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Setting up International Ph.D.s and Postdocs for Success

We should advise our temporary visa–holding trainees how to expand their skills and experiences to prepare for diverse jobs and a successful immigration process, write Paola Cépeda and Natalie Chernets.

Coming Together to Support the Nation’s STEM Pipeline

This is an opportune time to emphasize systemic changes that need to occur to nurture the next generation of scientists, Adriana Bankston writes.

Why You Should Join Your Graduate Student Organization

You will miss out on a great opportunity if you pass up the chance to be involved with such a group, writes Tithi Basu Mallik.

Career Clinics Improve Career-Transition Readiness

They can be especially helpful for graduate students and postdocs from all types of disciplines for preparing their minds and materials for the job market, writes Jim Gould.

It’s Pronounced Yoh-VAH-Na

Identity, names and pronunciation matter, writes Jovana Milosavljevic Ardeljan.

Pursuing Professional Development for Career Clarity

Ph.D.s can identify appropriate career paths by conducting a self-assessment, networking and identifying their skills gaps and how to fill them, writes Mabel Perez-Oquendo.

Tips for Fighting Impostor Syndrome in Academe

If you have experienced such fears once, you’ll probably confront them again as your career advances, writes Angela Fowler, who recommends having a set of tools that will assist you in overcoming them.

Shape Your Ph.D.

Sonali Majumdar and James M. Van Wyck encourage graduate students to connect with the vast social and intellectual ecosystem on campus beyond their departments.