Higher Education Career Advice

Career Advice

While the chances of a high-school dropout becoming a professor remain low, Gretchen Soderlund shares lesson from a few, including herself, who made the grade.

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April 26, 2021
Gina Shereda and Joseph Stanhope Cialdella offer concrete advice on how to talk to your research adviser about the benefits of an internship to your graduate work and career.
April 23, 2021
In the wake of her own experience after the recent Atlanta shootings, Heidi Kim reflects on how those at the middle level can best deal with sudden events that impact their units.
April 22, 2021
Focusing only on scientific advancement keeps us from addressing the kinds of problems that motivated us to pursue science in the first place, write Adam Seth Levine and J. Nathan Matias.
April 21, 2021
The typically unsanctioned platform has grown in popularity for students seeking to stay connected. Megan McNamara and Aaron Zachmeier offer tips on what instructors should do (and not do) if students use it in their courses.
April 20, 2021
Although executive coaching is common in the corporate sector, higher ed has been slow to understand why an experienced, outside perspective is so valuable, write Mary Sue Coleman and Lisa M. Rudgers.



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