Higher Education Career Advice

Career Advice

Anxious about landing an academic job after graduation, Shantá R. Robinson ultimately discovered that true “How I Made It” stories involve uncertainties, mishaps and mistakes.

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February 22, 2013
Practice makes perfect? Not necessarily. Life on campus brings its share of mistakes, Maria Shine Stewart admits.
February 20, 2013
Ruth Starkman considers how departments are (and should be) considering digital scholarship -- and what young scholars should know about how their work will be evaluated.
February 18, 2013
Josh Milstein considers the transition from a graduate program to the first job.
February 15, 2013
Why become an academic leader? Elizabeth Simmons contends that it enables you to extend your love of learning into a new arena.
February 13, 2013
People starting their academic careers shouldn't write off jobs at teaching-intensive colleges, writes Melanie Springer Mock.

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