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.
August 7, 2017
Tips for new graduate students in the humanities and interpretive social sciences on making the most of their time at Duke—all of Duke.
July 31, 2017
Instead of building your identity around your career path or your accolades, focus on what you can offer the world.
July 20, 2017
Two Story+ graduate mentors share their experiences with the program after its successful launch this summer.