Feeling overwhelmed by All The Things you can (or should) do as a graduate student? Some field-tested advice for when decision fatigue sets in.
Make the time to follow up with those who have helped your professional journey, even (or especially) well after your interaction with them.
Graduate students need more curricular and advising support on engaging with broader audiences. One faculty member discusses his effort to help address this need.
First identify your core supporters (PhDs not required), and continue to grow your professional network expansively, creatively, even playfully.
Whatever your professional goals, try having two conversations a month with someone who is not an academic. Even if you don’t go on to a nonacademic career, you will not have wasted your time.
Three takeaways from our recent survey about the development needs of Duke doctoral students in the humanities and interpretive social sciences.
Eliza Bourque Dandridge, a Ph.D. candidate in French and Francophone Studies, shares some tips from her experience creating a portfolio in place of taking a prelim.
A Brontë heroine could land a job despite speaking the wrong language, but that probably won’t work for you. Know the right questions to ask and the right story to tell.
The right words at the right time, whether from a lifelong mentor or someone you are meeting for the first time, can help you realize what you are good at and point your career in new directions.
Maria LaMonaca Wisdom, The Graduate School’s new director of graduate student advising and engagement in the humanities, ruminates on the complexities of serving the career needs of graduate students, and she wants to hear your thoughts.