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How to Craft a Teaching Philosophy Statement

Mohammed Albakry describes four pitfalls to avoid so they don’t mar your statement’s effectiveness and alienate search committee members.

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10 Pointers for a Successful Faculty Interview

Claire Williams Bridgwater offers advice to help you find the right workplace when you are pursuing an entry-level job.

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Way Finding

When you look back over your entire career and life, Victoria McGovern asks, who said or did something that helped guide you?

Postdocs Need People, Especially Each Other

The impulse to reach out and talk to another human being is what will help you the most right now—and also in the future, writes Briana Mohan.

Strategies for Career Exploration in Uncertain Times

Linda Louie offers four steps that grad students and postdocs can take to get past faulty assumptions and more rigorously examine the best options.

Can AI Write Your Next Résumé and Cover Letter?

Joseph Barber offers recommendations for how graduate students can leverage artificial intelligence tools like ChatGPT for exploring career options and pursuing opportunities.

Finding a Career Mentor (in Addition to an Academic One)

Your thesis adviser may be the best person to guide your research, but conversations about your career may need to happen outside your department, Daniel J. Moglen advises.

Lead With Curiosity and Creativity in Your Career

Sonali Majumdar outlines how grad students and postdocs can apply the same qualities they do in their research to unlock possibilities in their professional lives.