October 31, 2017
A history student studying the policy contributions of academics gets a firsthand look at the process (and challenges) of turning academic research into policy at RTI International.
October 17, 2017
Don’t overlook postdoc experiences. The right opportunity, coupled with the right approach, can yield invaluable benefits.
October 9, 2017
Don’t assume that pursuing a faculty career is the only way to sustain intellectual passions.
September 26, 2017
Although it is critical to solicit the feedback of multiple people as you craft your cover letters, don’t forget to trust your intuition and implicit sense of who you are–and where you want to go.
September 18, 2017
Nora Nunn’s original plans for her VH@Duke internship at the National Humanities Center hit a roadblock before she started, but the detour took her in exciting directions that expanded her view of humanities outside the academy.
September 12, 2017
How to avoid pruning away too much of yourself while sustaining scholarly focus.
September 5, 2017
Ph.D. candidate Ashley Rose Young recounts her summer experience at a “dream position” with the Food History Project at the National Museum of American History.
August 29, 2017
Three tips and one resource to keep imposter syndrome at bay while you adjust to your new program and your new identity as a Ph.D. student.
August 21, 2017
Your Ph.D. training will drill deep into a field, but make sure to widen your intellectual horizons, too.
August 14, 2017
Seek out more than one mentor and figure out which style of mentoring works best for you.