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Despite the daunting nature of engaging in an internship in graduate school, the pros can outweigh the cons, writes Tina Solvik.

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March 18, 2009
Sometimes, in spite of trying to be helpful, spouses can hurt a job candidate's chances, writes Jean Dowdall.
March 16, 2009
David Domke suggests a way for graduate students and others to think about balancing the demands of teaching, research and life.
March 13, 2009
After being promoted, a reader experiences being turned on by a colleague. C.K. Gunsalus considers the options.
March 11, 2009
In 1978, I got my first teaching job — at a public high school. At the conclusion of the interview, my new principal asked, “What are your qualifications for teaching anthropology?” I retorted, “I can spell it within 75 percent accuracy.” We laughed, but I was 50 percent serious and a 100 percent panicked. I was in a graduate history program at the time, and my sole training in anthro was one undergraduate course six years earlier.
March 9, 2009
A colleague's tragically early death prompts Teresa Mangum to consider the qualities those starting their careers need -- especially in such difficult times.

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