At least, not in the way you might think. Ashton Merck (PhD ’20, History) shares her take on “transferable skills” after a year of job searching.
What’s available for your academic and professional development across Duke this summer? Ed Balleisen, Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies, provides an overview for PhD students who would like to explore beyond their core research agendas.
Takeaways from a Mellon-funded collaboration between Duke doctoral candidate Caiomhe Harlock and Durham Tech professor Jason Moldoff.
When you say you want an “alt-ac” career, what do you really mean? And how can you find it?
Just how bad will the academic job market be this fall?
This reflection springs from a series of pandemic summer conversations I had with Duke doctoral students, and a key takeaway: We need three spaces in which to do our best work.
If you thought “versatility” was only relevant for nonfaculty job seekers, think again.
The opportunity to team-teach with a Durham Tech faculty member provided doctoral student Maggie McDowell with unusually rich and multifaceted pedagogical training.
Not sure how to ask your advisor for something you need? Some tips on managing up and showing up.
History PhD student Siobhan Barco reflects on how a self-designed summer internship with UNC Press broadened both her academic and professional horizons.