Higher Education Career Advice

Career Advice

To stand out, a cover letter must be outstanding: smart, engaging, concrete, detailed and polished to perfection. Melissa Dennihy gives pointers on how to do that.

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December 9, 2013
Joseph Fruscione introduces a new column on careers and lives off the tenure track.
December 6, 2013
Our conference-going gourmands check out the culinary treats of the City of Brotherly Love.
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.
December 2, 2013
Cheryl E. Ball urges academics starting their careers not to be too quick to rule out certain parts of the United States as suitable places in which to work and live.
November 25, 2013
On the job market? Anticipating an offer? Elizabeth Simmons offers advice on what you need to know to make your upcoming negotiation a success.

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