Higher Education Career Advice

Career Advice

Almost half of all doctoral students complete their course work but not their dissertation. Sarah Schwintz gives some concrete advice for increasing your odds of finishing yours.

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October 1, 2019
Not asking students to read regularly is like telling them it’s OK not to explore, argues Rachel Wagner, even if it's the week their papers are due and what they read won't be analyzed in those papers.
September 30, 2019
They allow you to explore your skills, gain experience and refine career goals, writes Dan Moseson, who provides advice for successfully doing so.
September 27, 2019
Reshmi Dutt-Ballerstadt offers a satirical view.
September 26, 2019
If you set your sights on a career in academic administration, even on the top job, you always have to do it, advises S. Georgia Nugent, who suggests some places to start.
September 25, 2019
Junior Prof asks two seasoned editors about what role social media plays in promoting a book, whether concerns about institutional prestige are valid and how to avoid being dropped by a university press.

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