Carpe Careers

Carpe Careers
February 17, 2020

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

February 10, 2020

Figuring out what the daily work environment will be like is an important consideration for graduate students in accepting and applying for jobs, advises Natalie Lundsteen.

February 3, 2020

It can prompt as much panic as delight, writes Derek Attig, who offers advice on how best to deal with it all.

January 27, 2020

Serving on a committee or being otherwise engaged in campus projects provides exposure to career development information and networking opportunities, as well as evidence of practical, essential skills, writes Melissa Dalgleish.

January 13, 2020

So … I’m white, writes Amanda Cornwall. Can I be effective as a mentor to students from underrepresented groups?

January 6, 2020

It can go a long way when it comes to the quality of our mental health, writes Adriana Bankston, who offers advice for coping effectively.

December 16, 2019

Networking is simply an authentic conversation about a topic of mutual interest, writes Rebekah Layton, who challenges readers to build their network using informational interviews this holiday season.

December 9, 2019

Joseph Barber offers some suggestions to help you harness the excitement of these experiences to achieve career and professional success.

December 2, 2019

A seemingly harmless, inconsequential combination of words can really get in your way, argues Mike Firmand.

November 25, 2019

Melissa Dalgleish explores why academics tend to keep doing what they're good at -- and why that can be a trap.


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