April 3, 2017
Elizabeth Brake (Ph.D.’13 History) shares five insights from her own experience of building a network and starting a career in a region where she had few professional contacts.
March 28, 2017
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.
March 14, 2017
Three takeaways from our recent survey about the development needs of Duke doctoral students in the humanities and interpretive social sciences.
March 3, 2017
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.
February 24, 2017
How might principles of design thinking help graduate students make career choices?
February 15, 2017
Duke and twenty-seven other universities got together last month to share their successes and challenges in reimagining doctoral training in the humanities. Here are some key takeaways.
February 8, 2017
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.
February 2, 2017
History Ph.D. candidate Amanda Hughett took a chance and reached out to the Southern Coalition for Social Justice. She came away with a fruitful internship that gave her new skills, new opportunities, and a new perspective on her dissertation.
January 26, 2017
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.
January 23, 2017
At the internship program launch, our internship partners focused not on what skills they were looking for, but what new experiences and skills they can offer our Ph.D. students in the humanities and interpretive social sciences.