May 15, 2017
A PhD student reflects on lessons learned from a recent conversation with a former philosophy professor who left academia for a career as a data engineer.
May 8, 2017
Exploring these opportunities now can broaden and shape your academic trajectory in ways that might not be obvious until later, so don’t wait until you find a clear “fit” or pass some milestone before diving in.
April 24, 2017
Some things to look for and ask about when you are applying for nonacademic jobs to make sure the position is right for you.
April 17, 2017
Congratulations on your academic job offer! But before you accept, make sure you consider these questions and figure out if this job is actually a good fit.
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.