Higher Education Career Advice

Career Advice

A woman sitting in a chair with empty chairs on either side of her.
After reaching a point in my life where I can finally put my career first, I’ve discovered that the available job openings do not flow to middle-aged women, Lori M. Reagan writes.

Advice Columnists


May 25, 2022
When a class becomes a community, students change from being passive to active learners, write Neil Garg and Kevin D. Dougherty, who offer suggestions for how to create such an environment.
May 24, 2022
Shannon O’Sullivan explores the struggle to cope as an academic while in the grip of trauma and sadness.
May 23, 2022
Dinuka Gunaratne and Jaya Dixit offer strategies for working effectively with graduate supervisors as well as employer managers.
May 20, 2022
Patrick Sanaghan describes the importance of establishing a learning network to help new presidents and other top administrators get to know the institution and gain vital feedback.
May 19, 2022
Anahí Viladrich and Vivian Louie share long-term lessons they’ve learned during COVID about forging research partnerships.



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