Alt-Ac Careers

Alt-Ac Careers
September 21, 2015

To advance in academe you must publish. But where to find the time?

September 14, 2015

Natalie Lundsteen offers advice for doctoral students and postdocs looking for nonacademic jobs and considering working with headhunters.

July 31, 2015

Sean P. Murphy, an English professor turned psychiatric mental health nurse-practitioner, considers the communication and other skills needed for both jobs.

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.

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.

December 19, 2014

When your faculty friends are far from campus, what's an alt-ac administrator to do? Brenda Bethman has a plan.

November 24, 2014

What do you do after making the difficult decision to seek a non-academic career? Maggie Gover outlines some first steps.


November 10, 2014

Arica Lubin interviews Jean-luc Doumont about his unconventional career for an applied physics Ph.D.


August 29, 2014

Brenda Bethman reviews some of the adjustments one makes in leaving the faculty career path.

July 28, 2014

To move projects ahead, you need to get the right advice, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore.


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