Higher Education Career Advice

Career Advice

Highlighting transferrable skills is key, writes Rebekah Layton, who shares personal examples as a military veteran shifting into academe and then a scholar moving into new disciplines.

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June 25, 2020
Mort Maimon considers what he's discovered about higher education and himself during a 24-year learning experience.
June 24, 2020
Given the rightful fear and anxiety that our students are feeling, online instruction has opened a portal for them to seek therapy-like consultations from professors, writes Irina Popescu.
June 23, 2020
Basic decency and treating people better isn’t going to get at the core issues of what makes job hunting so demoralizing and damaging for most recent Ph.D. graduates, Zeb Larson contends.
June 22, 2020
We need equity-minded scholars now more than ever, writes Deborah S. Willis, and she shares some practical strategies for how to become one.
June 19, 2020
Courtney N. Wright asks, why aren't more administrators who say they support diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives reaching out to their black colleagues now?


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