Carpe Careers

Carpe Careers
August 10, 2015

James M. Van Wyck interviews Alexandra Lord, who left a tenure-track position in history for a career in government -- and is glad she made the switch.

July 27, 2015

Joseph Barber explores how to think about your résumé -- and how to reshape the language you use -- if you are a new Ph.D. looking for employment outside academe.

July 13, 2015

There may not be an opening, but there is opportunity, and you always need a strategy, writes Stephanie K. Eberle.

June 29, 2015

Every new Ph.D. needs a plan B, writes Thomas Magaldi.

June 15, 2015

A form of comedy can build confidence and agility in Ph.D.s going into job interviews, writes Jake Livengood.

June 1, 2015

James M. Van Wyck thinks about what he wishes he had understood about the academic job market at the start of his doctoral education.

May 18, 2015

It's important to be prepared for illegal questions, and to think through how you want to respond to them, writes Natalie Lundsteen.

May 4, 2015

Time is limited, but doctoral students and postdocs need to keep adding skills, writes Thomas Magaldi.

April 20, 2015

Engage mentors to figure out the best career path, even if that path is outside academe or isn't what a mentor may have initially expected, writes Stephanie K. Eberle.

April 6, 2015

Jake Livengood creates a bracket for the new Ph.D. seeking a position.


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