Carpe Careers

Carpe Careers
April 20, 2020

Christine Kelly offers some lessons she's learned that may help you find your way through this economic downturn and any others you might face during your career.

April 13, 2020

The discourse about academic vs. nonacademic careers omits a category of fulfilling careers that students might be interested in pursuing, writes Gina Shereda, and we should stop framing job opportunities that way.

April 6, 2020

Sometimes even seemingly minor professional moves can leave you feeling as if you’ve teleported to a foreign land, Leah Collum writes, and she offers five strategies to help you cope.

March 30, 2020

If you are in graduate school or beyond, you've lived long enough to know how to respond to challenges that life presents you, Victoria McGovern writes. What would your younger self tell you?

March 23, 2020

Stephanie K. Eberle suggests seven actions you can take to stay market ready while in the safety of your own home.

March 16, 2020

Your values will inevitably shape the story you tell about yourself in email introductions, during informational interviews, at networking events and even on your application materials, writes Daniel J. Moglen.

March 9, 2020

Early-career professionals with disabilities face distinct challenges in identifying positions, interviewing and networking, among many other things, write Brian J. Rybarczyk and Allison Gose.

March 2, 2020

For some of us, it may be uncomfortable, difficult, impossible or even dangerous to share certain aspects of our lives, writes Lauren Easterling, who offers advice on how to deal with such situations with potential employers.

February 24, 2020

In a job search, don't make work experiences outside your home department during graduate school sound less important than they are, warns Laura N. Schram.

February 17, 2020

It allows you to use the same Ph.D. skills in a different genre, write Annie Maxfield and Thi Nguyen.


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