of your academic community. This Checklist will equip readers with practical tips and strategies that they can apply to their reading habits in order to overcome common challenges and become more effective and efficient readers of scientific literature. SIGN UP FREE TEMPLATE for E-Portfolio projects or assignments ready for you to use! ​ E-portfolios are a powerful tool for assessing student learning, promoting critical thinking, and ensuring responsible use of AI resources ​ They can also be useful in addressing concerns around the overuse of AI resources by students. By requiring students to document their process and thinking throughout the project, we can better assess the extent to which students are relying on AI and how they are integrating AI into their learning. E-portfolios can also provide a platform for peer review and feedback, promoting responsible use of AI and encouraging students to think critically about the role of technology in their learning. SIGN UP MORE FREE RESOURCES SIGN UP Unlock the Secrets to Crafting a Winning Resume Today in 5 Easy Steps! Are you a graduate student or a young professional struggling to create a standout resume? Our FREE Ultimate 5-Step Resume Guide will take you through the process of crafting a winning resume that will get you noticed by recruiters and land you that dream job. SIGN UP Unlock your full potential as a graduate student with "Mental Tools for Completing Your Thesis or Dissertation." This FREE e-book combines the power of mindfulness and a growth mindset to help you tackle the most common challenges faced during the thesis or dissertation writing process. Packed with actionable tips, strategies, and real-life examples, this e-book will transform your academic journey and set you on the path to success.

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  • Contact | Dr Marina Silva-opps - Academic Career Coach

    The first step towards achieving your career goals. CONTACT US Learn more about how we can help you accomplish your goals You can also email me directly at marina11silva@gmail.com First Name Last Name Email Message Send Thanks for submitting!

  • ABOUT | My Site

    Dr. Marina Silva-Opps Ph. D. Ecology With nearly 28 years of experience in academia since obtaining my Ph.D. in Ecology from the Université de Montréal in 1996, I bring a deeply informed perspective to my role as a "Multilingual Academic Career Coach with a Holistic Approach". My journey has equipped me with the insights and skills necessary to guide academics not only in achieving their academic career goals but also in making successful transitions to industry and realizing their entrepreneurial aspirations. ​ As your academic career coach, I am dedicated to helping you transform your dreams into achievable goals that can profoundly change your life. By collaborating closely, we will identify your unique aspirations and craft a personalized action plan. This plan will empower you to navigate challenges, seize opportunities, and ultimately secure the fulfilling career and life you’ve envisioned. For more insights into how we can turn your academic and professional dreams into reality, contact me today! CONTACT

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