It’s never too early for graduate students to start reflecting on and documenting their teaching experiences, even if the job search is still a few years away.
As long-held assumptions about academic institutions and careers fall apart, it becomes more important for Ph.D. students to take control of their own professional growth.
Five reasons to fill out your profile on Duke’s public, searchable database of researchers today.
Ph.D. candidate Laura Jaramillo reflects on how a VH@Duke PhD Innovation grant helped her and fellow students overcome writing obstacles and recognize the value of their academic skills in the wider work world.
Insights from two recent workshops on organizing your research and writing, such as ditching the fantasy of a “clear day” or a “clear desktop.”
Thoughts on advising dissertations and the students who write them, inspired by a recent VH@Duke panel.
Three recent Duke PhDs in humanities and humanistic social sciences discuss career satisfaction, work-life balance, and other topics not covered in graduate school.
Significant life achievements such as earning a doctorate are moments of great celebration, but they can pose unexpected challenges as well.
Furniture and windows may be the most visible part of your work space, but the most important part could be what’s not there (other people).
Carving out the dedicated, focused time you need for graduate study is an ongoing process, and requires both self-reflection and a toolbox of carefully chosen strategies.