Higher Education Career Advice

Career Advice

As high-achieving women in academe, we are not impostors, writes Claudine Keenan, but have earned our way -- regardless of the pathways we have followed.

Advice Columnists


September 29, 2016
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.
September 28, 2016
Many activist professors are stretched thin from attending protests, leading campus conversations, helping students while also processing their own emotions and dealing with the general weight of the current political moment. Kerry Ann Rockquemore gives advice on how to support such colleagues on your campus.
September 27, 2016
Everything changed when my best friend immediately found tenure-track employment while I struggled to finish a dissertation that seemed increasingly like a waste of time, writes Patricia Grisafi.
September 26, 2016
Is it acceptable to be our “authentic selves” in a job search? Paula Di Rita Wishart gives some advice.
September 23, 2016
Faculty member Betsy Lucal now strongly urges any student who will listen to reconsider their plans to earn a Ph.D.


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