Higher Education Career Advice

Career Advice

Instead of just assigning a paper, teach the research process, JT Torres advises.

Advice Columnists


May 4, 2021
Equity, well-being and learning all compel a re-examination of qualifying exams and the transition to Ph.D. candidacy, write Julie Posselt, Román Liera, Aireale J. Rodgers and Lauren N. Irwin.
May 3, 2021
As this challenging academic year winds down, it can be especially valuable for grad students to take the time to consider where they're headed, write Steve Lee and Janet Branchaw.
April 30, 2021
They must remove the major roadblocks such academics face, writes Chavella T. Pittman, who provides some key recommendations for doing so.
April 29, 2021
If you want or need to explore successfully what life outside higher education could look like, Christopher Cornthwaite offers some firsthand advice.
April 28, 2021
Short essays are not mere vestiges to be taught out of a sense of tradition or a lack of imagination, argues Zachary M. Schrag. They do real work in the world.



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