Higher Education Career Advice

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To stand out, a cover letter must be outstanding: smart, engaging, concrete, detailed and polished to perfection. Melissa Dennihy gives pointers on how to do that.

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February 20, 2013
Ruth Starkman considers how departments are (and should be) considering digital scholarship -- and what young scholars should know about how their work will be evaluated.
February 18, 2013
Josh Milstein considers the transition from a graduate program to the first job.
February 15, 2013
Why become an academic leader? Elizabeth Simmons contends that it enables you to extend your love of learning into a new arena.
February 13, 2013
People starting their academic careers shouldn't write off jobs at teaching-intensive colleges, writes Melanie Springer Mock.
February 11, 2013
Brandy Schillace explains how she is transitioning from a tenure-track position to an alt-ac career.

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