Higher Education Career Advice

Career Advice

I’m in the same unknown place as my fellow humanities Ph.D.s, who want to put their education and experience to good use while also supporting themselves and their families, writes Marci Vogel.

Advice Columnists


September 22, 2021
Many course policies, assessment measures and other supposedly objective performance standards at best get in the way of learning and at worst make it impossible, argues William Duffy.
September 21, 2021
To get through the last few miles, you will need a holistic approach that prioritizes your mental health alongside productivity and writing, advises Samina Gul Ali.
September 20, 2021
Joseph Barber gives advice on how to transform a meandering and unfocused answer to a job interview question into a mini story with structure, drama and a relevant outcome.
September 17, 2021
Professors and students of color often feel a chronic sense of self-doubt, writes Jesús Ayala, who describes how he and his Latino students overcame impostor syndrome to win an Emmy.
September 16, 2021
Few people leave grad school in better shape than they enter it, argues G. M. Trujillo Jr., who offers advice for anyone who plans to enroll or is considering it.



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