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.
Two Ph.D. students discuss what they learned about engaging broader audiences in a hands-on course about public scholarship.
Findings and recommendations from a Duke initiative to plot a course for Ph.D. training in the 21st Century.
Peer mentoring, public scholarship, and connecting with other areas of Duke were just a few of the benefits of a research collaboration between two history Ph.D. students fostered by a Rubenstein Library initiative.
PhD students shouldn’t feel like they need to hide when talking about nonacademic jobs. How can we foster a climate where these conversations aren’t a big deal?
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.
With both organizations’ annual conventions in Chicago at the same time next month, you won’t be able to go to every session. Here are some VH@Duke recommendations to help you plan.
First identify your core supporters (PhDs not required), and continue to grow your professional network expansively, creatively, even playfully.
Which texts (beyond The Professor Is In) and people should you consult when you are preparing your academic job search materials?