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.
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.
Struggling to keep writing in the time of Coronavirus? Doctoral candidates Nicole Gaglia and Kelly Tang offer a reflection and resources to help you regain momentum.
How can you be both kind and present to everyone you encounter in a virtual space?
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.
Sustained, deep intellectual work can be rough on your body and spirit. A few ideas to counteract “brain in a bottle” syndrome.