December 18, 2016
What to expect and how to prepare for a career in campus administration.
August 24, 2016
Newly republished in its fifth edition, a classic job-search handbook is still guiding Ph.D.s on the market.
April 20, 2016
Start by making the most of the Ph.D. alumni panels cropping up across academe.
February 22, 2016
Ways to build and maintain your confidence in a miserable job market.
January 31, 2016
Descriptions of the latest titles, divided by category
December 07, 2015
Asking that question will help you articulate a coherent agenda for your academic career — and eventually find success on the job market.
September 16, 2015
Why do you think you were offered the position?
July 15, 2015
You’ve been through several rounds of the academic hiring cycle. Is it time to move on?
March 11, 2015
The nuts and bolts of going on the academic and nonacademic job markets at the same time.
January 20, 2015
What you need to practice (repeatedly) to make a good impression in a campus interview.
July 09, 2014
How to build your nonacademic profile while you’re working on finishing your Ph.D.
April 28, 2014
Graduate career counselors don’t have a stake in your earning a Ph.D., but we can help you figure out what to do with it.
February 12, 2014
Too many Ph.D.’s are too attached to the romantic notion of loving their work.
January 08, 2014
What you can do to avoid getting stuck between coursework and the dissertation stage.
December 10, 2013
"While these initiatives may not succeed in completely closing the gap between graduate school and career, they do and will bring us closer to that goal."
November 13, 2013
To get off to a good start it's crucial to be involved in the life of your department.
September 19, 2013
A look back at the roots of the growing calls for reform of graduate education and the academic job market.
September 18, 2013
July 10, 2013
Some career-planning tips for master's students who decide to leave academe without a Ph.D.
April 25, 2013
What you need to know about preparing cover letters and résumés for nonteaching and nonacademic positions.
March 14, 2013
Why is the transition from coursework to dissertation so difficult for doctoral students?
February 06, 2013
It can be a challenge for doctoral students to get a nonacademic internship when they don't fit the usual intern demographic.
January 07, 2013
Our graduate-student career columnists offer advice on steps you can take to move your career forward this year.
November 20, 2012
How to interact with your Ph.D. adviser in the early years of your career.
June 27, 2012
You may be years from the job market, but it's not too soon to consider career options.