Higher Education Career Advice

Career Advice

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It can be valuable for not only children but also grown-ups, write Niya Bond and Todd Zakrajsek, and in fact should be a priority for academics’ professional development.

Advice Columnists


March 7, 2023
What’s a risk? Who decides? And at what cost? C. K. Gunsalus, Robert A. Easter, Nicholas C. Burbules and BrandE Faupell advise on dealing with all types of risk, including that of inaction.
March 6, 2023
Your thesis adviser may be the best person to guide your research, but conversations about your career may need to happen outside your department, Daniel J. Moglen advises.
March 3, 2023
The people in the middle are often the linchpins in changing campuses for the better, so we must expand our notions of who can lead and train them to do so, says Pamela L. Eddy.
March 2, 2023
We’ve proven over and over that there’s enough work to give many of us full-time positions, writes Stephen Werner, but things are moving in the opposite direction.
March 1, 2023
Such activities among students can leave us dissatisfied and frustrated, write Katherine Shwetz and Maria Assif. The fact is that they require guidance and structure.



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