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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August 30, 2013
Whether it's your first time in the classroom, or you're just looking for new ways to reach the bleary-eyed or disengaged, Matt Eventoff offers tips for turning strangers into engaged students.
August 28, 2013
Pamela Oliver shares advice for those starting their first semester as assistant professors.  
August 26, 2013
It's time for professors to stop seeking jobs when the only purpose is getting a raise at their current place of employment, writes Heather Dubrow. And it's time for departments to stop rewarding such tactics.
August 23, 2013
Nonprofit and for-profit institutions operate differently in important ways, so it's important to know yourself when contemplating changing sectors, writes Trenda Boyum-Breen.
August 21, 2013
Are you cut out to be a college president? Mark Putnam offers advice about what to focus on -- and what matters less -- in answering that question for yourself.

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