Alt-Ac Careers

Alt-Ac Careers
May 21, 2014

Sonja Ardoin explains how to identify good openings and how to decode job descriptions.

March 24, 2014

Two adjuncts discuss career paths that are possible and others that are closed off.

December 4, 2013

"Alt-ac" positions may be great for some, but Miriam Posner wonders if they are being oversold as a solution to the shortage of academic positions.

October 30, 2013

Brenda Bethman and C. Shaun Longstreet explore the mechanics of applying for non-faculty jobs.

August 7, 2013

Brandy Schillace writes about using digital tools in charting a new career path.

July 17, 2013

For non-faculty careers, you need to describe accomplishments in different ways than you would when seeking a position as professor, write Brenda Bethman and C. Shaun Longstreet.

April 12, 2013

Monica Jacobe explains the mindset switch that accompanies a move from faculty to administration.

April 1, 2013

Shaun Longstreet and Brenda Bethman discuss how to tell your doctoral adviser that you may not want a career in academe.

February 11, 2013

Brandy Schillace explains how she is transitioning from a tenure-track position to an alt-ac career.

January 14, 2013

Graduate students en route to Ph.D.s can simultaneously prepare themselves for well-paying non-faculty jobs in higher education, write Brenda Bethman and C. Shaun Longstreet.

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