Carpe Careers

Carpe Careers
December 6, 2021

Gaeun Seo shares some insights to help early-career job candidates better prepare for this stage of the faculty hiring process.

November 29, 2021

Anne Meyer-Minor describes the mutual benefits that occur when company managers collaborate with academics in the career development of advanced-degree trainees.

November 22, 2021

Of all the academic job search documents, it’s often the most problematic for such students to conceptualize, write and discuss orally, writes Olga Koutseridi, who provides four pieces of advice.

November 15, 2021

You need guidance beyond what a faculty adviser can offer, writes Tithi Basu Mallik, who recommends identifying other people who can provide three key dimensions of support.

November 8, 2021

Beyond providing writing support, they can help you develop a peer network with colleagues and hone important transferable skills, writes Katie Homar, who advises how to maximize their benefits.

November 1, 2021

Social comparison can make an already stressful situation much worse, writes Irina Filonova, who offers some strategies for how to deal with it.

October 25, 2021

Diane A. Safer provides specific recommendations for both a career counselor guiding Ph.D. grads and postdocs before they start new positions as well as those trainees once they’re on the job.

October 18, 2021

Jovana Milosavljevic Ardeljan explores how students can best navigate academe’s hidden curriculum of implicit and unwritten expectations, values and rules.

October 11, 2021

Shoba Subramanian, Maggie Gardner and Beth Bodiya share advice for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and educators on how to develop trainee networks for enhancing professional growth during training and beyond.

October 4, 2021

People can progress and grow in different ways, writes Lauren Easterling, who raises questions to help you think through what that might specifically look like for you.

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