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 1, 2013
Brett Foster is making lists of his goals, and thinking about what would be realistic.
January 30, 2013
If you are hired as an administrator with the marching orders to shake things up, there may be a limit on how long you can be effective, writes Ella DeJon.
January 28, 2013
Felicia B. LeClere considers the pros and cons -- for institutions and for grad students thinking about their careers.
January 25, 2013
Let's be honest with students about the wisdom of going to graduate school in fields like English, writes Kevin Brown -- but let's remember, too, that there are jobs at non-brand-name colleges.
January 23, 2013
Keep this important document current, easy to navigate and honest, writes Eszter Hargittai.

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